Teenagers escaped from their bedrooms at Oberstown after threatening staff and demanding keys. Photograph: Eric Luke

Three youths have been sentenced to five years in prison for their roles in an 11 hour long “rampage” at a detention centre during which a roof was se(...)

Ronan Kelly interviews Galway farmer Pat Noone on his farm in Woodlawn, Co Galway.

Why is a distinguished and award-winning RTÉ Radio producer making YouTube videos in his spare time? Ronan Kelly’s Ireland is a series of short, idios(...)

Atlantic Philanthropies, founded and financed by billionaire Chuck Feeney, gave away €1.1 billion in Ireland through 1,030 grants over 30 years. Photograph: Alan Betson

It ended as it began – quietly, low key, with no fanfare. The Dublin office of Atlantic Philanthropies closed this week as billionaire Chuck Feeney, w(...)

 Churchtown  has landscaped estates, mature greenery and a string of commercial centres. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Churchtown used to be farmland: Rolling fields on the southern fringes of Co Dublin – much like nearby Ballinteer, which featured in this column in Oc(...)

 JP Donleavy at his home,  Levington Park, Mullingar, Co Westmeath, in 2014. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

JP Donleavy, who has died at the age of 91, was best known as the author of The Ginger Man, the critically acclaimed comic masterpiece. It is estimate(...)

A photograph of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe at Dundalk Garda Station.  Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The US Department of Homeland Security is to distribute posters asking for information on the murder of Garda Adrian Donohoe, according to reports. D(...)

64 Woodlawn Park, Churchtown, Dublin 14

The owners of 64 Woodlawn Park in Churchtown are serial renovators, having picked up the renovating bug while living in Australia, where they first l(...)

The New York skyline in the backround during a game at the Gaelic Grounds. Photograph: Ed Mulholland/Inpho

Johnny Glynn, past-and-future Galway hurler, said he’d meet us on Randall’s Island. At 22, Glynn has already played in three All-Ireland hurling final(...)

56 Woodlawn Park, Churchtown, Dublin 14

Address: 56 Woodlawn Park, Churchtown, Dublin 14 Agent: Beirne and Wise (Churchtown) On a generous site, this four-bedroom extended bungalow mea(...)