Irish pubs: due to be snapped up by  US investment houses

Ulster Bank is expected shortly to bring to market its Project Coney portfolio of assorted commercial loans, which is thought to include about 70 pub(...)

Graham Dwyer. Sitting with her slight body angled toward the judge’s bench, Gemma Dwyer’s eyes never met those of the man she has known for nearly 20 years. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Gemma Dwyer, wife of murder suspect Graham Dwyer, took the stand for less than an hour in the Central Criminal Court. Shoulders hunched, fair h(...)

Second Avenue in Sandymount, Dublin 4:  Owner Aisling Walsh runs an appointment-only business with a strong focus on customer service
Shoptalk: consignment stores

You’re about to be invited into the resurgent subculture of consignment stores. A consignment store does two things. Firstly, it sells your designer c(...)

John Reilly of Granitefield, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin pictured leaving the Four Courts  after after he was awarded damages by the  High Court. Photograph: Courts Collins

A man who fractured his foot after falling on stairs when returning to a Dublin city centre restaurant after a cigarette break has been awarded €35,25(...)

A man who claims he fell on stairs and fractured his foot when returning to a first floor Dublin city restaurant after a cigarette break outside the p(...)

Two-year-old Hassan Khan died as a result of ‘multiple penetrating wounds’ to his neck, Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard.

Two-year-old Hassan Khan died as a result of “multiple penetrating wounds” to his neck, Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard.The toddler was found dead in(...)

Forty Foot: The place was teeming with relaxed punters, but the toilets, unlike your average Dublin hostelry, were spotless

Last Sunday, I arranged to meet a group of friends for an early afternoon bite, and maybe a quick drink, in Dún Laoghaire, south Dublin. Some of the g(...)

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(...)

In the Dáil, Richard Boyd Barrett described as “completely unique” the situation in relation to  the Protection of Life in Pregnancy Amendment (Fatal Foetal Abnormalities) Bill. “It has nothing to do with the right to life because you cannot protect a life when we are talking about a condition that is incompatible with life. It can’t be protected. And that is the point of this Bill.” 3:36

People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett has spoken in the Dáil about his daughter who was born with fatal foetal abnormalities and who would n(...)

Georgia Gaden Jones: ‘When I stand on the pier in Dun Laoghaire and look out at the sea, that feeling, and my longing for it when I am away, is what it is to me to be Irish.’

I left Ireland in the spring of 1999, when the Celtic Tiger was in full voice, for “a year in Australia”. One thing led to another, and I wound up (...)