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Dr Donal de Buitléir who has run every marathon over the last 39 years and is hoping to complete his fortieth today.

Dr Donal de Buitléir has run every marathon over the last 39 years and is a member of select “39 club”. This afternoon, all going well, he will join (...)

Competitors in the 1983 Dublin City Marathon

IT’S DUBLIN MARATHON WEEKEND. IN AN EXTRACT FROM HIS NEW BOOK, SEAN MCGOLDRICK LOOKS BACK ON THE IRELAND OF 1980, WHEN THE FIRST EVENT TOOK PLACE (...)

Building materials group CRH closed up 1.5 per cent to €32.99, partly on a read-through from positive Q3 figures from its peer, LafargeHolcim.

A late turnaround helped European stocks notch gains for a fifth straight session on Friday, as signs of progress in US-China trade talks and upbeat r(...)

 James Joyce: no escaping him, even in Japan. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty

There is no escaping James Joyce, even in Japan. Last weekend there, I learn, not long after the Irish rugby team laboured to victory over Russia, ano(...)

An Post has unveiled four stamps to honour the contribution of the Scottish-born philanthropist Andrew Carnegie who funded 66 libraries in Ireland

An Post has unveiled four stamps to honour the contribution of the Scottish-born philanthropist Andrew Carnegie who funded 66 libraries in Ireland. T(...)

The Royal Princess, the luxury cruise liner,  berthed in Dublin in 2018. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Minister for Transport Shane Ross sought to reassure DUP leader Arlene Foster that Cork and Belfast would fill the gap left by Dublin Port’s reduction(...)

David Norris outside his home on North Great George’s Street in Dublin’s north inner city. Photograph: Dave Meehan

In the mid-1970s I was running a gay disco on Parnell Square. Numbers began to fall dramatically and it turned out that two enterprising capitalists h(...)

Well rotted manure makes an excellent organic mulch. Photograph credit: Richard Johnston

Mulch. Yes, yes, I know it’s not the most immediately seductive of words nor does it conjure up the loveliest of images, but bear with me because I wa(...)

Traders work on the floor of the NYSE. Wall Street’s main indexes swung between gains and losses on Thursday.

European shares pared early gains to finish lower on Thursday as optimism around some progress in US-China trade talks were outweighed by losses in ba(...)

President Michael D Higgins and his wife, Sabina, with Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring and artist Vera Klute, at the Guild Street site, in the docklands. Mr Higgins unveiled two sculptures of   Luke Kelly  on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Luke Kelly’s version of A Town I Loved So Well is regarded as the definitive one though it was written about Derry and not his native Dublin. The la(...)

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