A file image from 2009 of Gary Campion, who has emerged from a coma after being cound  unconscious in his cell at Mountjoy Prison on Thursday morning.

A Limerick gangland criminal serving two life sentences for gun murders has woken from a coma after being admitted to hospital in a critical conditio(...)

Tollymore Forest Park. Photograph: Tourism Ireland

For some of us, the very best place to barbecue is in our own back garden. For others, the kitchen cooker starts to look very well located indeed by (...)

A file image from 2009 of Gary Campion, who was found unconscious in his cell at Mountjoy Prison on Thursday morning.

A Limerick gangland criminal serving two life sentences for gun murders remained in a critical condition in hospital on Friday morning after a package(...)

Former Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer has been elected to the Seanad

Former Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer has been elected to the Seanad and two other ex-TDs who lost their Dáil seats are also expected to win in the Upper(...)

 Kirsty Farrell from Newry, selected as Tuesday’s finalist who will go through to Friday’s final of The Bollinger Best Dressed Lady at the Punchestown Festival, in Naas, Co Kildare. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A bitter wind blew through Punchestown as punters streamed through the turnstiles and into the main enclosure for the start of the National Hunt Festi(...)

David McInerney of Clare is set to miss Sunday’s Allianz League final against Waterford with a back injury. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald has revealed that one of his top stars will be left “devastated” when he is omitted from the starting line-up for Sunday(...)

Julia Holmes (63) and Thomas Ruttle (56): an inquest into their deaths recorded a  verdict of suicide in an asphyxia-type death associated with carbon monoxide poisoning. Photograph: Alan Betson

Details of the disturbing scene that greeted gardaí after they were alerted to the discovery of two badly decomposed bodies in a Co Limerick farmhous(...)

 The Capuchin Day Centre which was founded by Br Kevin Crowley in 1969 has journeyed with people in need for almost 50 years.   Photographer: Dara Mac Donaill / THE IRISH TIMES

At the recent launch of a book exploring the faith profiles of the 1916 leaders, Fr Bryan Shortall, guardian of the Capuchin Friary, Church Street, Du(...)

 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(...)

Julia Holmes (63) and Thomas Ruttle (56) at a Christmas fair in Dublin. Their bodies were discovered in the upstairs bedroom of a farmhouse in Boolaglass, Askeaton, Co Limerick, in 2015. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An inquest into the deaths of serial fraudster Julia Holmes and her partner Thomas Ruttle has heard the couple deliberately tried to kill themselves b(...)