“The Pashley PDQ is a lot more comfortable than conventional diamond-framed bikes,” says Andrew Robinson.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Andrew Robinson Andrew Robinson, the self-titled Recumbentman, is a familiar sight in Ranelagh and Donnybrook: a distinguished, tweed-wearing, bearded(...)

Sarah Francis and Una Mullally after voting  on  Pearse street in Dublin on Friday. Photograph: Alan Betson 3:59

We knew it by Friday afternoon. This referendum was always going to live or die on turnout. A high turnout would mean the dedicated base of No voters (...)

‘Panti Bliss’ aka Rory O’Neill with John Lyons TD at the Central Count Centre in Dublin Castle, Dublin, where the result of the same sex marriage  referendum was announced. Photograph: PA

All the eastern counties have voted in favour of the amendment on same-sex marriage. This is how it played out in the counties: Meath: “It (...)

A file image showing gardai on Steelstown Lane. Photograph: Collins

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses following the discovery of a man’s body in Rathcoole, Co Dublin at the same location where an abandoned new born ba(...)

 Kathryn Thomas, Sarah Geraghty, Barbara Ennis and Louise Reilly emerge from the sea

‘A seven-day bootcamp? That’s intense.” When a Dublin county footballer sounds alarmed at a fitness plan, doubts set in. Some friends had visio(...)

Niloo Sarafan and Conor McGreevy on their wedding day

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Naas town: The announcement of Kerry Group’s new facility and 900 new jobs to the town broke the back of the recession. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Of the seven latest housing developments in Co Kildare, four are located in Naas, with 196 new properties being developed in the town, compared to (...)

The Piper’s Hill development in Naas will comprise three- and four-bedroom semidetached houses plus four- and five-bedroom detached houses

Kildare is witnessing a surge in new developments. The largest construction seen since the crash is that of Piper’s Hill where Sean Mulryan’s Bally(...)

Maynooth University is the fastest growing university in Ireland

Kildare has a two-tier property market, with north Kildare, which includes Celbridge, Clane, Leixlip and Maynooth, faring better than areas such as(...)

Hiqa inspectors have raised ‘grave concerns’ over practices  at two centres on the St John of God Community Services campus in Co Kildare. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A resident of a centre for the disabled in Co Kildare had to “purchase” staffing when his day services were closed, as his needs could not be met with(...)