Going coastal: Dún Laoghaire saw a 58 per cent increase in transactions in the first six months of this year. Photograph: Eric Luke
Area Focus: South Co Dublin

It has never been hard to sell the benefits of south Co Dublin but a lack of stock is hindering growth in the region. According to an analysis (...)

Lovely hurling
  • Hurling
  • September 13, 2014, 01:01

There was a touch of serendipity for the Gaelic Athletic Association in last week’s magnificent All-Ireland hurling final between Kilkenny and Tippera(...)

Meanwhile, earlier in Croke Park. The ESPN man: “This place can seat 82,000 for sawker!” As if the hurt wasn’t deep enough, like. Photograph: Brendan Moran / Sportsfile

Well, good heavens.As if Saturday wasn’t gobsmacking enough (prompting an English man on the Twitter machine to instruct his friends: “Get yourself on(...)

Actor Peter Coonan will star in The Guarantee on TV3 this season. The station announced its autumn-winter schedule today. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

TDs living on social welfare, a brutal family feud that threatens to envelop an entire community and a documentary series about people living on islan(...)

Kerry’s Declan O’Sullivan and Donal Vaughan of Mayo compete for possession during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph:  Inpho

When you’re explaining, you’re losing. Which, these days, basically means the GAA is losing all the time. It appears that no decision coming out of Cr(...)

Croke Park stadium director Peter McKenna said after the Garth Brooks fiasco he did not want a situation again where ‘people buy tickets on the maybe’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Croke Park stadium director Peter McKenna has said that, in the wake of the Garth Brooks fiasco, he does not ever want a repeat of the situation wher(...)

Jessica Springsteen , (USA), daughter of Bruce Springsteen and wife Patti Scialfa, competing at the Dublin Horse Show. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Springsteens are practically living in the RDS these days. Dad Bruce has sold out multiple concerts over the years while daughter Jessica represen(...)

Jessica Springsteen before the Speed Stakes at the Dublin Horse Show today. Photograph: Collins

The Dublin Horse Show got off to a flying start at the RDS today with blazing sunshine, queues forming at the entrance from early morning and Springst(...)

‘It wasn’t Garth Brooks that they were afraid of.’ Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Files/Reuters

I was in the back of a taxi in a seaside town. The sun was shining. The taxi man was telling me his life story. “I have four sons,” he said, “a(...)

Tánaiste Burton   with former Labour leader Eamon Gilmore. He went quietly, but Pat Rabbitte fought an entertaining rearguard action. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

THE GOLDEN WHISTLE AWARD This goes to former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan for services to “so-called whistleblowers”. Callinan’s headline(...)