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Britain’s Prince William sings a visitors’ book next to his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, as they meet President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina, at Áras an Uachtaráin in Dublin. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge discussed the implications of Brexit with President Michael D Higgins during the first day of their Irish tour. Pri(...)

The 1,322 safety camera zones in an updated list only account for 4.6% of the national road network yet they are the location for 76% of all fatalities. Photograph: Getty Images

The 20 stretches of road in the State where most collisions occur are all in Dublin, according to a Garda rating system used to determine the locatio(...)

Principal architect at the Office of Public Works Ciarán O’Connor in front of the new Garda station on Kevin Street. The €28m building sets a new standard for Garda stations. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ciarán O’Connor is a man with a mission. Hugely ambitious, he rose up through the Office of Public Works to become its principal architect nearly eigh(...)

James Grant: ‘At night it’s better to be awake, to be alert. That way I’m not going to die of the cold.’ Photograph: Enda O’Dowd/The Irish Times

In Dublin homeless people living in tents say they feel safer in their current accommodation than in hostels, despite the serious injuries sustained b(...)

 Aidan and Marina Murphy with their daughter Anna, aged 4 at their home in Ballinrobe, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

They say that moving house is near the top of the leader board when it comes to stressful events – so most people try to keep it to a minimum. But Ma(...)

Cyclist on the grounds of the Royal Hospital of Kilmainham. Photograph: Fran Veale

What’s so good about Kilmainham? Dublin 8 has seen seismic change in the last decade, changing from a traditional inner-city spot to a hyper-gentrifi(...)

  Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll celebrate winning gold at the 2017 World Rowing Championships, in Florida. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

The Cork and Dublin sculling ladders at the Marina and Islandbridge respectively will draw big entries. Cork offers competition for coxless pairs for (...)

Jonny Boyle and his Sticks omakase pop-up menu

A chef friend tipped me off about Sticks, which is one of the most original pop-ups on the Dublin dining scene. Jonny Boyle and Kate O’Donohoe serve a(...)

Gavin Carroll, general manager of the Merchant Hotel, Belfast, and bartender Mario De Santis toast the return of the third annual Festival of Prosecco to Belfast’s Merchant Hotel

Belfast’s food and drink scene is buzzing. The city’s Restaurant Week returns on September 23rd-29th, and a month-long Festival of Prosecco is we(...)

Tiller + Grain, 23 Frederick Street South, Dublin 2. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

We’ve marked this year’s newcomers and used a € to flag everywhere that serves a main course for less than €15 Tiller + Grain € NEW 23 Sout(...)

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