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Lime trees on St Canice’s Road in Dublin,  planted in the early 1930s, are among the “largest in the Irish landscape”, Dublin City Council  said,	and line “very narrow footpaths with inadequate rooting capacity and beneath overhead services”. Photograph:  Tom Honan

Residents of Glasnevin in north Dublin have appealed to Dublin City Council not to fell 90-year-old trees that the local authority said are living in (...)

The Hunting Lodge on the Castle Leslie estate in Glaslough, Co Monaghan. File image: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The Border village of Glaslough in Co Monaghan has been named as the winner of the 2019 SuperValu National Tidy Towns Competition. The village which (...)

Computer-generated image of part of the apartment scheme that was planned beside the former Smurfit printworks at Daneswell, Glasnevin

Developers of the old Smurfit printworks in Glasnevin, Dublin, have failed in a third attempt to build apartments instead of houses on the site. Earl(...)

 Stoneybatter, Dublin:  “I loved living there in the 1990s. Smoke from peat fires suffused the evening light as it slanted across the roofs of terraced houses.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

I love living in the country but sometimes I miss urban life. Despite being far from self-sufficient here on our Wicklow acre, it keeps us busy throug(...)

Docklands resident Michael Ingle believes the cost of rents in the area, while not desirable, is to an extent understandable. Photograph: Dave Meehan

As Google says it would “think about” subsidising housing in Dublin to ease the accommodation crisis, and developer Johnny Ronan offers the company th(...)

Just as in the restaurant, students should consider that they like, what interests them, and what might be a turn-off. Photograph: iStockphoto

When the restaurant menu is so vast, it can be hard to pick your dinner. But what flavours do you like? What textures turn you off? And what is your g(...)

Charlotte Salter-Townshend,  who devised the new walks,  will focus on the geographical origins of plants and the role some played in the development of slavery and international trading routes

Plants and Power: Botanical Imperialism is the intriguing theme of a new series of guided walks in the National Botanic Gardens on Saturdays in Septem(...)

Indian Ambassador Sandeep Kumar offered the bust as a gift to mark 150 years since Gandhi’s birth.

A large bronze bust of Indian independence and civil rights leader Mahatma Gandhi is set to be installed in Dublin following an offer from the Indian (...)

Platsa bed unit from Ikea, €650.

Divide with style As rents continue to rise, there’s evidence that more people are doubling up in rental rooms and apartments. Furniture companies ar(...)

Dahlias: Dahlias are notorious for the ease with which the tubers of different varieties can accidentally get mixed-up. Photograph: Getty

August is a time of full and plenty in the garden when plots are brimming with homegrown produce and lots of late summer/early autumn flowering plants(...)

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