Palmerstown

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The InSinkErator (above): With advancements in water efficiency, noise reduction and the macerating capabilities of newer waste-disposal models, combined with improvements in treatment facilities,  old arguments against  disposal units do not hold as much merit.

In America, waste (or garbage) disposal units connected to the sink are as common as microwaves in domestic kitchens, yet in Ireland they are still a (...)

The Foxhunter closed its doors in 2012 five years after it was bought by  a consortium  for about €17 million

The former Foxhunter pub in Lucan is on the market through agent Savills and, while there’s no official guide price for the property, it could achieve(...)

Photograph: Eoin Rafferty

Nuala O’Connor (aka Nuala Ní Chonchúir) is a writer and poet who has published 14 books, most recently her fourth novel, Becoming Belle. Raised in Pal(...)

Students gather outside Stepaside Educate Together National School, Sandyford, Dublin, which was officially opened on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Seven years ago it was a flimsy prefab with a single teacher and seven students on the grounds of De La Salle Palmerstown rugby club. But a gleaming (...)

The CSO data shows that in 2016, 37% of total water use was accounted for by just 10% of households. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Domestic water consumption has dropped significantly following efforts to fix household leaks, new data of metered households shows. Figures released(...)

Patrick Menton (76) who has been  in Connolly Hospital since December.

Patrick Menton (76), who is in hospital since December 2017, has been ready for discharge from Connolly Memorial Hospital in Dublin since February. H(...)

The coffin of Anthony (Tony) Tims arrives at The Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Rowlagh. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

The funeral has taken place of pensioner Anthony (Tony) Tims who died as a result of head injuries following an alleged assault at his home by his son(...)

The highest rates of domestic water consumption in Dublin are generally recorded in the most affluent suburbs while the lowest are in less well-off ne(...)

Edward Rynne, a kitchen worker in Morans Red Cow Moran Hotel, who has a mild intellectual disability and has left full-time care. Photograph: Garrett White

In the six years since the HSE committed to moving thousands of people with intellectual disabilities out of institutions, just over 650 have been. D(...)

Faye Dinsmore wearing one of her sweaters. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Faye Dinsmore, model, mother and founder of a knitwear label, is the second youngest of a family of 14 who grew up in a farm near the seaside village (...)

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