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(...)

Emergency vehicles on Thomond Bridge in Limerick where three men working in a cage on the Shannon river side fell into the water. Two of the men died. Photograph Liam Burke/Press 22

  Two men have drowned while carrying out remedial works on Thomond Bridge in Limerick city on Saturday. Essential maintenance work wa(...)

Gardaí have rescued a woman after tracking her mobile phone signal to wetlands in Limerick.

A young woman has been rescued after she was reported missing and later discovered in a lake in Limerick. The woman, in her early 20s, was found at a(...)

The body of missing Offaly teenager Mark Casey has been found by Limerick Marine Search and Rescue. Divers located the body in the Canal(...)

Residents use a boat to navigate flood waters after a flash flood on the Lee Estate in Limerick City. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Clean up operations are underway following widespread flooding along the west, south and south east coasts.The threat of further flooding has receded (...)

Army vehicle in Limerick earlier today.

The Army has been drafted into a Limerick to help battle “unprecedented” floods in the city.Scores of people have been evacuated from their homes acro(...)

Mourners follow the hearse as it takes Chloe Kinsella’s remains to St Munchin’s Church in Limerick. Photograph: Brian Gavin/Press 22

Hundreds of mourners, mostly teenage girls, gathered in Limerick last night for the removal of Chloe Kinsella, whose body was recovered from the ri(...)

Limerick teenager Chloe Kinsella has been missing since  Saturday.

The body of missing Limerick teenager Chloe Kinsella has been recovered from the River Shannon. The 15-year-old was last seen at her home in Kenyan Av(...)

 Chloe Kinsella (15) who is missing from her home in Limerick. Photograph: Liam Burke//Press 22

Hundreds of people have joined in the search for a 15-year-old girl missing from her home in Limerick. Chloe Kinsella from Kenyon Avenue in Kil(...)