Al-Mustapha Islamic Educational & Cultural Centre Ireland, Coolmine Industrial Estate, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eugene Langan

One day there was a knock on the door of Denis Byrne Architects in Dublin’s North Great George’s Street and Maggie Moran opened it to find a tall, (...)

Don Keough was among the first recipients of an Irish Presidential Distinguished Service Award honouring members of the Irish diaspora

Irish-American businessman Don Keough, a champion of Ireland who promoted Irish studies in the US and encouraged American corporate investment into Ir(...)

Joanna Witkowska (34) was the deputy manager of the Giraffe crèche in Stepaside when two toddlers wandered out of the gate  and were found unharmed next to a stream. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A charge of wilful neglect against a crèche worker after two toddlers wandered out of an open playground gate at the Giraffe crèche in Stepaside in Du(...)

The wrong incinerator for Dublin

There is more than a whiff of “We know best” about the apparent determination of unelected officials to go ahead with the long-delayed Poolbeg municip(...)

Left to right:  Edward Gill from Tipperary and Killian O’Donnell from Clare speak to Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Brian Hayes canvassing commuters for at the Luas Terminal on St Stephens Green in Dublin recently. Photograph: Collins

A preliminary reading of data from the three European constituencies confirms Sinn Féin’s forceful advance and Labour’s collapse. But that’s only part(...)

A liquidator has been appointed to the firm behind Irish Psychics Live, which was founded by former journalist Tom Higgins. A document l(...)

The HSE pays Dublin City Council more than €9 million per year to provide Dublin’s emergency ambulance service, from a budget of €134 million for the national ambulance service.

A review of emergency ambulance services in Dublin, looking at patient care and value for money, is to be conducted by Dublin City Council and the (...)

Minister for Health James Reilly with Dr Eilish Hardiman, chief executive of the Children’s Hospital Group Board. Photograph: Caroline Quinn/PA Wire

Six “world class” architectural firms competing to design the new national children’s hospital in Dublin will be named next week. The wi(...)

A friend will not, on principle, ever refer to the Aviva stadium in Dublin as other than Lansdowne Road. An avid (sorry) Ireland rugby fan and nationa(...)

Fáilte Ireland says advance bookings are already ahead of a year ago and seven out of 10 hotels are anticipating further growth.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/Irish Times

Confidence in the tourism sector is the highest it has been since the recession, according to Fáilte Ireland. Outlining its end of year report, the to(...)