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Happy Bloomsday, dear reader. In my (humble) opinion this should be a national holiday. Instead of a bank holiday on the first Monday of June I’d swit(...)

Anyone who has ever stopped to admire Rachel Joynt’s Mothership on the seafront at Newtownsmith in Sandycove will also have been taken with the panora(...)

Geoffrey O’Byrne-White who died while swimming in the sea in Co Cork.

A 62-year-old man has died after suffering a suspected heart attack while swimming in the sea near Kinsale in Co Cork. The man, who has been named l(...)

The Joyce tower in Sandycove, Co Dublin, from which Stephen Dedalus began his odyssey in ‘Ulysses’.

As Bloomsday approaches, there is merit in reflecting on James Joyce’s relationship with mathematics. He entered UCD in September 1898. His examinatio(...)

The Dart crossing  at Merrion Gates in Dublin 4. Photograph: Eric Luke

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has shelved plans to close Dublin’s Merrion Gates level crossing to traffic and build a flyover between Strand (...)

Rosine Auberting: “What we said when asked what we would do if men took off their trunks is that we would simply take off our bathing suits too.”

Back in the wild and unbridled Seventies (oh how they are missed!) Rosine Auberting left Paris for Dublin, where she became an integral cog in Irish f(...)

“The younger generation always seem to lose in this housing lottery.” Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

New year, same old story. The latest predictions are for the housing squeeze to intensify during 2018, with prices rising further, well ahead of likel(...)

Flood waters entered houses on Fr Griffin Road, Galway, during Storm Eleanor on Tuesday evening. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Roads have been closed in parts of Galway city and Salthill due to flash flooding as the first storm of 2018, Eleanor, arrived on Tuesday evening. Th(...)

In January, UK prime minister Theresa May confirms Britain will leave the single market after Brexit.  Controls on the Border appear likely to return. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

JANUARY Martin McGuinness resigns as deputy first minister of Northern Ireland following a “cash-for-ash” scandal involving first minister Arlene Fo(...)

A yellow rainfall warning did not stop swimmers at Dublin’s forty foot this Christmas Day. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A yellow rainfall warning did not stop swimmers at Dublin’s forty foot this Christmas Day, as queues of people lined up to take the traditional dip in(...)

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