Bushy Park

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Going to a skatepark as a beginner is daunting. Going as a woman intensifies that experience considerably.

Allie O’Rourke has recently taken up skateboarding again after a prolonged break. She first learned to skate on improvised ramps as a teenager, and ha(...)

An OPW spokeswoman said works on rehanging the remaining gates have been paused since the start of 2021 due to Covid-19 restrictions. File photograph: The Irish Times

Dublin’s Phoenix Park gates are set to be rehung this summer nearly three years after being taken down. The Office of Public Works (OPW) said the pro(...)

Padraig Pearse Museum in St Enda’s Park. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

What’s so good about it? In a word? Park life. This Dublin 14-16 neighbourhood has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to lovely green expanses (...)

A 15-year-old boy missing his home in south Dublin was found safe and well on Saturday, gardaí said. Daniel Grainger (15) was last seen when he left(...)

Lisa Lambe: ’My husband accompanied me to the clinic, and I think we both realised how serious it was although we were very calm throughout.’

We know that keeping active is good for the mind and body. Lucy Lambe can certainly relate to this. With five children, she is always on the go, b(...)

Devinish Road in Kimmage. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

What’s so good about Kimmage? Split between Dublin 6W and Dublin 12, Kimmage boasts an intriguing history. In the 1950s, the area had its own cinema,(...)

Richard O’Connor with cocker spaniel Aikas: “I wouldn’t blame the swans at all, because the dogs go far too near them.” Photograph: Ellen O’Riordan

Tensions rose to the surface at Bushy Park’s duck pond on Monday morning as dog owners and swan lovers clashed over who rules the water. Two days aft(...)

Swans are fiercely protective parents and they see a dog as a predator

Every year there are several reports of swans being killed by dogs - but it is virtually unheard of for a swan to kill a dog, according to Birdwatch I(...)

3 Pudding Row, Temple Bar

9 Pudding Row, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 Two bedroom duplex on the first and second floors of this corner building with secure car parking. Around 78 sq m (...)

Alvaro Cabello, who now teaches Padel, the Spanish racquet sport (which combines elements of tennis, squash and badminton) to Irish students in Bushy Park in Terenure, Dublin.

When Alvaro Cabello came to Ireland in 2012 it was for economic reasons. Work in his home city of Cordoba in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia (...)

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