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Dublin’s traditional Halloween events are to be severely curtailed due to concerns over an inability to enforce coronavirus public health guidelines. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin’s Halloween “Spooktacular” events are set to be cancelled or significantly curtailed due to concerns over an inability to enforce coronavirus p(...)

One Ballyfermot resident said the activity is ‘terrifying for pets and older people’.

Fireworks, being let off on a nightly basis and fired at people and homes, have become a “massive problem” across Dublin, residents and elected repres(...)

Ballymun Kickham’s Patrick Small, David Byrne, Dean Rock and James McCarthy celebrate their win at Parnell Park on Saturday evening. Photograph: Inpho

The former US speaker Tip O’Neill is widely credited with the catchphrase, “all politics is local.” But it would seem RTÉ have realised the great appe(...)

Passing It On: Ballymun Kickhams shows how good people gave young men in their community a sense of pride

As you may have guessed from previous pieces I have written, I’m not particularly knowledgeable about sportsball. I know some of “the sports”, of cour(...)

John Donegan with his wife Mary. He lived with her  in Ballymun for most of his life.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at

On Thursday members of the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau arrested two suspects for conspiracy to defraud the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland (MIBI), which compensates victims of uninsured and untraced drivers. File photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Gardaí carrying out a criminal investigation into a bogus personal injury claim are seeking to charge the failed claimant with swearing false affidavi(...)

The number of reported bike thefts in Dublin jumped by 46% in June and 40% nationally. Photograph: Alan Betson

Bicycle thefts jumped by almost half last month during the Covid-19 pandemic with thieves profiting from unprecedented demand as people struggled to b(...)

Eddie Irvine’s house in Dalkey which was rented by Matt Damon and his family during lockdown.

A distracting highlight of the Covid-19 confinement was the media excitement around Matt Damon’s residency in the coastal Dublin village of Dalkey for(...)

Classical guitarist Eamon Sweeney performed in the front garden of Elizabeth on her 90th birthday

Many older people have found the restrictions during the Covid-19 crisis very difficult, especially the “cocooning” advice which cut them off from eve(...)

Demolition under way on Ballymun shopping centre earlier this month. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Work to raze the old Ballymun shopping centre, which has for years blocked completion of the regeneration of the north Dublin suburb, has begun more t(...)

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