The deal means that the Kilmainham hotel is also joining the same stable as the five-star Heritage in Killenard, Co Laois; Clontarf Castle in Dublin and the Metropole in Cork.

Developer John Lally’s Lalco has sold the Hilton in Kilmainham, Dublin to Tifco Hotel Group. Tifco confirmed late yesterday that it had bought the pr(...)

The body of a man being  removed from the doorway of a café on Westmoreland Street in Dublin on Sunday. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Gardaí have launched an investigation into the death of a man whose body was found on a pavement in Dublin’s city centre on Sunday morning. The deceas(...)

Photograph: Marc O'Sullivan

If people say one thing and ask one question about the personal column I’ve been writing in these pages for nearly 15 years it is this: “You are so(...)

Cutting hair at Sam’s Barber’s on Ormond Quay in Dublin

Know a great barber? You can vote for your favourite barbershop in our Best Shops competition by clicking here.  Grooming is booming in Du(...)

Documents obtained by The Irish Times show Dublin City Council has received complaints from a cross-section of groups and individuals in relation to the €386 million project, ranging from sleepless students to an injured cyclist. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

A number of Dublin city centre business owners are feeling “abandoned” due to Luas line works amid accusations that road closures could provide a “dev(...)

An illustration of proposed changes to Suffolk Street in Dublin. Cars would be banned from key streets in the city centre. Photograph: Dublin City Council/PA Wire.

On Wednesday, Dublin City Council unveiled plans for a radical redesign of the city’s traffic management, banning private cars from the heart of the c(...)

Dublin’s College Green as envisaged in the Dublin City Centre Transport Study document, published today.

The “most radical” changes to transport in the centre of Dublin, including restrictions on private cars and taxis, while adding wider footpaths and(...)

Teresa Ferreira and Miguel Gomes  from Oporto in Portugal dressed for the occasion on Sunday in Dublin  as the St Patrick’s Festival gets into full swing. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The annual ultimate celebration of Irishness, the St Patrick’s Festival, is in full swing with carnivals and pageants underway ahead of St Patrick’s D(...)

Julianne Moore in Still Alice, the role for which she won the Oscar for Best Actress in February

There is much to recommend Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland’s study of a (scarcely) middle-aged woman’s decline from Alzheimer’s disease, but (...)

The Wide Streets Commission was  responsible for much of the quays and the area around the Custom House

The 1963 planning Act – which introduced a national planning system – is seen as the advent of modern planning in Ireland. However, Ireland’s first pl(...)