Plate by Diulio Forte, from ‘Meditation on plates, inspired by Lord Charlemont’s Casino’

The Casino at Marino is a gorgeous puzzle box of a place. Like Doctor Who’s Tardis, it seems much bigger on the inside than out, and it includes all m(...)

Snappy, happy: 12-year-old Alan Shanahan from Newcastle West takes a  selfie after completing the UL Sport Kid’s Run  at the University of Limerick on Saturday. Photograph: Declan Monaghan/Fusionshooters

Run, walk or crawl, everyone was a winner in Limerick this May bank holiday weekend when 12,000 people took part in the Great Limerick Run.Toddlers to(...)

Artist Bernard Canavan with his work Early Morning, Camden Town. Emigrants, he said,  were deeply affected by the “hypocrisy” of being told they were betraying their church by moving to England as their remittances were spent in Ireland

A prominent London-Irish artist and historian has said there needs to be a deep(...)

Paul Devaney, the longest living resident in UL’s national altitude training centre, is preparing to attempt the world’s seven highest summits while raising money for charity. Photograph: Press 22

When aeronautical engineer Paul Devaney closes the door of his “digs” in the University of Limerick (UL) each evening, he sleeps in a room over three (...)

At the launch: Miriam O’Callaghan and four-year-old Liam Heffernan Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus  At the launch: Miriam O’Callaghan and four-year-old Liam Heffernan Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

Up to 8 per cent of Irish children suffer from rare diseases. Their lives and those of their families are constantly consumed by the enormity o(...)