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This year 2022

Limerick residents protest demolition of two houses as local homeless numbers increase
# Moyross
# Moyross

Limerick residents protest demolition of two houses as local homeless numbers increase

Jun 22nd 2022, 3:30 PM 12,618 Views 7 Comments

In April, homelessness in County Limerick was 27% higher than it was in the previous April.

Gardai renew appeal for information on whereabouts of man feared killed by crime family
# Disappeared
# Disappeared

Gardai renew appeal for information on whereabouts of man feared killed by crime family

Jun 16th 2022, 7:13 PM 34,125 Views 0 Comments

Matthew Carroll disappeared 24 years ago.

Limerick hospital defers most elective activity due to Covid and 'surge' in ED presentations
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Limerick hospital defers most elective activity due to Covid and 'surge' in ED presentations

Mar 23rd 2022, 10:20 PM 15,958 Views 18 Comments

A record 100 patients were on trolleys in corridors today in the hospital’s Emergency Department and on general wards.

Two men arrested over alleged €450k fraud at the University of Limerick
# Fraud Probe
# Fraud Probe

Two men arrested over alleged €450k fraud at the University of Limerick

Mar 14th 2022, 1:56 PM 38,788 Views 5 Comments

The men, both aged in their 60s, were held for 24 hours at Henry Street Garda Station.

Boy driver (12) who died in collision was “kindness” personified, funeral hears
# Wiktor Chojecki
# Wiktor Chojecki

Boy driver (12) who died in collision was “kindness” personified, funeral hears

Feb 17th 2022, 2:48 PM 40,531 Views 0 Comments

Wiktor Chojecki died in the head-on collision last Friday.

Last year 2021

People in mid-west urged to 'remain outdoors' as Covid-19 rates still 'too high for population to relax'
# Transmission
# Transmission

People in mid-west urged to 'remain outdoors' as Covid-19 rates still 'too high for population to relax'

Jun 30th 2021, 8:00 PM 39,480 Views 30 Comments

People in Limerick, Clare and north Tipperary have been advised to “continue exercising caution” due to recent case numbers.

Archbishop calls HSE recommendation to defer Communions and Confirmations ‘disappointing’
# No Communions
# No Communions

Archbishop calls HSE recommendation to defer Communions and Confirmations ‘disappointing’

Jun 23rd 2021, 8:34 PM 27,859 Views 19 Comments

The HSE recommended the ceremonies be postponed until September to help curb Covid cases.

Killers of Jason Corbett may be freed on bail tomorrow as they consider manslaughter plea bargain deal
# Retrial
# Retrial

Killers of Jason Corbett may be freed on bail tomorrow as they consider manslaughter plea bargain deal

Apr 6th 2021, 3:24 PM 17,104 Views 0 Comments

Jason Corbett, from Limerick, was killed in 2015.

E. coli outbreak identified at setting in Mid-West region
# VTEC
# VTEC

E. coli outbreak identified at setting in Mid-West region

Mar 29th 2021, 4:49 PM 29,595 Views 7 Comments

The outbreak affected young children in a single setting.

Questions remain for family of missing man who were unaware his body had been found 25 years ago
# Denis Walsh
# Denis Walsh

Questions remain for family of missing man who were unaware his body had been found 25 years ago

Feb 8th 2021, 8:26 PM 36,183 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí called to Mr Walsh’s home last Friday and informed his mother Mary (82) and father Denis (81) of the shocking news.

All time

Gardaí launch investigation after horse injured in sulky crash in Limerick
# Horse
# Horse

Gardaí launch investigation after horse injured in sulky crash in Limerick

Mar 18th 2020, 8:29 PM 50,309 Views 84 Comments

The horse was discovered in a ditch shortly afterwards.

Patients on trolleys moved from overcrowded Limerick ED after unannounced fire officer visit
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Patients on trolleys moved from overcrowded Limerick ED after unannounced fire officer visit

Nov 27th 2019, 7:36 PM 29,777 Views 27 Comments

The senior fire officer visited after concerns were raised about the number of trolleys in corridors in the ED.

Serving garda and businessman charged in relation to alleged garda corruption
# Limerick District Court
# Limerick District Court

Serving garda and businessman charged in relation to alleged garda corruption

Updated Sep 6th 2019, 6:04 PM 56,631 Views 0 Comments

Both men are set to face trial on charges linked to a major investigation by the Criminal Assets Bureau.

Gardaí meet Muslim leaders over suspected racial attacks in Limerick
# Limerick
# Limerick

Gardaí meet Muslim leaders over suspected racial attacks in Limerick

May 15th 2019, 1:13 PM 17,051 Views 86 Comments

Gardaí are investigating two alleged attacks occurring over a 48-hour period.

'We still want answers': Gussie Shanahan's family ask man who rang his father about case to come forward
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

'We still want answers': Gussie Shanahan's family ask man who rang his father about case to come forward

May 13th 2019, 8:45 PM 26,993 Views 4 Comments

The 20 year-old went missing in Limerick in 2000.

Girl (12) remains in 'critical condition' after getting trapped under capsized boat yesterday
# Limerick
# Limerick

Girl (12) remains in 'critical condition' after getting trapped under capsized boat yesterday

Feb 24th 2019, 2:23 PM 21,961 Views 11 Comments

The girl and three others had been travelling in a rowing boat when it capsized near the Salmon Weir.

Dolores O’Riordan's mother collected an honorary doctorate on behalf of the late Cranberries singer
# Pride Of Limerick
# Pride Of Limerick

Dolores O’Riordan's mother collected an honorary doctorate on behalf of the late Cranberries singer

Jan 18th 2019, 8:15 PM 16,534 Views 15 Comments

O’Riordan’s bandmates also received the honour from the University of Limerick.

Man who stabbed, burned, and beat partner jailed for 9.5 years with final two suspended
# Courts
# Courts

Man who stabbed, burned, and beat partner jailed for 9.5 years with final two suspended

Oct 24th 2018, 1:06 PM 24,892 Views 32 Comments

Colin Ryan pleaded guilty to intentionally or recklessly causing serious harm to Simone Lee in November 2016.

Man (23) charged in relation to murder of Limerick man Martin Clancy
# Courts
# Courts

Man (23) charged in relation to murder of Limerick man Martin Clancy

Jul 26th 2018, 2:10 PM 11,231 Views 0 Comments

Clancy, who was originally from Moyross, was found almost a week after his suspected killing.

Men rushed to hospital after son tries to save father after he fell into fire
# Meelick
# Meelick

Men rushed to hospital after son tries to save father after he fell into fire

Jun 15th 2018, 10:18 PM 42,900 Views 5 Comments

One man suffered extensive burn injuries.

Murder investigation launched after man found stabbed to death in Limerick
# Martin CLancy
# Martin CLancy

Murder investigation launched after man found stabbed to death in Limerick

Jan 9th 2018, 1:51 PM 10,383 Views 5 Comments

Martin Clancy’s body was found at a flat in the city yesterday.

'Any loud noise sends shivers down our spines': Family says life has changed since gunpoint robbery
# Limerick
# Limerick

'Any loud noise sends shivers down our spines': Family says life has changed since gunpoint robbery

Nov 6th 2017, 8:51 PM 12,896 Views 0 Comments

The gang was armed with a sawn-off shotgun, a sledge hammer, and a baseball bat, Limerick Circuit Court heard.

Man charged over 'unprovoked' stabbing in Kerry refused bail
# Steak Knife
# Steak Knife

Man charged over 'unprovoked' stabbing in Kerry refused bail

Aug 30th 2017, 5:59 PM 15,380 Views 0 Comments

The accused is alleged to have stabbed the victim a number of times with a steak knife.

Former Christian Brother would 'lick' pupils' dirty ears clean and fondle their privates, court told
# Christian Brother
# Christian Brother

Former Christian Brother would 'lick' pupils' dirty ears clean and fondle their privates, court told

Jun 21st 2017, 7:49 AM 31,290 Views 0 Comments

“It was horrific,” one man told the court.

Teen who spoke about scoliosis pain on the Late Late Show will finally get her surgery today
# Megan Halvey-ryan
# Megan Halvey-ryan

Teen who spoke about scoliosis pain on the Late Late Show will finally get her surgery today

Mar 23rd 2017, 6:01 AM 3,728 Views 2 Comments

Megan Halvey-Ryan’s surgery has been delayed several times before.

Woman fined €100 after admitting bigamy at Limerick court
# False Information
# False Information

Woman fined €100 after admitting bigamy at Limerick court

Dec 8th 2016, 7:05 PM 47,737 Views 0 Comments

“The offence of bigamy would be the talk of the town.”