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A man who punched and threw a 10-month-old baby in what was described as a “truly horrific” case of child cruelty has had his three-year sentence increased.

A man who punched and threw a 10-month-old baby in what was described as a “truly horrific” case of child cruelty has had his three-year sentence incr(...)

Leona Lambe born last Friday in Mount Carmel Hospital. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The last child born in Dublin’s Mount Carmel hospital has been introduced to the public. Leona Lambe was born to Martina Ryan and Thomas Lambe in the (...)

Residents use a boat to navigate flood waters after a flash flood on the Lee Estate in Limerick City. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Clean up operations are underway following widespread flooding along the west, south and south east coasts.The threat of further flooding has receded (...)

Amid flooding in St Mary’s Park, Limerick, where the river Shannon burst its banks,  Ger Hogan helps  to ferry people to safety.  Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

, Storms and sea swells which battered the west coast at the weekend caused renewed damage to homes and businesses which had suffered during the flo(...)

An aerial phptpgraph of Parkway Retail Park in Limerick. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

County boundaries are normally invisible. In Limerick, however, the concrete hulk of a half-built shopping centre marks the fault-line that divides th(...)

Fireworks on New Year’s Eve to celebrate Limerick’s City of Culture for 2014. Photograph: Press 22

The subject of culture and Limerick has been contentious in recent months due to the controversies around its status as City of Culture for 2014. With(...)

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(...)

A Georgian building on Catherine Street, Limerick. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

To say that Limerick’s Georgian heritage has been abused and neglected would be an understatement. Not only have so many of Newtown Pery’s houses b(...)

Arthur’s Quay shopping mall, which the ‘Limerick 2030’ plan proposes to redevelop, stands behind Arthur’s Quay park. Photograph:  Liam Burke/Press 22.

After a very shaky start, Limerick should be en fête for much of this year as Ireland’s first National City of Culture. Bedevilled by organisational c(...)

Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons....Author Darren Shan photographed at his home in Limerick.

I was born in London, but came to live in Pallaskenry near Limerick city when I was six, and I’ve lived here ever since.* Limerick has changed (...)

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