Cypress

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7 Mather Road North, Mount Merrion, Co Dublin

Lucky the suburban downsizer with a substantial side garden and the appetite for a new build through all its stages from planning to completion. The n(...)

The two-acre site was  sold in 2016 to a local developer for €5million

A contentious planning battle near chic Monkstown village in south Co Dublin appears to have ended after An Bord Pleanála gave the gree(...)

Cleveland Dam in  Vancouver. Photograph: Hazel Norton

Hazel Norton moved to Vancouver 18 months ago with her husband, Mark Cullen. In Ireland she was a secondary school teacher, and she now works in profe(...)

Derry Girls. When you’re a teenager living in the shadow of the Troubles, life still goes on. Photograph: Channel 4

When Derry Girls (Channel 4 , Thursday, 10pm) began last week, Lisa McGee’s zippy new comedy series featured a terrorist act in its opening moments. S(...)

There’s more to hedging than leylandii. Photograph: Getty Images

It can take a while for a new house to become a sanctuary, a protected space sheltered from surrounding housing and the less attractive aspects of the(...)

Alternative & progressive hip hop group ApocalypsE perform outside  Smiley Dogg tattoo parlour in Cork city

The story of how music works in a backroom sense is often about how it doesn’t work. How there is a slog that is not always joyful, that is soul-crus(...)

The formal diningroom at Birch Castle, which is painted in 20 coats of peacock-blue lacquer. Photograph: Douglas Friedman Photography

Silicon Valley has transformed San Francisco from a low-key hippie playground to a high-tech hub that is party central. The newly minted industry’s s(...)

Rave on Van Morrison!

The playwright Stewart Parker once said that in assimilating various influences, his fellow Belfastman Van Morrison had “come up with something dis(...)

Trials to select the Irish women’s team to contest the home international championship for the Lady Milne Trophy begin this coming weekend at Templeogue Centre.

The bridge season has been marked by record participation in national championships, peaking with 147 pairs in Duais an Uachtaráin won by M Brady and (...)

Many residences are little more than “mini-institutions” in the community

Cypress Lodge, a community residence for people with mental health problems, is not exceptional. However conditions there help to explain why care in (...)

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