Living space: an attic conversion must comply with building regulations to qualify as a habitable room. Photograph: E+/Getty

EXTENDING INTO THE ATTIC CAN ADD VALUABLE STORAGE, STUDY OR BEDROOM SPACE, DEPENDING ON THE CEILING HEIGHT, BUT A SIDE EXTENSION COULD MAKE MORE SE(...)

Fred Deane, caretaker at St Ann’s Church, Dawson Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Standing before the impressive Neo-Romanesque doorway of St Ann’s Church of Ireland on Dublin’s Dawson Street, Fred Deane is handing out leaflets for (...)

Signed photograph of WB Yeats sold at Bonham's for £5,000 (£1,500-£2,000)

Auction results Mullen’s Laurel Park, Co Dublin, April 1st: The sale had a large number of online overseas buyers – particularly the United Kingdom w(...)

Jon Venables, one of the killers of toddler James Bulger in 1993, who admitted having more than 1,000 indecent images of children. Photograph: PA

One of the killers of British toddler James Bulger has been jailed for 40 months at the Old Bailey in London after he admitted having more than 1,000 (...)

The grand procession in honor of the Fenian exiles, in New York, in February, 1871

This is a book of 10 essays, two of which were written specifically for this publication by Oliver P Rafferty, a Jesuit priest and professor of histor(...)

William Gilsenan (24) at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin. File photograph: Collins Courts

A 24-year-old who killed a drug-dealer during an argument over a €100 debt has been sentenced to four years in prison. Last month, at the Central Cri(...)

William Gilsenan at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin where he was found guilty of the manslaughter of Edward Fitzgerald in October 2014. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A Dublin man who killed a drug dealer during an argument over a €100 debt has been found guilty of manslaughter. William Gilsenan (24) had pleaded not(...)

When vendors Jo and Mick Gibney bought 53 Frascati Park in 1984 it was, Mick says, “in shocking condition. There was no one living here, the windows (...)

Emma Dabiri. Photograph: David M Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images

I grew up singing Irish rebel songs. One of the first ones I learned, which seared an impression on my young mind, was James Connolly. In the haunti(...)

Síofra O’Leary  Judge, European Court of Human Rights Síofra O’Leary is an Irish lawyer who was appointed a judge at the European Court of Hum(...)

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