Stillorgan Shopping Centre in 1967.  Photograph : Dermot Barry.

In December 1967 Dublin was a much smaller city, and Stillorgan a village straggling up the hill from an unremarkable road. But something new had lan(...)

A statue of a soldier still stands  atop the Enniskillen cenotaph on November 9th, 1987. Photograph: Reuter

The Enniskillen bomb may have been a carefully planned and premeditated attack, according to early intelligence gathered by Irish officials. Newly de(...)

We have an increase in obesity and overweight in the population, and pregnancy is a particular risk factor

Three-quarters of pregnant women in Ireland are becoming overweight by eating too much of the wrong kind of foods, which are lacking in essential vita(...)