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Richie Tuohy and Orlagh Eichholz behind the flag that made headlines in 2012. Photograph: Ronan Palliser

The Co Limerick man who captured the German nation’s hearts and the Irish public’s imagination with a cheeky flag has now captured the heart of a Germ(...)

Ann Henning Jocelyn and her Black German Shepherd Pushkin relaxing at the lookout point overlooking her home  with Cashel Bay and the townland of Doonreagan in the backround. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

When her father died very shortly after her birth, Swedish writer Ann Henning Jocelyn, along with her mother and two older siblings, went to live with(...)

Michael Casey, Clonlong Halting Site, Limerick, had pleaded guilty to a series of burglaries, including one at the home of John O’Donoghue at Toomaline, Doon, on August 27th, 2015.

The Court of Appeal has increased prison sentences handed down to two men jailed for a “fatal burglary” at the home of a 62-year-old after finding tha(...)

 Michael Casey, Clonlong Halting Site, Limerick, had pleaded guilty to a series of burglaries, including one at the home of John O’Donoghue at Toomaline, Doon, on August 27th, 2015.

Increased prison sentences are being sought for two men involved in a burglary at the home of a 62-year-old Limerick man who collapsed and died as he (...)

Alan McNamara (50), of Mountfune, Murroe, Co Limerick who has been sentenced to life imprisonment  for murdering a member of a rival motorcycle club. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Limerick biker was sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering a member of a rival motorcycle club in a territorial dispute. Alan ‘Cookie’ McNama(...)

People on bridge despite road closed to Wooden bridge in Dollymount, ahead of Hurricane Ophelia hitting Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Hurricane Ophelia has caused widespread disruption on the country’s roads, with fallen trees making many impassable. A Roadwatch has released a list (...)

  Alan McNamara (50), of Mountfune, Murroe, Co Limerick arriving at the Central Criminal Court  where he pleaded not guilty to murdering Andrew O’Donoghue in Murroe, Co Limerick in June, 2015. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

A biker shot a member of a rival motorcycle club dead over a territorial dispute in Co Limerick, a murder trial has heard. Alan McNamara (50), of Mou(...)

John O’Donoghue and his sister, Christina, had returned home from Tipperary town when they interrupted the intruders. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

The sister of a man who died while their home was being burgled pleaded in vain with the intruders to help, Limerick Circuit Court was told on Friday(...)

Tory Island: The island, 11km off the Donegal coast, is a rugged slab of rock that rises to dramatic tors at the eastern end

For gentle walking in spectacular oceanic surroundings, with some bird-watching and ancient mythology thrown in, Tory Island is a perfect place to sp(...)

Ardmore Rusty (left) and Doomore Dave, chase during a coursing meet in  Clonmel, Co Tipperary. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Hare coursing is an integral part of the community for many people in rural Ireland said Minister for Regional Development, Rural Affairs, Arts and th(...)

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