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Sallynoggin Park. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

What’s so good about it? Sallynoggin may not be a “destination” neighbourhood like nearby Dún Laoghaire, Dalkey, Monkstown, Killiney and Glasthule, b(...)

Cillian Murphy and students:  empathy scheme seeks to show  young people “everyone has a different story and everyone’s story is valuable”.  Photograph; Nick Bradshaw

As a father of two teenagers, actor Cillian Murphy says he sees the challenges facing young people growing up today first-hand. On top of adolescence(...)

There are 26 secure care beds in the State “and only 14 of them are available mainly due to staffing problems” the report says. Photograph: iStock

Almost half the secure beds provided for the most at-risk children in the State are closed because of “staffing problems” a hard-hitting report publis(...)

 Killiney beach. Photograph: Tom Honan

What’s so good about it? Killiney, the millionaire’s playground 9½ miles south of Dublin city centre, is often described as Ireland’s Amalfi coast fo(...)

John Boyne: ‘All I ever wanted was that kids would be moved enough by the story that they would develop the same interest in this period of history as I had.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

Last week, the author John Boyne pointed out what he saw as a troubling trend in publishing. “I can’t help but feel that by constantly using the same (...)

At Tuam the fifth interim report found that scientific analysis on underground chambers  'suggests that at least some of the chambers in which human remains were found were at some stage used to receive sewage'.

Publication of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation’s final report could be delayed due to its exceptional length The document is on(...)

Video shows a child in pyjamas with a soother in his mouth on a  small off-road motorbike crashing into a lamppost. Photograph: Getty

Gardaí are investigating an incident involving a young child on a mini scrambler bike crashing into a pole in Dublin. A video of the incident, which (...)

The suspect was arrested at Dublin Airport after coming off a plane from Budapest.  Photograph: Kate Geraghty

A man wanted for questioning by gardaí investigating child pornography is expected before court on Monday after being extradited from Hungary. The su(...)

The Supreme Court is due to hear a State appeal of the High Court’s ruling in the Graham Dwyer case next week. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

An Garda Síochána has confirmed its ability to investigate online child exploitation is being hampered by a ruling in the successful appeal brought by(...)

Baby Yoda: The big-eyed face that launched a thousand social media memes.

The internet has recently been set alight by the break-out star of the first Star Wars TV programme since the Star Wars Holiday Special, The Mandalori(...)

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