Vinny Faherty celebrates opening the scoring for Limerick against Drogheda at United Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Drogheda United 1 Limerick 4 A scintillating first-half display from Limerick saw them record their fourth win in five away to relegation-threatened D(...)

On Thursday, John O’Donoghue – of Toomaline, Doon, Co Limerick – returned to his home and saw it was being ransacked. He died of a heart attack. Photogaph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Two men are due to appear before a special court sitting on Saturday in connection with a burglary in Co Limerick where a 62-year-old man died after d(...)

The scene outside a house in Doon in Co Limerick where the body of John O’Donoghue (62) was found following a suspected burglary. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

A postmortem is due to be carried out on Friday on the body of a 62-year-old man who is believed to have suffered a heart attack after discovering two(...)

Drogheda United managerJohn McDonnell: his side have taken just two points from the last 22 on offer. Photograph:  Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Limerick defender Robbie Williams has targeted winning five of their remaining eight games in the hope of completing their great escape. While they re(...)

The scene outside Doon in Co Limerick where a man’s body was found following a suspected burglary. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

A priest who administered the last rites to a 62-year-old man who collapsed and died outside his Co Limerick home after returning to find intruders(...)

An image released by gardaí of Mian Mujahid Ali Shahid, a 19-year-old Pakistani national, who was convicted in the UK on two counts of sexual assault of an 18-year-old woman.

A European arrest warrant has been issued for a convicted sex offender who travelled to Ireland from the UK earlier this year. Gardaí in Limerick hav(...)

Paul Murphy TD says Cllr Loftus’s behaviour was unacceptable and he is no longer a member of the Anti Austerity Alliance. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A councillor who sent a threatening message to a local activist is no longer a member of the Anti-Austerity Alliance (AAA), TD Paul Murphy has said. T(...)

Trains travelling to and from Dublin to the south of Ireland on Wednesday morning have been delayed for up to an hour. Cork, Kerry and Limerick train(...)

Stuart Rosenblatt, president of the Genealogical Society of Ireland, and Lord Mayor of Dublin Críona Ní Dhálaigh with the genealogical lists at Dublin City Council’s Library and Archive on Pearse Street. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

  Volumes containing the names of 53,000 Jewish people who have lived in Ireland have been opened to the public. The records of births(...)

Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan: “I am very much aware that there are a number of individuals, both acting individually and acting in consort, involved in organised crime in a number of the areas mentioned by the Senator”

People linked with the Provisional IRA are still involved in criminality in the Republic but not on the same scale as in Northern Ireland, Garda sourc(...)