Say hello, wave goodbye: the Stena Explorer arrives in Dún Laoghaire for the first time, in 1996. Photograph: Joe St Leger 2:00

Alistair Rumball is good at making a splash or two, as marine co-ordinator for films such as The Guard and Saving Private Ryan. The Sky television ser(...)

Twin peaks: Poolbeg, photographed from the air. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

It was bound to happen, sooner or later. Four years after the Poolbeg power station in Dublin Bay was closed, the ESB has said it will decide by the e(...)

Built in the late 18th century on the old Rochestown Estate, Somerton is one of the oldest houses in Dún Laoghaire, and it’s full of hints of histo(...)

Tucked away on 2.5 acres behind Temple Crescent and Alma Road, Neptune House is a Georgian building with many(...)