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Aarhus, Denmark’s second biggest city: Deeply rooted in the Danish mentality is the conviction that housing is more than a commodity, and that high-quality public housing is the key to social peace, not simply shoddy boxes for poor people.

One of the best views in Aarhus is from one of the new apartments overlooking the redeveloped harbour. You can pay handsomely for the privilege - over(...)

The Minister for the Environment and Climate Eamon Ryan said the  rapid rollout of offshore wind energy would  be contentious, particularly off the east coast because large turbines would  be so visible on the horizon. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland’s energy transition and rollout of large-scale offshore wind must be seen as “a shared societal project, rather than a developer-led project”,(...)

The developments will include among other amenities, homes, schools and medical and social services, according to Cork City Council. File photograph: The Irish Times

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has hailed the establishment of a new office to oversee the development of the Cork docklands. Mr Martin said the move is a (...)

Jimi Hendrix: died 50 years ago this week

Fifty years ago this week Jimi Hendrix joined the 27 Club – that melancholy list of rock stars who died at that age. It wasn’t known as that when Hen(...)

Michael Pentland aged 10 from Belfast watches the  Carling Nations Cup match between Wales and  Northern Ireland at the Aviva Stadium in 2011, where the attendance was 529. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

I blame Liam Brady. As a soccer-obsessed child I was desperate to attend an Ireland match but faced one insurmountable problem. The old Lansdowne Road(...)

 Parents with their children stand in queue waiting to get inside Stengaard School in Lyngby, Denmark on Wednesday. Photograph: Olafur Steinar Getsson/EPA

When eight-year-old Isabella Ivraeus returned to school in the Danish city of Aarhus on Wednesday, it was hard to miss her excitement – or that of her(...)

Wind regularly meets more than half of Denmark’s demand for power.

With its lively waterfront, tree-lined canal, and redbrick buildings topped by steep gunmetal-grey roofs, Aarhus looks like just another coastal city (...)

An environmental group has been given leave to judicially review a decision by the Legal Aid Board to refuse to consider funding for their legal chall(...)

Republic of Ireland’s Robbie Brady with Mathias Jorgensen of Denmark in action in the UEFA Nations League match on Monday night at Ceres Park, Aarhus, Denmark. Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The Republic of Ireland team wore black armbands for Monday night’s Nations League game against Denmark following the death of a fan who travelled to (...)

Martin O’Neill: “The bigger picture is the Euro qualifiers. There is no question about that.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Jimmy Dunne is back in the Republic of Ireland squad ahead of the trip to Aarhus where manager Martin O’Neill will take another opportunity to weigh u(...)

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