Flora Sandes (right) - probably the first woman ever honoured with a commission as a combatant officer in a European army.  Photograph: City of Vancouver Archives

It might be stretching things to say that Flora Sandes was Irish, even in this month, when associate membership of the club is thrown open to all-come(...)

The 2.17 acre Leisureplex site, with ‘district centre’ zoning, which fronts the Lower Kilmacud and Old Dublin roads in Stillorgan

The Leisureplex site in Stillorgan sold for €65 million in 2006 – now it’s back on the market for €10 million through DTZ Sherry FitzGerald. It is b(...)

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown council officials produced a report questioning the economic merit of reopening a pool at the Glenalbyn location, causing anger among locals. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A public meeting to protest at the ongoing closure of Glenalbyn swimming pool in south County Dublin is to be held in Stillorgan, on Monday night. Dú(...)

Gerry Collins, from Wicklow, had  terminal lung cancer caused by smoking .Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

Anti-smoking campaigner Gerry Collins died surrounded by family yesterday morning. The 57-year-old from Greystones, Co Wicklow was the fa(...)