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Hospital cleaners are among the thousands of support staff across the country who will be balloted on strike action. File photograph: Getty

The Government is facing a potential national strike by support staff in hospitals across the country including porters, security personnel, cleaners (...)

Owl Bat Bat Owl by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick – the first book to be distributed in Bookseed programme

Babies as young as three months old will be given free books as part of a scheme to encourage parents to read to them, which begins in Limerick next m(...)

I-Form is working with Irish company Croom Precision Medical to test a highly advanced new process-monitoring and control technology for production-scale 3D printing. Photograph: Wladimir Bulgar/Getty Images/Science Photo Library

Manufacturing processes are undergoing a transformation every bit as profound as the original industry revolution. Data science, artificial intelligen(...)

The long-awaited €850 million upgrade of the Cork-Limerick road to a motorway should be completed by 2027 after the design phase of the project was pu(...)

CT scanner in the UHL: “There has been a bit of a myth that building our new emergency department would alleviate overcrowding.” Photograph: Alan Place

Standing in the bright and spacious public waiting area of University Hospital Limerick’s state-of-the-art €25 million emergency department (ED), one (...)

Donating blood: One in four of us will need a blood donation at some stage in our lifetime, yet only about 3 per cent of those who can donate blood do so. Photograph: Istock

You are surely familiar with the idea of donating blood, whether you have done so or not. Living kidney donations are also becoming more popular – wit(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said in a video posted on Twitter on Wednesday it was important that Ireland continued to develop motorways linking cities such as Cork, Limerick and Galway so that all roads “do not lead to Dublin.” Photograph: Maxwells

Fine Gael Senator Jerry Buttimer has welcomed confirmation by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar that the Government is committed to the building of the Cork-Lime(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, who is pondering whether or not to prioritise spending on the M20 motorway linking Cork with Limerick. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Building the long-sought Cork-to-Limerick motorway could create up to 5,400 jobs and contribute €128 million to State coffers, a new report says. The(...)

The scene of the crash close to the Woodlands House Hotel in Co Limerick on Sunday. Photograph: Limerick Fire Brigade

A young man was seriously injured after he was “ejected” from the rear window of a vehicle when it crashed in Co Limerick, Sunday. Gardaí believe fo(...)

The River Lee in Cork city. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Businesses in Munster have given their overwhelming support to the proposed €850 million M20 motorway between Cork and Limerick, according to a new su(...)

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