Declan Dunne

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 Daryl and Niamh Harney with children Sarah (2) and Jamie (8) at their new home in Baltinglass,  Co Wicklow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A 56-unit housing development in Baltinglass, Co Wicklow, is to become home to locals on the Wicklow County Council housing waiting list as well as Sy(...)

Housing bodies will “inevitably” provide less social housing in the coming years File photograph: Alan Betson

Housing bodies will “inevitably” provide less social housing in the coming years because of a decision to put the sector on the Government’s balance s(...)

Diarmuid Martin, said he was no longer going to send seminarians to St Patrick’s College because of “poisonous” atmosphere.  Photograph: Getty

Fr Michael Mullaney has been appointed president of the national seminary, St Patrick’s College in Maynooth, for the next three years as the Catholic(...)

Resident “Danny” in the Respond facility: “The kids are sleeping better, loving having a routine.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

New emergency accommodation for homeless families, due to fully open at the end of this month, aims to be “as close to a home as possible”. Operated(...)

Mulligan’s of Poolbeg Street, Dublin in  March 1953. Photograph: The Irish Times

“You are stupid”. What a thing to say to anyone. When I was a young boy, a teacher told my mother that I was stupid. I did not hear about this (...)

Childcare supervisor Jacinta Corcoran: she recalls how one young mother explained how she felt really awkward reading a story to her child because no one had ever read her a story at home. Photograph: Alan Betson

The dense cluster of tangled branches turning in on themselves inside a weeping ash tree is an arresting sight in the grounds of a residential complex(...)

Marie Wrafter Gauvin is seen during the  Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival shortly before the incident.

A 19-year-old man appeared in court today charged with assaulting a woman who was blinded in one eye at a festival earlier this month. Gary Ward with (...)