In a word . . . sorry

The adjective sorry is said to have originated with the Old English sarig, meaning “distressed, grieved, full of sorrow”. It used to be the hardest wo(...)

A mural at Dalymount Park, home of Bohemians FC.

Saturday September 5th, has been declared a Day of Action in solidarity with people seeking refuge in Europe. The Irish Refugee Council and Migrant R(...)

Seventeen food safety enforcement orders were issued against various premises in July, the third highest number ever distributed in one month during t(...)

 Dr Umar Al-Qadri: ‘If you will remain silent you will let them come into the mosque and you will let them speak to the youth . . . They will spread the cancer of extremism to the Muslim youth.’  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Extremism among Muslims in Ireland exists even if the numbers are small, a protest against Islamic State was told by a Muslim leader in Dublin yesterd(...)

The protest will highlight that Islam is a religion of peace and show that all Muslims in Ireland condemn terrorism. Photograph: Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council

In what is believed to be the first protest of its kind in Ireland, Muslims from all over the Republic will take part in a ‘Not in Our Name’ protest a(...)

Thousands have taken to the streets of Dublin to celebrate the annual Dublin LGBTQ Pride Parade. Rainbow flags and balloons were in evidence as dancer(...)

There’s a literary feast awaiting the country in the coming week, with three festivals taking place. We’ve rounded up some places to fill your bell(...)

Catherine Kennedy at her stall in Moore Street. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

When Pete St John wrote his paean to Dublin “in the rare ould times” in the 1970s he mourned the demise of the cooper’s trade, the demolition of the p(...)

A spokesman for the Irish Taxi Drivers Federation said proposed fare changes from May would bring unfair costs to taxi drivers. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Taxi drivers are to hold a “drive-through” protest in Dublin city centre from 2pm today (Tuesday). The demonstration will run from Phoenix Park and is(...)

Gardaí clear protestors from O’Connell Bridge in Dublin last night. Photograph: Dave Meehan

As the main anti-water charge protest was coming to an end in Dublin’s south inner city last evening, smaller groups of breakaway protesters were caus(...)