The town won a Purple Flag last year, an award for the quality of its evening and night-time economy.

Swords is one of Dublin’s most vibrant suburbs. Full of young families, the town has a population of 50,000 and has shaken off any sleepy suburban (...)

Glenamuck Road halting site where 10 people died in a fire in October 2015. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The fire at the Carrickmines temporary halting site, in which 10 people died last October, was “so developed and intense” by the time fire crews arriv(...)

One could be forgiven for misunderstanding the plaque reading “Best Straight Egyptian Male 2012”, that hangs on the wall of the vast country kitchen (...)

Brookwood, Castleknock: built by Barina New Homes, they are for sale through Hooke and McDonald from €750,000

A new development of five large detached and semi-detached four and five bedroom house will be launched in Castleknock this week. Brookwood has been (...)

Wendover is located on the junction of Beechpark Avenue and Castleknock Road

A new scheme of nine townhouses in the heart of Castleknock village is located on the junction of Beechpark Avenue and Castleknock Road and is a five(...)

Liffey Valley shopping centre in Dublin. File  photograph: Matt Kavanagh

South Dublin County Council has raised serious concerns over plans for a major expansion of the Liffey Valley shopping centre in Dublin, which include(...)

Overturned truck on a slip road near the M50 on Monday. Photograph: Garda traffic/Twitter

Gardaí have removed an overturned truck that had blocked traffic on a slip road from the Naas Road outbound on the M50 northbound about four hours on (...)

Traffic volumes, one indicator of commuter activity, have been creeping upwards. File photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Rising traffic levels on the main road networks in the greater Dublin area and a swell in demand for residential property surrounding the capital are (...)

Josie Connors with her grandson Thomas (4) at their temporary home on Ballyogan Road, Leopardstown, Co Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Traveller family who survived a fire at a temporary halting site in Carrickmines, Dublin, last year in which 10 people died, fear they could be ma(...)

Taoiseach Martin backed by Minister Ross? An unlikely result. However stranger things have happened in Irish politics.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

The late PJ Mara knew that a general election was more than just one contest. His formula for Fianna Fáil was to view it as 41 separate contests: a na(...)