Social Democrats launching their manifesto on O’Connell Street, from left Catherine Murphy, Stephen Donnelly and Roisin Shortall. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The three prominent Independent TDs who came together to form the Social Democrats in July 2015 are offering what they characterise as a “relatively (...)

 Limerick man Terry Wogan salutes his admirers.

Despite leaving Limerick when he was 15 years old, Terry Wogan paid many return visits to his native city, which he said had “never left him”. He wa(...)

Limerick riverfront: The city cam top in a survey of 367 cities across nine countries. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

To the evident bemusement of local estate agents, Limerick has been declared the most affordable place to buy a home. In a survey of 367 cities acros(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe and Anne Graham, chief executive of the National Transport Authority, at the launch of a new Leap Card application for Android phones. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Leap Card users are now able to top up their accounts by using a new app on their phones, but only on Android devices. The app allows users to check (...)

Sinéad Jennings competing on a Wattbike at the Irish Indoor Championships last year. Photograph: Marie-Therese Garvey

Success breeds success. Just four years in being, the Irish Indoor Championships has drawn its biggest entry ever. When entries closed on Wednesday(...)

Michal Rejmer (38) whose body was found in the garden of a house in Limerick. Photograph: Facebook

A 34 year-old woman is due to appear in court on Sunday afternoon in connection with the discovery of a body at a property in Limerick on Friday. The(...)

Members of the 1948 Ireland  Grand Slam pictured in 2005, from left: Jim McCarthy, Jack Kyle, Paddy Reid, Jimmy Nelson, Karl Mullen and Michael O’Flanagan. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Patrick ‘Paddy’ Reid, the only Limerick man on Ireland’s 1948 Grand Slam team, has died, aged 91. The Garryowen centre became a coach of high yet ano(...)

 Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe, with David Franks, chief executive of Iarnród Éireann, and Anne Graham, chief executive of the NTA, at  the Phoenix Park Tunnel in Dublin. File  photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The number of trips taken on State subsidised public transport services increased by eight million last year to 224 million, the National Transport Au(...)

A  wave break over the promenade at Tramore, Co Waterford at high tide earlier this week as Storm Frank unleashed its full power. Photograph: Noel Browne

A number of communities remain on flood alert with further bands of heavy rain expected to move across the State in the coming days. Met Éireann la(...)

Serious flooding outside Longford town on December 31st, 2015, in the wake of a series of storms that have hit the country. Photograph: Niamh Towey/The Irish Times

Meteorological agencies in Ireland and the UK announced a joint scheme for naming storms this winter. Not long after that, the storms named under th(...)