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Frank ryan shown with Spanish anti-fascists in burgos death jail. Photograph: TG4

A small group of Limerick men who fought against Franco and fascism in the Spanish Civil War are to be honoured in their native city next weekend with(...)

St Senan’s Hospital is used by the HSE for same-day respite care and administrative offices, though the interior is in urgent need of repair. Photograph: Mary Browne

Why is it of interest? St Senan’s Hospital is an impressive large-scale hospital built in the Italianate style as a county lunatic asylum in the mi(...)

Cousins Emma (13) and Jordan (12) Pim at the Quaker memorial in Wyse Park, Waterford city, a former Quaker burial ground. Photograph: Patrick Browne

The contribution of the Quakers to life in Waterford is to be remembered this weekend with the unveiling of a memorial at the site of the first Quaker(...)

A former Cathaoirleach of Limerick County Council Mary Harty has died. Cllr Harty who was in her fifties had been suffering with motor neuron disease. Photograph: Facebook/Mary Harty

A former Cathaoirleach of Limerick County Council Mary Harty has died. Cllr Harty, who was in her 50s had been suffering with motor neurone dis(...)

Hundreds of  households  on the north side of Limerick city are being advised not to drink their water following concerns over lead contamination. Photograph: Getty Images.

Hundreds more householders living on the north side of Limerick city are being advised not to drink their water following concerns over lead contamina(...)

A file image of people enjoying the weather at  Brittas Bay in Co Wicklow. A bathing ban at the beach, in place since Thursday, has now been lifted. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

A bathing ban at Brittas Bay in Co Wicklow, in place since Thursday, has been lifted today following improved water quality tests.Wicklow County Coun(...)

 Jan O’Sullivan:   nearly 2,000 units will be “returned to beneficial use”.

The majority of all long-term vacant council houses will be available for use within a year, Minister of State for Housing Jan O’Sullivan has said.Ann(...)

‘The Tuam Home was, according to the Ryan Report, established in 1925 by the local county council. The council, presumably moved by similar benevolent motives, invited in the Bon Secours Sisters to run it.’ Above, the site of a grave for children who died in the Tuam mother and baby home. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

‘Unwed mothers and their infants were an affront to morality. They were spurned and ostracised both by the public relief and charitable institutions.”(...)

Fine Gael’s performance in the elections won’t have helped Taoiseach Enda kenny’s  mood - although the party’s woes were eclipsed by Labour’s meltdown. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

It’s amazing how Enda can remain so good humoured during these stressful times. Things are not going well for him, but he’s always been a glass-half-f(...)

New houses on the Moneymore estate in Drogheda. Out of 25 new houses, six have pyrite. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson.

Builders who had constructed 25 new homes for people on a council housing list yesterday began to take out doors, windows and any other reusable items(...)

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