The neighbours of murdered Limerick pensioner Rosie Hanrahan have turned off their Christmas lights or removed them as a mark of respect.
Sun, 24 Dec, 2017
The scene of a rear-ending collision on a minor Co Limerick road resembled a scene from “an emergency Isis attack” with three fire tenders, two ambulances, and gardaí called out, a judge said.
Fri, 01 Dec, 2017
Extra work still needed in some poorer, urban areas, survey finds
Mon, 04 Sep, 2017
A Limerick criminal who claims he is addicted to fast cars, sped through heavy city centre traffic in a stolen BMW pursued by armed gardaí, crashing into two patrol cars and a bus before knocking down a garda, a court heard.
Thu, 27 Apr, 2017
A Limerick criminal who knocked down a garda and rammed a bus and two garda patrol cars, whilst driving a high-powered stolen BMW, told gardaí after his arrest: "I'm addicted to fast cars".
Wed, 26 Apr, 2017
Gardaí in Limerick are investigating death threats made to Sinn Féin TD Maurice Quinlivan, who took criminal gangs to task over their horse ownership.
Thu, 20 Apr, 2017
The Limerick woman who was subjected to brutal sustained assault during which she was stabbed, kicked and beaten was still in an induced coma at University Hospital Limerick last night.
Tue, 29 Nov, 2016
A man arrested in connection with a stabbing and acid attack on a woman in Limerick has been released without charge.
Mon, 28 Nov, 2016
Mon, 28 Nov, 2016
Tue, 18 Oct, 2016
Five males, including three teenagers, yesterday appeared in court on multiple charges relating to a crime rampage during which, it was alleged, several high-powered cars had been stolen.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2016
Drug gangs in Limerick have been hit hard during a series of garda raids, on the back of the seizure of €170,000 worth of illegal drugs.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
The Limerick City four-seat constituency bristles with big name candidates.
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
Tue, 09 Feb, 2016
How would you spend a day in Limerick? We asked our readers to share their favourite hidden gems in the Treaty city and we’ve included the best in this list.
Tue, 12 May, 2015
The teenage son of a Limerick crime boss used a powerful Glock semi-automatic handgun when he tried to kill the 17-year-old son of a rival crime gang member, it has emerged.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2015
Teenagers with family links to Limerick’s feuding McCarthy-Dundon and Keane-Collopy gangs were involved in a gun attack during a late-night confrontation on Thomond Bridge in the city centre.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015
Seven food businesses, among them an award-winning cake stall in Cork’s English Market, were served with closure orders last month for various breaches of food safety legislation.
Thu, 07 Aug, 2014
Residents in a Clare village are concerned a child will be killed by swallowing strychnine, after about a dozen dogs in the area ingested the deadly poison.
Sat, 05 Jul, 2014
Resident in the Co Clare villag are concerned that a child will be killed by ingesting Strychnine, after about a dozen dogs in the area were found to have ingested the deadly poison.
Fri, 04 Jul, 2014
The body of a man, who entered the River Shannon in Limerick City two days ago, sparking a major search, was found this evening.
Tue, 27 May, 2014
The body of a man who entered the River Shannon in Limerick city two days ago, sparking a major search, has been found.
Tue, 27 May, 2014
The body of a young woman has been recovered from the River Shannon at Kileely.
Fri, 04 Oct, 2013
One of Limerick’s longest-serving hurling fans is hoping divine intervention can procure a win for the Treaty men in Croke Park against Clare in the All-Ireland hurling semi-final on Sunday.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2013
Convicted drug boss Johnny McNamara, the target for the attack which led to the murder of Shane Geoghegan, lived at No 6 Clonmore, Kilteragh, just doors from where Shane shared a house with his partner, Jenna Barry.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2013
Safety organisations have warned the public to be extremely careful of water after the sixth drowning in a week.
Sat, 13 Jul, 2013
Limerick gardaí are confident of further developments and more charges in connection with the abduction of a young mother who was held captive in a city centre flat for six days.
Fri, 17 May, 2013
A woman was abducted and held captive for six days in a Limerick apartment, it emerged yesterday.
Thu, 16 May, 2013
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland issued closure orders to seven restaurants and food providers last month, for food safety breaches.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2013
A former garda and scout master, who abused young boys when he was in charge of a special scout troop for disabled children, has been jailed for six months.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2013
A former garda and scout master abused boys when he was in charge of a troop for disabled children, a court has heard.
Fri, 21 Dec, 2012
A disabled teenager had his wheelchair stolen by heartless thieves while he was watching TV.
Thu, 27 Sep, 2012
A sister of feared Limerick criminal Gary Campion, who is serving life sentences for two murders in the city, said she believes “the violence in Limerick will continue” due to future generations of criminal families seeking to defend their “family’s honour”.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2012
A FAMILY is to seek legal advice after a bookmaking chain refused to honour what the family insists were valid bets on last Friday’s EuroMillions draw.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2012
COLM TUCKER played his rugby the way he lived his life. He was earnest, committed, determined and like all successful sportsmen, certainly didn’t like to lose!
Fri, 13 Jan, 2012
A SEPARATED father of two, known as a “quiet man who loved his music”, was found slaughtered yesterday in a brutal attack at his flat in Limerick.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2011
ON a recent visit to Fine Wines, I encountered two faces of Australian red wines: Rich, robust wines from Rutherglen, and exquisite upmarket numbers from the brilliantly inventive D’Arenberg winery.
Sat, 13 Aug, 2011
A MAN arrested in Limerick yesterday with two women in connection with two recent gun attacks is believed to have links to members of the McCarthy Dundon gang who carried out a notorious feud murder in April 2007.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2011
THE increasingly loud cries of a young infant were allowed to ring in Court 16 of the Four Courts yesterday as a judge listened to pleadings by the baby’s father to prevent the family home in Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan, from being repossessed.
Tue, 10 May, 2011
A MAN in his 30s was fighting for his life in Limerick last night following an attack in which he sustained multiple stab wounds.
Fri, 26 Nov, 2010
A man in his 30s is in a critical condition in hospital after he was stabbed a number of times in Limerick overnight.
Thu, 25 Nov, 2010
Up to 150 people are taking part in a massive search operation along the banks of the River Shannon for a 20-year-old man who's been missing since the beginning of the year.
Sat, 15 Aug, 2009