Conor Horgan

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Mike Wylde from Nobutts.ie. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

A new start-up aims to eliminate the problem littered cigarette butts in Ireland by repurposing them into solid plastic objects such as sunglasses and(...)

 Abandoned refuse in north inner city Dublin. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Some of the most disadvantaged parts of towns and cities had the worst litter last year, with Dublin’s north inner city the worst affected, a report p(...)

Corofin’s Micheal Lundy scores a goal against Nemo Rangers. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Corofin 1-10 Nemo Rangers 0-7 Corofin remain on course to become the first side to win the All-Ireland club football title for the third consecutive (...)

Rozzanne Stevens: “ I’ve sacrificed having the ‘normal’ settled life in exchange for freedom and flexibility.”

Can you live happily and fully in two cities? For some people, dividing their time between Ireland and a second country affords them the best of both (...)

Litter around the Tolka River at Annesley Bridge, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

A spectacular improvement in the cleanliness of towns and cities over the past 17 years has not been mirrored on the State’s beaches and waterways, th(...)

Gate’s new season: Colm Tóibín is photographed by Conor Horgan on the Dublin theatre’s stage. Photograph: Ailbhe O’Donnell

Samuel Beckett and A Christmas Carol – both with strong associations with the Gate Theatre over past decades – will return this year, but in new guise(...)

Big box office: Linda Lovelace in Deep Throat. Photograph: AMMA/Getty

Where have all the sexy films gone? If it goes on like this the tabloids will have no “sick filth” left to ban. We usually get the future wrong. A th(...)

Oriel Street in Dublin’s north inner city is among the areas identified as litter black spots by Irish Business Against Litter. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Dublin’s north inner city is once again the dirtiest district in the State with “no substantial progress” evident in combatting littering, according t(...)

 Conor Phelan’s Jump Juice  at the Irish Cruiser Racing Association National Championships 2017 in Crosshaven, Co Cork. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

As the first of two Irish Sailing All-Ireland Sailing Championships gets under way this weekend, the senior event at Lough Ree Yacht Club will have a (...)

Left unaddressed, notions of a green Ireland that is an attractive place to live,  work or take a holiday in quickly fade. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

It took almost 10 years of naming and shaming by the environmental group Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) for local authorities to get to grips wi(...)

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