Aaron Brady was convicted of the capital murder of Det Garda Adrian Donohoe. Photograph: Collins

Woodlawn Heights is at the most northerly point of New York City; an odd-shaped jumble of streets bordered by a park and the Bronx river, and just a s(...)

Aaron Brady when he was living and working in the USA.

Propped on a stool drinking cider at the bar of the Coachman’s Inn on New York’s Katonah Avenue in the Bronx in 2014, Aaron Brady thought back to the (...)

 Brendan Kelly, of Woodlawn Co Galway, is  handing over the family farm to his daughter for organic farming.

Brendan Kelly, whose family has farmed in Woodlawn in east Galway for generations, hopes that his successors will do so for years to come. But it will(...)

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(...)

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