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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(...)

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(...)

Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring said the new  fund ‘supports life-long learning, strengthens communities and helps people to become job-ready’.

A €190 million programme to help encourage people living in deprived communities into education and employment has been unveiled in Limerick. The ma(...)

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.

Longer sentences should be imposed for burglaries which are leaving elderly people in rural Ireland to “live in permanent fear or dread”, the Director(...)

 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 (...)

The coffin bearing the remains of Limerick solicitor John Devane leaving St Patrick’s Church, Parteen. Photograph: Press 22

A convicted Limerick criminal who has survived up to 12 assassination attempts has led tributes to solicitor John Devane at his funeral Mass. At the (...)

Bob Shanahan (73), said he believes members of the public know what happened to his son Aengus Shanahan (above), better known as “Gussie”.

The father of a man who is missing exactly 17 years today has pleaded for information about his son’s whereabouts so he can bury him next to his late (...)

State Pathologist Prof Marie Cassidy, who carried out a postmortem on Mr O’Donoghue, said his death “cannot be separated” from the burglary, despite her finding that he had significant coronary heart disease.

The family of a bachelor who died of heart attack after he discovered two men ransacking his home have hit out at the 3½-year sentences imposed on th(...)

 Fr Pat Hogan: “The poorer communities in Limerick can be enslaved and entangled by those in the drug trade.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/True Media

Standing before Minister for Housing Simon Coveney, Fr Pat Hogan, who retired last year as parish priest of Southill in Limerick after nearly a decad(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny visiting the scene of last week’s fatal fire at the halting site in Carrickmines , Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/ The Irish Times

A parish priest has criticised statutory agencies for failing to act on a report drawn up over four years ago, which highlighted appalling living c(...)