Nine Arches bridge which crosses the river Dodder at Milltown, Dublin. Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell

What’s so good about it? The southside suburb has a brilliantly mixed population: older established residents live alongside a younger cohort of deni(...)

George Victor Du Noyer (1817-1869),fungi collected,   Derry, 1837.Watercolour and pencil on paper, Courtesy of the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin

Pioneering Irish artists are at the heart of the National Gallery of Ireland’s new exhibition, Drawn from Nature: Irish Botanical Art, spanning almost(...)

Louie Bennett. She kept the union she founded independent of Liberty Hall and male unions on the basis that women’s concerns would always take second place in male-dominated unions.

Louie Bennett, who was born 150 years ago on January 7th, was well known in 20th-century Ireland as a feminist, trade unionist and journalist but it w(...)

Alexandra College Milltown, Co Dublin, charges  €7,534 per year in day fees. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Not so long ago many private schools were struggling to retain pupils and contemplating entering the “free” secondary school scheme. How times have c(...)

St Columba’s College in Dublin is the most expensive private school, with charges of  €8,654 for day pupils and €23,952   a year for boarders. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Rising demand for private school places has seen fees increase significantly this year, latest figures show. Two out of three private schools in the (...)

 Blackrock College, Dublin says ‘lights in the corridors, offices and classrooms will be turned off’ on Friday but pupils were told not to attend the  climate rally.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Blackrock College in south Dublin has called Friday’s school strike for action on climate change “a tad infuriating” and urged parents of students at (...)

Sutton Park in Dublin 13 is the second most expensive private school for day pupils, with fees of €7,900 a year. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The taxpayer subsidised private schools by more than €90 million last year, according to official figures. The vast bulk of this sum went on salaries(...)

Lucas Bachmann (19), a 6th year student at Glenstal Abbey in Co Limerick, was one of 621 contestants from 112 countries who competed in the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Bath, England.

A Co Limerick-based student has become only the second person to win a silver medal for Ireland at the world’s most prestigious second-level mathemati(...)

Three period houses on a site of 0.66 acres with permission for three mews houses on Dartry Road in Dublin 6 are on the market for €5.25 million throu(...)

A revised route for the Dublin MetroLink rail line will be published within weeks, the National Transport Authority has said.

A revised route for the Dublin MetroLink rail line will be published within weeks, the National Transport Authority (NTA) has said. This follows a we(...)

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