Limerick garda shot in botched mugging

first_imgVanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Previous articlePictures – Castletroy College defeat Glenstal in Munster Senior CupNext articleBest selling author runs script course John Keogh Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Print NewsBreaking newsLimerick garda shot in botched muggingBy John Keogh – January 28, 2015 1134 Email RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Advertisement WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Linkedin WhatsApp TAGSfeaturedGardaGarda Brian HanrahanlimerickNew OrleansNewcastle West A file pic of Garda Brian Hanrahan, based at Newcastlewest Garda station, who was shot while on holidays in New Orleans, USA.Picture Credit Brian Gavin Press 22A file pic of Garda Brian Hanrahan, based at Newcastlewest Garda station, who was shot while on holidays in New Orleans, USA.Picture Credit Brian Gavin Press 22A YOUNG garda, who is stationed in Newcastle West, remains in a serious condition after being shot twice in an attempted mugging on Tuesday while on holiday in New Orleans.It is believed that Garda Brian Hanrahan was shot once in the legs, but that the second shot caused internal injuries to his torso.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up However, his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening and he is expected to make a full recovery.Garda Hanrahan, who is in his late 20s, is a native of Co Tipperary, but currently lives in Newcastle West and has been based there for some years.The young Garda is said to have recently married a local woman, and the couple have a one-year-old baby girl.He was previously stationed at Henry Street in Limerick city.Garda Hanrahan was on a week-long holiday travelling Route 66 in the USA with his father, and was due to return to work in early February. Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Watch Sharon Jones’ Powerhouse Performance With Tedeschi Trucks Band At Red Rocks

first_imgIn 2015, the Tedeschi Trucks Band hosted a “Wheels Of Soul” tour that saw the band perform with Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings and Doyle Bramhall II at venues across the country. Naturally, with so many tour dates together, the bands frequently joined forces for collaborative efforts.Perhaps no stage could be more fitting for such a potent display of soul music than Red Rocks Amphitheatre. The three bands all emerged during TTB’s set for a medley of Sly Stone originals “Sing a Simple Song” and “I Want To Take You Higher,” igniting the famed Morrison, CO in an emotional frenzy.In honor of the late Ms. Sharon Jones, let’s relive that magical performance. RIP.last_img read more

Warren says congress must act to address ‘gun crisis’

first_imgCOUNCIL BLUFFS — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is calling on Congress to take action on gun reform in the wake of two deadly shootings last weekend.“We have a gun crisis in this country,” Warren said Wednesday.Warren spoke to a crowd of more than a thousand in Council Bluffs Wednesday night. Warren said Republicans in congress have been under the control of the National Rifle Association for too long.“We’re going to get rid of the filibuster and we’re going to pass some serious gun legislation in this country,” Warren said, to cheers.According to Warren, the NRA has spent nearly five-million dollars each year in lobbying efforts has crippled any substantial reform in the nation’s gun laws.“The Republicans are held by the throat by the NRA,” Warren said. “Enough is enough.”Warren continues her swing through western Iowa today and tomorrow with stops in Harlan, Jefferson, Fort Dodge, Humboldt and Clear Lake. She is scheduled to speak at the Iowa State Fair Saturday.last_img read more