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“I know what you’re trying to do? You’re testing me to see if I’m capable of taking orders from you as an actual woman. And I’m happy to say that I’m about to prove you wrong.”

Lauren, the new Lady Managing Director of Hook, Lyon and Sinker, thinks I have a problem taking orders from women. Which is complete horseshit, of cou(...)

Nine out of 10 people in the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown area reported their health as being good or very good, the highest in the State, according to the CSO. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

There is a significant difference in people’s view of their health depending on where they live, according to latest figures from Census 2016. Nine o(...)

Thornhill House in Mount Merrion, in south Dublin: plans for 47 dwellings (mainly apartments) received 125 submissions from local residents.

It is clear that Dublin needs more homes, and as a consequence it needs more development. However, with greenfield sites in short supply in sought-aft(...)

Prof Aongus Curran’s widow described her husband (above) as a wonderful father and husband who “adored life ... he lived life to the full” and loved nothing more than being out on the lake

A verdict of drowning by misadventure has been returned at an inquest into the death of leading Dublin cancer surgeon Prof Aongus Curran. The inquest(...)

Paul Howard with the Ross O’Carroll-Kelly statue in Dublin city centre. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

1. Where Ross Doesn’t Drink Heineken (1998) It all started in the autumn of 1997. I was in the Sunday Tribune newsroom one Friday evening talking to (...)

Claire O’Dwyer (75) training for the Liffey Swim, which takes place on Saturday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Claire O’Dwyer has been doing the Liffey Swim for so long she cannot remember her first one. She is 75, turning 76 in November, and she will again pa(...)

Marina Village Apartments

With autumn upon us one of the busiest property selling seasons of the year is about to kick off. The listing below indicates there’s plenty of activi(...)

“Ross, how long have you had problems with your hip? I’ve been listening to that thing clicking for 10 years or more.”

So I’m standing on the stairs of a gaff in technically Cornelscourt, trying to reassure this nice couple that the property morket isn’t going to colla(...)

MyHome’s report suggested property prices nationally rose by 5 per cent in the second quarter of the year and were up 8.9 per cent year-on-year. In Dublin, prices rose by a slower 2.8 per cent in the quarter but were up 10.3 per cent on an annual basis. File photograph: iStockPhoto

House prices are now rising by an average of €4,000 a month, according to property website MyHome.ie. The average monthly jump in values recorded on (...)

Paddy McKillen’s long-time Dublin base, 1 The Birches, was one of the first houses developed in the 1980s in the exclusive enclave, located off Torquay Road in Foxrock.

The long-time Dublin base of veteran property tycoon Paddy McKillen has hit the rental market seeking €8,000 a month. The house, 1 The Birches, was on(...)

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