Inchicore

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Poolbeg power station. Technical studies have identified the need to replace cables linking substations at North Wall and Poolbeg; Finglas and North Wall; Poolbeg and Carrickmines; and two cables linking Inchicore and Poolbeg. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

Dubliners are to face a “considerable amount of roadworks” for several years when a project to install up to 50km of underground electricity cables g(...)

“Irish State Coach 351” is one of the more storied railway carriages in Ireland. It was designed for the royal visit of 1904, when King Edward VII was the main beneficiary of its “smoking room” while his wife, Alexandra of Denmark, enjoyed the “Queen’s boudoir”

Among the prize exhibits at the recent 175th anniversary open day in Inchicore Railway Works was “Irish State Coach 351”. One of the more storied rai(...)

  The GNR(I) V Class Compound No 85 “Merlin” steam train on display at the vast Inchicore Railway Works in Dublin during last weekend’s 175th anniversary open day

Wandering around the vast Inchicore Railway Works during last weekend’s 175th anniversary open day, I was reminded of one of Myles na gCopaleen’s most(...)

An Garda Síochána are appealing for anyone with information on the assault to contact investigating gardaí at Kilmainham Garda station.

A man believed to have been doused in an accelerant and set alight after intervening in a teenage fight remains in a serious condition in hospital. (...)

Retired Inchicore works staff members Martin Dooley (left) and Bill Phillips outside the site’s main engine shed. Photograph: Glen Murphy

Thick stone walls surround a corner of Dublin city where generations have spent most of their lives. A place of work, of loyalty and of memory. Inchic(...)

Mrs Dowling’s flat in 14 Henrietta Street. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

Tracey Bardon picks up a large block of soap – it’s about 10cm long, cuboid, dull red – and sniffs it. The familiar and distinctive smell brings her b(...)

Katie McCabe: ‘It wasn’t always plain sailing growing up.’ Photograph: Andres Poveda

Ireland’s team captain Katie McCabe talks to Joanne O’Riordan about equality in women’s football and inspiring future generations Katie McCabe r(...)

President Higgins meeting members of Pete St John’s family after his funeral at the Church of the Holy Child, Whitehall. Photograph: Alan Betson

All songwriters aspire to write one song which will become a standard, but Pete St John wrote three of them, Phil Coulter told his funeral service Co(...)

Pete St John playing at the Mansion House in 2015 where he was the recipient of a Dublin Lord Mayor Award. Photograph: Eric Luke

Tributes have been paid to singer-songwriter Pete St John, who died on Saturday, aged 90. Born Peter Mooney in 1932, the folk musician is best known(...)

Kasia and Daniel Kuty load a van with donations from the public for distribution to the people of Ukraine. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

As impromptu donation drives sprang up around Dublin to help Ukrainian refugees streaming into Poland and elsewhere, Kasia and Daniel Kuty quickly ran(...)

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