Did the Rifle Brigade see service in Ireland during the period 1872 to 1887?

in reply to did the rifle brigade see service in Ireland in 1872-1887 my grandfather joined the 1/Middlesex reg in 1876 in Ealing England service in S/Africa also in Ireland station in Limerick married my grandmother in 1882 remain in the army until 1889 when he was discharge to pension the regiment was the 57th the Barracks was called The New Barrack now called Sarsfield barrack Limerick is this any help