Founder of Limerick charity Bóthar found dead at home – gardai…

first_imgEmail Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads TAGSBótharKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick PostPeter Ireton Former Bóthar CEO, Peter Ireton who died over the weekend.Photograph: Press 22.PETER Ireton, the founder and former chief executive of the Limerick-based charity, Bóthar, was found dead in his home this morning, in what was described as a “personal tragedy”.Mr Ireton would have turned 69 next week.His body was discovered in the back garden of his home in Casteltroy, Limerick, around 8am this morning.19/4/2021. Story David Raleigh. Bóthars office in Old CLare St., LImerick. Photograph Liam Burke/Press 22The body was taken to University Hospital Limerick where a post mortem will be carried out later.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Gardai recovered a firearm at the scene however they are not treating the death as suspicious.A garda spokesman said: “Gardaí are investigating a sudden death incident following the discovery of a body (man in his 60s) on April 19, 2021 at a house in Castletroy, Limerick.”Gardai did not comment further, however they are not seeking anyone in connection with Mr Ireton’s death.A family friend described the news as “devastating”.“It’s a tragedy, people who know him are absolutely devastated,” they added. Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Linkedin NewsBreaking newsLimerickFounder of Limerick charity Bóthar found dead at home – gardai rule out foul playBy David Raleigh – April 19, 2021 6233 Printcenter_img WhatsApp Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Advertisement Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Facebook Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Previous articleLimerick City Council accept proposal for County Limerick dog park on 6 month trial basisNext articleLimerick Ladies Footballers unveil 2021 jerseys David Raleigh Roisin Upton excited by “hockey talent coming through” in Limericklast_img read more

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