The poppy wreath at the memorial to the Volunteers who died at Mount Street Bridge, photographed before it had been removed.

A floral tribute to the British soldiers who died at the Battle of Mount Street Bridge during the 1916 Rising has been removed. Former British soldi(...)

The scene at Lower Baggot Street in Dublin where a fire broke out at an ESB substation. Photograph: Dublin Fire Brigade

Four units of Dublin Fire Brigade have brought a fire at an underground ESB substation off Lower Baggott Street in Dublin under control. A spokesma(...)

Glenamuck Road halting site where 10 people died in a fire in October 2015. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The fire at the Carrickmines temporary halting site, in which 10 people died last October, was “so developed and intense” by the time fire crews arriv(...)

Glenamuck halting site where 10 people died in a fire in October 2015. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Members of a Traveller family who survived a fire at a temporary halting site in Carrickmines in Dublin last year are calling for a public inquiry int(...)

President Micheal D. Higgins and his wife Sabina chat to Siptu Members, dressed as members of the Irish Citizen Army, at the Ceremonial event for the Irish Citizen Army and James Connolly, Liberty Hall. Photograph: Maxwell

Many of the ideals of those involved in the Easter Rising remain unrealised 100 years later, President Michael D Higgins has said. The President was s(...)

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny chats to President Michael D Higgins at the Easter Sunday commemoration ceremony and parade from O’Connell Street, Dublin. Photograph: Maxwells

The Easter Sunday centenary commemoration at the GPO was told the “short lives and big dreams” of the men, women and children of 1916 “extended the ho(...)

The first emergency auxilliary hospital was set up by Dr Ella Webb at 40 Merrion Square.

The St John Ambulance Brigade was founded by Dr John Lumsden, chief medical officer of the Guinness Brewery in 1903. Lumsden identified the need to h(...)

Longboat Quay apartment complex in the Dublin docklands. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A resolution of the long-running saga of fire-safety defects at the Longboat Quay apartment complex appears to be in sight, following the abolition of(...)

On a green journey: Michael Kelly of GIY. “It’s not really about self-sufficiency.”
It’s good to be green

Being able to boast solid green credentials is no longer just a nice thing for companies to be able to use in marketing campaigns. Environmental consc(...)

Longboat Quay apartment complex, Dublin.

A Commercial Court judge has added an engineer who approved work at Longboat Quay as a third party to an action taken over the apartment complex. It (...)