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Oberstown Children Detention Campus: This week the facility, which can accommodate 48 inmates, had 36 boys within its fences. All are aged between 15 and 17. Photograph: Eric Luke

The youth detention centre in Oberstown, north Dublin, stands on a 25-acre campus in countryside near Lusk. Surrounded by high railings and imposing,(...)

The crisis that saw liquidators appointed to Rush Credit Union should not have come as a surprise. Members of the community lender, established in the(...)

Rush Credit Union said withdrawals could not be facilitated. Photograph: North County Leader

Rush Credit Union (RCU) is to reopen this week but only to facilitate loan repayments, amid allegations of financial misappropriation and suspected mo(...)

Eight new secondary schools in Dublin, Limerick and Portlaoise will be under the patronage of non-denominational groups. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Eight new secondary schools in Dublin, Limerick and Portlaoise will be under the patronage of non-denominational groups Educate Together and the Educa(...)

Rush Credit Union is technically insolvent with a €4.7 million hole in its reserves.  Photograph: North County Leader

Rush is a sleepy coastal village in north county Dublin that rarely garners national headlines. Yesterday, it found itself at the centre of the lates(...)

A fire in Finglas which was attended by Dublin Fire Brigade on Monday evening. Photograph: Dublin Fire Brigade

Dublin Fire Brigade found itself trending on Twitter when it decided to live-tweet Halloween night incidents as they occurred. Using the hashtag #DF(...)

File photograph of  David Mahon arriving at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin  with his partner Audrey Fitzpatrick. File photograph: Collins Courts

A Dublin man is set to appeal the severity of his seven-year sentence for killing his partner’s son. In May, David Mahon (45) was found guilty of kil(...)

A 6.75 acre site at Swords Road in Drumcondra, Dublin 9,  has planning permission for 358 apartments and is valued around €12 to €13 million

With Dublin’s housing shortage unlikely to be solved for a considerable time, there is likely to be strong interest in a well-located, mixed portfolio(...)

 Residents of the Oberstown Children Detention Campus, Dublin,  climbed  onto the roof of one of the buildings on Monday, August 29th, 2016. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A teenage boy who was banned from his home following a domestic incident avoided being sent to the Oberstown youth detention centre today because it w(...)

Residents at the Oberstown Detention Campus in Lusk, Co Dublin, who climbed up on to the roof of one of the buildings. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Units of the Dublin Fire Brigade were fighting a major fire at the Oberstown Children’s Detention Campus in north Dublin on Monday night. It came af(...)

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