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5 Nutley Park Donnybrook Dublin 4

Number 5 Nutley Park, a semi-detached Crampton-built home dating from the 1930s, will appeal to househunters at the upper end of the south Dublin mark(...)

The year 1984 became notorious for a number of stories involving women, pregnancy outside marriage, and their treatment by society, church and State(...)

Ireland has some of the most effective laws for limiting campaign expenditure in the western world, according to a senior Fianna Fáil figure. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Alan Kinsella began collecting political posters during the 1982 general election, encouraged by a hand-written note from Labour’s Barry Desmond. Near(...)

Anti-abortion demonstrators outside Leinster House in 1983. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

The referendum’s outcome brings to a close a 35-year political war that convulsed Irish politics in a succession of bitter controversies and referendu(...)

Mick Barry TD (second left), who saw his Cork North Central constituency vote by 64.02 per cent to 35.98 per cent for repeal, said that the result was a clear call for greater equality in Irish society. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Government should move ahead quickly and introduce legislation to give effect to the referendum result, while opponents of repealing the Eighth Am(...)

Deputy leader of the Labour Party  Barry Desmond (right) with party leader  Dick Spring, in 1987. Mr Desmond, who represented Dún Laoghaire, recalls being denounced by priests from the altar. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

The late Fine Gael taoiseach Dr Garret FitzGerald was “ politically railroaded’’ by Fianna Fáil’s Charles Haughey into agreeing to the controversial 1(...)

The Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment, chaired by Senator Catherine Noone, has formally recommended that Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution should be removed to allow for abortion up to 12 weeks. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The decisive recommendation of the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment has brought clarity to the kind of proposition the people will be aske(...)

The funeral of former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave at Church of the Annunciation, Rathfarnham. Military Pallbearers carry the coffin into the church. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar led the mourners at the funeral of former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave in Dublin on Saturday. President Michael D Higgins, who is (...)

Sonas, a 361sq m property, stands on 0.86 of an acre in Brennanstown Vale in Cabinteely.

One of fhe first recorded economic bubbles in history had nothing to do with property, banks or bullion. It was the humble tulip bulb that led to what(...)

A study found there were two heroin-related deaths in Cork in 2004, rising to a peak of 17 in 2009.

Radical and effective strategies to tackle drug abuse must come from within communities and not government-appointed panels, a Cork dissident republic(...)

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