Green Party deputy leader Catherine Martin is now Minister   for Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht.

A new Taoiseach was elected on Saturday and a range of new Ministers were appointed. Here’s all you need to know about them: Micheál Martin - Taoisea(...)

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(...)

The centre of Blanchardstown village. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/The Irish Times

What’s so good about it? Almost 50 years ago, Blanchardstown was a tiny village with a gently busy main street, surrounded mainly by greenery and for(...)

A view of Bray sea front promenade. Photograph:  Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty

What’s so good about it? You know somewhere is on the up when Paddy McKillen’s Press Up empire is moving into town. Sure enough, plans are reportedly (...)

The Carmelite order acquired the 50-acre Gort Muire estate for £12,000 in 1944.

The Carmelite order is set to secure up to €35 million from the sale of eight acres of land attached to its student and novitiate house at Ballinteer (...)

PE teacher Agata Suszczynska (left), principal Declan Hughes and chairwoman of St Tiernan’s board of management Labour Cllr Lettie McCarthy. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A disadvantaged secondary school in south Dublin is to finally get a PE hall for its students after almost 40 years of campaigning. St Tiernan’s Comm(...)

PE teacher Agata Suszczynska, principal Declan Hughes and councillor Lettie McCarthy at St Tiernan’s Community School, Dundrum. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A disadvantaged community school – just yards from a fee-paying school at the centre of controversy over State-funded hockey pitches – says it has bee(...)

Schools with a reduction in 2017 class size creates a statistical aberration – they have what seem to be high progression percentage rates precisely because their Leaving Cert student numbers are declining

Falling numbers of students taking the Leaving Cert in specific schools affect perceived progression rates to college in an unexpected way. There are (...)

Two-bed, two-bath, terraced house, at 9 Castlefield Orchard for €410k. Agent: Sherry FitzGerald.

Knocklyon in south west Dublin is one of the capital’s greenest suburbs with a high ratio of parkland, playing fields and communal greens in its many (...)

Students at St Cronans Boys’ National School, Bray, Co Wicklow, taking part in a Music Generation class. From left: Tutor Tim Doyle, Casey Earls, Ultan Moran, Ronan Hogan, Luke Shiel, Christopher Jensen and Alex Coogan. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The old Lynyrd Skynyrd standard Sweet Home Alabama is a rewarding song for aspiring young guitarists to tackle. Built around a basic three-chord struc(...)

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