Jason Freyne, of no fixed abode, but originally from Limerick, appeared before a special sitting of Kilmallock District Court on Monday afternoon. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A 22-year-old man has appeared before a special court sitting in Co Limerick charged in connection with a weekend shooting where a man was targeted in(...)

The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed it is offering consular assistance to the family of an Irish man killed in Singapore earlier this week

The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed it is offering consular assistance to the family of an Irish man killed in Singapore earlier this week(...)

Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland,  Patrick Honohan, who is to step down. The release of the Central Bank’s annual report on Friday was overshadowed by news of Prof Honohan’s decision.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Tánaiste has said she had “no sense” of any strained relationship between governor of the Central Bank Patrick Honohan and the Government.The rele(...)

Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan said that money allocated for tax cuts and spending increases in the upcoming budget will be split evenly between the two. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Minister for Finance has confirmed that there is up to €1.5billion “wriggle room” available for tax cuts and spending increases in the upcoming Oc(...)

Frank Prendergast TD (Labour) at the New Ireland Forum  in May 1983. File photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

President of Ireland Michael D Higgins was among those who attended the funeral in Limerick on Monday of former Labour TD Frank Prendergast. The 81-ye(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: “Many people throughout the Mid-West  have received wonderful patient-focused attention and care from staff in the hospice at Milford.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A new €7.7 palliative care unit, part funded by JP McManus, is to be built in Co Limerick. Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said on Monday that Mil(...)

Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett faces the prospect of a motion of no confidence moved by Fianna Fáil. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett is expected to speak to Fianna Fáil leader Michéal Martin by telephone this evening in an effort to resolve his row with (...)

The Limerick City of Culture NYE Pageant. Limerick’s local authority is not facing any financial losses following the city’s year as national City of Culture, according to county council officials. Photograph: Brian Gavin/Press 22

Limerick’s local authority is not facing any financial losses following the city’s year as national City of Culture, the chief executive of Limerick C(...)

David Naughton, (33) with an address in Lucan, Dublin, and Wesley Kenny (33) of Sandyford, Dublin - both based at Garda stations in Dublin - deny assaulting Luke Morrison and his brother James Morrison (19), at Catherine Street, Limerick on December 5th last.

A witness has claimed that two off-duty gardaí became aggressive when they couldn’t find prostitutes while on a Christmas party night out in Limerick.(...)

Judge Carroll Moran said: “In Limerick you can walk O’Connell Street and the side streets in comparative safety. The same cannot be said about the similarly named street in Dublin.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Limerick’s reputation as a criminally violent city is ill deserved, a newly appointed High Court Judge has said.Speaking on his last day at Limerick C(...)