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(...)

Speaking in Brussels yesterday, a senior euro zone official said retroactivity was not envisaged in the scope of the European Stability Mechanism’s direct bank recapitalisation instrument being finalised. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan will continue to press the case for direct recapitalisation of Bank of Ireland and AIB when euro zone finance mini(...)

Connacht athletes take part in the parade through Limerick city this evening. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho 0:47

Forget São Paulo, for unforgottable sporting opening ceremonies, Limerick was the place to be tonight as the city opened its arms to welcome Special O(...)

Limerick City

The amalgamation of Limerick City Council and Limerick County Council will move one step closer as both local authorities prep(...)

Frank Flannery: last week said “the agenda as set out has left me with no alternative but to decline the current invitation” to attend the PAC. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Former Rehab boss Frank Flannery should appear before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), the Minister for Finance said yeste(...)