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Dublin: 6 °C Friday 17 January, 2020

Sunday 5 January, 2020

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist killed in Limerick collision yesterday N24

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist killed in Limerick collision yesterday

A second motorcyclist was taken to hospital and a third was not injured in the incident.

Investigation launched after shots fired at house in Limerick city

The attack happened in the south of the city last night.


Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith released on bail

Her bail conditions including residing at an address in the northeast and signing on at a garda station twice daily.

Monday 23 December, 2019

Lisa Smith still on remand in prison despite being granted bail last week

Smith may yet may yet spend Christmas in jail over issues around the independent surety.

Cork man arrested in Hungary over alleged offences related to child sex abuse images remanded in custody

Daniel Connolly was arrested in Budapest last Wednesday on foot of a European Arrest Warrant.

Sunday 22 December, 2019

Garda investigation following alleged hit and run in Limerick overnight

In a separate incident, another pedestrian was injured during a collision with a taxi.

Sunday 15 December, 2019

Two years on, nobody has been charged over the murder of this Limerick woman

A garda investigation into the murder of Rose Hanrahan (78) is following a definite line of enquiry.

Thursday 5 December, 2019

'Accidental death' recorded at inquest of boy who died in collision during garda pursuit

After striking a signpost and ditch, the car he was in became elevated on its left side and then struck a telegraph pole.

Thursday 28 November, 2019

Limerick councillor says he will 'not be intimidated' after masked men smash up home and cars in early morning attack

It’s understood that Kilcoyne has been advised by gardaí to increase security measures at his home.

Friday 22 November, 2019

Father of murdered teenager appeals for killer to come forward on twelfth anniversary of his death

The body of 19-year-old Jeffrey Hannan’s was found near his home in 2007.

Sunday 17 November, 2019

Gardaí appeal for information after 16-year-old boy killed in Limerick road crash

A 16-year-old boy was killed in the collision near Adare in the early hours today.

Wednesday 13 November, 2019

RTÉ shelved plan to move Lyric FM to UL after discovering it would 'cost more' than staying in Limerick studios

RTÉ shelved plan to move Lyric FM to UL after discovering it would 'cost more' than staying in Limerick studios

RTÉ announced plans to close the Lyric studios and split the station’s output from between Cork and Dublin.

Friday 8 November, 2019

Judge orders man charged with murder of Brooklyn Colbert be 'medically assessed'

Over 30 gardaí flanked the accused, Patrick Dillon, in court.

Thursday 7 November, 2019

Man charged in connection with murder of Limerick schoolboy Brooklyn Colbert

The 11-year-old boy was found with multiple injuries at a house on Sunday night.

Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Limerick hospital apologises for death of teenager who sustained massive blood loss during surgery

Jessica Sheedy (18) from Bruff, Co Limerick died three days after the surgery in May 2018.

Monday 4 November, 2019

11-year-old boy found dead in a house in Limerick named locally

Brooklyn Colbert was found with multiple injuries at a house in Limerick last night.

Thursday 24 October, 2019

Investigation launched after prisoner escapes custody while attending University Hospital Limerick

The man escaped from the custody of prison officers through a window at the hospital shortly before 2pm.

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.

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