View from Thomond Bridge in Limerick city. Bryan Whelan (29), from Bridgetown, Co Clare, died after he became trapped in the River Shannon when  a cage platform he was working on while repairing Thomond Bridge collapsed after a cable being held by a crane snapped. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The funeral Mass of one of the men who died while trapped in a cage in the River Shannon last Saturday has heard he died while trying to keep others s(...)

Originally from Limerick city, Jason Corbett (39) died on August 2nd, 2015,  in his home in North Carolina, US,  during a domestic disturbance.

The family of the late Jason Corbett have strongly rejected claims that he was about to seek joint Irish-US citizenship for his children, describing s(...)

The scene at Thomond Bridge in Limerick on Saturday evening as the cage structure was lifted out of the water. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Tributes have been paid to two workers who died tragically on Thomond Bridge in Limerick at the weekend, as their families prepare for their funerals.(...)

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(...)