Rathnew

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The Kirwans’ open-plan livnig space

Co Wicklow residents Joyce and Jonathan Kirwan were just about to embark on a big extension and refurbishment of their family home, when their plans t(...)

Boot full of cigarettes seized in raid by gardaí

Gardaí have arrested two suspects believed to be part of a ram-raiding organised burglary gang after a crime spree across two counties in the ear(...)

Umesh Maharjan was working at the Chinese takeaway in Rathnew to finance his college degree. Photograph: Collins Courts

A student has settled his action over devastating burn injuries suffered while working in a Chinese takeaway after he sat on a bucket containing fresh(...)

Traffic on Dublin’s M50. File photograph: Alan Betson

Motorists were hit with fines totalling more than €130,000 on Monday for dodging M50 tolls. A taxi driver, a milkman and other commercial and private(...)

Rathnew players celebrate after beating St Vincents  in the AIB Leinster GAA Senior Club Football Championship quarter-final. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Ah, we didn’t want to go to the stupid World Cup anyway. And as for hosting the rugby version, having a rag-tag collection of old British colonies dro(...)

Joe McQuillan leaves the field with his assistants and umpires following the 2013 All-Ireland final. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The GAA has confirmed the controversial appointment of Cavan’s Joe McQuillan as Sunday week’s All-Ireland final referee. The Kill Shamrocks clubman p(...)

Holidaymakers enjoying the summer sun on the beach at Brittas Bay, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Eric Luke

Brittas Bay boasts one of the finest stretches of sand on Ireland’s eastern seaboard and for much of the year, its 5km stretch can be virtually empty.(...)

The treatment plant upgrade is geared to increase output by 10 to 15 million litres of water per day. Photograph: The Irish Times

Unless a water treatment plant linked to the Vartry Reservoir in Roundwood, Co Wicklow, is upgraded, Irish Water would eventually have to restrict wat(...)

Martina Noonan: “I wrote a thesis on 18th century Irish silver which is my first love.”

Martina Noonan is co-owner with husband Bryan Greene of Thomas P Adams & Co – known as Adams Blackrock – an art and antiques auctioneering busines(...)

The Broadlough is an oasis of watery calm just off a busy stretch of the M11 motorway between Rathnew village and Wicklow town. Despite the name, this(...)