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The Garda, fire services and medical professionals warn annually about the risk of serious injuries from the use fireworks around Halloween. File photograph: iStock

Two teenagers have been treated in hospital after suffering serious injuries when a firework exploded in their hands on Faussagh Avenue, Cabra, on Fri(...)

It would appear the first European was also Irish.
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Who ever heard the like? What sort of idiot would believe that a television programme about people watching television programmes would be the least b(...)

Sixth-year students at Muckross Park College on their last day of school alongside nuns from the Dominican convent

Some 120 years after they established one of the best known girls’ schools in the capital, the last remaining Dominican nuns have left the Muckross Pa(...)

Patrick Abercrombie plan for Dublin was published in book form in 1922.

Around the turn of the last century an interest in town planning began to emerge, prompting the Civics Institute of Ireland in 1914 to hold an interna(...)

Computer-generated image of Cabra scheme

A fund managed by investor Tristan Capital Partners has acquired two ready-to-go development sites in Dublin for €54.5 million, which it will develop (...)

 Daniel Duffy (21) leaving court after pleading guilty to attempted robbery. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man has avoided a prison sentence for taking part in a “nasty” attempted robbery of a pizza delivery man while high on ecstacy. Daniel Duffy (21) a(...)

The Bee Bandits cycle in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Many people of all ages find it too perilous to cycle in Dublin city centre so you have to take your helmet off to a group of older cyclists who have (...)

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(...)

Garda forensic team at the scene of the shooting of Jordan Davis  in  Darndale. Photograph: Sam Boal/

One feature of Irish organised crime over almost two decades has been the significant influence that a very small number of gang leaders has exerted o(...)

Hannah Lemass: “It’s not a surprise that I would have a strong sense of civic responsibility given my family’s connections to politics.” Photograph: Brian Crehan

During the recording of what became known as the Lemass Tapes, published in The Irish Times last June, former taoiseach Seán Lemass was asked in 1967 (...)

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