Swimmers dive into the Forty Foot on Christmas Day, 1971.  Photograph: Dermot O’Shea

If the ghost of Joyce’s “stately plump Buck Mulligan” is still swimming at Dublin Bay’s Forty Foot, it may not be in the company of the Sandycove Bat(...)

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council will spend ¤100,000 restoring the Martello tower at Williamstown in south Co Dublin, between Blackrock village and Booterstown.

A Martello tower in south Co Dublin is to be restored to allow it to be open to the public. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council will sp(...)