Conor Horgan

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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(...)

Litter is transitioning from primarily a visual concern to a health and environmental one, according to group. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Irish Business Against Litter is to extend its annual anti-litter league rankings to include more than 60 beaches, ports and rivers. The business gro(...)

Last year the Minister for the Environment gave €1.3 million to local authorities and national waste agencies to fund a crackdown on illegal dumping

Illegal dumping of rubbish is “economic and environmental treason”, Minister for the Environment Denis Naughten has declared, but campaigners warn tha(...)

The latest survey by Irish Business Against Litter  shows increased litter levels in Dublin city centre and in disadvantaged areas of Galway, Limerick and Cork. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Cities and towns are getting cleaner, but the latest survey by business group Irish Business Against Litter (Ibal) shows increased litter levels in Du(...)

The breakfast area at 4 Richmond Place, Rathmines

A splash of colour alongside the flowers in the gardens at 4 Richmond Place in Rathmines is the turquoise art studio in the rear garden. This was the (...)

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