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Fergus McCabe was from Marino in Dublin’s northside. File photograph: Peter Thursfield

Veteran community activist Fergus McCabe, who died during the week, aged 71, was part of the “beating heart” of inner city Dublin, President Michael D(...)

A cyclist using the cycleway on Seapoint Avenue, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

A two-way cycle track is set to be installed on Strand Road in Sandymount, Dublin, before the end of this year, despite opposition from some local res(...)

The most chilling scene in Unquiet Graves (RTÉ One, Wednesday) comes at the end as the screen turns dark and the names of the victims of the 1970s loy(...)

The ban is due to remain in place for four days, according to Fingal County Council. File photograph.

A no-swim notice has been placed on one of north Dublin’s most popular stretches of beach. The temporary prohibition was put in place at Velvet Stra(...)

Fingal County Council  has lifted ‘do not swim’ notices at  Rush North, Skerries South,  Velvet Strand  and Loughshinny beach (above). Photograph: Fingal Co Co

A swimming ban has been lifted on four beaches in north Dublin but remains in place for the Front Strand in Balbriggan. Fingal County Council said on(...)

Ellen Glynn (17) recovering after her dramatic rescue from Galway Bay on Thursday.

A teenage girl who was rescued at sea on Thursday after 15 hours in the water has said she has “no idea what would have happened” to her and her cousi(...)

Curracloe Beach was far from deserted at the weekend. File photograph: Gearóid Gibbs/PA Wire

More than 7,000 people visited Curracloe Beach on Saturday, according to Wexford County Council. The local authority said crowds gathered at beaches(...)

A cyclist using the cycleway on Seapoint Avenue, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

A one-way car ban is to be implemented on Strand Road, the scenic coast road in Sandymount, to accommodate a two-way cycle track along Dublin Bay. In(...)

Outdoor tables are at a premium, but more are being added to restaurants and cafes across the country. Photograph: iStock.

Outdoor restaurant tables are at a premium nowadays, and not just when the sun is shining. Covid-19 considerations have made many diners cautious abou(...)

Prince Joachim of Prussia, the sixth and youngest son of Kaiser Wilhelm II, took his own life 100 years ago this month. Some of the 1916 leaders in the GPO discussed the possibility of putting the German prince on the Irish throne.

One hundred years ago this month, Prince Joachim of Prussia, the sixth and youngest son of Kaiser Wilhelm II, shot himself in his castle outside Potsd(...)

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