A swimmer diving into the water at Parliament Hill Lido in London. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images

plans for a whitewater rafting facility at George’s Dock in the docklands were first proposed over two years ago, but now there is a push for (...)

These women appear to have been subject to an Upstairs, Downstairs regime in Leinster House, left without basic facilities. Photograph: Alan Betson

Leinster House is a big old building, and big old buildings are a devil to keep clean. The cleaners – almost all women – are on the go from the crack(...)

The developments will include among other amenities, homes, schools and medical and social services, according to Cork City Council. File photograph: The Irish Times

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has hailed the establishment of a new office to oversee the development of the Cork docklands. Mr Martin said the move is a (...)