Normally an extensive monitoring system catches  toxins before contaminated shellfish enter the supply chain, but on this occasion the fresh mussels made it to multiple retailers. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Thousands of portions of fresh mussels selling in multiple retailers across the State have been found to contain more than three times the legally per(...)

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The Big Grill Festival will set Dublin’s Herbert Park alight this weekend, running from Thursday afternoon until late Sunday night. The festival of(...)

The capricious weather may be playing havoc with our moods, but at least there’s one constant that keeps us feeling good during an Irish summer: pe(...)

Last month’s Dublin Pride was bigger than ever, following the Yes result in the marriage equality referendum. But the end of the Pride festival is (...)

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(...)