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Limerick man regains tree throwing title

Limerick man, John O’Dea regained the Irish Christmas Tree Throwing Championship title he last won in 2013 when he threw his tree a distance of 8.6 metres. Organised by Clare County Council, in conjunction with Active Ennis Sports and Leisure Facilities, the fourth annual event took place at Active Ennis Tim Smyth Park on Sunday, with all proceeds going to ISPCC Childline. Mr O’Dea was unable to beat the current Irish Record of 10.3 metres, which he shares with Dubliner Gary O’Growney, but the Cappamore man managed to stave off competition from 250 others to reclaim the Irish championship trophy. Meanwhile, the winner of the ladies section was Audrey Kavanagh (4.1m) while the U-12 section was won by Shane Kenny.

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Limerick man safe and well

Limerick man, Jason Carroll, 36 years, who had been missing from Nicholas Street in the city since December 16, has been located safe and well. On Monday, gardaí issued an appeal for members of the public to help them trace Jason. Today, Tuesday, the gardaí thanked al who has assisted them in their enquiries.

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