In 1960, John Moloney exhibits his grandfather’s dairy shorthorn bull, winner of the Limerick Leader Cup, from Limerick Through the Lens: Pictures from the Limerick Leader Archive

The Limerick Leader has been serving the people of the city and county for 125 years, during which time staff photographers have captured all aspects (...)

THE BEST The Bloodied Field by Michael Foley (O’Brien Press, €16.99) A sports book, a history book, a thriller. Like a quietly determined geek wit(...)

‘What’s the secret to happiness?’ ‘Realising unhappiness is also fleeting.’ Disappearing ghost On January 29th Paul Kimmage and Brian O(...)

Brian O’Driscoll speaks to  Craig Doyle before the Harlequins and Castres Champions Cup match on Friday night. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Brian O’Driscoll was arrested for assault in June 2008. The former Ireland captain writes in his autobiography, The Test - which was serialised in The(...)

The Johnston Press media group has sold its 14 newspaper titles in the Republic to Iconic Newspapers Ltd, a company run by British advertising exec(...)

Brian O’Driscoll at training in Carton House, Co Kildare today. Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie.

The sports journalist Paul Kimmage has resigned as ghost-writer of the widely anticipated autobiography of Brian O’Driscoll. Penguin Ireland has confi(...)

Lance Armstrong greets a fan in the US last month. Photograph: Getty Images

The Sunday Times has reached a settlement with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, the newspaper has confirmed.The newspaper had launched legal action (...)

John Dundon is driven under escort from the Special Criminal Court  after being sentenced to life in prison for the murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan. Photograph: Eric Luke

John Dundon’s conviction was met with widespread relief across Limerick, where there has not been a murder for 19 months.“They said Shane Geogheghan w(...)