Transilience by David Sweeney: ‘I wanted a stark contrast either with the colour or the texture’

David Sweeney’s last appearance for Dublin at Croke Park came in the 2009 Leinster hurling final, against Kilkenny, before the curtain fell on his cou(...)

Farah Damji (53)  has been arrested in Dublin. File photograph: Met Police

Gardaí have arrested a notorious fraudster who had fled to Ireland while on the run amid a trial in London in which she was convicted and sentenced in(...)

The man is due to appear in court on Thursday morning.

A man has been charged following an alleged hijacking on the Phibsborough Road in north Dublin on Wednesday evening. Gardaí on patrol received repor(...)

27 Richmond Cottages, Dublin 1: a two-bedroom, 55sq m double-fronted house

Town Address 27 Richmond Cottages, Dublin 1 Agent O’Connor Shannon Set in a quiet enclave of cottages off North Circular Road, this two-bed(...)

The individual is contacted by text message asking them to log onto a website in order to receive a new card. Photograph:iStock

Gardai have warned the public of a ‘smishing’ scam whereby people are being contacted by text message by individuals purporting to be from Allied Iris(...)

Richard Brady: ‘All of the kids called him ‘Da’. He was their dad. He was just the kindest man.’

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A farmers’ market in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China. How we manage livestock may have a direct bearing on whether we can avoid future pandemics of zoonotic diseases.  Photograph: EPA/Alex Plavevski

There has been an understandable rush to see the coronavirus pandemic as a reason to rethink aspects of modern life. Working from home has been touted(...)

The exterior of 422 North Circular Road, playwright Seán O’Casey’s last residence. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The purchase of the last Dublin home of playwright Sean O’Casey by Dublin City Council is unlikely to go ahead, due to Coronavirus funding constraints(...)

The England team sing God Save the Queen prior to the Six Nations game against Ireland at Croke Park in February 2007. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

I always thought – even at the time – that the whole Ireland-England thing in the 2007 Six Nations at Croke Park was a bit over-wrought. The countries(...)

Gardaí speaking to would-be protesters near Dublin’s Phoenix Park on Saturday. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Gardaí closed two entrances to Dublin’s Phoenix Park on Saturday after protesters attempted to hold a rally. Gemma O’Doherty who, along with John Wat(...)

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