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Peter Donegan at Chateau de Peronne in the Somme, northern France

When he is not constructing a first World War memorial garden in the moat of the 14th century Château de Péronne in the Somme in northern France, land(...)

David Rodgers says dry weather has forced his potato plants into “shutting down”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

David Rodgers, the second generation of his family growing potatoes in Ballyboughal, and his father have never experienced anything like it. So parch(...)

Aileen and Neil Walker retrofitted their timber-frame house in Ballyboughal, Dublin, under the SuperHomes scheme.

The average Irish home is leaky. So leaky that if you were to add up all the tiny holes around windows, pipes and wires and through the attic, there w(...)

eShopWorld chief executive Tommy Kelly: “We want to get this business rapidly to $1 billion but we don’t see the runway stopping there.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Tommy Kelly may run one of the most successful technology companies in the Republic but he laughs at the idea that he is a techie. “People might cal(...)

Main Street in Swords. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Swords was founded by St Colmcille in 560. The saint called the north Co Dublin town Sord, meaning clear, and in this sense pure of faith or pure wate(...)

File image of murder victim Michal Kurek. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

A man has been arrested in Co Meath in relation to the murder of homeless man Michal Kurek in 2017. The 29-year-old suspect is being detained at Balb(...)

Michal Kurek, a Polish murder victim whose body was found earier this month in north Dublin. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

A man stabbed dozens of times in a fatal frenzied knife attack before being dumped by the roadside was homeless, the Garda has said. His killing rema(...)

 Members of the gardai following the discovery of a body at Ballyboughal, Co Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A man whose body was found on a country lane in north Co Dublin on Friday morning was murdered elsewhere, gardaí believe. The man, who investigators (...)

The 2.73-acre greenfield site is 27km north of Dublin city centre, at the junction of the Naul Road (R108) and the R129, and close to Ballyboughal National School and church

Savills is guiding €700,000 for a 2.73-acre greenfield site in the North Dublin village of Ballyboughal which has planning permission for a developmen(...)

Trees were trimmed last week in Athboy, Co Meath, as a first step in the introduction of Eir’s high-speed broadband. Photograph: Chris Bellew/ Fennell Photography

Eir will today announce the locations of 100,000 homes in 200 rural communities to which it will roll out high-speed fibre broadband over the next ye(...)