Christy Keane, who was shot on the grounds of the University of Limerick on Monday morning.

Gangland criminal Christy Keane was shot on the grounds of the University of Limerick on Monday morning. Gardaí are treating the shooting, which took (...)

State Pathologist Prof Marie Cassidy said the lack of pathological evidence in the Graham Dwyer murder trial made her think he might be found not guilty. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The State Pathologist Marie Cassidy has expressed surprise at the jury’s guilty verdict in the Graham Dywer murder trial, based on the lack of patholo(...)

Julia Holmes and Thomas Ruttle were found together at their home in Boolaglass, Askeaton, Co Limerick following an apparent suicide pact.   Photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

A cremation service for convicted fraudster Julia Holmes has taken place in Co Cork. The body of the 63-year-old was found in an upstairs bedroom alon(...)

Julia Holmes (63) and Thomas Ruttle (56), whose bodies were discovered in the upstairs bedroom of a farmhouse in Boolaglass, Askeaton, Co Limerick. Photograph: Alan Betson

Mourners at the funeral of a Co Limerick man who died in an apparent suicide pact have been told that “today is not a day for blame or anger”. The bod(...)

The NIC pilot in action: Coláiste Mhicíl students Aaron Blackhall, Andrew Quinn, Jakub Kaczmarek and Alex Hartlep

A boat that “raises all tides” is how one secondary school principal describes an innovative programme aimed at enhancing student engagement by giv(...)

Limerick City and County Council has confirmed the €6m purchase of the old Dell building in Castletroy — a 350,000 square foot facility that it hopes to develop into a major film and television production studio in tandem with Ardmore Studios.

Limerick’s ambition to attract Hollywood stars has moved one step closer with confirmation of plans for an international film studio to be located in (...)

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(...)