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Proinsias Ó Rathaille, grandson of The O’Rahilly, outside the badly vandalised house of The O’Rahilly at Herbert Park, Ballsbridge, Dublin, on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Ballsbridge home of 1916 Rising leader The O’Rahilly must be “immediately secured” following damaging vandalism in recent days, his grandson has s(...)

No 40, Herbert Park, in Dublin 4, was the home of Michael Joseph O’Rahilly, known as The O’Rahilly, the only leader of the 1916 Rising to die in battle. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Plans for the demolition of the home of 1916 Rising leader The O’Rahilly in Ballsbridge, Dublin, have been lodged with An Bord Pleanála. The McSharr(...)

The McSharry and Kennedy building families want to build 105 apartments fronting onto Herbert Park, on the site of three Edwardian villas. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Efforts are underway to preserve the final home of The O’Rahilly, who died in the 1916 Rising. It follows proposals for its demolition to make way for(...)

The owners of  Herbert Park Hotel bought  36 and 38 Herbert Park last year for €6.2 million and now plan two four-storey apartment buildings

It’s been a decade since the Block last witnessed developers buying up multi-million euro homes in Dublin 4 only to demolish them and redevelop as apa(...)