Bees working in a hive. The Bí project, which is trying to reintegrate bees into Dublin’s northt inner city, has called on all Yes and No campaigners to allow referendum posters to be recycled as bee hives.  Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

There’s no doubt that some campaigners will be stung by the result in the same-sex marriage referendum, but an environmental group hopes to turn the c(...)

137 Ivy Exchange, Parnell Street, Dublin 1:  €215,000,  Gunne (Glasnevin)

With risk-free options such as deposit accounts still offering paltry returns, investors are unsurprisingly still actively seeking high-yielding pr(...)

 Paudie Coffey, Minister of State with responsibility for housing and planning. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A package of measures aimed at breathing new life into towns and city centres blighted by shop closures and vacant sites is set to be announced by th(...)

A book landed on my desk with a soft little moan recently. It’s called The Wild Oats Project and the subtitle is “One woman’s midlife quest for pas(...)

George’s Court in Smithfield is 65 per cent occupied and tenants include the Office of Public Works and the Law Society of Ireland

A Norwegian investor has paid €28.65 million for an office investment in Smithfield, Dublin 7, which was developed by Liam Carroll’s Zoe Developments (...)

A man who was freed in 1998 under the Good Friday Agreement from a 20-year prison sentence for explosives and firearms offences was held by a judge on Friday to be a suitable person to hold a licence to drive a taxi

A man who was freed in 1998 under the Good Friday Agreement from a 20-year prison sentence for explosives and firearms offences was held by a judge on(...)

Bottles of Jameson whiskey: The Old Jameson Distillery hasn’t been a working distillery in decades, but some 400,000 people visit it and its Cork sister venue, the Midleton Experience, each year.   Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

At the Old Jameson Distillery in Smithfield, Dublin, there’s a new addition to Irish whiskey’s “brand home”: a “Bottle Your Own” stand where visito(...)

The Cobblestone in Smithfield: seven nights a week, twice on Sundays, you’ll find a trad session under way in the corner seat

There are sandwiches piled high under clingfilm, tea and coffee on tap and standing room only at the monthly singing session in the Cobblestone in (...)

Give Up Yer Aul Sins – Oscar nomination

Last year, 100 million children watched TV shows made by Brown Bag Films in Dublin’s very own Smithfield. Want to know how the animation studio went f(...)

Based on an origami pattern for a penguin, this blue rug from Bo Concept was  designed by Oki Sato

Pick up a penguin-inspired rug Oki Sato has been named creator of 2015 at the Paris-based annual interiors show Maison et Objet. Wallpaper maga(...)