Joe Leddin

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Mike Ruddock will leave Lansdowne and take charge of the Ospreys on an interim basis. Photograph: Ben Whitley/Inpho

The former Leinster and Wales Grand Slam-winning coach Mike Ruddock is to end his long and successful association with Lansdowne and Irish rugby, at l(...)

Mike Ruddock: “It’s going to come down to a massive effort again on Sunday against an excellent team who know how to win.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Lansdowne go into Sunday’s Ulster Bank League final at the Aviva Stadium as the warmest of favourites to win a third title in Mike Ruddock’s seven yea(...)

 Limerick man Terry Wogan salutes his admirers.

Despite leaving Limerick when he was 15 years old, Terry Wogan paid many return visits to his native city, which he said had “never left him”. He wa(...)

The death has taken place of former Labour Party TD and mayor of Limerick Frank Prendergast at the age of 81.  Photograph: Pat Langan

President Michael D. Higgins has paid tribute to former Labour Party TD and mayor of Limerick Frank Prendergast who has died at the age of 81.Mr Prend(...)

The Central Bank is thought to be considering a compulsory scheme which would see third parties insure 5-10 per cent of a mortgage Photograpgh: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The adoption of a compulsory mortgage insurance scheme in Ireland could significantly cut the cost of home loans for first-time buyers and shield bank(...)

The Barringtons Hospital Great Limerick Run in association with the University of Limerick has announced details for the Kids Run for Fun, now in its second year. Helping to launch the event at the University Bowl were: Tom Marsden (11), Mark Donnellan (11), Ciara Macken (12) and Jane Byrnes (12). Photograph: Alan Place

T he organisers of Ireland’s biggest fun run for kids are hoping to get children from as young as four out on the running track in an effort to(...)

Discord  over national interference at selection conventions and some untimely exits from political life have affected parties’ preparations for this summer’s local elections in the redrawn Limerick constituencies. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

Discord over national interference at selection conventions and some untimely exits from political life have affected parties’ preparations for this s(...)

Labour Party councillor Joe Leddin, a former mayor, was critical of the protesters’ motives.

A meeting of elected members of Limerick City Council was delayed yesterday when anti-austerity protesters sat on councillors’ seats and held their ow(...)