Limerick’s Pat Ryan in action against Clare’s David Conroy at Cusack Park in Ennis.  Photo:  Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Limerick 0-22 Clare 0-19 Three-time Munster and All-Ireland champions Clare were dethroned by Limerick last night in front of 14,311 spectator(...)

Limerick’s Cian Lynch and Clarecaptain   Conor Cleary will be in action in the Munster U-21 final at Cusack Park. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

There would appear to be a little more than just a Munster under-21 hurling title at stake in Cusack Park this evening. The entire hurling mood of bo(...)

Kevin Coughlan (32), with a last address at Avondale Drive, Greystones, Limerick, had pleaded not guilty to murder. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland.

A Limerick man whose conviction for murder was quashed following a successful appeal will be sentenced for manslaughter in October. Kevin Coughlan (32(...)

Stock photograph from 2009 shows the old Dell buildings at the Rhaeen industrial estate in Limerick. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Limerick’s ambition to attract major Hollywood stars may soon be realised with confirmation that an agreement has finally been signed paving the way f(...)

Liam Casey FM Consulting was paid €3,444 for a report on facilities management services in the Mid-Western Regional Hospital, Limerick in November 2012. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A manager who was appointed on a contract that was expected to cost about €45,000 ended up receiving nearly €275,000 when the scope of the role was(...)

It’s been a contrasting week for Cork and Galway GAA. Photograph: Inpho

The real questions beginning to be answered in August A four game Semple stadium marathon - with the sustenance of tea, ham sandwiches and cake(...)

Westport, Co Mayo, won the 2014 award for best large tourism town. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The names of the 15 Irish towns shortlisted for the Tourism Towns Awards 2015 have been released by Fáilte Ireland. Co Kerry has the most towns featu(...)

It’s week three in the Best Shops in Ireland competition and nominations are flooding in from readers all over the country. For many of the shops w(...)

Henry Shefflin of Kilkenny gets by Galway full back Kevin Hynes and centre back Tony Ó Regan during the 2012 All-Ireland Senior Hurling final at Croke Park, which was won by Kilkenny after a replay. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

When Galway last ruled the hurling landscape in 1987 and 1988, there were two immutable truths. Conor Hayes would play full back. Tony Keady would (...)

Senator Marc MacSharry. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Sligo was to the fore on the political radar this week, what with the Cabinet decamping for a day to Lissadell House and Senator Marc MacSharry turnin(...)