Indications of waste water discharges into Dublin’s River Liffey at Ringsend on Sunday

Storm water overflows were released untreated into Dublin Bay last weekend due to adverse weather conditions as a result of Storm Brian. The releases(...)

Members of the Defence Forces on O’Connell Street as part of the Commemorations to mark the 90th Anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising. Photograph: Alan Betson

Members of the Defence Forces have described an organisation that is now in crisis, coping with poor pay, declining training standards and ever more p(...)

The front of the Stella cinema in Rathmines, Dublin, is today covered by wooden hoarding below and a large, billowing cloth cover above. Only by nosin(...)

Fiachra ‘Figs’ O’Sullivan: ‘I find it easy to accept my success here in America. I find Americans to be cheerleaders. They cheer you on’
Wild Geese: From Old Bawn to Big Sur
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Fiachra “Figs” O’Sullivan grew up in Old Bawn in Tallaght in Dublin. “I’ve met lots of guys named Fiachra, my age, who are nicked-named “Figs”. I thin(...)

The statue of James Joyce off O’Connell Street. In a modern day Ireland where Irish writers in the English language would be seen as an unfortunate blip in a living literature 2,000 years old, where would Joyce fit in? Photograph: Cyril Byrne

I had the extremely disconcerting experience recently of sitting through an academic conference in Prague that was being conducted in two languages I (...)

Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane who, with  Youssef Zaghba, killed eight people in a knife attack in London before being shot dead by police. “Sister Aaliya” claims there are 150 radicalised Muslims living in Ireland

An Irish woman who converted to Islam and was radicalised has told the Garda that members of an Isis terror cell killed in an attack in London this ye(...)

Molly Brown (six months), from Donabate, is pictured in the Sam Maguire alongside members of the Dublin team at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

It was the day after the night before, when the celebrating was intense, but Jim Gavin and his Dublin charges put on a display to equal their winning (...)

Banned finally in 2013, bedsits often provoke nostalgia amongst their one-time occupants – even if the conditions were often grim. The often-maligned(...)

Gardaí and members of the Dublin Fire Brigade at Grove Park, Rathmines, Dublin where the fatal fire occurred.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The man who was killed in a house fire in Rathmines, Dublin on Thursday has been named as Jason Coll. Dublin Fire Brigade attended the blaze at 34 Gr(...)

Badly fire-damaged: No 34 Grove Park, a period house,  contains three floors and is understood to be divided into eight flats. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

An Irish man in his 40s has died following a house fire in Rathmines on Thursday morning. Dublin Fire Brigade attended a fire at 34 Grove Park just a(...)