Ballyfermot

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The stand-off between the two bodies  follows an incident in June when a family at the Labre Park site in Ballyfermot accused the council of destroying their mobile home and belongings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A row between a Traveller organisation in west Dublin and the city’s most senior Traveller-housing official, has led to the near collapse of the capi(...)

Lisa O’Neill lives in Dublin  but her home county of  Cavan is inextricably linked to her music

It is notable that, when asked about her formative years, Irish folk musician Lisa O’Neill responds by saying that she accidentally poisoned herself w(...)

Gardaí from the Ballyfermot/Clondalkin detective and drugs unit seized 23 units of herbal cannabis in the grounds of an apartment block. Photograph: Getty Images

A man in his 30s is due in court on Wednesday morning charged in connection with the seizure of drugs worth around €920,000. Gardaí from the Ballyfe(...)

Lissadell House, July 2016: former and sitting TDs (back row) Niamh Bhreathnach, Jan O’Sullivan, Nora Owen, Mary Harney, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Mary Coughlan, Mary Hanafin, Síle de Valera, Heather Humphreys; (front row) Frances Fitzgerald, Gemma Hussey, (Constance Cassidy, host and owner of Lissadell House), Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, Mary O’Rourke, Katherine Zappone. Joan Burton was not in attendance; Regina Doherty and Josepha Madigan were appointed senior Ministers in 2017. Photograph: James Connolly

In July 2016, 14 women from different backgrounds attended a dinner party in Co Sligo. The women were members of one of Ireland’s most exclusive clubs(...)

Two men have been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged under the Money Laundering Act in connection with the seizure of €2 million in cash in Co Wexford over the weekend. File image: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

Two men have been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged under the Money Laundering Act in connection with the seizure of €2 million in (...)

Some of the Kinahan drugs cartel cash seized by gardaí. Photograph: Garda Press Office

A camper van searched by the Garda was found to contain about €600,000 in cash while more than €800,000 was found in the attic of a house in west Dubl(...)

In March last year the 30km/h speed limit zone was expanded to certain residential areas and in the vicinity of schools in Dublin city centre.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

New bylaws to allow the introduction of 30km/h speed limits across all residential streets in the capital have been accepted by Dublin City Council’s (...)

Pope Francis during his visit to Dublin last Saturday. The group expected a half an hour maximum, but the pope heard them out for an hour and a half. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

The most extraordinary meeting in the long history of the Catholic Church in Ireland was a hastily arranged affair. Eight survivors of clerical abuse(...)

Nora Twomey, centre, with Angelina Jolie, and Saara Chaudry at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival for the premiere of ‘The Breadwinner’. Photograph: George Pimentel/WireImage

Nora Twomey was 14 when she started drifting away from school. Within a year, she had dropped out. Today, however, she’s an acclaimed animator, Oscar-(...)

 Darren McGavin at the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption in Ballyfermot. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Loreto Martin was the victim of a physical assault one day in 1998. It triggered flashbacks. As she lay on the floor, she remembers, she saw the face (...)

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