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Built in 1959, Croke Villas in Dublin’s north inner city had been mostly vacant for the past decade. Photograph: Alan Betson

I’m standing on a street in Dublin’s north inner city, in the shadow of Croke Park’s Cusack Stand, watching a block of council flats being reduced to (...)

Cameron Ivory at Bradog Youth Service. Photograph: Dave Meehan

At the entrance to Bradog Youth Service I step out of the way of a child on an oversized bike. “Sorry!” he says as he nearly collides with the door. (...)

 Gardaí continue their investigations at the scene of a  shooting in Parlickstown Gardens, Co Dublin. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Gardaí believe a woman discharged the gun that left three people, including a baby, wounded in west Dublin on Monday. A shotgun, which gardaí believe(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe (left), Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Transport Shane Ross remove the ribbon on the first Luas tram to use the new cross-city track. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

“How many ministers for transport does it take to link the Luas?” Taoiseach Leo Varadkar asked. He answered his own riddle. “It appears it (...)

Advocate for victims of domestic violence Emma Murphy (left) with Orla O’ Connor, director of the National Womens Council of Ireland. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

Victims of domestic violence have no faith in the court system and this prevents them from going to the Garda, according to a woman whose ex-partner a(...)

A statement from Dublin Bus said: ‘We are aware of this incident. Dublin Bus is investigating.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Dublin Bus is investigating claims one of its drivers asked a woman to get off because her child was crying. Sonya Saralegui said she was “mortified(...)

On average, and all things being equal, girls generally outperform boys in Leaving Cert subjects, whether or not they have boys sitting beside them in the classroom.

Boys and girls About a third of Ireland’s post-primary school are single-sex. By international standards, this is unusual. Today’s feeder school lis(...)

College progression rates are lower in more disadvantaged areas of Dublin such as Ballyfermot, Finglas and Clondalkin compared with wealthier parts of the city.

Download the Feeder School PDFs here: http://iti.ms/2jQ8tpk Young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are denied the same opportunities as the(...)

The new Luas station at Broombridge, Cabra. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

When the first silver Luas trams begin trundling through Cabra and Phibsborough this week, homeowners and auctioneers will be waiting to see what happ(...)

Kane McCormack: Garda foiled an attempt on his  life three months ago. Photograph: Padraig O’Reilly

The Garda foiled an attempt on the life of Kane McCormack three months ago and believe he was lured to his death by men he trusted over the weekend. (...)

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