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Niall Collins of Fianna Fáil: “I think some of our parliamentary party are disconnected from where the public are. That is evident, and it was borne out in recent polls.” File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The impact of Kerry opposition to repealing the Eighth Amendment ahead of the vote may well have influenced public opinion on the Limerick border. In(...)

 Jan O’Sullivan of Labour: “I am feeling very emotional today, because I was there in 1983, and the atmosphere was so incredibly different then.” File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Two out of three people in Limerick city have voted in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment. The highest percentage of Yes votes were recorded in(...)

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(...)

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