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Martin Peters: technique and opportunism were supreme assets that took him to the World Cup finals. Photograph: Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty

Martin Peters Born: November 8th, 1943 Died: December 21st, 2019 Martin Peters, who has died aged 76, was a key figure in England’s 1966 World Cu(...)

The leafy New Cabra Road, in Dublin. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

What’s so good about it? Cabra is a well-established neighbourhood. In the 1940s, Dublin Corporation created hundreds of homes in the area between th(...)

Enhanced riverside route towards docklands at Albert Quay West. Picture supplied by Casy Communications

Plans for the controversial €140 million Lower Lee Flood Relief Scheme will create some 8kms of new or improved riverside walk and cycleways, accordin(...)

People on a shuttle bus to the Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin Bus was paid €594,000 by the National Transport Authority last year to provide public transport services for the two-day visit of Pope Francis (...)

Marino Park is one the many green spaces this north city suburb has to offer. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Marino is one of Dublin’s smaller neighbourhoods in terms of size but it packs a punch in terms of quality and livability, and compared with nearby Cl(...)

Brown Thomas concierge  Jim Kearns puts a sign up in the Dublin city-centre store announcing its temporary closure due to adverse weather. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Bad weather will wipe about €15 million off turnover for Dublin city’s traders, business promotion group Dublin Town has said. The group expects foot(...)

“C’est bizarre,” observed the female passerby as she looked in the window of Cafe Philippe alongside the medieval market of Carreau De Temple. She was(...)

File photograph of Cork city, view towards docks and port across river Lee. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A group campaigning to maintain access to the River Lee have unveiled plans for a €135 million tidal barrier which they say will remove the need for b(...)

Crowds at last year’s Angling Expo at National Show, which this year will run  at the National Show Centre,in Swords, Co Dublin on February 18th-19th.

A new report entitled The Celtic Sea Trout Project (CSTP) addresses significant knowledge gaps as to why sea trout are suffering a decline in parts of(...)

File image of Ian Paisley jnr at a DUP press conference  in Antrim, Northern Ireland. File photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Just before Christmas 2013, west Belfast businessman Seán Donnelly made an audacious move – another gambit in Belfast’s “bus wars”. The city’s remar(...)

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