The granny as she made her farewell journey through the streets of Limerick. Photograph: Alan Place/FusionShooters 1:24

It seems the Irish hospitality proved too much for one 85-year-old visiting grandmother, whose Sunday lie-in left thousands waiting in anticipation in(...)

Frank ryan shown with Spanish anti-fascists in burgos death jail. Photograph: TG4

A small group of Limerick men who fought against Franco and fascism in the Spanish Civil War are to be honoured in their native city next weekend with(...)

Crowds watch as performers from the French arts group Royal de Luxe take to the streets of Limerick with their Giant Grandmother parade as part of this years city of culture celebrations. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire. 1:59

A 25-foot Giant Grandmother moved much more than traffic when she finally arrived in Limerick for her highly anticipated three day visit.A sea of smil(...)

The scarf for the Giant Grandmother is carried by the team from the Craft Hub in Limerick’s Cecil Street. Photograph: Brian Arthur.

Ten days and 500 balls of wool later a knitted scarf literally fit for a giant has been rolled out by the Limerick Craft Hub.More than 100 pairs of h(...)

RONAN McGREEVY One hundred years ago tomorrow the Royal Munster Fusiliers made one of the most famous rearguard stands of the first World War. The Mun(...)

The HSE has emphasised that pregnant women and young children in particular should not drink water suspected of having elevated lead concentrations

Hundreds of residents on the north side of Limerick city might not be able to drink their tap water for up to a year as Irish Water works to elimina(...)

Hundreds of  households  on the north side of Limerick city are being advised not to drink their water following concerns over lead contamination. Photograph: Getty Images.

Hundreds more householders living on the north side of Limerick city are being advised not to drink their water following concerns over lead contamina(...)

A group of asylum seekers have said they were protesting over delays in the processing of their asylum status, and also complained about conditions at their accommodation centre. File photograph: Getty Images

A group of protesting asylum seekers who claimed to be on hunger strike at an accommodation centre in Co Limerick have been transferred to other asylu(...)

Limerick Courthouse. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Some people appearing before Limerick district family court cannot afford “free” legal aid, Judge Mary Larkin said yesterday.The judge, who had more(...)

 Jan O’Sullivan:   nearly 2,000 units will be “returned to beneficial use”.

The majority of all long-term vacant council houses will be available for use within a year, Minister of State for Housing Jan O’Sullivan has said.Ann(...)