An electric tram in Dún Laoghaire circa 1906. Around the time of the Rising, the trams in Dublin operated on lines that ran 95.6km – 60km more than we have now. Photograph: Past Pix/SSPL/Getty Images

Grocery shopping in 1916 was a simple affair. There were no giant multinational supermarkets flogging flatscreen tellies and quinoa salad to a public(...)

Svenja Stahl and Colin Hayes Colin (34), a solicitor from Glenageary in Dublin and Svenja (27), a dental nurse from Limburg, Germany – living in Ir(...)

Illustration: Alan Clarke

So I’m showing three couples a house in Stoneybosher and I’m driving along the quays, practicing my spiel for them: “A great opportunity for a plumbin(...)

A shopper looks through clothes at the liquidation sale in a premises on Parnell Street, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Mountains of socks and underwear are piled up in big blue bins scattered throughout the shop that is supposedly having the very last Clerys sale. Ha(...)

Frédéric Souty,  master baker at Fallon & Byrne’s new in-store bakery on Exchequer Street

Baking hot This happy chap above is Frédéric Souty, master baker at Fallon & Byrne’s new in-store bakery at the Exchequer Street food market,(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

CHQ: Dogpatch Labs will occupy 1,254sq m (13,500sq ft) of space there that was previously a retail store. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dogpatch Labs is moving from the Warehouse building on Barrow Street to CHQ where it will occupy 1,254sq m (13,500sq ft) of space that was previously (...)

27/29 Pembroke Street, Dublin 2

A private investor has bought a modern retail and office investment at 27/29 Pembroke Street, Dublin 2, for €2,650,000 – €650,000 above the guide pric(...)