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'Unusual' and rare megalithic art discovery at stone circle in Co Limerick
Photographer Ken Williams said the new Lough Gur find was “well outside where you’d expect to see to find these type of carvings”.
All time
Questions remain for family of missing man who were unaware his body had been found 25 years ago
Gardaí called to Mr Walsh’s home last Friday and informed his mother Mary (82) and father Denis (81) of the shocking news.
Gardaí launch appeal to trace owners as 10 suspected stolen dogs recovered
The dogs were seized following a search of a property in Co Limerick.
Driver arrested after travelling at 211km/h on M1
The driver was charged with dangerous driving.
Limerick man offers €2k reward for information after baby grandson’s grave vandalised
“Jesus knows who did it, they have to sleep every night and get up every morning and they’ll remember all this,” Gerry McDonagh said.
Killing of young Limerick man 'brutal' and 'futile', funeral told
Canon Donal McNamara, St Munchin’s Church, offered the victim’s heartbroken family his “deepest heartfelt sympathies”.
60-year-old woman dies in two-vehicle Limerick crash
The driver of the second vehicle was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
'She was magic': Shock and disbelief in Dolores O'Riordan's home town
“She brought Limerick to a global stage, and to the forefront of world music. She was an exceptional talent,” one local said.
Man charged with brother's murder told gardaí: 'Sorry, I didn't mean it'
29 year-old Gerard Lynch was charged with the murder of his brother Willie.
Male (29) arrested after man's body discovered in house in Limerick
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.
The late-night flight that inspired a chef to make the first Irish coffee
Plane-weary passengers inspired a Tyrone chef to invent an Irish coffee almost 75 years ago.
18-year-old woman dies after Limerick collision Friday evening
The 19-year-old male driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.
Woman threatened by raider with a knife during Limerick shop robbery
Gardaí have arrested a male in his 30s in connection to the robbery.
A look back at the Limerick bacon factories that fed Ireland for 180 years
A lot of the factory workers couldn’t afford expensive cuts of meat, so the offal, spare ribs and pigs’ heads would go to the poorer people of Limerick.
Man in his 50s dies after being hit by truck in Co Limerick
The man was pronounced dead at the scene after the crash at Lord Edward Street, Kilmallock.
What are the chances of the Adare bypass being built anytime soon? (Hint: Not great)
The saga of the planned bypass is almost as long as the tailbacks that dog for the scenic Limerick village on bank holiday weekends.
One in custody and one released in €1m cash investigation
The cash was seized at Portcrusha on 14 December.
Two Limerick hospitals account for 60pc of outpatients waiting over four years
In total, 9,784 outpatients throughout the country have been waiting over four years to see a consultant.
Man, 29, dies in single-car accident in Co Limerick
The man was the only occupant of the car, which left the Croom to Granagh road shortly before 4am.
Suspicious approach reported in Co Limerick
Gardaí are investigating an alleged suspicious approach that was reported on 10 October.
EU commission to investigate 'red waste ponds' in Limerick
The ponds at the Aughinish Alumina plant are under investigation by the commission after an MEP raised concerns about their environmental impact.
Bomb squad deal with viable roadside device in Co Limerick
A controlled explosion was carried out on the viable device, which was found in a roadside ditch in Rathkeale.
Man arrested over Pallasgreen aggravated burglary
Three siblings were attack and tied up in their home last Thursday night during raid by two men armed with knives.
Elderly siblings assaulted during Limerick burglary
Two sisters and their brother were assaulted and tied up by masked men who raided their home last night.
School evacuated as bomb squad deal with unstable chemical
The Defence Forces team was called out to the Killmallock school after unstable chemicals were discovered on the premises.
Thousands of chickens die in farm fire
Firefighters fought the blaze for several hours but were unable to save the animals.
Five people arrested in connection with Limerick murder
71 year old James Boyce was viciously beaten before being locked in a room at his house on Monday night.
Man dies in crash in Co Limerick
Another man was injured in the accident, but is not reported to have been seriously injured.