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Pike's Bridge outside Maynooth where Patrick Mullaney's anti-Treaty column were finally captured by Free State forces.

County: Kildare Incident: During the Civil War, 1st battalion (Leixlip) attempts to capture Baldonnel Aerodrome Date: November 1922 During the Civil(...)

Actor Mark Smith and Aisling Byrne, his friend and longtime collaborator. “Mark has an amazing story. A lot has happened in his life. He has done some amazing things”

You may not have heard of Mark Smith, but the actor is a celebrity in his hometown of Celbridge, just outside Dublin. “One analogy,” he says on (...)

Most complaints are made by people living on Dublin’s northside in areas located on or close to flight paths, including The Ward, Portmarnock and St Margaret’s. Photograph: Getty Images

A number of repeat objectors are responsible for an almost-tenfold increase in complaints about noise from aircraft using Dublin Airport in the first (...)

 Joseph O’Gorman, father of Shauna O’Gorman,   pictured leaving the Four Courts  after the High Court approved the settlement. Photograph: Collins Courts

A schoolgirl who fractured her ankle as she jumped off a trampoline has settled her High Court action for €35,000. Shauna O’Gorman was attending a gy(...)

Some of the best value to be had eating out this summer is in the State’s finer establishments – just as long as you get in and get out early. Photograph: iStock

Restaurant owners bemoan the current environment for their business in Dublin. Luna, and Jo’Burger to are just two of the recent closures as restaurat(...)

How much do people earn in different occupations and parts of the country? And what does this mean for policy? Recent figures from the Central Statis(...)

Kildare’s Tommy Moolick shakes hands with Patrick Fox of Longford after the victory in the quarter-final replay at Tullamore. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Kildare and Dublin have met at interesting junctures in their respective histories. This weekend in Croke Park both is and isn’t one of those occasion(...)

Staff at Rye River’s brewery in Celbridge, Co Kildare.

Irish craft beer maker Rye River Brewing is planning to raise €2.5 million in new funding this year to expand the brewing and bottling capacity of its(...)

Labour leader Brendan Howlin speaking to the media at the RDS on Sunday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Behind Brendan Howlin in the RDS, hundreds of thousands of European election votes were counted in near-solemn silence. The solemnity matched much of (...)

Sport for all: Leinster rugby player Joe Tomane at the Bank of Ireland Leinster Rugby Summer Camp at Energia Park in Donnybrook, Dublin. Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

All summer long, The Irish Times will offer tips, advice and information for parents on how to help their children thrive during the holiday months. R(...)

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