Mount Carmel hospital at Churchtown in Dublin 14 is to be sold at a steep discount following the failure of t(...)

Barbara Ennis, principal of Alexandra College,  Milltown,  Dublin. Photo: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Many Irish parents still choose to educate their children in single-sex environments, despite mixed research findings on the subject, or perhaps becau(...)

A week after letting a two-goal lead slip in their draw with leaders UCD, Railway Union have another testing league fixture, against in-form Pembroke (...)

Dartry is one of those areas that residents get extraordinarily attached to. It’s hardly surprising, as it’s tranquil, well-to-do, and comes with a(...)

Ireland’s Peter Carruth won’t see action for 10 weeks or so as he is recovering from a broken foot. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

Four wins last week from Three Rock Rovers, Pembroke, Railway Union and Glenanne gives them a little step ahead of one of the favourites for this seas(...)

The judges of the Supreme Court: top row, from left, Susan Denham, the chief justice, Frank Clarke, Liam McKechnie and Donal O’Donnell. Bottom row, from left, Nial Fennelly, Adrian Hardiman, John Mac Menamin and John Murray. Illustrations: Eoin Coveney
One court. Eight voices

Susan DenhamChief Justice Susan Denham became the first woman to sit on the Supreme Court when she was appointed in 1992, just a year after she was ma(...)

Jonathan Keane, chef, Lisloughrey Lodge

Grasp the nettle They may be an irksome weed, but according to Biddy White Lennon and Evan Doyle in their Wild Food book, nettles can lower high (...)

Where would we be without summer camps? At home driving each other bonkers, that’s where. The summer camps market has exploded in the past deca(...)

Gráinne Yeats: In the course of her career, she performed in concerts and recitals in Ireland, the UK, North America and many of Europe’s capitals as well as Russia, India and Japan. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Gráinne Yeats was a harpist, singer and historian of the Irish harp, and is credited with the revival of the traditional wire-strung harp. She (...)

Having seen tens of thousands of prisoners pass through his hands during his time as governor of Dublin’s Mountjoy Prison, John Lonergan has no(...)