There has been growing pressure on Fianna Fáil councillor Jerry O’Dea,  the Metropolitan Mayor of Limerick,  to make a fuller statement on the circumstances surrounding a collision he was involved in last December. File photograph: Fianna Fáil

Fianna Fáil councillor Jerry O’Dea has confirmed he approached gardaí about the status of a car crash he was involved in before he was elected Metropo(...)

Michéal Martin: Has described the incident as “very serious”. Photograph: The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil leader Michéal Martin has increased pressure on a party county councillor involved in controversy over the absence of a prosecution in a c(...)

“The latest figures confirm that the Central Bank borrowing rules have had a dramatic impact on house price inflation in the dearest parts of the country,” said author of the report economist Ronan Lyons.

House prices have started to climb rapidly outside Dublin but fell in the capital between June and September, according to the latest house price repo(...)

Renua Ireland leader Lucinda Creighton has called on Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin to ‘calm public disquiet’ following controversy over the absence of a prosecution in a road traffic accident involving a Limerick Fianna Fáil councillor. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Renua Ireland leader Lucinda Creighton has called on Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin to “calm public disquiet” following controversy over the absenc(...)

 Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Chris O’Leary (left) among other dignitaries at the State funeral of executed rebel Thomas Kent at St Nicholas Church, Castlelyons, Co Cork, September 18th, 2015. Photograph: Jim Coughlan/PA Wire

The Lord Mayor of Cork has written an open letter to the people of the city in which he has accused Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly of “politi(...)

Pete & Mary Ward’s Country Choice at the Milk Market in Limerick. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Friday sees the return of Culture Night, the annual event where arts and cultural institutions around the country open their doors for a night of f(...)

A Limerick couple who lost their premature baby son have discovered the plot he was buried in was later sold for adult burials. No record was kept of (...)

Website of the Limerick City Hotel.

Part of a hotel in Limerick was destroyed on Friday night after firemen broke through the front of the building to try to prevent a fire spreading. Th(...)

U2 perform at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam as part of their 2015 tour. The band said it will give the profits from its Irish concerts to Music Generation. Photograph: Paul Bergen/AFP/Getty Images

Music Generation has said a €2 million donation from U2 has brought its goal of a universal musical education for every Irish child a step closer. Th(...)

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(...)