Liam Burke

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Creamery House, The Square, Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny.Photograph: Dylan Vaughan.

The term landmark building could have been coined for Creamery House, the imposing four-storey Georgian residence that towers over Market Square in th(...)

Dubliner Thomas Flynn outside Cashel District Court in 2013. He and six others terrorised a family in Co Tipperary during a violent burglary that year.  Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

If there’s a poster boy for thugs preying on people in their own homes in rural Ireland, it has to be Dubliner Thomas Flynn. From Moatview Avenue in(...)

Balko Des Flos: will have Davy Russell on board in the Galway Plate at Ballybrit. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

On Friday the Ryanair boss fired Bryan Cooper as his retained rider and it is Gigginstown Stud’s former No.1, Davy Russell, who rides Balko Des Flos f(...)

Bishop of Limerick Brendan Leary, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn  and Fr Chris O’Donnell at the Let’s Talk Family: Let’s Be Family conference in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. Photograph: Brian Arthur

A leading Cardinal has said there is no evidence to suggest that women priests would have prevented the systemic cover-up of clerical paedophilia. As(...)

Patrick (52) above leaving  Limerick Circuit Court this Wednesday. He and his son Philip Roche, (24),   are accused of aggravated burglary. Photograph:  Press 22

Three elderly siblings were left battered and “covered in blood” after two armed and masked men burst into their isolated farmhouse and robbed them, L(...)

Five days after being reported missing gardaí in Portlaoise found Jimmy O’Connor “crying and wearing his slippers” in his son’s car, outside the Gandon Inn.

A man charged in connection with the abduction of his 80-year old father, and stealing his savings, was granted bail on Tuesday despite objections fr(...)

The marriage of Fr Bernárd Lynch and Billy Desmond took place in the Armada Hotel, Spanish Point, Co Clare. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

A Catholic priest from Co Clare – who was involved in the first “boat to vote” campaign during the same-sex marriage referendum in 2015 – has married (...)

From left, Liam Burke, PJ Brady, Angela Harding, Sheila Flitton and Michael Judd at the Irish Theatre Institute, Dublin. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

You can hear the actors before you see them: five spirited thespians reunited after one of their most important projects in years. Between them, they(...)

Valseur Lido tops the weights for this year’s Irish Grand National and is one of 17 entries for Willie Mullins. Photograph: PA

Willie Mullins is making a concerted effort to end his Irish Grand National hoodoo by entering 17 horses for the Boylesports-sponsored staying handica(...)

 Trainer Mouse Morris: “I imagine he’ll go straight to Cheltenham now. He showed at Liverpool that he is much better on good ground.” Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The Irish challenge for the World Hurdle at Cheltenham is mounting steadily and Alpha Des Obeaux promises to be a worthy addition to the squad after (...)

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