Vinny Faherty celebrates opening the scoring for Limerick against Drogheda at United Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Drogheda United 1 Limerick 4 A scintillating first-half display from Limerick saw them record their fourth win in five away to relegation-threatened D(...)

Drogheda United managerJohn McDonnell: his side have taken just two points from the last 22 on offer. Photograph:  Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Limerick defender Robbie Williams has targeted winning five of their remaining eight games in the hope of completing their great escape. While they re(...)

The destroyed Limerick building was home to the Oyster Ballroom, which  in the 1960s played host to Jim Reeves and all of the top show bands of the era. Photograph: Limerick Dance Halls project

A historic show band venue, once hailed the largest ballroom in the south, has been completely gutted following a massive commercial fire in Co Limeri(...)

Brandon Miele scores twice in Shamrock Rovers’ victory over Limerick in their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, match at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 4 Limerick 1 Having opened the scoring with a spectacular strike, Brandon Miele completed Shamrock Rovers’ tally with the goal of the (...)

Property developer Sean Mulryan arriving at the banking inquiry. Photograph: Eric Luke

It was a long day at the banking inquiry on Wednesday for the developers Sean Mulryan and Michael O’Flynn, the first property developers to address th(...)

Foo Fighters front-man Dave Grohl. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Tens of thousands of music fans are attending a concert at Slane Castle where US rockers The Foo Fighters are marking their twentieth year as a liv(...)

Karl Sheppard scored Cork City’s winner in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Limerick at Jackman Park. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Limerick 0 Cork City 1 Karl Sheppard’s first-half strike helped Cork City close the gap on league leaders to four points as they handed Limeric(...)

Presenter Laura Whitmore at the IFTA Awards in 2014. Whitmore had to contend with a number of technical glitches during the ceremony, including viewers being unable to hear her. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The National Lottery had to defer its weekly prize draw for the first time in its 28-year history on Wednesday because of a technical hitch. Thousands(...)

Robbie Williams and Ayda Field. Photograph: Dave M Benett/Getty Images

I’m far too long in the tooth to experience any grief or faded desire when the name Robbie Williams crops up. Take That, the band the puppyesque Wi(...)

Track of the week Welcome to New York by Taylor Swift What’s a pop star to do when their image has been built on being a canny outsider, only to (...)