Number 42 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin, was built in the ‘boom times of the 1750s’, said TCD’s Dr Melanie Hayes. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fears are growing for the fate of the last remaining Georgian house on Dublin’s O’Connell Street due to ongoing delays in the redevelopment of the old(...)

A montage of images of UCD’s “gentle revolution in 1968-69. Photograph: The University Observer

In Paris, May 1968, a student protest over university reform drew a heavy-handed response from the authorities, leading to widespread worker strikes. (...)

The report shows 87,000 tonnes of non-recyclable content is ending up in recycling bins every year. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Ireland must increase its plastic packaging recycling by up to 80 per cent by 2030 if it is to meet strict new EU targets, according to the recycling (...)

Baldoyle track will facilitate cyclists who use a narrow winding road. It is also expected to attract walkers.

A new cycle and walkway has been given the go-ahead between Baldoyle and Portmarnock in north Dublin following years of campaigning. An Bord Pleanál(...)

Gavin Duffy: “No disrespect was intended and, if it has been taken thus, I apologise for the offence the councillor took from it.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A businessman considering a run for the presidency offered free tickets to his marketing seminar to councillors. Gavin Duffy wrote to councillors in(...)

Site of  a proposed housing development beside the Martello Tower, Howth, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A major development planned for the seaside village of Howth in north Dublin has sparked concerns over plans to remove thousands of tonnes of sand fro(...)

 Dublin’s Liam Rushe: he  has a rare combination of bulk and speed, and on Sunday he had the attitude to go along with it.   Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

My very first All-Ireland final was in 1991. I was nine years old. I went with my dad, and we stood on Hill 16 and watched Tipperary beat Kilkenny. We(...)

Liam Silke: “It’s kind of my last chance to go away to America so I just want to take that opportunity.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

You’d imagine Liam Silke would be keen to play for Galway this summer given how the stars have aligned so neatly for him and his county. It’s exactl(...)

Danny Sutcliffe: “The only thing we can do is prepare ourselves as best we can to give a good performance in May.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Danny Sutcliffe hadn’t arrived in time for Dublin’s breakthrough league title seven years ago and at this stage the county is a fair way off the heady(...)

Cuala’s David Treacy and Kevin Lee of Liam Mellows in action in Thurles. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Cuala (Dublin) 1-17 Liam Mellows (Galway) 0-11 David Treacy fired seven points as All-Ireland champions Cuala reached the St Patrick’s Day decider wi(...)

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