The construction at Páirc Uí Chaoimh last year – the renovated stadium will open this weekend. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

With the first matches in the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh due to be played within days, the GAA are hopeful of a record attendance for the two All-Ireland qu(...)

Ben was in Dublin on work business. It was 7.00 in the morning. Ben was up early because he had to get ready for the gig that night. Ben was feeling a(...)

Heavy and persistent rain is set to fall all through Saturday. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Will the sun be shining this weekend for the last music festival of the summer and the final battle to see who will become the All-Ireland senior hurl(...)

Demolition of the flats, which was approved by the council’s planning department in recent days, will be done in phases. Photograph: Google Street View

Demolition of the Croke Villas flats complex, to allow for a €12 million joint redevelopment project by Croke Park Stadium and Dublin City Council, is(...)

A jogger passes a street vendor outside Croke Park, where Beyoncé is playing. Press photographers were not permitted to work at the concert. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

If Beyoncé’s phalanx of women came charging your way, you’d likely throw down your weapons and head for the hills. They march on to stage in Formatio(...)

Dublin footballers celebrate their third All-Ireland victory in five years at Croke Park last September. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Ten years ago, then GAA director general Liam Mulvihill said in a section subtitled ‘Dublin’ that the “excellent work being done in Dublin is evident (...)

Glór music centre in Ennis, Co Clare, is one of Des McMahon’s designs. Photograph: Frank Miller

Architect Des McMahon continually places emphasis on community and social democracy when discussing his work. His inclusive nature starts with the J(...)

Hotels in Dublin city have been experiencing occupancy levels of over 80 per cent, and there is an immediate need for new hotels in prime Dublin city locations

The Dublin market has seen a strong rebound in economic activity, with the Dublin hotel market benefiting from a surge in demand. Hotels in Dublin cit(...)

Garth Brooks’s five  concerts scheduled for  Croke Park never went ahead last year. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Croke Park stadium director Peter McKenna has accepted that the plan to host Garth Brooks five concerts on successive evenings last summer was excess(...)

GAA’s annual report for 2014 showed hurling championship income outstripping football championship income for the first time.

Not for the first time the GAA has found itself defending an apparent bias in funding towards Dublin. Figures released in the 2014 financial report s(...)

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