A witness told an inquest on Wednesday how a man told him to ring an ambulance before jumping to his death in the River Shannon. John Powell, from Ne(...)

Flooding at Springfield, Co Clare: Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney on a fact-finding mission. Photograph: Gareth Williams/Press 22

The possible relocation of flooded families is not a priority for Government, the Minister for Agriculture has said. Speaking during a visit in Clonl(...)

View from Thomond Bridge in Limerick city. Bryan Whelan (29), from Bridgetown, Co Clare, died after he became trapped in the River Shannon when  a cage platform he was working on while repairing Thomond Bridge collapsed after a cable being held by a crane snapped. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The funeral Mass of one of the men who died while trapped in a cage in the River Shannon last Saturday has heard he died while trying to keep others s(...)

Andrew O’Donoghue was shot outside the Road Tramps Motorcycle Club Ireland club house Murrore, Co Limerick, at approximately 3.10pm on Saturday.

Gardaí believe a dispute between different elements of the Irish biker scene led to the shooting dead of motorcycle enthusiast Andrew O’Donoghue. Ther(...)

Gardaí do not suspect foul play in the death of a man whose body was discovered on Saturday, May 23rd,  in Limerick.

The body of a man has been found in Limerick city.The deceased was discovered on Saturday morning in sheltered accommodation at St Patrick’s Hostel fo(...)

Two men have appeared in court in Limerick charged in connection with the death of a 31-year-old man on Thursday night.

Two men have appeared in court in Limerick charged in connection with the death of a 31-year-old man on Thursday night.Gerard Hogan (32) of Raheen Squ(...)

Wanted Suspect: Melvin Galle Jr Detectives identified Melvin Galle Jr as one of the suspects and have obtained an arrest warrant for attempted murder and armed robbery. Photograph: New Orleans Police Department

Police have released the name of a suspect in the shooting of garda Brian Hanrahan who was shot and robbed as he enjoyed a holiday in New Orleans. Pol(...)

Toddler Robert Kelly (2) was found dead in his home on Parnell Street in Limerick on Saturday afternoon

Gardai have described the death of a two-year Limerick boy as a “family tragedy”.A post mortem on Robert Kelly found the boy died from a viral infecti(...)

A group of asylum seekers have said they were protesting over delays in the processing of their asylum status, and also complained about conditions at their accommodation centre. File photograph: Getty Images

A group of protesting asylum seekers who claimed to be on hunger strike at an accommodation centre in Co Limerick have been transferred to other asylu(...)

Assistant chief fire officer at Limerick City & County Fire Service, Seamus Barrett, who issued the general barbecue safety warning, said people should “never use accelerants ” to start or reignite a barbecue.

A senior fire officer has warned people they face an “invisible threat” when dealing with barbecues, especially in Summer months.The warning was issue(...)