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Friday 18 June, 2021

Garda investigation after man's body found in field in Co Limerick
# Thomondgate
# Thomondgate

Garda investigation after man's body found in field in Co Limerick

Jun 18th 2021, 1:44 PM 19,940 Views 1 Comment

The body was found in a field near the Thomondgate area.

Monday 7 June, 2021

Garda Commissioner says 'young drunk' people responsible for violence in Dublin city
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

Garda Commissioner says 'young drunk' people responsible for violence in Dublin city

Jun 7th 2021, 5:45 PM 57,468 Views 102 Comments

Harris rejected criticism that the garda response in Dublin may have been over-reactionary.

Thursday 27 May, 2021

No bail for three people charged with abducting young brothers found in Tipperary
# Courts
# Courts

No bail for three people charged with abducting young brothers found in Tipperary

May 27th 2021, 10:30 PM 33,896 Views 0 Comments

Two women and a man were refused bail at a court tonight after being charged with abducting two brothers, aged nine and four years.

Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Ex-Debenhams workers stage lie-down protest, stopping liquidators taking stock from Limerick store
# Redundancy Terms
# Redundancy Terms

Ex-Debenhams workers stage lie-down protest, stopping liquidators taking stock from Limerick store

May 18th 2021, 12:58 PM 24,399 Views 40 Comments

Former staff have been picketing outside the building on Sarsfield Street for the past 400 days.

Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Man refused bail as court hears woman left with 'inhumane injuries' following assault
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man refused bail as court hears woman left with 'inhumane injuries' following assault

Updated May 12th 2021, 6:59 PM 61,643 Views 0 Comments

Simone Lee remains in a serious condition in hospital following the assault.

Sunday 2 May, 2021

Search operation underway for driver after car collides with Garda vehicle in Limerick
# Garda Vehicle
# Garda Vehicle

Search operation underway for driver after car collides with Garda vehicle in Limerick

May 2nd 2021, 6:36 PM 34,813 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred in Murroe village this morning.

Monday 19 April, 2021

Death of former Bóthar CEO Peter Ireton described as 'personal tragedy'
# Peter Ireton
# Peter Ireton

Death of former Bóthar CEO Peter Ireton described as 'personal tragedy'

Apr 19th 2021, 3:13 PM 66,696 Views 0 Comments

The founder and former chief executive of the Limerick-based charity was found dead in his home.

Thursday 1 April, 2021

Jason Corbett's family 'devastated' after learning killers could be released from prison this week
# Molly Martens
# Molly Martens

Jason Corbett's family 'devastated' after learning killers could be released from prison this week

Apr 1st 2021, 7:31 AM 43,632 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old Limerick man was murdered while he slept in 2015.

Friday 19 March, 2021

Ambassador says Russia 'ready to help' Ireland with vaccine supply
# Sputnik V
# Sputnik V

Ambassador says Russia 'ready to help' Ireland with vaccine supply

Mar 19th 2021, 2:59 PM 40,232 Views 63 Comments

Yuriy Filatov told a Limerick TD his government has not been approached by Irish authorities about ordering the Sputnik V vaccine.

Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Mass testing to take place at University of Limerick after Covid-19 outbreak among students
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Mass testing to take place at University of Limerick after Covid-19 outbreak among students

Feb 23rd 2021, 1:57 PM 22,308 Views 30 Comments

The Student Health Centre at UL referred 50 students for testing on Monday.

Sunday 31 January, 2021

Mother banned from identifying murdered son (11) calls on minister to change law on naming children killed in criminal circumstances
# Court Ruling
# Court Ruling

Mother banned from identifying murdered son (11) calls on minister to change law on naming children killed in criminal circumstances

Jan 31st 2021, 7:25 PM 50,737 Views 0 Comments

“I’m proud of my son, I want to be able to tell the world about him.”

Friday 15 January, 2021

Some Tipperary hospital staff to get vaccines after video message sent to Taoiseach
# Frontline
# Frontline

Some Tipperary hospital staff to get vaccines after video message sent to Taoiseach

Updated Jan 15th 2021, 8:46 PM 58,096 Views 90 Comments

The video was released this morning.

Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Eight residents at Limerick nursing home die following Covid-19 outbreak over Christmas
# Newcastle West
# Newcastle West

Eight residents at Limerick nursing home die following Covid-19 outbreak over Christmas

Jan 5th 2021, 8:13 AM 46,110 Views 18 Comments

An outbreak was declared at at Killeline Care Centre shortly before Christmas.

Monday 7 December, 2020

Organisers say customers refunded after 'shambolic' Christmas drive-thru event in Limerick
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Organisers say customers refunded after 'shambolic' Christmas drive-thru event in Limerick

Dec 7th 2020, 2:02 PM 56,226 Views 31 Comments

A local councillor who attended the event with his wife and children said the show put on was “pathetic”.

Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Judge imposes ban on media identifying woman accused of threatening to kill two people
# Courts
# Courts

Judge imposes ban on media identifying woman accused of threatening to kill two people

Nov 10th 2020, 4:26 PM 25,942 Views 0 Comments

Limerick District Court heard today that the accused has been “subjected to particularly vile” reports by some media.

Monday 19 October, 2020

Man who failed to restrict movements after trip abroad led to 56 Covid-19 infections
# Case Study
# Case Study

Man who failed to restrict movements after trip abroad led to 56 Covid-19 infections

Oct 19th 2020, 6:30 AM 185,606 Views 116 Comments

The example has been published in a report by the Department of Public Health, Mid West.

Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Limerick family say they slept under a bridge after being evicted from their home
# Limerick City
# Limerick City

Limerick family say they slept under a bridge after being evicted from their home

Oct 13th 2020, 7:49 AM 69,612 Views 129 Comments

John Johnson said he and his children were left “walking the streets” after being evicted on Saturday.

Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Man found guilty of manslaughter in Kerry death where man was beaten during all-day drinking session
# Tralee
# Tralee

Man found guilty of manslaughter in Kerry death where man was beaten during all-day drinking session

Sep 22nd 2020, 6:07 PM 30,940 Views 0 Comments

Arnoldas Ivanauskas had denied the murder of Dmitry Hrynkevich in Kerry in 2015.

Monday 20 July, 2020

Gardaí order Limerick publican to close bar after reopening despite Covid-19 rules
# Limerick
# Limerick

Gardaí order Limerick publican to close bar after reopening despite Covid-19 rules

Jul 20th 2020, 4:12 PM 52,148 Views 63 Comments

Currently only bars that can operate as restaurants are allowed to open.

Monday 6 July, 2020

Brothers who died in Tipperary diving tragedy named as Fergus and Philip Brophy
# Portroe
# Portroe

Brothers who died in Tipperary diving tragedy named as Fergus and Philip Brophy

Jul 6th 2020, 7:19 AM 46,135 Views 5 Comments

The brothers died while diving at the Portroe Dive Centre.

Sunday 5 July, 2020

Two brothers die in diving tragedy in Tipperary
# Portroe
# Portroe

Two brothers die in diving tragedy in Tipperary

Updated Jul 5th 2020, 7:52 PM 101,479 Views 27 Comments

The incident occurred this afternoon.

Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Limerick youth (19) in hospital with serious facial injuries after suspected acid attack
# Garryowen
# Garryowen

Limerick youth (19) in hospital with serious facial injuries after suspected acid attack

Jun 17th 2020, 4:11 PM 21,756 Views 16 Comments

The alleged attack occured at a house gathering on 13 June.

Sunday 10 May, 2020

Limerick man hit neighbour 'nine times across the head' with a hammer, court hears
# Thomondgate
# Thomondgate

Limerick man hit neighbour 'nine times across the head' with a hammer, court hears

May 10th 2020, 9:12 PM 37,516 Views 0 Comments

There was a special siting of Limerick District Court today.

Thursday 7 May, 2020

Man held knife to woman’s throat before barricading himself into stranger’s home, court hears
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man held knife to woman’s throat before barricading himself into stranger’s home, court hears

May 7th 2020, 5:26 PM 20,833 Views 0 Comments

The man barricaded himself into a stranger’s home where he drank the homeowner’s beer during a three-hour standoff with gardaí yesterday, a court was told.

Tuesday 21 April, 2020

11-year-old cyclist airlifted to hospital after collision with car in Limerick
# Kilmallock
# Kilmallock

11-year-old cyclist airlifted to hospital after collision with car in Limerick

Apr 21st 2020, 10:09 PM 31,178 Views 41 Comments

The boy has sustained what are believed to be serious injuries, Gardaí said.

Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Man accused of murder of 11-year-old Limerick boy is sent forward for trial
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of murder of 11-year-old Limerick boy is sent forward for trial

Mar 31st 2020, 4:43 PM 35,751 Views 0 Comments

Dillon was remanded in continuing custody to appear for trial at a date yet to be announced.

Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Meals on Wheels service at risk due to increased demand and loss of staff in wake of coronavirus spread
# Limerick
# Limerick

Meals on Wheels service at risk due to increased demand and loss of staff in wake of coronavirus spread

Mar 18th 2020, 4:04 PM 15,068 Views 4 Comments

St Munchin’s Community Enterprise Centre in Killeely is a meeting point for hundreds of local elderly people.

Monday 9 March, 2020

Tributes for GAA supporter Frank 'John 3:7' Hogan who spread message of hope from the terraces
# Fan Favourite
From The42
# Fan Favourite

Tributes for GAA supporter Frank 'John 3:7' Hogan who spread message of hope from the terraces

Mar 9th 2020, 1:40 PM 54,588 Views 13 Comments

The Limerick fan was well known to match-goers throughout the country.

Friday 6 March, 2020

Covid-19: Health authorities 'working rapidly' to identify contacts of doctor and his family in Limerick
# Uhl
# Uhl

Covid-19: Health authorities 'working rapidly' to identify contacts of doctor and his family in Limerick

Mar 6th 2020, 12:02 PM 78,524 Views 79 Comments

Patients who may have come into contact with one of the confirmed cases of Covid-19 are being contacted directly.

Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Families in flood-hit areas call for government to buy them out of swamped homes
# Floods
# Floods

Families in flood-hit areas call for government to buy them out of swamped homes

Feb 26th 2020, 7:33 PM 29,254 Views 28 Comments

A plan to construct a flood defence and pumping station to divert water away from the area have been left marooned.

Monday 24 February, 2020

'We are literally prisoners in our own houses. We can never sell them; who would buy this misery?'
# Flooding
# Flooding

'We are literally prisoners in our own houses. We can never sell them; who would buy this misery?'

Feb 24th 2020, 9:44 PM 40,134 Views 45 Comments

Homes in Clonlara, Co Clare are under threat of being submerged following flooding in the area this weekend.

Sunday 23 February, 2020

'It's bringing hell back again': Clare families brace for further flooding as River Shannon rises
# Flooded
# Flooded

'It's bringing hell back again': Clare families brace for further flooding as River Shannon rises

Feb 23rd 2020, 3:50 PM 36,549 Views 37 Comments

Around 7,000 sandbags, and pumping stations were delivered to 10 houses, some of which have been cut off from roads

Friday 21 February, 2020

Firefighter charged with possessing €78,000 worth of cocaine at Nenagh Fire Station
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Firefighter charged with possessing €78,000 worth of cocaine at Nenagh Fire Station

Feb 21st 2020, 6:40 PM 27,930 Views 0 Comments

Michael Morgan, aged 40, with an address at Cluain Muillean, Nenagh, was charged today.

Thursday 20 February, 2020

Thousands of sandbags delivered to homes in Clare under threat of rising floodwater
# Shannon
# Shannon

Thousands of sandbags delivered to homes in Clare under threat of rising floodwater

Feb 20th 2020, 5:00 PM 23,455 Views 0 Comments

Increased rainfall coupled with increased discharges from the Weir has left residents along the Shannon catchment “concerned”.

Crack houses operating like supermarkets as cocaine use sweeps across Limerick, politicians claim
# Worrying Trend
# Worrying Trend

Crack houses operating like supermarkets as cocaine use sweeps across Limerick, politicians claim

Feb 20th 2020, 2:09 PM 26,918 Views 48 Comments

Elected officials say cocaine use is rampant in Limerick city and serious gangland violence could return.

Thursday 16 January, 2020

Romanian man charged with murder of Limerick pensioner Rose Hanrahan
# Alexandru Iordache
# Alexandru Iordache

Romanian man charged with murder of Limerick pensioner Rose Hanrahan

Jan 16th 2020, 10:13 PM 27,275 Views 0 Comments

Alexandru Iordache was extradited from the UK today.

Sunday 5 January, 2020

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

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist killed in Limerick collision yesterday

Jan 5th 2020, 5:57 PM 8,425 Views 2 Comments

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
# Prospect
# Prospect

Investigation launched after shots fired at house in Limerick city

Jan 5th 2020, 8:05 AM 12,175 Views 0 Comments

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

Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith released on bail
# Bail
# Bail

Former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith released on bail

Dec 31st 2019, 5:47 PM 40,188 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Dec 23rd 2019, 6:14 PM 29,923 Views 0 Comments

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

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