The Dutch capital Amsterdam took the top spot, with 116 coffee shops per 100,000 population, serving coffee with an average rating of 4.03

There are 181 coffee shops per 100,000 people in Dublin, but the quality is lower than many cities

 Rujing Guo   in Herbert Park. Photograph: Alan Betson

New to the Parish: Rujing Guo arrived in Ireland from Shenzhen in China in 2020

Shay Healy has died at the age of 78.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Songwriter who wrote What’s Another Year sung by Johnny Logan has died aged 78

Two walk-in centres will open in Dublin, one will open in Limerick and another in Waterford. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Four new walk-in test centres open as HSE aims to identify asymptomatic cases

The portrait of Edna O’Brien by photographer Mandy O’Neill which was unveiled at the National Gallery of Ireland on the writer’s 90th birthday. Photograph: Maxwells

Diptych by Zurich Portrait prizewinner Mandy O’Neill on display at National Gallery

Paul Mescal as Connell with Daisy Edgar Jones as Marianne in Normal People. Photograph: Enda Bowe

The Emmy-nominated Kildare actor appears in 10 to watch list with Borat’s Maria Bakalova

Soulé: one of only four women or female groups to feature in the Top 100 Irish singles charts in the last two years. Photograph: Aaron Corr

New report highlights gender disparity in the Irish charts

Gardaí at the scene of the crash in which eight people were injured on Friday night. Photograph:  Leah Farrell/RollingNews

Two people in intensive care after crash in Ballsbridge at about 10.45pm on Friday

The protesters at the Department of Foreign Affairs. Photograph: Polly Dennison

Demonstrators call for Lukashenko to leave office after week of unrest in Belarus

Morrissey announced the death of his mother on his website. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Ben Birchall/ PA Wire/Getty Images

According to statement on singer’s website, a funeral service will be held in Dublin

A still from an April 2020 episode of Fair City, before production on the soap opera shutdown due to Covid-19

RTÉ to adopt new workplace practices to ensure safety of soap opera’s cast and crew

Seán Donovan, from Malahide in Dublin, had returned home after visiting his fiancée Corsi Crumpler in Texas for their baby’s 20-week anatomical scan.

New US travel restrictions are disrupting the lives of Irish workers, fiancés and parents-to-be

Some 4,000 spas and salons across the State will reopen as Covid-19 restrictions ease. Photograph: Getty Images

About 4,000 beauty businesses are allowed to reopen on Monday as lockdown eases

Micheál Martin said that home ownership in the State was at its lowest since 1971. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Micheál Martin made the claim during a TV debate with Leo Varadkar. Was he right?

 Founder of Gaelic Escargot Eva Milka at her home in Garryhill, Co Carlow. Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

New to the Parish: Eva Milka came to Ireland from Poland in 2005 and ended up starting her own snail farming business

Polina Cosgrave: the English spoken in Ireland ‘has more humour, more charm, it’s a bit mysterious’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

New to the Parish: Polina Cosgrave came to Ireland from Moscow in 2015

Bhisasha ‘Paddy’ Chayangpath: ‘Asian women are fetishised so much.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

New to the Parish: Bhisasha Chayangpath came to Dublin from Bangkok, Thailand, in 2018

Emma Luk, owner and chef at Double 8, a dumpling restaurant in the Village Arcade in Bray, Wicklow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw / The Irish Times

Emma Luk left her office job to open Double 8 Chinese restaurant in Co Wicklow

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British prime minister Boris Johnson at Government Buildings in Dublin on Monday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

National papers, tabloids covered meeting in live blogs, news articles and opinion pieces

Plumes of smoke coming from the Village Shopping Centre in Douglas, Co Cork. Photograph: Olivia Kelleher

Centre evacuated, as several units of Cork City Fire Brigade attend scene of blaze

Dublin has about 75,000 students but property company CBRE estimates that there are bed spaces for just 14,000 students in the capital.

There’s a healthy market for homeowners to rent out rooms but it must work for both student and host

Some people are  starting to seriously look at their investments to make sure they are not contributing to problems such as climate change. Photograph: iStock

Pricewatch: Options are slim if you want to avoid putting your money into certain industries

Lawyer, writer, and former first lady of the US, Michelle Obama.

Michelle Obama and David Attenborough come top of new poll

Residents of St Francis Farm work on the vegetable garden. Photograph: Laura Hutton

At St Francis Farm in Co Carlow, recovering addicts develop skills in horticulture and animal management . . . and the tools to he(...)

Zara’s polka-dot dress. Photograph: Zara

A relatively shapeless, mid-length dress from Zara is the unexpected viral hit of summer

Sorting votes at the Dublin count centre for European election at the RDS. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Varadkar refuses to rule out early general election while Green wave sweeps through locals

Michelle Obama in the Balenciaga boots, with Sarah Jessica Park. Photograph: AP Photo/Frank Franklin II

Former first lady tells Sarah Jessica Parker about her fashion choices at the White House

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