A jury  has acquitted an 83-year-old man of raping a US teenager in Limerick in 2010. File photograph: Getty Images

A jury at the Central Criminal Court has acquitted an 83-year-old man of raping a US teenager after he testified the sex was consensual. The man, who(...)

Adventure Capital (2015) by Sean Lynch. Photograph: copyright Studioworks Photography 2016

Ireland at Venice – Adventure: Capital Sean Lynch Limerick City Art Gallery ****  There is an air of square-cut solidity to Sean Lynch(...)

 Limerick man Terry Wogan salutes his admirers.

Despite leaving Limerick when he was 15 years old, Terry Wogan paid many return visits to his native city, which he said had “never left him”. He wa(...)

BBC broadcaster Terry Wogan. Tributes have been paid in Limerick to Wogan, who has died at the age of 77.

Tributes have been paid in Limerick to native Terry Wogan, who was described as a “true son”of the city. Wogan died at the age of 77 after suffering (...)

Clyde Keogh threw a bottle of cola in the direction of presiding Judge Marian O’Leary after he was refused bail

A Limerick man allegedly threatened to shoot a 13-year-old boy during a 20-minute “violent crime spree” where he specifically targeted schoolchildren(...)

Labour’s Joanna Tuffy: I am relatively happy . . . I feel momentum going towards us. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Private polling research by the Labour Party has given it hope that it could capitalise on concerns of a large block of non-Coalition supporters that(...)

The Dún Laoghaire baths are among the projects that will benefit from a new EU fund for Irish urban regeneration projects. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Some 19 towns and cities, previously designated as “gateways” and “hubs” under the National Spatial Strategy, are to benefit from a €40 million EU fun(...)

Firefighters rescued a man from a burning house in Limerick city early on Saturday. Photograph: Limerick Fire via Twitter

A man is being treated in hospital after he was rescued from a house fire in Limerick city on Saturday morning. The blaze at the house on St Alphons(...)

Kieran Patrick Gibbons  who was delivered at 11 seconds past midnight and is one of the first babies born in 2016. Photograph: Facebook

The first Irish baby of 2016 made his appearance at 11 seconds past midnight at University Maternity Hospital in Limerick. Baby Kieran Patrick Gibbon(...)

Flooding in Athlone. Photograph: Harry McGee

Met Éireann on Thursday night has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for Counties Cork and Kerry, cautioning that 25mm to 35mm of rain should be (...)