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The granny as she made her farewell journey through the streets of Limerick. Photograph: Alan Place/FusionShooters

It seems the Irish hospitality proved too much for one 85-year-old visiting grandmother, whose Sunday lie-in left thousands waiting in anticipation in(...)

The picturesque towns of Killaloe and Ballina lie on either side of the River Shannon, which divides the counties of Clare and Tipperary. The birth(...)

Mark Casey, who went missing in Limerick on March 7th. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

The body of missing student Mark Casey has been recovered in Limerick. Mr Casey (19) was one of two students who went missing within 24 hours of ea(...)

MEP Pat the Cope Gallagher who will contest the Midlands North West constituency  for Fianna Fáil. Photograph: The Irish Times

Harry McGee Political Correspondent Bar the late entry into the field of an independent candidate with a national profile (and it w(...)

Eli Brace  of  Limerick City Fire Rescue: “It is part of our training. In here, rescues are not a big deal”. Photograph: Sean Curtin Photo.

A firefighter who jumped from a bridge into the river Shannon to save a woman from drowning has praised others involved in the(...)

The River Shannon in Limerick city centre today is close to breaking its banks. Photograph: Saara Kalliokoski via Twitter

Residents of Limerick have been advised to stay indoors as near hurricane force winds have damaged a number of buildings in the city. Pa(...)

Against the odds: Michael Dennehy attempts to keep the water out of his Ballylongford, Co Kerry, home. Atlantic storm Ruth will move across Ireland today bringing gusts of up to 110km/h. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

Fears are mounting Ireland’s major rivers will burst their banks this weekend ahead of a succession of storms building up from the Atlantic to hit nex(...)

Minister of State Brian Hayes has said the State’s tax take is likely to fall short of estimates due to damage to businesses from recent flooding. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The Department of Finance will have to adjust estimates on tax revenues for the year as a result of the storm damage suffered by businesses throughout(...)

Anti-flood barrier measures in place in front of coastal houses ahead of high tiddes. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government’s €15 million for flood victims would deal with immediate causes of hardship, discomfort and relocation, Taoiseach Enda Kenny told the (...)

Army vehicle in Limerick earlier today.

The Army has been drafted into a Limerick to help battle “unprecedented” floods in the city.Scores of people have been evacuated from their homes acro(...)

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