Firhouse

60 results

Traffic is heaviest on the M1 between J7 Julianstown and J2 Dublin Airport. File photograph

Drivers are experiencing delays of up to an hour on the M1 into Dublin following a number of incidents. Traffic is heaviest on the M1 between J7 Juli(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Vivienne Bourke, principal of St. Luke’s National School and Tim Stapleton, principal of Tyrrelstown Educate Together during a visit. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

The Minister for Education Joe McHugh is unable to say how many other schools may have to close due to structural concerns. The Department of Educati(...)

 Building materials outside Tyrrelstown Educate Together school which  is closed  due to a structural defect. Photograph: Colin Keegan

An inspection of a school in north Dublin found there was an 80 per cent chance of an external wall falling out on foot of structural damage caused by(...)

Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh, speaking to media on the recent school closures  in the Courtyard at Government Buildings, Dublin. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney Collins

Education authorities are facing a “race against time” to complete structural assessments for 40 schools during next week’s mid-term break. Departmen(...)

The board decided to close part of  Ardgillan Community College in Balbriggan immediately for health and safety reasons, and temporary accommodation is being sourced for 200 students. Photograph: Collins

Some schools were built too quickly during the Celtic Tiger years which is part of the reason for the urgent structural safety assessments being carri(...)

Ardgillan Community College in Balbriggan, Co Dublin, has been forced to find alternative accommodation for some studendents following ‘structural issues’ at its school. Photograph: Collins

Dozens of students have been asked to stay at home this week after part of a north Dublin secondary school was closed as a result of structural proble(...)

The CSO data shows that in 2016, 37% of total water use was accounted for by just 10% of households. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Domestic water consumption has dropped significantly following efforts to fix household leaks, new data of metered households shows. Figures released(...)

Tayan Gaedi at the Countess Markievicz Statue on Townsend Street, Dublin 2: “I tell people now I’m Irish-Kurdish.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

When most of us reflect on our early childhood years, our memories tend to be blurry and almost dream-like. For Tayan Gaedi, the experience of crossin(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar poses with a member of the public while canvassing in Rathfarnham on Friday for a Yes vote in the forthcoming referendum. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

If Leo Varadkar’s canvass in Rathfarnham yesterday is anything to go by, his main enemy in the campaign in the referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendm(...)

 A display of plastic at Nolan’s supermarket in Clontarf, north Dublin,  explaining  how the supermarket plans to  tackle the problem of excessive plastics.   Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A “shop and drop” day of action on plastic packaging at supermarkets on Saturday and community cleanups of waterways, beaches and public areas over th(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • Next
  • Last »