Deirdre Kelly

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Ten years ago poet and Fianna Fáil supporter Thomas McCarthy said the party was ‘not a political philosophy, as such’ but rather the combination of men, and it was largely men, of ‘certain social origins and frustrated private hopes’.

Ten years ago, just before Fianna Fáil’s decimation in the 2011 general election, poet Thomas McCarthy reflected in a column on the way in which Fiann(...)

A branch of Hyde & Seek in Dublin’s City Centre. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A legal firm says it has been instructed by more than 30 families to seek compensation on behalf of children in Hyde and Seek creches which featured i(...)

What Time Is Death? Paul Duane’s documentary charts Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty’s project to build a pyramid of  bricks containing human ashes

A little bit of urban English magick arrived at the Irish Film Institute on Tuesday night when Paul Duane, a singular director of films about singular(...)

Nos 86-89 Upper Leeson Street, which were threatened with demolition in the late 1960s. Photograph: Andy Sheridan

It was the tumbling of perfectly fine Victorian villas on Burlington Road in the late 1960s, to make way for office blocks, that spurred Carmencita He(...)

New accounts for Links Creche and Montessori Ltd for the year to the end of October last show that during a very lucrative 12 months, the company’s cash pile more than doubled going from €279,687 to €685,286. Photograph: iStock

The north Dublin couple whose crèche business was at the centre of an RTÉ investigation alleging mistreatment of children enjoyed a bumper year last y(...)

The Bridges of Ross on the Loop Head Peninsula, Co Clare. Photograph: Alan Betson, The Irish Times

Last week we asked readers for a tourist attraction they had visited which had left them underwhelmed and unimpressed. We received hundreds of respons(...)

Two workers sued the owner of The Links Creche and Montessori Ltd, along with that company, arising from a statement issued on behalf of the creche to the media following an RTE Prime Time Investigates programme.

An apology on behalf of the Links Creche company and its owner has been read at the High Court to two childcare workers under a settlement of their ac(...)

Twenty two children who featured in a RTÉ documentary about alleged mistreatment of children at a Dublin crèche have secured settlements of between €40,000 and €75,000 each in settlement of their High Court actions.

Twenty two children who featured in a RTÉ documentary about alleged mistreatment of children at a Dublin crèche have secured settlements of between €4(...)

7 Shrewsbury Road, Dublin. Shrewsbury Road residents are trying to block plans for an extension at the property that includes an underground cinema. Photograph: MyHome.ie

Residents on one of the country’s most exclusive roads, in Dublin 4, are trying to block plans for an extension that includes an underground cinema. (...)

The Links Creche, Abington, Malahide, Co. Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A Dublin crèche that was charged with breaking childcare laws following allegations made in an RTÉ television investigation has been fined €1,000. Th(...)

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