The number of Dáil seats has been cut from 166 to 158 and the number of constituencies from 43 to 40. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Big changes in the shape and size of many Dáil constituencies have changed the electoral map of Ireland since the last general election. T(...)

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses after a 72-year-old man was attacked in Limerick City.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses after a 72-year-old man was attacked in Limerick City. The man was grabbed from behind by a cyclist while he took (...)

Paul (34) and Sancha (31) grew up in Clonea Power, Co Waterford and became friends in secondary school. Since 2001 their Christmas Eve tradition ha(...)

Emergency services try and clear a tree blocking the road near the Hellfire Club in Co Dublin on Tuesday evening.  Photograph: Dublin Fire Brigade via Twitter

About 25,000 homes are expected to be without power overnight after Storm Barney battered the country with winds of up to 125km/h. The number of home(...)

A total of 25 gardaí are working on the investigation into the nail gun attack in Limerick along with a dedicated forensic scientist in Dublin.

Gardaí in Limerick are investigating a violent assault in which a 51-year-old man had his feet nailed to the floor at a house in the city. Details of (...)

The winning Coleraine Grammar School team at the Waterways Ireland Shakespeare Schools Coarse Competition on the Lower River Bann. Prizes were presented by Mid-Ulster District Council vice-chairperson Cllr Kim Ashton (second right).

For the first time ever, carp anglers will be able to stream live footage to their mobile device as they fish via an underwater camera hidden in a mar(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny visiting the scene of last week’s fatal fire at the halting site in Carrickmines , Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/ The Irish Times

A parish priest has criticised statutory agencies for failing to act on a report drawn up over four years ago, which highlighted appalling living c(...)

New figures reveal a ‘worrying’ rise in self-harm among young boys. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Hundreds of children aged between 10 and 14 years required emergency hospital treatment last year after inflicting injuries upon themselves, according(...)

Conor Killian (17) went  missing from his home in Foxrock, Dublin 18 on Tuesday. Right, Adam Dunne (15) was last seen  on Monday, October 5th in Limerick city.

Gardaí in Limerick and Dublin have issued appeals for information about two (unconnected) missing teenagers. One of the boys has been missing for 11 (...)

Four other men were arrested on Tuesday and questioned about various dawn robberies in Limerick

A fifth man has been arrested in connection with multiple robberies in East Limerick. The man who is in his 20s was arrested in Limerick city yesterda(...)