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Final journey: Funeral of Frank Kelly, the actor who became best known for his role as Fr Jack Hackett in Fatherr Ted, taking place in Blackrock, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Frank Kelly, the actor best known for playing a filthy alcoholic priest in a cult television series that lampooned the Catholic Church mercilessly, wa(...)

Blackrock Clinic: Running at “high level of occupancy”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Blackrock Clinic has acquired two acres of land from neighbouring St Catherine’s College to allow for expansion of what is one of the biggest privat(...)

An extraordinary phenomenon has occurred in Dublin in the past decade or so. It is the spread of an entirely new accent through large areas of Dublin’(...)

112 Collins Avenue East, Donnycarney:  the three-bedroom terraced house has been extended by about a third

Two refurbs new to the market in Dublin show just what can be achieved with an imaginative renovation – whatever the starting base. One is a redbrick (...)

Trianon, Granville Road, Blackrock

Permission is being sought by developers to raze a large detached house in Blackrock, which will be replaced by 13 houses in total. Trianon on Granvil(...)

On September 24th, 1987, a senior bank executive paid £227,000 [€288,250] for a Victorian house called “Grenagh” on Avoca Avenue, the grandest road in(...)

David Ryan leaving Dublin Circuit Criminal Court yesterday. Photograph: Collins Courts

A taxi driver “snapped” and ran down a passenger who left the taxi without paying the fare, the Circuit Criminal Court in Dublin was told.David Ryan (...)

Stephen Carroll  pictured with his sons  Keelan (left) and  Senan.

Thieves who stole engraved watches left by a dying father in Co Louth to his two young sons have been asked to “to give them back”.They were specially(...)

Firefighters spray foam on smouldering bush to help reduce re-flash fires after a blaze swept through Faulcombridge, 85km west of Sydney. Photograph: Rob Griffith/AP

After two deaths and more than 200 homes lost amid hundreds of fires, the bushfire threat has abated in New South Wales. But it may only be a temporar(...)

I don’t really picture Éamon de Valera dancing at grand balls, twirling ladies in silk shoes and chiffon round the floor. Instead, I rather see(...)

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