Woman arrested as men released over Christy Keane attempted murder

first_imgAdvertisement Linkedin Andrew [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up TWO men arrested for questioning over the attempted murder of Limerick drug dealer Christy Keane have been released without charge after spending seven days in Garda custody.However a woman in her 30s remains in garda custody after she was arrested on Tuesday night.Keane, (55) was shot a number of times in the car park of the University of Limerick Sports Arena on June 25 last in an early morning hit that resulted in two getaway cars being burned out in a nearby estate near where Keane’s younger brother Kieran was murdered in 2003.Five men, Desmond Dundon, of Hyde Road; David “Frogs Eyes” Stanners, of Pineview Gardens, Moyross; James McCarthy, of Delmege Park, Moyross; Christopher “Smokie” Costelloe, of Moylish Avenue, Ballynanty Beg and Anthony “Noddy” McCarthy, of Fairgreen, Garryowen were all jailed for life after they were convicted of murdering Kieran Keane and for the attempted murder of Owen Treacy.Nine arrests have been made in connection with the attempted murder of Christy Keane and Gardaí made three applications before special sittings of Limerick District Court to extend the periods of detention for two men who were arrested last Tuesday week.A third man in his 50s, who was also arrested last Tuesday, was later released without charge.Christy Keane was left in a critical condition after he suffered a number of gunshot wounds.Gardai are continuing to investigate a line of inquiry that a hand gun used by one of the would-be assassins jammed as Keane got ready to go to the University Arena gym around 6.40am.Chief Superintendent Dave Sheahan said that the investigation was being carried out “expeditiously”.On Tuesday night, the two men from the Northside of the city, were released without charge.Gardai say that the preparation of a file for the Director of Public Prosecutions is continuing but they are now focusing their investigation on the questioning of the woman in her 30s who was arrested on the northside of the city.The woman can be detained for a period of 72 hours. Facebook Email Twittercenter_img Print NewsBreaking newsWoman arrested as men released over Christy Keane attempted murderBy Staff Reporter – February 24, 2016 1188 WhatsApp Previous articleHomeless thief robbed wheelchair userNext article#GE16 – You ask the questions – part 3 Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ielast_img read more

J.T. Chargois returns to Dodgers’ bullpen after Walker Buehler heads to Rancho Cucamonga.

first_imgWith Oklahoma City, Chargois walked all three batters he faced in a June 5 in Sacramento. In five outings since, he allowed one run in 7 2/3 innings while walking two batters and striking out four.Buehler was sent to Rancho Cucamonga one day after his surprise bullpen appearance against the Chicago Cubs. It was Buehler’s first relief appearance this season and his first game of any kind since June 8, after which he was placed on the disabled list with a ribcage microfracture. The 23-year-old right-hander allowed five runs in one inning against the Cubs.Related Articles Dodgers bench slumping Cody Bellinger for a day Dodgers’ Justin Turner looking rejuvenated on defense Dodgers’ hot-hitting Corey Seager leaves game with back injury Dodgers’ Dave Roberts says baseball’s unwritten rules ‘have changed, should change’ LOS ANGELES – The Dodgers recalled right-handed reliever J.T. Chargois from Triple-A Oklahoma City, one day after pitcher Walker Buehler was optioned to Class-A Rancho Cucamonga.Manager Dave Roberts announced Chargois’ promotion informally after the Dodgers lost to the Colorado Rockies on Friday. Saturday, the move became official, and the Dodgers will have eight pitchers in their bullpen for the middle game of the three-game series.Sign up for our Inside the Dodgers newsletter. Be the best Dodger fan you can be by getting daily intel on your favorite team. Subscribe here.Chargois has appeared in 20 games for the Dodgers this season. He allowed only two runs in his first 15 appearances, then allowed seven runs over his most recent five outings. He was optioned to Triple-A on May 23 with a 4.76 earned-run average.“There was a point where he lost the command, overthrowing the slider, which ended up backing up on him consistently,” Roberts said of Chargois. “From what I understand he’s been better. Hopefully that reprieve allowed him to reset.”center_img ALSOReliever Pedro Baez (right biceps tendinitis) threw his second bullpen this week. Roberts said that Baez was hoping to throw approximately 30 pitches at 80 percent intensity. … Reliever Tony Cingrani (left shoulder strain) is expected to throw a 20-pitch bullpen “in the next couple days.” … Reliever Josh Fields (right shoulder inflammation) hasn’t resumed throwing, but is expected to toss a bullpen in the coming week and be activated once he’s eligible on June 8.UP NEXTDodgers (RHP Ross Stripling, 6-2, 1.98 ERA) vs. Rockies (RHP Chad Bettis, 5-1, 5.07 ERA), 1 p.m., SportsNet LA (where available) The Dodgers could have sent Buehler to either their Triple-A or Double-A affiliates in Oklahoma on Friday. But Rancho Cucamonga is a car ride away from Los Angeles, not a multi-hour flight. Roberts said that factored heavily into the decision.Buehler might need two or more rehab starts before he returns to the Dodgers’ rotation. The goal, Roberts said, was for Buehler to “get built up, number 1, and pitching the way he was prior to the injury, number 2.”Buehler was 4-1 with a 2.63 ERA in nine starts prior to his relief appearance Thursday. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Whicker: Dustin May yet another example of the Dodgers’ eye for pitching last_img read more