Holidaymakers enjoying the summer sun on the beach at Brittas Bay, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Eric Luke

Brittas Bay boasts one of the finest stretches of sand on Ireland’s eastern seaboard and for much of the year, its 5km stretch can be virtually empty.(...)

Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment rally in Dublin in 2016. File photograph: Alan Betson

Last year, I went to see a production of The Mandela Trilogy in Cardiff with Catherine O’Reilly, one of the Dunnes Stores strikers. She spent two ye(...)

A scene from ‘Mandela Trilogy’, a musical by Cape Town Opera with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra

"It took over our lives so much.” Cathryn O’Reilly is sitting in the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff talking about the two years and seven months (...)

The Danes, Ashford:  €1.5 million, Savills

The Danes, Ashford, €1.5 million, Savills This house stands at a whopping 774sq m (8,329sq ft). Not only does it guarantee total privacy w(...)

Wicklow town has seen a drop in sales compared with 2014, but plans in place for the redevelopment of the waterfront could help to attract buyers. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Recent figures released by myhome.ie show that transactions in Wicklow for 2015 during the period January to March, are down by 13.4 per cent compared(...)

Catherine O’Reilly

A search by the emergency services and family and friends of a Dublin woman missing for three days ended this morning with the discovery of her remain(...)

Ashford, Co Wicklow: €750,000 Sherry FitzGerald

Ireland: Co WicklowSherry FitzGerald Catherine O’Reilly is seeking €750,000 for this 255.5sq m (2,750sq ft) four-bedroom bungalow in Summerhill, Bally(...)

In Wicklow town  property transactions were up 102 per cent on 2012 according to Sherry FitzGerald. Photograph: Eric Luke

The population of Co Wicklow is now at its highest level since 1841. For nearly a century the population had been half the figure cited in the (...)