Chief Superintindent to leave Kerry for position in Limerick

Chief Superintendent Willie Keane is leaving the county less than a year after he took over the position. The move was announced by An Garda Siochana today. Chief Superintendent Keane is to become head of the Limerick division. He was stationed in Adare for many years and was one of the detectives that led the investigation into the murder in Adare of Ballylongford native Detective Gerry McCabe. He was appointed to the position in Kerry in April of last year. Willie Keane will be succeeded by a Superintendent from Belmullet in Co Mayo, Tony McNamara. The changes are to come into effect in the next three weeks.