Sean Lynch

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Cappeen Ringfort in  Co Cork. Photograph: National
Monuments Service

As our faith in fairies has receded in recent years, the fate of Ireland’s estimated 32,000 remaining ringforts has become increasingly perilous. Many(...)

Michael Kiernan scores a drop goal to win the Triple Crown for Ireland in their match against England at Lansdowne Road in 1985. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Grand Slams went beyond the consciousness of children in the 1980s – unseen heroics by Karl Mullen and Jack Kyle – but Triple Crowns were known artefa(...)

A guard of honour was formed by members of Drogheda Wheelers, Navan Road Club and two cycling clubs in Ashbourne, at the funeral of Seán Lynch, who died from injuries suffered during the race, at The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Rathfeigh, Co Meath. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A procession of bicycles led a guard of honour for competitive cyclist Seán Lynch whose funeral Mass took place at the Church of the Immaculate Concep(...)

 A file photo of Jeffrey Hannan who was murdered in November 2007. Picture: Liam Burke/Press 22

A former detective garda who investigated the gruesome murder of an innocent Limerick teenager 11 years ago, has appealed to those who are shielding t(...)

 Johnny Depp: the US actor has been urged to visit Limerick to see how the city has progressed since his brief visit there in 1991. Photograph: Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images

The Mayor of Limerick has said actor Johnny Depp “owes” the city a visit so he could see how it has moved on from its “Stab City” past. Metropolitan (...)

Some 30 staff will start initially at HCL Technologies’ call centre in Limerick. Photograph: iStock.

A global Indian technology firm with a €6 billion annual turnover, is to create up to 100 jobs at its new call centre in Limerick. HCL Technologies (...)

William Crozier’s work from ‘The Edge of the Landscape

William Crozier: The Edge of the Landscape Uillinn West Cork Arts Centre, Skibereen, Co Cork *** When Tony O’Malley painted landscapes he made cle(...)

Raymond Monteith and his daughter Diane from Strabane. Raymond’s brother-in-law James Fowler was shot by the IRA in Omagh.

As he peered out of the bus window at the spot where the IRA carried out much of its terror campaign in rural Fermanagh, David Temple is reminded of t(...)

Alun Wyn Jones and Leigh Halfpenny celebrate after victory for the Lions in the third Test against Australia in Sydney in 2013. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Warren Gatland’s Lions have a chance to win a Test series when they face New Zealand in the third and final match at Eden Park on Saturday. Only the t(...)

Shannon Airport: A spokesperson for the airport said it “does not comment on security matters”

Shannon Airport is a soft touch for terrorists, according to a Limerick councillor who used to work at the airport X-raying luggage. Cllr Paul Keller(...)

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