A 23-year-old man has appeared at a special sitting of Limerick District Court, charged with the murder of a 21-year-old man in Moyross last week.

Gary Campion of Pine View Gardens, Moyross, was charged with murdering Frankie Ryan at Delmage Gardens in Moyross on 17 September.

He was remanded in custody to appear again on 26 September.

Yesterday afternoon, a crowd of around 100 people attended a rally in Limerick city calling for an end to violence in some of the city's housing estates.

Teenager charged over shootings

Meanwhile, a 15-year-old boy has been brought before Limerick District Court charged in connection with a number of feud-related shootings in the Southill area of the city.

He faced three charges of recklessly discharging a firearm on dates in July, August and September.