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TODAY Results: Aryzta. Indicators: US industrial production (Feb), capacity utilisation (Feb) and net long-term TIC flows (Jan); UK consumer price ind(...)

The estimated saving of €40,000 through closing Dún Laoghaire courthouse, which operates five days a week, was “not great enough to merit closing” it, said solicitor Kathy Irwin, who chaired last night’s meeting. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dún Laoghaire residents and business owners met last night to debate action that may be taken to save the local courthouse from closure, and to discu(...)

Riders start for the second stage of the 97th Giro d’Italia cycling race. Photograph: Luca Zennaro/EPA

The Italian invention of the radio was marked today as the riders of the Giro d’Italia sped through the seaside town of Ballycastle on the edge of Nor(...)

The new central library and cultural centre in Dún Laoghaire. One woman suggested €2 million would be “worth spending” to demolish the new building. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dún Laoghaire’s new seafront library, the cost of car parking in the area and social issues, including housing and drug treatment facilities, were rai(...)

‘Portrait of George Dyer Talking’ by Francis Bacon which sold for £42.2 million at Christie’s, London.

Auction results Saturday, February 8th (...)

Dún Laoghaire. Local businesses remain divided last night ahead of the counting of votes on a new Business Improvement District (BID) proposal to revitalise the main street.

Dún Laoghaire businesses remain divided last night ahead of the counting of votes on a new Business Improvement District (BID) proposal to revitalise (...)

Auction ResultsWednesday, June 19th Bonhams, London. Art Déco bronze and ivory figure of a dancer by Demetre Chiparus, (pictured) £265,250 (£200,000-£(...)