The nature of limestone is defined by severe erosion as the carboniferous rock dissolves. This is seen most dramatically in the Burren, where underground rivers, clints, grykes, and erratics lend dramatic consequence to the landscape. Where limestone outcrops occur off the coast the severe erosion is augmented by the power of the sea producing often exotic shapes.
Sun, 29 Sep, 2019
A court has heard how when gardaí arrived at a house in Limerick to execute a warrant for an Irish man, wanted in England for importing drugs worth over €1.4m they found him at his kitchen table preparing a separate massive drugs consignment.
Fri, 30 Jun, 2017
A protected witness in the Peter Butterly murder trial told the Special Criminal Court today that he was told he would be removed from the Witness Protection Programme if he refused to give evidence.
Mon, 13 Feb, 2017
Detectives investigating the shooting of dissident republican Peter Butterly have denied that offers to drop a murder charge were made to an accused man who turned prosecution witness before he gave a statement about the case.
Thu, 02 Feb, 2017
The Special Criminal Court has ruled that evidence from 11 members of the Garda National Surveillance Unit in the retrial of two men accused of the murder of dissident republican Peter Butterly almost four years ago should be given anonymously and with the public excluded from court.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2017
A mother of three, who lives on a flood plain, has criticised the Office of Public Works after it “put on hold” an application for funding by Clare County Council for the appointment of consultants to investigate flooding in the area and propose solutions.
Fri, 14 Oct, 2016
Fri, 02 Sep, 2016
Thu, 17 Mar, 2016
Clare and Limerick politicians can’t back the routing of the Limerick Northern Distributor Road (a substantial dual-carriageway) through several hundred acres of flood prone lands and then express shock and horror that the communities on both banks of the River Shannon have been covered in four feet of water since December 11.
Wed, 06 Jan, 2016