Liam Keane (31) leaving Limerick District court.

A Limerick man who gardaí allege is a “leading member of a criminal organisation” has been granted bail after he was charged in connection with a high(...)

A formation of Irish Volunteers (above). The Footsteps to Freedom event involved a re-enactment of the march of 300 Irish Volunteers from across West Limerick and North Cork to Glenquin Castle 100 years ago.  File photograph: Militaryarchives.ie

Men and women from outside Dublin had a big part to play in the 1916 Rising, despite perceptions given in media coverage of commemorative events this (...)

The GPO during the ceremony commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Easter Rising 1916 on Dublin’s O’Connell Street. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Events will be taking place across the country over the weekend to mark the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, which took place on April 24th, 19(...)

A homeless couple and their two children have been unable to secure emergency accommodation because they do not have a credit card, the High Court has heard. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien.

A homeless couple and their two children have been unable to secure emergency accommodation because they do not have a credit card, the High Court has(...)

Forty-one of the British army names on the Remembrance Wall at Glasnevin are those of Irish men: Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Prior to the unveiling of the Remembrance Wall in Glasnevin Cemetery, some groups were campaigning against the inclusion of military and police names.(...)

The Fine Gael leader  presented  15 Independent TDs with a policy paper outlining his party’s 16 priorities in Government. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny has presented Independent TDs with a policy paper outlining Fine Gael’s top priorities in government, including appointing(...)

Robin O’Donnell: ‘I am a complete antiques nut and love everything old. Cars would be my weakness’

Robin O’Donnell, chief executive of Hibernian Antiques Fairs, Limerick. I organise some 30 antiques and art fairs at hotel venues throughout Ireland (...)

I’m sitting at a counter in a small cafe, just off Limerick City’s grand Georgian main thoroughfare. The sun streams in through the cafe’s window, shi(...)

Ciara O’Shaughnessy and Sean Ryan on their wedding day

Seán (Seánie), managing director of Elive, and Ciara, an estate agent, are both from Limerick and met nine years ago in Clohessy’s, the local pub in (...)

Scenes at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Mountbellew, Co Galway. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Massive numbers have been attending St Patrick’s Day festivities around Ireland, helped along by sunshine and relatively excellent weather in many par(...)