Limerick remains the best value destination in Ireland at an average of €76 a room. Killarney is the most expensive at €111

The cost of staying in an Irish hotel climbed by 10 per cent, or more than 10 times the rate of general inflation last year, according to a new survey(...)

 Snow is seen at Glencullen in the Dublin mountains from earlier this year. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 0:21

Weather forecasts left the country braced for widespread snowfall overnight, much of it determined to stick around. Whatever individual counties wa(...)

Armagh’s Mark Shields: struck the Ulster side’s second goal after 49 minutes against Limerick  at Kilmallock. Photograph: Inpho

Armagh 2-16 Limerick 1-6 The outcome was never in much doubt at Kilmallock as Armagh led 1-6 to 1-3 at half-time after Limerick had the benefit of th(...)

Four men have appeared in court and been charged with theft offences after they were arrested by gardai following a five kilometre high speed chase in Cork city on Friday afternoon

Four men have appeared in court and been charged with theft offences after they were arrested by gardai following a five kilometre high speed chase in(...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor make his first start of the year as his side face Monaghan at MacHale Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

SATURDAY Division One Tyrone v Derry, Healy Park, 7.0, Live Setanta Ireland  It’s been going from bad to worse for Derry and manage(...)

Lit’s Martin Fitzgerald comes under pressure from Daire Quinn and Tony Kelly of UL. Photo: Inpho/James Crombie
Browne red overshadows UL win

UL 2-18Limerick IT 1-14Jack Browne is ruled out of this afternoon’s Fitzgibbon Cup final through suspension but University of Limerick were last night(...)

The concertina continues its impressive trajectory from the margins to centre stage in the hands of Pádraig Rynne, whose 2014 album Notify scuppere(...)

Fianna Fáil justice spokesman says  participants in the illegal immigrant scheme could accrue credits in a number of categories. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A Bill to be published by Fianna Fáil proposes to give illegal immigrants an opportunity to acquire residency rights and have their status regularise(...)

Patrick Walsh leaving Dublin District Court, after he entered a guilty plea to multiple counts. Photograph: Court Collins

A former Canada Life agent from Limerick has admitted theft of approximately €270,000 from the company.Patrick Walsh, 33, from Camass North, Bruff, Co(...)

Independent TD Tom Fleming: ‘The inner parts of towns are becoming denuded of people because of the growth of large multiples on the outskirts.’ Photograph: David Sleator

Independent TD Tom Fleming claimed there was a “two-speed” economic recovery under way.He said while Dublin and some of the larger cities and urban ar(...)