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  • February 12, 2016, 17:00

Lodge of love You’ll be tempted to never leave your room when you see the lakeside suites at the Lodge at Ashford Castle – not even for a wash. Thes(...)

Farmer Pat Molloy  with  Renua TD Billy Timmins on a canvass in the Ballyraymond Commons area of north Wicklow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Renua deputy leader Billy Timmins drives a battered, mud-splattered 2003 Mercedes with a bandaged steering wheel and 480,000km on the clock. “I bought(...)

Simon Harris is braving the inevitable gags about babies (and worse), by handing out wet wipes to voters in his Wicklow constituency

Fresh Prince of Greystones His tender years haven’t stopped junior minister Simon Harris from being one of Fine Gael’s top performers. But the younge(...)

Eagle Valley is an estate on the edge of Powerscourt House and Gardens. Dubbed during “millionaires’ row” during the boom, it is an American-style est(...)

Sheep and their lambs at Feighcullen, Rathangan, Co Kildare. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Farmers are urging dog owners to control their pets as new figures show as many as 4,000 sheep die in attacks each year. Figures compiled by the Iris(...)

Two men remain in custody on Wednesday in connection with the murder of Kenneth O’Brien (33) (left). Members of the Garda underwater unit who helped to recover Mr O’Brien’s torso from the Grand Canal in Co Kildare.

Two men remain in custody on Wednesday morning in connection with the murder of Kenneth O’Brien whose dismembered remains were found dumped at a numbe(...)

Reliving scenes from 1916: Home economics teacher Colette Lee with Adam Leeper and Shane Dixon, students in Trinity Comprehensive secondary school in Ballymun, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

On a normal day Edel Fitzpatrick would be teaching her young students about history from a dusty schoolbook. But yesterday at Trinity Comprehensive s(...)

 In Dublin, where demand for housing is strongest, new housing represented 16.9 per cent of all buildings under construction in the State. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times

Turnover of Irish residential property is barely 50 per cent of what is considered “normal” in a healthy housing market. According to GeoDirectory, (...)

Lucinda Creighton  of Renua Ireland holding a press conference outside the gates of Leinster House in response to the declaration of election. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Renua leader Lucinda Creighton has said “vast sums of money” are being pumped into her Dublin Bay South constituency in an effort to prevent her re-el(...)

Nordic walking group, in the grounds of Kilruddery House in Bray. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Nordic walking originated as summer training for cross-country skiers in Finland. These days, groups of adults can be seen in parks and woodlands acro(...)