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Dublin: 10 °C Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Yesterday’s News


Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Cash stolen from Limerick off-licence after man entered armed with a knife and left on bicycle

Gardai say that a man in his 30s was arrested.

Saturday 12 October, 2019

14-year-old boy among three stabbed in series of attacks in Limerick city suburb

A garda source said they believe all three incidents are linked.

Thursday 3 October, 2019

Mourners at funeral of man killed in fireball collision offer prayers for injured nephew (12)

The father-of-two died in a single vehicle collision last Thursday.

Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Online fundraiser set up for 12-year-old boy severely injured in Clare crash that killed two

Jason Hogan continues to receive treatment for severe burns at St James’s Hospital in Dublin.

Monday 23 September, 2019

Burglars believed to have been armed with meat cleaver in raid on Limerick house

A youth suspected of being involved in the Shannonvale burglary has been arrested.

Thursday 19 September, 2019

'A toxic decision': Protest planned after EPA gives green light for Irish Cement Ltd to burn waste

Limerick Against Pollution said “4,400 objections” were lodged against the plans.

Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Garda manhunt underway after four-man gang hijacks van carrying cash and valuable car parts

The gang was traveling in a black coloured BMW Series 1 car, which remains at large.

Saturday 7 September, 2019

Young boy killed in Co Limerick collision named locally

The boy’s mother was rushed to Cork University Hospital where she remains in a serious condition after sustaining serious head injuries.

Friday 30 August, 2019

Appeal to fund treatment of cats 'scalded with boiling water' in Limerick

One cat has been rescued and two others are yet to be caught.

Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Man injured after being stabbed multiple times in front of customers in 'packed' Limerick pub

The broad daylight stabbing occurred around 3.20pm on Sunday afternoon.

Wednesday 10 July, 2019

'The street was full of bees': Swarm causes 'panic' in Limerick city

“Some people were running away and others were standing across the street looking on,” a café owner said.

Thursday 4 July, 2019

HSE investigating stomach bug outbreak among camogie teams following event at Limerick GAA grounds

Limerick City and County Council previously said they were investigating reports of “possible issues” with a private water supply at Croagh Kilfinny GAA.

Funeral arrangements announced for Limerick boxer Kevin Sheehy

A 29-year-old man appeared before Limerick District Court yesterday charged with Sheehy’s murder.

Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Man (29) appears in court charged with the murder of Limerick boxer Kevin Sheehy

Logan Jackson “made no reply” when charged with the killing, the court heard.

Monday 1 July, 2019

Two males arrested on suspicion of murder after boxer is killed in hit-and-run

Gardaí are investigating if the incident was deliberate.

Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Tributes paid to former soldier who drowned in Limerick city

Aaron Buckley died after getting into difficulty while swimming in the Abbey River.

Monday 3 June, 2019

Michael Noonan pays tribute to his sister Mary - a 'keystone of the family'

The former Finance Minister said Mary had been a “focal point” and “keystone of the family”, and that “we will miss her very much”.

Thursday 2 May, 2019

Varadkar says that holding investigation into claims about decomposing bodies is not one of his priorities

Varadkar earlier said there was no evidence to support the claims.

Wednesday 24 April, 2019

The family that stood up to the Dundon gang: Steve Collins pays loving tribute to wife Carmel RIP

The family that stood up to the Dundon gang: Steve Collins pays loving tribute to wife Carmel

Their son Roy was murdered by the Dundon gang in 2009.

Sunday 21 April, 2019

Innocent gangland victim Roy Collins' mother Carmel dies following long illness

Her death comes just 12 days after the tenth anniversary of her son’s killing.

Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Tumble dryer likely cause of former Labour politician's death, inquest hears.

Seamus Houlihan was found unresponsive following a house fire at his Limerick home last summer.

Saturday 30 March, 2019

'Two special angels': Husband pays emotional tribute at funeral of Marie Downey and infant son

Marie Downey and her son Darragh died in tragic circumstances at a Cork hospital this week.

Friday 22 March, 2019

Garda investigation underway following claims of online abuse targeting Munster rugby players

A probe into the claims has been ongoing for the past few months.

Thursday 14 March, 2019

Student who engaged in 'extreme bullying' escapes conviction but told to donate €1,000 to poor box

The victim was stamped upon and repeatedly beaten by older pupils at the school.

Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Limerick man drowned after getting 'snagged' on car while swimming

An inquest into the incident on 30 June last year heard that the area was known for joyriding.

Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Student (19) died in 'freak accident' after 'domino effect' on stairwell

The pathologist told the Limerick inquest that due to Sophie Coll’s “very severe” injuries, nothing could have been done to save her.

Saturday 23 February, 2019

Young girl in critical condition after getting 'trapped under capsized boat'

The incident happened at 10am this morning.

Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Clare boys drowned in disused quarry despite 'valiant' rescue efforts of friends, inquest told

Details of the tragedy were heard at the victim’s inquest today at Limerick Coroner’s Court.

Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Limerick a place of 'pilgrimage' as fans gather to mark first anniversary of Dolores O'Riordan's death

A special day-long event called Piano for Dolores takes place today.

Monday 14 January, 2019

'All talk and no action': Vicky Phelan strongly criticises Varadkar over handling of CervicalCheck scandal

Taoiseach says women of Ireland have his commitment that changes will be made to the health service.

Sunday 13 January, 2019

Hundreds of fans attend first anniversary mass of Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan

O’Riordan died at the age of 46 in London on 15 January, 2018.

Monday 31 December, 2018

Gardaí investigate after teenager stabbed in Limerick takeaway

His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Limerick man's death was 'precipitated' by finding burglars at his home, inquest hears

Despite underlying health concerns, the State Pathologist said the circumstances prior to the man’s death couldn’t be discounted.

Fine Gael TD flying high after his latest film features on Aer Lingus in-flight movie list

The West Limerick TD plays the lead character in the Colour of Forgiveness.

Tuesday 20 November, 2018

'They showed little mercy': Cork priest describes how friend was shot dead in South Sudan

Father Victor-Luke Odhiambo was shot dead by unknown assailants last Thursday.

Saturday 10 November, 2018

'No longer frozen in time': Gussie Shanahan, who went missing 18 years ago, laid to rest in Limerick

Last month, remains found in 2001 were confirmed as belonging to the missing 20 year-old.

Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Remains of Gussie Shanahan, who went missing 18 years ago, to be laid to rest this weekend

Last month, remains found in 2001 were confirmed as belonging to the missing 20 year-old.

Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Vicky Phelan and family to switch on Christmas lights in Limerick

Vicky and her family were invited to be special guests at the Light Up Limerick event on 18 November.

Thursday 25 October, 2018

Ger Dundon jailed for four years for possession of a pump-action sawn-off shotgun

All Ger’s brothers are serving life in prison for murder.

'All I can remember is fear': Woman who was beaten, stabbed and scalded by partner speaks out

Colin Ryan was sentenced to nine-and-a-half years for his attack on Simone Lee yesterday.

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