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 German ambassador Deike Potzel places a wreath in memory of the 28 victims of the North Strand bombings in 1941 as  May Dunne, Gladys Langan and Seamus Stephenson, who were witnesses to the tragedy, look on.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Wreaths were laid in north inner city Dublin on Monday during a ceremony to mark the 80th anniversary of the North Strand bombings, which killed 28 pe(...)

May 31st, 1941: Four bombs are dropped over Dublin city by Luftwaffe aircraft. The fourth explosion rips through the North Strand Road. File photograph: The Irish Times

During the early hours of Saturday, May 31st, 1941, Mary Tarrant awoke to a loud thumping of Bofors anti-aircraft guns firing into the sky. (...)

Richard (Dick) Lennon, 1929-2021

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If(...)

The man is charged with the murder of another man in the North Strand area of Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A 46-year-old man who admits killing another man at a house in the North Strand area of Dublin city but denies his murder will go on trial on Wednesda(...)

The coroner returned a verdict of accidental death. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An inquest into the death of a pensioner in a house fire in Dublin’s north inner city heard forensic experts were unable to establish how the fire sta(...)

Dublin City Council said there had been an increase in glass recycling since the start of the pandemic. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

There was a “noticeable increase” in recycling activities across Dublin city following the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic and the introduction of soci(...)

Mr Justice Donal O’Donnell says the Workplace Relations Commission’s  jurisdiction is limited to disputes over pay and dismissals. This, his ruling states, is permitted under Article 37 of the Constitution. Photograph: Getty Images

Trade unions, employers and various statutory bodies will be relieved by news that the Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a test-case challenge that th(...)

The aftermath of the bombing of the North Strand by the Luftwaffe, 1941

Irish civilians who were killed during the second World War will be recognised as Commonwealth casualties and included on a roll of honour. Fifty-two(...)

The cycle path along the Royal Canal, in North Strand, Dublin. Photograph: The Irish Times

Safety concerns have emerged over the new €9 million Royal Canal cycle path in Dublin’s north inner city after cyclists and local residents reported i(...)

Cyclists by the Grand Canal in Dublin. The numbers cycling in the city have surged in recent years. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Buying your first home this year? With public transport capacity now a fraction of pre-Covid days, how to get to work may prove a conundrum. Even if r(...)

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