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Republican author and politician Erskine Childers (1870-1922), with his wife, aboard his yacht, the Asgard, which was used to run guns for the Irish Volunteers. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

County: Wicklow Incident: Execution of Robert Erskine Childers Date: November 24th, 1922 Fatalities: 1 The Free State government had nothing to pin a(...)

Trailfinders on Dawson Street,  Dublin, specialises in the provision of travel packages tailored to the individual requirements of customers. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A travel agency, Trailfinders, is suing three former employees and a rival company, claiming they took preparatory steps before resigning to use the a(...)

Actor Barry Fitzgerald taken  on the set of John Ford’s film ‘The Quiet Man’ in Co Mayo around 1951. Photograph: The Irish Times

Barry Fitzgerald was a man with a talent for creating conundrums for the good people at the Academy. Not only did he cause an upset by being nominated(...)

The Staycity Aparthotel on Chancery Lane, Dublin 8, is just 850m from St Stephen’s Green.

The exponential growth of Dublin’s tourism sector coupled with the city’s accepted status as a destination for international capital should result in (...)

Residents of South Richmond St and Rosedale Terrace demonstrate outside the offices of Val Issuer on Molesworth Street with members of People Before Profit. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Low and middle-income tenants from properties in south Dublin demonstrated on Wednesday outside offices of management companies overseeing efforts to (...)

The Bernard Shaw:  Bodytonic said it would be closing the pub at the end of October.   Photograph: Tom Honan /The Irish Times

The planned closure of the Bernard Shaw pub and venue in Portobello, Dublin has been greeted with shock, sadness and as an indication that Dublin is c(...)

Eatyard at the Bernard Shaw pub in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Well-known Dublin pub the Bernard Shaw is set to close at the end of October, along with the neighbouring Eatyard, with the owners saying the closure (...)

Harold’s Cross has become a small, nicely textured oasis just a 15-minute walk from the city centre. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

What’s so good about it? Once upon a time, Harold’s Cross, for all its rich history, was the sleepy neighbourhood you went through to get to buzzy Ra(...)

Barry Chapman with his daughter, Greta, on Portobello beach in Edinburgh

Originally from Longford, Barry Chapman moved to Scotland in 1998. After some years in Aberdeen and Glasgow he settled in Edinburgh, where he lives wi(...)

‘We are clear here: we are not moving’: Ramon Cernuda of Rosedale Terrace, off Clanbrassil Street. Photograph: Tom Honan

Low and middle-income tenants in two Dublin apartment blocks say they will “resist together” moves to evict them by their new landlord. Val Issuer, a(...)

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