Marco Velocci (28) and his  son Alex (3) will be buried together.

The father and son who lost their lives in a suspected murder suicide car crash are to be buried together in the same coffin. Marco Velocci (28) and (...)

Neil Shanahan (2), from Farranshone in Limerick city, suffered multiple injuries after falling 20m from a balcony on the top of the Strand Hotel (above right) in Limerick at lunchtime last Saturday.

The father of a two-year-old boy who is in intensive care after falling from the sixth floor of a hotel in Limerick has thanked the “miracle” workers (...)

A second Lithuanian man was seriously injured when he was shot in the face by a member of the armed Garda support unit.

A 31-year-old Lithuanian man arrested at a Garda checkpoint where another man was shot in the face by an armed member of the force has appeared in cou(...)

 Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim during last year’s floods:  Some of the proposed works will be directly targeted at protecting vulnerable homes and businesses. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Sixty-six locations along the river Shannon will be identified by a top-level State group next month for works to stop future flooding, but no timetab(...)

Bomb threats have been made to schools in Ireland, following media reports of similar threats made to schools in England on Monday. File photograph: Getty Images

A series of hoax bomb threats have been made to schools in Ireland, North and South, following media reports of similar threats made to schools in Eng(...)

Organist Alexandria Herasymowa accompanied by her daughter Malgoorzata (3) plays and sings at the Polish Mass in St Michael’s Church in Limerick. Photograph Liam Burke/Press 22

Once a month, St Michael’s Church in Limerick is filled with the beautifully sung strains of the Leonard Cohen classic Hallelujah. Nothing unusual the(...)

A formation of Irish Volunteers (above). The Footsteps to Freedom event involved a re-enactment of the march of 300 Irish Volunteers from across West Limerick and North Cork to Glenquin Castle 100 years ago.  File photograph: Militaryarchives.ie

Men and women from outside Dublin had a big part to play in the 1916 Rising, despite perceptions given in media coverage of commemorative events this (...)

Plans to relocate the entire maternity hospital on the Ennis Road in Limerick  to a purpose-built state-of-the-art site at University Hospital Limerick  in Dooradoyle (above)  were  unveiled last year as part of the Government’s €27 billion capital plan. File photograph: Google Street View

Pregnant women at risk of losing their babies cannot be expected to wait for a new maternity hospital in order to get separate care, the chief executi(...)

Scenes at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Mountbellew, Co Galway. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Massive numbers have been attending St Patrick’s Day festivities around Ireland, helped along by sunshine and relatively excellent weather in many par(...)

Rotating taoisigh? Micheál Martin and Enda Kenny may have to share the spoils of  Election 2016 in a very fundamental way. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

An arrangement for a rotating taoiseach would have to be on the agenda for any talks about a Fine Gael-Fianna Fáil alliance to avoid another general e(...)