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People bathe at the public baths at Dún Laoghaire, circa 1925. Photograph: Dillon Family/National Library of Ireland Flickr Commons

“May I draw attention to the urgent need for better bathing places for ladies near Dublin, and particularly at Dalkey?” Nearly 100 years has passed si(...)

Demand from students for accommodation is strong. Photograph: Frank Miller

Lender and developer Bain Capital Ireland has sold a property for €47 million to Invesco Real Estate just months after buying it for €8 million. Bain(...)

Baldoyle track will facilitate cyclists who use a narrow winding road. It is also expected to attract walkers.

A new cycle and walkway has been given the go-ahead between Baldoyle and Portmarnock in north Dublin following years of campaigning. An Bord Pleanál(...)

James Sugrue celebrates victory in last year’s South of Ireland Championship at  Lahinch Golf Club, Co Clare. Photograph: Brian Arthur

Lahinch is no stranger to great feats of derring-do so it’s entirely realistic to believe Mallow’s James Sugrue can become the first player for 55 ye(...)

 Shelly Gaynor: “We’re not looking for anything special. We’re looking for equal rights that everyone else has.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Ireland’s recent ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (UNCRPD) is “ironic” given the ongoing lack o(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show: “I am not going to Brussels to compromise our national interest.” Photograph: BBC handout via Reuters

British prime minister Theresa May said US president Donald Trump had previously advised her to sue the European Union as part of her Brexit strategy,(...)

Geraldine McFadden: “The way of life here is so totally different to Ireland. Everything operates at a much slower pace. Traffic is never a problem and we could never compare the weather here to Ireland.”

Geraldine McFadden was bitten by the travel bug at a young age. “My father was chief engineer of the cargo airline, Aer Turas, so my family travelled (...)

A swan fends off athletes taking part in the TriAthy Triathlon in Kildare. It was doing so as it had two cygnets close by. Photograph:  michaelorourkephotography.ie

For a sport deemed “fringe”, if not loony, just 20 years back, triathlons now attract over 20,000 entrants each year in Ireland. The first modern swi(...)

Possibly best of all would be a medium-bodied rosé. It is summer after all

As the good weather continues, this week we will look at wines to drink with summer salads. I may have been guilty of blithely suggesting to match a p(...)

New accounts for Links Creche and Montessori Ltd for the year to the end of October last show that during a very lucrative 12 months, the company’s cash pile more than doubled going from €279,687 to €685,286. Photograph: iStock

The north Dublin couple whose crèche business was at the centre of an RTÉ investigation alleging mistreatment of children enjoyed a bumper year last y(...)

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