Discotekken on ice takes place on Saturday December 20th at the Point Village and features disco and ice-rinks rolled into one yuletide experience.

The season of Christmas encompasses a range of things for all who celebrate it. However, for those less inclined to ring in the end-of-year festivitie(...)

WBO middleweight boxing champion Andy Lee waves to crowds after stepping off a jet at  Shannon Airport on Wednesday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Becoming a world champion is a dream within every young child’s reach, the newly crowned WBO middleweight champion has told his home town.Speaking in (...)

Two firemen, wearing swift-water rescue equipment have rescued a man from the Shannon river. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Two firemen rescued a man from the Shannon river on Monday in “dangerous conditions”.Limerick City Fire and Rescue service were alerted to the scene (...)

Bressie’s Teenage Kicks is a three part series beginning tonight which highlights his attempts to put together a band in Limerick city. Photograph: RTE

Niall Breslin, aka Bressie, has described his new television show as a lesson for him and for adults in how to deal with teenagers. Bressie’s Teenage (...)

Former winner Colum McCann has had his book Transatlantic submitted for consideration. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The 20th International Impac Dublin Literary Award longlist announced on Monday includes two former winners. The award that has achieved so much in al(...)

More than half (62 per cent) of these children are with their families in hotel or B&B emergency accommodation, often sharing one room. Photograph: Thinkstock

The number of homeless families living in emergency accommodation in Dublin has more than doubled in the past year, new figures show. There are almos(...)

David Naughton, (33) with an address in Lucan, Dublin, and Wesley Kenny (33) of Sandyford, Dublin - both based at Garda stations in Dublin - deny assaulting Luke Morrison and his brother James Morrison (19), at Catherine Street, Limerick on December 5th last.

A witness has claimed that two off-duty gardaí became aggressive when they couldn’t find prostitutes while on a Christmas party night out in Limerick.(...)

Liz Aggiss’s Beach Party Animal, recorded on the beach in Brighton

International participants arriving at the first Light Moves Festival of Screendance in Limerick this weekend will probably have to answer a pretty(...)

Moyross in Limerick where Fr Tony O’Riordan claims “we’re being punished for our hard efforts to deliver educational outcomes for kids”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Department of Education has said a decision to remove a teaching post from a primary school in one of the most deprived parts of Limerick city was(...)

More than 3,000 anti-water demonstrators  converged on Bedford Row in Limerick city centre to protest over water charges.

More than 3,000 anti-water demonstrators converged on Bedford Row in Limerick city centre today protest over water charges. Limerick’s main thoroughfa(...)