Irish Water says an estimated 46 million litres of water per day - enough to fill 18 Olympic size swimming pools - is leaking each day.

More than 30,000 Irish homes have been identified as having suspected water leaks with more than €1,000 worth of water draining from the pipes of some(...)

Mary Lynch, with an address at Cecil Street, Limerick, is charged with the murder of 65-year-old Paddy Redmond at an apartment in Mount Kennett on November 10th, 2013. File photograph:  Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A 41-year-old woman is to face trial at the Central Criminal Court for the alleged murder of a pensioner at an apartment in Limerick city almost 18 mo(...)

An 80-year-old woman is in a critical condition in hospital following a collision in Limerick city

An 80-year-old woman is in a critical condition in hospital following a collision in Limerick city. The crash happened shortly after midnight o(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly and Minister for State Paudie Coffey pictured at Lord Edward St in Limerick city where they announced housing targets for each local authority area. Photograph: Press 22

Local authorities that achieve their targets set out in a €1.5 billion social housing plan designed to reduce the housing waiting lists by a quarter w(...)

 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(...)