Pictured, from left, are JP Connolly, Susan Ryder, Chris Gordon, Dr Lorraine Nancy O Brien, Christine Mc Quillan, Mary Grant, and Irish Times ‘trainee’ celebrant Kate Holmquist. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Druid ceremonies, hand-tying, sand-pouring ceremonies, candle-lighting ceremonies, St Brigid’s Well water in chalices, jumping the broom, story-tel(...)

Literary lodgings: No 23 Castlewood Ave, Rathmines

Fancy living in a little slice of literary history? Former homes of literary luminaries don’t often become available to ordinary punters, unless of(...)

Three men broke into an elderly couple’s home  in Bray at about 8.30pm on Monday.

An elderly couple have been treated for shock after they were tied up and robbed in their home in Bray, Co Wicklow on Monday night.Three men broke int(...)

Katie Taylor  with brothers Gearóid (9) and Oisín (8) Murphy from Greystones at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin 2:44

At this stage Katie Taylor could only surprise us if she lost a fight but if the story is familiar, it still draws the crowds. The five-time world cha(...)

The 39-year-old was wounded when shots were fired through the window of a house in the town’s Heatherwood estate shortly after midnight.

A man was seriously injured in a shooting incident in Bray, Co Wicklow in the early hours of today.The 39-year-old was wounded when shots were fired t(...)

Gardaí on the scene of the fatal house fire at Oldcourt Avenue in Bray, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí are investigating the significance of a number of explosions which took place as fire officers attempted to save a disabled man from a burning (...)

The dismantled device was handed over to gardaí for further investigation.

The Army ordnance team rendered safe a viable explosive device in Bray, Co Wicklow, last night.The bomb disposal team was called to an address in the (...)

There is a breach in the natural order when you realise Andrew Hozier-Byrne is just 24-years-old. To have such an understanding of the vital pulse (...)

The body of a woman is removed from  the Deepdales estate in  Bray, Co Wicklow yesterday. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

A 21-year-old man is due in court this evening charged in connection with the discovery of the body of a 50-year-old woman in a house in Bray, Co Wick(...)

Gardaí in Bray, Co Wicklow are treating the death of a woman in a house on the Southern Cross Road as murder. Image: Google Stret View.

Gardai have said a 50-year-old woman found dead in a house Bray, Co Wicklow today died in “violent circumstances”. The death, in a property on the Sou(...)