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Sean Treacy’s body is moved, as caught by a Pathe film crew in Dublin

On October 14th, 1920 Sean Treacy, one of the most-wanted men in Ireland, was killed by a single shot to the head on Talbot Street in Dublin. He had (...)

Lihong Wang, from Drumcondra, Dublin, whose son, Yan Sun, settled his case against the HSE for €1.85 million. Photograph: Collins Courts

A boy who has had to have a kidney transplant, and will need another two in his lifetime, has settled for €1.85 million his High Court action over his(...)

Admissions figures show private schools and high-performing non-fee paying schools turned away hundreds of applicants last year. Photograph: Getty Images

Schools in the south Dublin area are among the most heavily oversubscribed in the country, according to enrollment data published for the first time. (...)

Seán O’Neill’s Down jersey and football boots, worn in the 1960 All-Ireland Senior Football final when they beat Kerry, and a football signed by the team, at the GAA Museum in Croke Park. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Of all the many conversations I’ve had over the years about the rise of the 1960 Down team, one in particular stands out to this day. And it wasn’t wi(...)

Susie Dent: ‘There has never been a golden age of English. Even in the era of Keats and Shakespeare, people complained about the abuse of language.’ Photograph: Stewart Williams

The Countdown lexicographer on a life-long love of languages, accidental fame and why ‘gobsHIte’ isn’t as Irish as we think In the dumbed-down w(...)

England goalkeeper Bert Williams after Joe Gaetjens’ first half goal. File photograph: Getty Images

Frank ‘Pee Wee’ Wallace was the ubiquitous postman or mailman to use the American term, on the USA team that beat England 1-0 at the 1950 World Cup in(...)

Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien: ‘If somebody wants to go in and do work, that preservation order on the building is treated almost the same as a national monument.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien is considering reviewing the strict planning laws which protect heritage buildings to make it easier for people t(...)

GAA fans have missed the carefree ambles down Russell Avenue towards the Jones’s Road entrance to Croke Park, but for the road’s residents the Covid-1(...)

This is an exciting time for Irish music. the dreary male with Guitar is being replaced and a wave of multicultural and multifaceted (...)

Michael Barr: shot dead at the Sunset House, Summerhill Parade, Dublin 1 on April 25th, 2016.

A man has been convicted by the non-jury Special Criminal Court of murdering the manager of the Sunset House pub in Dublin more than four years ago. (...)

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