Bunting Road, Walkinstown, Dublin. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill

What’s so good about it? Is it fair to call Walkinstown a well-kept secret? The reputations of nearby Crumlin, Drimnagh, Clondalkin and Terenure are (...)

The comedian Robin Williams said that people who remembered the 1960s weren’t really there. If you remember the 1980s, on the other hand, you probabl(...)

The Irish Dairy Board mile in aid of Goal at Irishtown stadium just before last Christmas. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Irish Milers Club is pretty niche stuff, with a small group of coaches working to improve the standard of middle-distance running among a relat(...)

Matt English (centre) completing the 2010 Dublin City Marathon in under four hours

When did you start running and why?It was really when I stopped playing other sports and wanted to keep fit that I started running – probably about 10(...)