Gardaí said the men, all in their 20s, were arrested after a number of houses were searched in the Pallasgreen area.  File photograph: Frank Miller/ The Irish Times

Four men were arrested on Tuesday morning in Co Limerick as part of a co-ordinated Garda crackdown on rural crime. The four men were detained by armed(...)

 Former Garda Pat Kearney, a brother-in-law of the late Det Garda Jerry McCabe, signs a book of condolence for  Garda Tony Golden. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

The brother-in-law of murdered Limerick detective Jerry McCabe has described how the killing of Garda Tony Golden in Co Louth has brought back “horr(...)

Renua leader Lucinda Creighton. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Former Newstalk chief executive Frank Cronin is one of three new general election candidates announced by Renua, the party led by Lucinda Creighton. (...)

President Michael D Higgins signs a Book of Condolence  at The Mansion House, in  Dublin for those who died in the   Carrickmines fire. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 2:02

President Michael D Higgins has signed a book of condolence which was opened at the Mansion House, Dublin on Monday for the victims of the Carrickm(...)

There has been growing pressure on Fianna Fáil councillor Jerry O’Dea,  the Metropolitan Mayor of Limerick,  to make a fuller statement on the circumstances surrounding a collision he was involved in last December. File photograph: Fianna Fáil

Fianna Fáil councillor Jerry O’Dea has confirmed he approached gardaí about the status of a car crash he was involved in before he was elected Metropo(...)

Michéal Martin: Has described the incident as “very serious”. Photograph: The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil leader Michéal Martin has increased pressure on a party county councillor involved in controversy over the absence of a prosecution in a c(...)

“The latest figures confirm that the Central Bank borrowing rules have had a dramatic impact on house price inflation in the dearest parts of the country,” said author of the report economist Ronan Lyons.

House prices have started to climb rapidly outside Dublin but fell in the capital between June and September, according to the latest house price repo(...)

Renua Ireland leader Lucinda Creighton has called on Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin to ‘calm public disquiet’ following controversy over the absence of a prosecution in a road traffic accident involving a Limerick Fianna Fáil councillor. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Renua Ireland leader Lucinda Creighton has called on Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin to “calm public disquiet” following controversy over the absenc(...)

 Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Chris O’Leary (left) among other dignitaries at the State funeral of executed rebel Thomas Kent at St Nicholas Church, Castlelyons, Co Cork, September 18th, 2015. Photograph: Jim Coughlan/PA Wire

The Lord Mayor of Cork has written an open letter to the people of the city in which he has accused Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly of “politi(...)

Pete & Mary Ward’s Country Choice at the Milk Market in Limerick. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Friday sees the return of Culture Night, the annual event where arts and cultural institutions around the country open their doors for a night of f(...)