Closures: 140 Garda stations were closed nationwide in 2012-13. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The death of 62-year-old John O’Donoghue, who suffered a heart attack after discovering intruders at his home in Doon, Co Limerick, has reignited the (...)

 The scene at Thomond Bridge in Limerick, where two men drowned after the platform they were working on plunged into the River Shannon. Photograph Liam Burke/Press 22

Investigtaions are continuing in Limerick after two men died while working on a bridge in the city centre. The men drowned after a platfor(...)

Tipperary players celebrate beating Waterford to win the 2015 Munster Senior Hurling Championship final at Semple Stadium, Thurles. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

After Tipperary’s thumping win over Munster champions Cork on this weekend last year a friend texted that the outcome was “yet further proof of the ir(...)

Limerick man Jason Corbett (39) was found dead at his home in Wallburg, North Carolina on August 3rd

The body of a Limerick man killed in the US will arrive in Ireland tomorrow after a charitable trust endeavoured to pay the repatriation costs. A flig(...)

Two men in their 20s have died following seperate crashes in counties Limerick and Donegal.

Two men in their 20s have died following seperate crashes in counties Limerick and Donegal. In Limerick, a man was fatally injured when he was struck(...)

Colin Dunford stays one step ahead of James Woodlock during  Waterford’s league semi-final win over Tipperary at Nowland Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Waterford have been in many ways the team of the year so far and I was mightily impressed by them in the semi-final when they should have beaten Co(...)

Jason Forde in action for Tipperary against Limerick in the Munster senior hurling semi-final.  Making   his first provincial championship start, Forde scored 1-3 from play. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There was a phase a couple of seasons back when every year people expected Waterford to fall back into the time-honoured rhythms of going into hurl(...)

Declan Hannon is in the Limerick side to face Dublin in their All-Ireland SHC qualifier Round 2 match on Saturday at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Inpho

Limerick manager TJ Ryan makes two changes to the team that overcame Westmeath last week for Saturday’s All-Ireland qualifier round two meeting wit(...)

Barry Geraghty: starts his new job as JP McManus’s jockey with three rides at Limerick on Sunday.   Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

In terms of profile, high summer may be National Hunt racing’s down time, but Sunday’s otherwise run-of-the-mill Limerick card is an important one fo(...)

Christy Keane, who is in a stable condition following an assault on Monday.

Eighty gardaí are involved in the investigation into the attempted murder of Limerick gangland figure Christy Keane, a court has heard. Details of the(...)