As apartment buildings go, numbers 10 and 11 Harcourt Terrace is hard to beat when it comes to its handsome exterior and its city centre, canal-sid(...)

Behind bars: Brendan Coyle and Joanne Froggatt as Bates  and Anna in Downton Abbey

It has been recommissioned for a sixth series – and why wouldn’t it when the viewing figures are so huge? It’s as much a cultural phenomenon as a t(...)

When the owners of 28 Crosthwaite Park East bought the two-storey-over-basement Victorian house on one of Dún Laoghaire’s original squares, it was (...)

Sometimes the “A” in the address is the only clue that a house is a recent addition – but no hints are required when it comes to 19A Leahy Terrace (...)

A house at 4 Beechwood Road is for sale through Sherry FitzGerald for €1.1 million. It’s a typical Victorian Ranelagh redbrick, with 2,088 sq ft an(...)

Freckle-faced golden boy: Tony O’Reilly, at the height of his success, in 1999. Photograph: David Levenson/Getty

If a novelist made up the life of Tony O’Reilly the subsequent book review would surely consider it too perfect: the freckle-faced golden boy who b(...)

Several of the roads off Home Farm Road in Drumcondra, an area mostly developed around 100 years ago, are named after Irish islands. They inclu(...)

After more than a decade during which a prime corner site at Elton Park, Sandycove, Co Dublin lay idle and overgrown, a newly built house on a port(...)

Some of Trinity’s medical students in A Parting Gift

Parents of small children can conjure up so many 3am worries that the expression “every parent’s nightmare” covers a very long list. Though there i(...)

A fine four-bedroom Stringer- built house at 12 Neville Road, Rathgar, is for sale with Sherry FitzGerald for €1.85 million. It last changed hands (...)