Sunday 15 September 2019

March of solidarity to be held in Limerick today

Over a thousand people are expected to take part in a march in Limerick against violence in the city.

It's been organised by the father of murdered local businessman Roy Collins.

The 35-year-old father of two was shot dead on April 9th at his business premises in the Roxboro Shopping Centre.

His father Steve Collins believes the march - which gets underway at 3pm - gives people an opportunity to show their lack of tolerance for criminal gangs in Limerick.

He's also calling for tougher laws to deal with the gangs.

A minute's silence will be observed at today's rally for those killed in gang related violence.

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