Gardaí in Limerick are investigating an incident in which  an 89-year-old woman was mugged by a man as she returned home on Sunday night. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

An 89-year-old woman has suffered a broken pelvis after an attack outside her home in Limerick city, the second time a pensioner was assaulted in t(...)

Stock photograph from 2009 shows the old Dell buildings at the Rhaeen industrial estate in Limerick. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Limerick’s ambition to attract major Hollywood stars may soon be realised with confirmation that an agreement has finally been signed paving the way f(...)

The “2.4-dinitrophenylhydrazine” substance, better known as “Brady’s Reagent”, was found at a school in Ennis, Co Clare at about midday. File photograph: Getty Images

The army bomb disposal team was called to a school to destroy chemicals which had become unstable. The “2.4-dinitrophenylhydrazine” substance, better(...)

Francis Flannery and James Riordan: identified deficiencies in existing seabed survey software they believed they could fix
New innovators: SonarSim

James Riordan and Francis Flannery became hooked on the underwater world of seabed surveying while working as researchers at the marine robotics resea(...)

It’s week three in the Best Shops in Ireland competition and nominations are flooding in from readers all over the country. For many of the shops w(...)

Jason Frayne, who is originally from John Carew Park in Limerick city, fled from Ennis Courthouse last week and updated Facebook while on the run

A Limerick man who spent six days on the run after escaping from custody has been jailed for four months, after a suspended prison sentence imposed fo(...)

Jason Frayne’s Facebook account has been active since his escape from custody last Wednesday. On Thursday a post appeared:  “Who else is out today haha”

Limerick man Jason Frayne who was on the run for six days has handed himself in to the authorities, going directly to Limerick Prison to return to cus(...)

 President Micheal D Higgins laying a wreath on behalf of the Irish people during the National Day of Commemoration at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Ireland’s war dead and Defence Force personnel who died while serving on UN missions were remembered in a formal military and religious ceremony at th(...)

Christy Keane was shot outside the gym at University of Limerick on June 30th.

Security at a number of potential flash points in Limerick City is under review following an attempted murder that gardaí fear may lead to a new gang (...)

A man, aged in his late 70s or early 80s, was found on the ledge at University Hospital Limerick on Sunday night.

A man was rescued from a second-storey window ledge at University Hospital Limerick on Sunday night. The man, aged in his late 70s or early 80s, was f(...)