Fianna Fáil TD Niall Collins said “It is shocking to think that so many violent prisoners are being transported through our streets without an armed guard.”

Gardaí turned down 60 per cent of Irish Prison Service (IPS) requests for armed escorts for criminals, according to newly-released information.Respond(...)

A Co Limerick cattle dealer has been restrained by the High Court from slaughtering , selling or disposing in any way of 82 cattle claimed to be the property of a Co Westmeath livestock exporter. File photograph: Getty Images.

A Co Limerick cattle dealer has been restrained by the High Court from slaughtering , selling or disposing in any way of 82 cattle claimed to be the (...)

Fire fighters are dealing with an incident at the Stryker facility in Limerick.

Production was temporarily halted at the Stryker plant in Limerick after a machine went on fire earlier today.The blaze started around 10.30am after t(...)

County council chairman John Brassil is based in the north of the constituency, while Norma Moriarty is based in the south. Photograph: David Sleator

Fianna Fáil is expected to add a second candidate to contest the new Kerry five- seat constituency, following the selection of county council chairman(...)

Chief executive of the Irish Refugee Council Sue Conlon (second right) introduces  President Michael D Higgins to  Vera Akpotor and Abreza Mehrabi at the official opening of the Irish Refugee Council Independent Law Centre  in Dublin in 2012. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Department of Justice has described the resignation of Irish Refugee Council from the Government working group on direct provision as “regrettable(...)

John Brassil: Cllr Brassil is a qualified engineer has been a councillor since 1999. Photograph: The Irish Times

The current Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, John Brassil, has been selected as the Fianna Fáil candidate in the next general election in what w(...)

Limerick 2-10 Clare 1-5Limerick held Clare scoreless for the last 24 minutes at Newcastle West to fashion a win which enhances their prospects of reta(...)

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody has described Henry Shefflin as the best he has ever seen. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody has paid tribute to retired Kilkenny record holder Henry Shefflin, describing him as the best hurler he’d ever seen.Speaki(...)

Ryan O’Dwyer of Dublin with James Ryan of Limerick. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin 1-25 Limerick 0-16Mark Schutte led the line superbly again for Dublin with 1-5 as the 2011 champions secured an Allianz hurling league semi-fin(...)

An alliance of Independent TDs attending an event in the Bridge Hotel, Tullamore on Saturday

Independent TDs in a new alliance will not strike any individual deals with political parties in exchange for supporting a government, Dublin Rathdown(...)