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The Flynn twins behind The Happy Pear. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It’s hard to keep up with David and Stephen Flynn, the twins behind the Happy Pear cookbook, and two Greystones cafes of the same name. We meet at lu(...)

Bridie Mooney (86) in her Greystones shop with her grandson Tadhg (11) and daughter Aine. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

Bridie Mooney stands outside her sweet shop in Greystones, smiles and gives a little V for victory sign. And well she might. At 86 years of age and (...)

The Supreme Court has dismissed  an appeal by Eileen  Gunning, formerly of Chrysanthemum Cottage, Blacklion, Greystones, against High Court orders dismissing her case as an abuse of process and restraining her bringing further litigation over the cottage without High Court permission. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A woman’s lengthy legal battle for possession of a cottage near Greystones, Co Wicklow, has been halted by the Supreme Court. The court also made ord(...)

The Burnaby in Greystones is a little bit special. Built around the 1900s, the enclave of Edwardian houses was named for the swashbuckling Col Frederi(...)

Templecarrig is the kind of house that is hard to let go of. The current family have been living here for two generations. Further back, the 14th E(...)

A cottage-style house on the main road of Greystones, Co Wicklow, a short walk from the Dart station in the town’s centre, has, like many of its gr(...)

A Burnaby Edwardian has been given a modern makeover during the past decade with an eye to comfort as well as good looks. The result is a house whe(...)

The Burnaby in Greystones is considered the finest address in the locale. It was the first planned housing development in Ireland following London’(...)

The incomplete Edenderry Plaza Hotel, Co Offaly. Photograph: James Flynn/APX
Uptown and downtown

EdenderryIf there were tumbleweed in Co Offaly, it would be blowing up the main thoroughfare of Edenderry, the town from which Brian Cowen, the former(...)

‘Queen of the Mountain’, by Elizabeth Hawkins-Whitshed,  from the Elizabeth Main le Blond collection in the Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum, Kansas.

Two Irish women photographers of the late Victorian era whose achievements have largely gone unnoticed are the subject of separate exhibitions in Laoi(...)

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