Aisling Byrne

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Ainie Grainger and her Mum, Priscilla Grainger. Both domestic violence survivors, they told their story in Tabú: Ag Teacht Slán on TG4

Beneath the horror of domestic abuse – its cycles of intimidation and fear, its emotional traps and psychological manipulation, the explosions of viol(...)

Aisling Byrne, domestic abuse survivor, features in Tabú, Ag Teacht Slán: ““Even with the safety order in place, what she calls the psychological torture continued. “I would wake up and he’d be standing over me.”

“He was a true gentleman. A really lovely guy. He couldn’t do enough for me. And then, the second night of our honeymoon, the abuse started.” Priscil(...)

A 1930s house with an Art Deco-ish flavour, tucked away near the top of a cul-de-sac in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin, is a comfortable family home which t(...)

Talking Shop Ensemble and Shaun Dunne have collaborated on Rapids

  Project Arts Centre, Dublin  **** Rapids are natural phenomena, explains the disarming writer and performer Shaun Dunne: a sudden chang(...)

Galway woman Aisling Byrne who has set up the website switchingrooms.ie

A Galway woman has set up a new business that allows students to swap rooms amid the rental and housing crisis. The Union of Students in Ireland (US(...)

It’s almost the only way left of earning a crust that you don’t have to pay tax on, and it could see you increase your income by up to €14,000 a year.(...)

Mark Smith as King Lear in ‘Reason in Madness’. Photograph: Vincent Lillis

Mark Smith is about to take his first steps on to the stage at Draíocht, Blanchardstown, where he is rehearsing Reason in Madness, a new adaptation of(...)

The Tweed Project

In Ireland a growing number of small brands and young designers driven by ethical concerns are creating collections that are also aesthetically pleas(...)

Billy Twomey won the Liverpool Grand Prix. Photograph: Inpho

Irish riders enjoyed contrasting fortunes at Sunday’s final session of the four-star Liverpool Show with Billy Twomey landing the concluding Grand Pri(...)

Enjoying coffee and a chat at Tír na nÓg Coffee shop in the Ballymun shopping centre at the weekend, before the cafe closed down. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

As two of the last few shops in Ballymun shopping centre closed at the weekend, residents and business owners in the north Dublin suburb say Dublin Ci(...)