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 A view of a park in Ballybrack, Co Dublin, during the recent snow. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The “Beast from the East” was melting into the pavements and front gardens of Ballybrack – consigned to memories and history – when we visited the pla(...)

Bedroom details from Hunter’s Yard, Kilkenny.

If you haven’t stayed in a hotel lately, you are in for a big surprise. All over Ireland hotels are refurbishing and renovating after 10 languid years(...)

Ancient amber: about one in 1,000 blobs of Cretaceous conifer resin enveloped an insect. Illustration: Michael Viney

In the wake of Storm Ophelia, last autumn, sisters Ethna and Olivia, who are 11 and nine, couldn’t wait to get down to the shore below Killiney, Co Du(...)

Laragh House on Killiney Avenue, Killiney, Dublin. The  five-bed property is located a short distance from the O’Donnell’s former controversial Gorse Hill home on Vico Road

The O’Donnell family at the heart of the long-running Gorse Hill property saga is behind a €1.85 million acquisition of a stately Victorian home on on(...)

‘By the time mid-January rolls around, it’s not unusual for our finances to be teetering close to peril.’

January always feels like a threadbare month, not least in comparison with the excess and bombast of December. Yet by the time mid-January rolls aroun(...)

Reclining Rossmesiter. “Some of the character names,” Paul Howard couldn’t help but notice, “were not as funny as the real names of many of the competition entrants.”

I was overwhelmed by the response to the competition to create a character for the next Ross O’Carroll-Kelly book. There were hundreds of entries and (...)

41 Niall Street, Stoneybatter, Dublin 7

41 Niall Street, Stoneybatter, Dublin 7 Status: Launched in October seeking €345,000; went sale agreed “well in excess” of asking price. Agent: (...)

22 Crosbie House, Northbrook Avenue, Ranelagh, Dublin 6: the  one-bed flat on the third floor sold for 9.6% above its asking price of €260,000.

The five properties below all sold for around €285,000. They are in Ranelagh, Inchicore, Carrickmines and Ballybrack in Dublin, and Westport in Co May(...)

Corbawn estate in Shankill. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Located in a pocket of land to the east of the junction of the M11 and the M50, Shankill is a small parcel of south County Dublin that lies between Ki(...)

College progression rates are lower in more disadvantaged areas of Dublin such as Ballyfermot, Finglas and Clondalkin compared with wealthier parts of the city.

Download the Feeder School PDFs here: Young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are denied the same opportunities as the(...)

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