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Nice try: Don’t mess with Mr Quinn. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

We put out the wrong team against Argentina last weekend. Front Row Frances and her Fine Gael team would have gone through them for a short cut. An(...)

The GAA want the land to develop a “processional boulevard” to the stadium from Ballybough Road, which would become the only match-day entrance. Photograph: Inpho

A €12 million redevelopment project at Croke Park in Dublin including the provision of 54 new social homes and a main road to the stadium, has been a(...)

Mary Fitzpatrick (pictured with party leader Micheál Martin) was also selected last year to run for Fianna Fáil in the European Parliament election.

Mary Fitzpatrick has been selected unopposed as Fianna Fáil’s candidate in Dublin Central for the general election. Her name was the only name that we(...)

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan: urged councillors not to cut  tax. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dublin city councillors and officials could be forgiven for being nonplussed when Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly had a go at their decision t(...)

‘The “blue bag” lifestyle is the only option if a bed is not available from homeless services.’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dublin by night is a very different place to Dublin by day. After 11pm, if you’re socialising in the city, or a night-worker, you will probably see th(...)

‘Nothing is ordinary in India. And everything is diminished by comparison, even poverty.’ Above, two homeless people in Mumbai.  Photograph:  INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images

A cold February morning in 2005 when I returned to Dublin. A wet dishcloth of a day. And out on the motorway, a grim sort of silence, so that for a mo(...)

Críona Ní Dhálaigh, the new Lord Mayor of Dublin. Photograph: Sinn Féin website

A Sinn Féin councillor has taken office as Lord Mayor of Dublin for the first time, putting the party centre stage for the capital’s 1916 commemoratio(...)

Soldiers mark the  Rising at Eastertime  at the GPO, above. A series of trails including one retracing  events of the  Rising has been launched,  taking in  the GPO, the Royal College of Surgeons, Moore Street, O’Rahilly Parade and the Garden of Remembrance, and focuses on the six days of the Rising. File photograph:    Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A series of trails including one retracing the events of the Easter Rising has been launched. Dublin Discovery Trails comprises four different theme(...)

Flowers at St Marys College in Rathmines, Dublin, where late UCD student Niccolai Schuster had previously  studied.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A minute’s silence will be observed during conferring ceremonies at University College Dublin (UCD) in memory of three of its students who died in the(...)

Former employees of the department store were joined by sympathisers, politicians and trade union leaders outside the shuttered Clerys premises. Photograph: Eric Luke

A crowd of about 500 protested at the closure of Clerys on O’Connell Street in Dublin on Tuesday following robust exchanges between liquidators and t(...)

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