Steph Booth lives in the north of England with her husband, the actor Tony Booth, who has Alzheimer’s disease. Photograph: George Skipper

My recent trip to Limerick to speak at the Irish Hospice Foundation conference was initially organised on the basis that Tony and I would be go(...)

A Garda at the scene of an armed home invasion at Grange, Co Limerick. Picture Liam Burke/Press 22

An armed gang subjected a family to a terrifying ordeal after they targeted the wrong house and le(...)

Aer Lingus has begun flying from Shannon to New York on a year-round basis, boosting transatlantic services.

Shannon Airport’s fortunes appear to be taking off – if you can pardon the cliche – just 15 months after it won independence. This week,(...)

Mane event: Amy Kerr (12) from Limerick donated her cut hair to the Rapunzel Foundation. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press  22

For more than three decades Wexford hairdresser Anna Furlong has been cutting hair. Five years ago, touched by the story of a six-year-ol(...)

An extremely rare George I Irish silver saffron pot, made in Dublin in 1719, and engraved with the crest of the Synge family.

Limerick’s 2014 City of Culture got off to a stuttering start and the city also suffered considerable disruption in last month’s floods. So org(...)

Mark Flanagan: “Gathering blue-chip clients is a slow and steady process.”

The downturn in the construction industry came as a sharp shock to the Kirby Group. At the height of the boom, the Limerick-based engineering f(...)

A radar image showing rainfall over Ireland at 4pm today. Image: Met Éireann

A weather warning in place for 15 counties earlier today has been lifted as wind speeds drop across the country. However Met Éireann ha(...)

Former TD Peadar Clohessy, who has died aged 80, will be remembered for his deep commitment to his native Limerick, but also for the significan(...)

Average rents in Dublin are now back up to early-2006 levels or about €1,250 per month. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Rents are on the rise and not just in Dublin, according to’s latest report on the rental sector which shows year-on-year increases in all citi(...)

Residents use a boat to navigate flood waters after a flash flood on the Lee Estate in Limerick city over the weekend.  Photograph: PA

Parts of St Mary’s Park in Limerick remained under water today although floodwaters have begun to recede.While the water level has dropped, many cars (...)

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