It is understood that the men became stuck between the debris and branches from a fallen tree across the river.   Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A 27-year-old man who was in a critical condition after a boat capsized on the River Shannon in Co Limerick has died in hospital. The man, who is fr(...)

Mairi McMahon, secretary of the pastoral council in Ballyagran: “There’s no doubt the only choice we have is to reduce the number of Masses without closing churches.” Photograph Liam Burke/Press 22

Eleven priests from the Limerick diocese, where more than half of all priests are over 65, will on Tuesday travel to Evry-Corbeil-Essonne in Paris to (...)

Brian and Kieran Collopy were charged with possession of heroin with intent for sale or supply. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Two brothers charged in connection with the seizure of €50,000 worth of heroin in Limerick have been refused bail, after a court was told of Garda fea(...)

A total of 25 gardaí are working on the investigation into the nail gun attack in Limerick along with a dedicated forensic scientist in Dublin.

Gardaí in Limerick are investigating a violent assault in which a 51-year-old man had his feet nailed to the floor at a house in the city. Details of (...)

The University of Limerick has awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science to former Ireland rugby captain Paul O’Connell. He is pictured with his wife Emily, children, Lola (1) and Paddy (5) as he prepared for the conferring ceremony. Photograph: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

He may give the orders on the rugby pitch but Paul O’Connell insists team-mates will not have to call him ‘Dr Paul’ following his conferring with an h(...)

Anti water charges protesters faced by gardaí in Dublin in April 2015. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

A legal case involving a 64-year-old man accused of assaulting a garda during an anti-water charges protest in Limerick last year will be heard in the(...)

A 55-year-old man found laundering €1.5 million worth of cash in bogland in Co Limerick has received a four-year prison sentence, with the final year suspended.

A 55-year-old man found laundering €1.5 million worth of cash in bogland in Co Limerick has received a four-year prison sentence, with the final year (...)

The court heard that a tumbler drier was turned on and a large quantity of cash inside was “being dried at the time”. Photograph: Getty Images

Almost €1.5 million worth of cash found in bogland was “literally” being laundered, quipped a judge at Limerick Circuit Court. The haul, described in (...)

Limerick man Jason Corbett (39) whose children Jack (10) and Sarah (8) Corbett  are at the centre of a custody battle.

A brother of an Irish man killed in America has described an appeal of a custody ruling concerning his niece and nephew made in a North Carolina court(...)

An elderly woman is in a serious condition in hospital after she was assaulted and robbed outside her home in Limerick.

An elderly woman is in a serious condition in hospital after she was assaulted and robbed outside her home in Limerick. The woman (89) was returning (...)