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The journey to college is never easy, but Trinity College Dublin is making attempts to smooth the road for students and staff with an application for (...)

Thorndale in Dartry, Co Dublin: the fine 495sq m (5,330sq ft) Victorian turned up as sold on the Property Price Register in mid-April for €5.6million

The property market may be emerging from a quiet few months on foot of coronavirus, but that’s not to say there hasn’t been some activity. Some big sa(...)

Accounts for the seven universities represented by the Irish Universities Association show they earn about €70 million a year renting out rooms to students. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Third-level colleges have emptied for the summer but their managements are already grappling with how they will conduct a new academic year in the sha(...)

John Hemingway (100-years- old), who is the only surviving Irish Battle of Britain pilot veteran, pictured with a photograph of himself aged 20 in 1939 just after the outbreak of the second World War. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Irishman John Hemingway is now the last of the second World War “Few” who fought in the Battle of Britain still alive. It follows the death in a York(...)

In an ideal world there would be government funding for student housing, but there is not. Photograph: iStock

The housing crisis, as well as long commutes, were clearly major issues with many young people who voted for Sinn Féin in last month’s general electio(...)

Luggala Estate, in Co Wicklow, looks to have been the top Irish property sale of 2019, changing hands for about €25 million. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

This year saw some strong sales at the upper end of the market, although the pace of transactions could hardly be described as brisk. Here are the top(...)

National University of Ireland in Galway (NUIG).

NUI Galway When is open day? Saturday, March 28th Web: nuigalway.ie/opendays Life on campus Since the university opened the doors of the quadrang(...)

While helmets make cycling safer in places where accidents are more likely or when cycling as a sport, people who cycle in cities where cycling is the norm rarely wear helmets for short journeys.

Only three out of 10 people cycling in Ireland are women and about one in 10 teenagers cycling to school are girls, according to a recent study. A ne(...)

Mother-of-three Skaidrite Valdgeima  was fatally stabbed in an apartment in Dublin on Wednesday.

A 22-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged with the murder of mother-of-three Skaidrite Valdgeima who was fatally stabbed in (...)

New Penelope sofa from DFS from €909

MAKING A SPLASH As minimalism gives way to a more exuberant approach in interiors, furniture-makers are following suit with splashier patterns that c(...)

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