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16-year-old Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg calling for urgent measures to combat climate change. Photograph: Morris Mac Matzen/Reuters

More than 21 protest events are to be staged across the country on Friday coinciding with school strikes for action on climate change, which will be a(...)

Architect Darragh Breathnach in the upside down house he designed in Booterstown for clients who wanted to enjoy the sea view

Not many people would relish the thought of their home being turned upside down, but when architect Darragh Breathnach came up with the idea of doing (...)

School: Villiers School, North Circular Road in Limerick The Leaving Cert isn’t always the best option for everyone. So what is? For a long time, St (...)

Glena, Rock Road, Booterstown, Co Dublin

A landmark house in Booterstown, south Dublin, where tenor John McCormack once lived, is for sale for the first time in 40 years. The distinctive r(...)

ESB crews are continuing to work on remaining 7,000 homes in Mount Merrion. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

The ESB have restored power to almost 25,000 homes in the south Dublin area this morning after a fire broke out at an ESB sub-station. The fire at a s(...)

Built in 2009, Saremo is a cut-stone, three-bedroom mews house on Grotto Avenue, a small cul de sac, one street up from Booterstown Avenue on the Ro(...)

Lorcán Miller’s coffin is carried into Rathmichael Parish Church in Shankill, Co Dublin, for his funeral.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The postcard arrived last Tuesday morning. On the front was a picture of the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co, where 21-year-old Lorcán Miller worked. (...)

Six Irish students have been confirmed dead in Berkeley California. They are (clockwise from top left): Eimear Walsh (21), Olivia Burke (21), Ashley Donohoe (22), Lorcán Miller (21), Niccolai Schuster (21) and Eoghan Culligan (21).

Eimear Walsh (21) Eimear Walsh, a medicine student at UCD, has a brother named Robert. She had listed her spoken languages on Facebook as English, Iri(...)

Built in 1949, 10 South Hill Park is a deceptively big house. The redbrick and pebbledash-fronted house is one of about 15 homes on a quiet cul-de-sa(...)

Frank McGuinness: “I love the garden but don’t have green fingers . . . a plethora of daffodils that will be appearing soon. I’ll enjoy them.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

We moved into this house in 1981. There were a few of us; had to be to pay the rent. It came up for sale in the mid-1990s, when I’d just made s(...)