ESB crews are continuing to work on remaining 7,000 homes in Mount Merrion. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

The ESB have restored power to almost 25,000 homes in the south Dublin area this morning after a fire broke out at an ESB sub-station. The fire at a s(...)

The couple were married on June 26th, in a humanist ceremony, in the walled garden of Trudder Lodge, Co Wicklow.

Hilary O’Hagan (32), head chef at 3FE coffee and owner of Blas Catering company, and Conor Brennan (33), a music technology lecturer at IADT Dún La(...)

Glenalbyn swimming pool in Stillorgan, Dublin, operated for 47 years before structural defects forced its closure in December 2013. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Large numbers of schoolchildren in Stillorgan, Co Dublin, have been let down by the closure of Glenalbyn swimming pool and no longer swim, local TD S(...)

Pencil drawing by Sir William Orpen at Hegarty’s auctioneers in Bandon, Co Cork

A set of four pencil drawings of a dog by Sir William Orpen has turned up in a house clearance in west Cork and will go under the hammer in Hegarty Fi(...)

Detail from ‘The Portrait of Gertrude, Countess of Dudley’ by  Sir William Orpen. The painting depicts Gertie Millar  who grew up to be one of most photographed women of the Edwardian era

A portrait of an Edwardian lady by the Stillorgan, Co Dublin-born, Anglo-Irish artist Sir William Orpen is expected to sell for up to £40,000 (€55,000(...)

Glenalbyn Swimming Pool, Stillorgan, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

At the car park outside Kilmacud Crokes GAA grounds in south Dublin, Joe Sweeney stamps his feet to keep warm while waiting for his grandson to finish(...)

Coláiste Eoin  in Stillorgan. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Four workshops aimed at combating homophobic bullying were cancelled on Tuesday morning at a south Dublin secondary school. The school, Coláiste Eoin (...)

Dankse’s former bank premises in Stillorgan, Co Dublin

Danske Bank has managed to assign the lease of its former bank premises in Stillorgan, Co Dublin, after paying its landlord more than €1 million compe(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Kate Feeney has been elected  in the Blackrock ward.Photograph: DAVE MEEHANS 4:34

The counting of votes in the Dún Laoghaire ward of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has been adjourned indefinitely.Labour requested that ballots(...)

The Portrait of Mrs Oscar Lewisohn; formerly Miss Edna May, painted by William Orpen in 1915, is the top Irish lot with an estimate of £120,000-£180,000 (€146,000- €218,000), in Sotheby’s British and Irish Art sale in London on May 22nd.

Yet another magnificent portrait, of yet another Edwardian society beauty, by Dublin-born painter Sir William Orpen (1878-1931) is to be sold at aucti(...)