Campaigner Suzy Byrme has called on both sides in the abortion debate to stop ‘abusing the existence’ of people with disabilities in their campaigns. Photographs: The Irish Times

A leading disability campaigner has called on both sides in the abortion debate to stop “abusing the existence” of people with disabilities in their c(...)

“To me it wouldn’t make sense for somebody to buy an investment and sit on it and not rent it out unless they’ve got so much cash they don’t know what to do with it”

Realtors in Fingal are not surprised that there are fewer vacant residential properties in the area than first thought, and say saleable housing stock(...)

Four-bedroom house in Kilshanvey, Kilconly, Tuam, Co Galway.

COUNTRY Address: Whitewell House, Kilshanvey, Kilconly, Tuam, Co Galway Agent: Sherry Fitzgerald Mannion Iron gates and pillars herald the entrance(...)

Marina Village Apartments

With autumn upon us one of the busiest property selling seasons of the year is about to kick off. The listing below indicates there’s plenty of activi(...)

 Sandymount strand is one of a number of Dublin beaches where a temporary swimming ban is in place. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Temporary swimming bans are in place at Sandymount, Merrion and Dollymount Strand beaches in Dublin after heavy overnight rains led to sewer and waste(...)

Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internationals. Photograph: Inpho

Home International team Irish Amateur Open Champion Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internat(...)

Daiga Ancikovska from Latvia who has been living in Ireland since 2009: “I love how diverse it is in Ireland now. Our new neighbours are from all over the world.” Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Daiga Ancikovska felt like the odd one out growing up in rural Latvia. Her two younger sisters loved working on their grandparents’ farm during the su(...)

Scholarstown Wood in Rathfarnham is one of the three sites.

US-backed investor Broadhaven is poised to take control of three Dublin sites with planning for almost 900 homes after regulators approved its purchas(...)

 Rory McIlroy with The Irish Open trophyat the K Club last year. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

When the Irish Open was held at Killarney Golf & Fishing Club in 2010, it seemed, at the time, as if it had escaped the worst excesses of the rece(...)

Litter lines the entrance to the popular Myrtleville beach near Crosshaven. Photograph: Howard Crowdy

Mike O’Neill is used to finding small piles of rubbish scattered across the sandy beach near his home in Fenit, Co Kerry. Last weekend, however, was d(...)