Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin has described the volume of leaks uncovered by Irish Water as ‘crazy’. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The volume of water leaks uncovered by Irish Water has been described as “crazy”, by Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin. Irish (...)

RTÉ’s deputy director general Kevin Bakhurst leaving the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications on Wednesday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The notion that RTÉ is politically biased makes little sense, the chair of its board Moya Doherty has said. It would fundamentally destroy trus(...)

Among the poor housing conditions cited are persistent damp, mould growing inside homes, persistent bad odours, poor plumbing and lack of central heating. Library photograph: Thinkstock

A class action against the State, taken by residents of 20 local authority estates, alleging poor-quality housing is breaching their human rights, has(...)

Gardaí have ruled out foul play in the death of a 31-year-old man who was found dead in a house in Limerick city overnight.

Gardaí have ruled out foul play in the death of a 31-year-old man who was found dead in a house in Limerick city overnight.The man, who had an address(...)

Sonya Stokes speaking to media outside court on Monday after the jailing of Joseph Hogan (61) of Rose Court, Keyes Park, Limerick. Photograph: Collins.

A man who was jailed in the early 1970s for indecently assaulting a young girl has been jailed for 15 years for raping his seven-year-old niece a dec(...)

Gardaí are investigating a crash in Co Limerick on Tuesday in which a man was killed and a man and a young girl were injured.

A man has died following a road crash in county Limerick on Tuesday. The two-car collision happened around 9am on the road between Ballybrown and Clar(...)

Frank Prendergast TD (Labour) at the New Ireland Forum  in May 1983. File photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

President of Ireland Michael D Higgins was among those who attended the funeral in Limerick on Monday of former Labour TD Frank Prendergast. The 81-ye(...)

Party figures have cast doubt over recent opinion polls that show Sinn Féin hovering around the mid-20s and claim their own internal polls put the party around 20 per cent. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin is planning on having an election candidate selected in every constituency by next month and is considering running two candidates in a numb(...)

A convicted killer and rapist was jailed after he robbed a corner shop just eight weeks after serving a lengthy prison sentence.

A convicted killer and rapist was jailed after he robbed a corner shop just eight weeks after serving a lengthy prison sentence.Ian Horgan, (31) origi(...)

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene on O’Curry Street in Limerick on Friday evening

Gardaí said they do not suspect foul play after the body of an elderly woman was discovered following a fire at a house in Limerick on Friday.The woma(...)