A firearm seized by gardaí last night in Limerick is currently being technically examined. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Gardaí in Limerick have arrested a man and seized a firearm following a planned search of a house in the city. Gardaí from Roxboro Road, the Divisiona(...)

Limerick’s King John’s Castle. he scale of social problems remains frightening. Unemployment rates in the most neglected regeneration areas are many times the national average, the proportion of one-parent families is one of the highest in the country and some children are already damaged by neglect before they even start school.

This latest attempt to revive regeneration plans for Limerick’s most neglected communities is smaller, cheaper and less ambitious than before. But eve(...)

A file photograph of  John Dundon, Hyde Road,  Limerick, who has pleaded not guilty to murdering Shane Geoghegan in  Dooradoyle on November 9th, 2008.

A Limerick woman has told the Special Criminal Court that she heard John Dundon organise a botched murder in which rugby player Shane Geoghegan was gu(...)

A technical examination of the shooting scene in Limerick took place yesterday and searches were also under way. Detectives are still working to establish a motive for the shooting. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

A man was recovering in hospital in Limerick tonight after being shot in the face in the city.The victim (21) was shot in an area of open ground just (...)