A deserted Grafton Street on the first Friday night of lockdown. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Shortly before 9pm on any given Friday night and Dublin’s city centre is normally teeming with life as happy people spill out of shops and into pubs t(...)

Students at the global climate change strike in Dublin’s Merrion Square on Friday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Shortly before 2pm on Friday the sometimes excited and sometimes enraged chatter of the young people flooding three sides of Dublin’s Merrion Square c(...)