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Quentin Fottrell as a little boy with his mum

I never saw my father cry. That behaviour was not unusual among his cohort. But how much has really changed since then? Picture a woman sitting oppos(...)

Repair work on the refuge in Rathmines  was completed in September 2018 and it is being used as a short-term refuge for homeless women until February.

A women’s refuge in south Dublin for victims of domestic violence which closed in 2017 is due to reopen this year, according to Tusla. The refuge in(...)

Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Gardaí seized heroin and cocaine worth more than €500,000 in south Dublin on Saturday evening. A 47-year-old man was arrested in connection with the (...)

A cell in the new National Violence Reduction Unit in   the Midlands Prison,  Portlaoise. Photograph:  Bryan O’Brien

Alan Ellis, who has been in almost continuous solitary confinement for the last four years, is to be the first occupant of a new specialist unit for t(...)

Jo’Burger, which originated from a single outlet in Rathmines, had previously been in insolvency in 2009 but continued trading after a rescue deal was agreed with an examiner

The Jo’Burger restaurant group controlled by businessman Joe Macken, which operated from at least six Dublin premises, has gone into liquidation. The(...)

Judge Martina Baxter sentenced Alan Jackson to six years imprisonment, but suspended the final 18 months for a period of 18 months provided he engage with the Probation Services upon his release.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A homeless man who set fire to an acquaintance’s flat and caused more than €29,000 damage has been jailed for six years, with 18 months suspended. A(...)

Kathleen Lynn was born on January 28th, 1874, in Mullafarry, near Cong in Co Mayo, the second oldest of three daughters and one son of Robert Lynn, Ch(...)

Top Irish residential sales in 2018: Clonmore, on Shrewsbury Road in Dublin 4 (top left); the Beach Haus, in Co Meath (top right); Dowdstown House, in Co Kildare (bottom left); and 41 Cowper Road in Rathmines, Dublin 6

TOP SELLERS OF 2018 Dublin 1. Clonmore: €8.1 million 15a Shrewsbury Road, Dublin 4. Sold by Lisney 2. Lota: €7.5 million 26 Coliemore Road(...)

Researchers at Queens University Belfast have challenged the assumption that women voted en masse for Eamon de Valera’s Sinn Féin over a party which sought to deny them the franchise. Photograph: General Photographic Agency/Getty Images

For the last 100 years, it has been widely assumed that a massive extension of the franchise was one of the contributing factors in Sinn Féin’s landsl(...)

Shane Power Canavan: “There are good opportunities for advancement and different roles I could pursue in the industry.”

While today’s feeder school lists are an indication of the number of post-primary students who go on to shird-level, they do not include the numbers o(...)

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