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(...)

A 25-year-old man arrested in the early hours of yesterday morning remained in Newcastle West Garda station last night, where his detention period was extended.

A 25-year-old man remained in Garda custody in Limerick last night in connection with a shooting of a brother and sister in broad day light.Gerard Hen(...)

IMF’s Peter Breuer says Ireland runs greater risk of missing its targets by focusing on getting the budget deficit below 3 per cent. Photograph: Alan Betson

The IMF’s departing representative in Ireland has cautioned the Government against reneging on its planned €2 billion budget adjustment because of th(...)

Niall Collins: defended the letter he wrote to a court seeking leniency for a convicted drug dealer

Fianna Fáil justice spokesman Niall Collins has defended a letter he wrote to a court seeking leniency for a convicted drug dealer in the face of a(...)

Vincent Collopy was remanded on cintinuing bail on his own bond of €5,000 and an independent surety of €9,000

A man who was extradited from Bulgaria to face charges of threatening to kill a key State witness has been sent forward for trial to the Circuit Crim(...)