The scene outside Doon in Co Limerick where a man’s body was found following a suspected burglary. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

A priest who administered the last rites to a 62-year-old man who collapsed and died outside his Co Limerick home after returning to find intruders(...)

Paul Murphy TD says Cllr Loftus’s behaviour was unacceptable and he is no longer a member of the Anti Austerity Alliance. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A councillor who sent a threatening message to a local activist is no longer a member of the Anti-Austerity Alliance (AAA), TD Paul Murphy has said. T(...)

Brian Hayes: “campaigns have their own dynamic”, with significant shifts taking place in the final week to 10 days

An election statement of common aims between Fine Gael and Labour on issues such as tax and health would only need to be unveiled a month from polling(...)

Lead piping excavated from the driveway of a home in Sandymount, Dublin. The HSE has said health risks from lead are greatest for infants, especially those being bottle-fed, young children and babies in the womb. Photograph: Frank Miller

Irish Water’s proposals to add a chemical to the water supply nationally in an effort to lower lead levels to a safe limit will be open for public co(...)

Jason Corbett(39) was found dead at his home in North Carolina last Sunday morning.

The sister of a Limerick man found dead in the US last weekend has said she will not return to Ireland without her brother and his two children. Trace(...)

The capricious weather may be playing havoc with our moods, but at least there’s one constant that keeps us feeling good during an Irish summer: pe(...)

A 23-year-old man has appeared in court charged in connection with the robbery of an 85-year-old man in Limerick city last week

A 23-year-old man has appeared in court charged in connection with the robbery of an 85-year-old man in Limerick city last week. Martin Morey, with an(...)

A 23-year-old man questioned by gardaí investigating an assault on an 89-year-old woman in Limerick has been released without charge

A man questioned by gardaí investigating an assault on a woman (89) who was mugged outside her home in Limerick city on Sunday has been released with(...)

Gardaí in Limerick are investigating an incident in which  an 89-year-old woman was mugged by a man as she returned home on Sunday night. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

An 89-year-old woman has suffered a broken pelvis after an attack outside her home in Limerick city, the second time a pensioner was assaulted in t(...)

Stock photograph from 2009 shows the old Dell buildings at the Rhaeen industrial estate in Limerick. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Limerick’s ambition to attract major Hollywood stars may soon be realised with confirmation that an agreement has finally been signed paving the way f(...)