The general-election turnout in Dublin fell by 3.2 percentage points, from 62.9 per cent five years ago, to 59.7 per cent for February’s poll. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The gap between voter turnout in working-class and middle- class areas of Dublin city narrowed in the general election, new figures show. The number(...)

Census 2016: The recent social media campaign which urged people to tick ‘No religion’, failed to understand that views on religion are not black and white.  Picture Nick Bradshaw

‘It’s complicated’ is a Facebook relationship status, denoting anything from a relationship on the rocks to one that doesn’t fit standard parameters, (...)

Derek Paine, Greystones boat builder and collector of photographs. Photograph: Jack Clarke

Derek Paine, who has died aged 84, led a life intimately and devotedly connected to the sea and to the community in which he lived. He was a renowned (...)

A woman suffering from anorexia took her own life after a referral for her urgent admission to hospital ‘went astray’, an inquest has heard. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A woman suffering from anorexia took her own life after a referral for her urgent admission to hospital “went astray”, an inquest has heard. The 74-y(...)

A house of many delights, sitting gently back from the road at the Fairview/city end of Clontarf Road, this once-modest Victorian dwelling has been t(...)

Dublin: A group of tourists from Paris booked and paid for a house in Georgian Dublin for eight days around St Patrick’s Day. However, when they showed up the property owner knew nothing about the arrangement Photograph: David Sleator

Scam artists who stole more than €1,400 from a group of French tourists visiting Dublin last month were back up and running yesterday after a Garda i(...)

 Kevin McGeever with a Hummer. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The swindles grew more audacious as he crossed continents, €70 million passing through Kevin McGeever’s nuanced hands as he seduced investors in Austr(...)

K for Jackie stood back and pointed to a screen overhead. “Perhaps you can explain what are we all doing in the wrong terminal?”Photograph: David Sleator

The incoming Chicago flight on Saturday morning was ahead of schedule, which was fine as Vinny Fitzpatrick had allowed for jet stream assistance at 37(...)

 Kevin McGeever at Galway Circuit Court. Photograph:Andrew Downes/xposure

Former property developer Kevin McGeever has been sentenced to two years in prison, suspended for five years, for wasting Garda time. He had pleaded (...)

Grenoble’s head coach Bernard Jackman arriving for  the club’s home European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-final clash with Connacht last weekend. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

More Irish coaches are cutting their teeth abroad than ever before, and with Anthony Foley and Leo Cullen heading largely indigenous tickets at Munste(...)