Every day is a school day for our swimmer Rachel Collins. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Rachel Collins I firmly believe every day is a school day. Working in a newspaper, you find yourself dealing with new ideas, information and people o(...)

Brookwood, Castleknock: built by Barina New Homes, they are for sale through Hooke and McDonald from €750,000

A new development of five large detached and semi-detached four and five bedroom house will be launched in Castleknock this week. Brookwood has been (...)

Logan Joyce (4) of Wotton Bridge, Ashbourne Road, Co Dublin was found floating face down in the ‘lazy river’ section at the National Aquaitc Centre on July 22nd 2012.

Children are “almost guaranteed” to get into difficulty at a specific attraction at the National Aquatic Centre (NAC), an inquest heard. Logan Joyce (...)

Royal Canal Park is a development of 152 homes by Ballymore in Ashtown, Dublin 15, that launched in November last year. The 30 homes in phase one hav(...)

Hollywoodrath is a development of three and four-bedroom brick-fronted homes in Dublin 15 that launches today. Developer Regency is a relative newc(...)

Logan Joyce was found floating in the Lazy River section of the Aquazone in the National Aquatic Centre but efforts to revive him failed. Photograph: The Irish Times

A four-year-old boy who drowned at the National Aquatic Centre was not wearing armbands and could not swim, an inquest heard. Logan Joyce of Wotton Br(...)

The National Aquatic Centre at Abbotstown, Blanchardstown, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

An 11-year-old boy nearly drowned four years ago in a Dublin swimming pool, the Circuit Civil Court has been told. Barrister Tracy Ennis Faherty told (...)

Dominique McMullen before  her Swim For A Mile challenge in the National Aquatic Centre. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

“I just hope I finish it. At this stage, it’s ok if I’m not fast. I just want to finish it and not drown,” said nervous Irish Times journalist Dominiq(...)

Grainne Murphy may be remembered from London 2012 as the athlete who swam below par in the 400m freestyle heats, almost a full 10 seconds slower than (...)

Swim Ireland’s high performance director Peter Banks: I think the environment will be good for everybody. It will certainly help [Irish swimming] if he does what he is capable of doing.” Photograph: Inpho

A former member of the USA Swimming national team will arrive in Dublin next month with a view to competing for Ireland and qualifying for the 2016 Ol(...)