Straffan

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The teenager was taken to Beaumont hospital where he was treated for head injuries.

A teenage boy who died after he collided with a car while cycling has been named as Shane Duggan (16) from Straffan, Co Kildare. The boy was cycling(...)

It’s tempting to water everything in sight, but you need to prioritise. Photograph: Getty

Signs of the prolonged heat and lack of rainfall are showing everywhere in Irish gardens, from sun-burnt lawns to wilting foliage and drooping flowers(...)

Naas’s Main Street. The town, which has a population of 20,000-plus, retains a village vibe despite its size and range of facilities. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Of all Dublin’s commuter towns, Naas is one of the best thanks to its location and services. And with both of those qualities, it’s no surprise the to(...)

Inishcorrig, on Dalkey’s Coliemore Road, sold for just below €8 million

Top sellers: Dublin  1. Gorse Hill, Vico Road, Killiney, Co Dublin €9.5 million, Sherry FitzGerald and Knight Frank        (...)

Jenny Egan and Peter Egan  at the Irish Marathon Championships this year. They will team up in a mixed K2 at the Liffey Descent on Saturday. Photograph: Mick Feeney.

The Liffey Descent, the highlight of the domestic calendar of Irish canoeing, will boast some novel features this Saturday. The race, which has an en(...)

Naas main street, Co Kildare. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In property terms Kildare is still a tale of two counties, with strengthening demand to the north yet to spread south. But with new homes in particula(...)

An aerial view of Straffan Lodge

When Marcus and Edel Beresford took up residence at Straffan Lodge in 1989, the primary appeal was its location. Dublin based for the preceding decade(...)

South African marathon canoer Hank McGregor

The Liffey Descent this Saturday has bagged the biggest name in marathon canoeing. South African Hank McGregor comes to the event having just won t(...)

Rory McIlroy’s parents and fiancée Erica Stoll watch in the grandstand at the  Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at the K Club, Co Kildare. Photograph:  Paul Childs/Action Images via Reuters

More than 25,000 people braved hailstones and thundery showers at the K Club in Straffan, Co Kildare, on Sunday to see Rory McIlroy win his first Iris(...)

Paul Dunne is back on track after a bout of food poisoning. Photograph: Getty

This past week hasn’t been anything like Paul Dunne had planned. First, there were the headaches, which grew in intensity. Then, came the cramps. And (...)

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