Neptune Lodge: four-bed is situated in an idyllic location  but it isn’t the most private of sites

Well over two years after it went on the market (again), one of Dublin’s most prominent landmark sites has finally sold. Neptune Lodge, the familiar (...)

 Neville Knott in the drawing room at Carlisle Terrace, Dun Laoghaire. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Neville Knott is an interior designer, broadcaster and lecturer in interior and furniture design at the Dublin Institute of Technology where he has ta(...)

Early-morning swimmers at Sandycove, Co Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

As the summer sun rises over Sandycove beach and the nearby Forty Foot in south Dublin, the changing area for sea swimmers is a hub of activity. It’s(...)

Clothes collected from the Forty Foot in Sandycove, Co Dublin. Photograph: Ailish Mc Donell

The long laundry list of items abandoned beside Sandycove beach and the nearby Forty Foot in south Dublin one day last week included 28 towels and 64 (...)

 St Alban in Sandycove

Alongside its more obvious charms: the seafront, the DART, and the lovely village; Sandycove has some great hidden gems. Lucky residents can vouch for(...)

Smooching stars: Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell at the unveiling of their stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

What’s Hot #TitleTales The fun game from @DubrayBooks. Stacking up your books to make short stories from the titles is Twitter-addictive. Dublin 8(...)

Dublin’s Lord Mayor Brendan Carr on the Clontarf Road for the opening the new cycle path. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

The 8.5km off-road cycle path which runs from Clontarf to Sutton along Dublin bay has been completed 25 years after work began. The cycle path was pu(...)

Robin Gill: “It was 1999 and, if you wanted to progress in the business, the thing to do was go to London and get your ass kicked”

Robin Gill grew up in Sandycove, Dublin, but it is in London that he made his name. Gill owns four restaurants in the city – the Dairy, the Manor, Pa(...)

The court heard Maureen O’Hagan was attacked by her neighbour’s cat after attempting to shoo animal out of her Sandycove home at 3am

A woman who suffered “nasty lacerations” to her hand after being attacked in her south Dublin home by her neighbour’s cat has sued in the High Court. (...)

“Something special”: Bru na Mara in Carna, Connemara, a collection of holiday homes, for sale for €800,000

Ireland has long been a top destination for American and British holidaymakers. But changes in currency rates coupled with a reluctance to travel have(...)