A  fall in demand means that rents  in Dublin have  slid since the advent of the pandemic in March.  Photograph: Getty Images

There’s food for thought for Dublin’s property developers in the latest update on the capital’s residential market from docklands agent Owen Reilly. (...)

The blaze broke out at the former Sisters of Mercy convent on Cork Road in Skibbereen around 4pm on Tuesday and units of Cork Co Fire Service from Skibbereen, Schull and Bantry were sent to tackle the blaze. Photograph: Barry Roche

Gardaí in West Cork have requested the assistance of the Garda Technical Bureau in Dublin to try and establish the cause of a fire which destroyed a f(...)

The  accommodation earmarked for asylum seekers  in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim. Photograph: Brian Farrell/Irish Times

The decision to cut the number of asylum seekers going to Ballinamore, Co Leitrim, from 130 to just 27, made up of seven families, including children,(...)

The direct provision accommodation for asylum seekers will house 25 families in Ballinamore. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Seven families will move into controversial new direct provision accommodation in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim, before Christmas. In all, 27 people will t(...)

Computer image of refused Glenveagh scheme at Hollystown

It has been a rough couple of weeks down the planning office for a number of leading developers and investors who now have to revise plans for thousan(...)

Ballaghaderreen’s Market Square: For more than three decades the town has had a significant Muslim population. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The old hometown’s just the same. If under something of a strain. Ballaghaderreen is a welcoming place. A sign at one entrance is a reminder. It rec(...)