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Owner Des Cooney: ‘If I had a euro for every photograph taken every day outside my shop, I’d be a rich man.’ Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Famous furniture shop Knobs & Knockers is moving out of Dublin city centre after more than 40 years. Knobs & Knockers opened at 25 Nassau Str(...)

Irish romance: Tristan and Isolde in a 1902 painting by Edmund Leighton

From Dublin to Cork to Wicklow, follow in some famous footsteps and visit the sites of Ireland’s greatest love stories. As befits the count(...)

Modelled after a Victorian brothel, Lillie’s Bordello quickly established itself as a celebrity stomping ground and later became synonymous with  excesses of the Celtic Tiger.

‘End of an era’ and ‘Where will we go now?’ were the common refrains as partyogers of a certain vintage flocked to Lillie’s Bordello for one final dan(...)

Retail property is now undergoing an overdue development phase in Dublin  city centre. Photograph: Alan Betson

In any form of investing, it is always difficult to fight sentiment. This is no less true when considering the negative popular perception that surrou(...)

Dublin City Council’s head of traffic said there was an “urgent need” to reconfigure College Green to take account of increased numbers of pedestrians and cyclists “and the new requirement to cater for 55m-long Luas cross-city trams”.

Dublin City Council spent almost €1.5 million on the College Green plaza project, which was refused permission by An Bord Pleanála three weeks ago, it(...)

‘The last time we were in there, the triplets smashed an eight-foot-high Chewbacca into about a million pieces and I left without paying for the damage.’

Sorcha has decided she needs an entire new work wardrobe, so into town we go. I throw the cor into the Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre cor pork, then (...)

George Town, the capital of Grand Cayman. Photograph: iStock

I see a shark ahead of me in the water and swim towards it. And that is something I never thought I’d write. Mike, our snorkelling guide, had warned u(...)

 The Hodges Figgis shop on Dawson Street, Dublin. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Hodges Figgis closed down for four hours in 1995. It was to allow for the legal transfer of ownership from UK company Pentos to new owners Thorn EMI, (...)

The Chinese Government is extending visa-free access to Hainan to make the destination more popular.

The annual list of the most expensive cities to do business in for 2018 was announced this week. New York, as ever, topped the list. However, three Sw(...)

New Ireland parent Bank of Ireland decided in January to sell the pension and insurance firm’s building on Dawson Street in Dublin 2, sparking speculation that it could fetch €35 million. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Key players including Hibernia Reit, Hines and Marlet have run their rule over the headquarters building of pensions firm New Ireland, which went on t(...)

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