Booterstown

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The Frascati shopping centre in  Blackrock, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

What’s so good about it? Most people think of Blackrock as a village dense with posh private schools and Ross O’Carroll-Kelly types. The cliche exists(...)

An artist’s impression of the proposed interpretative centre and spa shows Booterstown bird sanctuary in the foreground.

Environmental groups have called on Dublin local authorities to reject developer Paddy McKillen jnr’s plans for a five-storey “biodiversity” centre at(...)

An artist’s impression of the proposed interpretative centre and spa shows Booterstown bird sanctuary in the foreground

Dublin is changing at a near breathless pace, with a profusion of new office blocks and hotel schemes springing up in the city centre and suburbs, put(...)

U Dhammaloka dressed in the traditional attire of a Burmese monk in 1902. Photograph: The Buddhist Society

The first Irish people to set foot in what is now Argentina were two cabin boys from Galway, William and John,  who were brothers but their surna(...)

Irish Water said the Clonshaugh plant was necessary because the Ringsend facility is operating at over capacity.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Campaigners opposing a wastewater treatment plant in North Dublin intend to mount a legal challenge against the development after it was granted permi(...)

The proposed scheme will involve an auction through which those players that provide the cheapest power will get support. File photograph: The Irish Times

An Irish-German partnership has moved a step closer to building a €1.5 billion wind farm off the east coast. German energy giant, Innogy and Irish pl(...)

UCD assistant professor Dr David McKeown speaks at  a TEDx event at UCD. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

David, you are on a mission to stop rockets wobbling. Why do rockets wobble? When a rocket takes off from Earth you want it to travel as smoothly as p(...)

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan and European candidate Ciarán Cuffe during counting in the local and European elections and divorce referendum at the RDS in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Back in 1991, the Greens had an unexpected election in Dublin, winning seats they had never thought possible. Sadhbh O’Neill, then a 21-year-old stude(...)

Peter Cosgrave: an appreciation
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  • April 25, 2019, 06:00

Peter Cosgrave, who died last week aged 59, will be remembered as one of the most influential figures in the property industry during a career that s(...)

A closure order was served on part of the Old Punch Bowl pub after rodent droppings were found in a food store adjacent to the kitchen.

Restaurants in the leafy south Dublin suburbs of Monkstown and Booterstown and in the north inner city were among six issued with closure orders after(...)

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