John Flanagan

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Of 4,629 people who responded to the public consultation last month, 46 per cent were against the principle of expanding the 30 km/h speed limit.

Reducing speed limits to 30km/h had “only positive outcomes” for road safety, Dublin City Council’s senior engineers have said. The results of a publ(...)

Dublin City Council has enacted new bylaws which will enable it to ban the use of bin bags. Photograph: iStock

A bin bag ban is on the cards for thousands of Dublin householders whose homes are not suitable for wheelie bins. Dublin City Council wants to rid th(...)

Sarah Jennings, marketing director of Now TV: ‘Sponsorships like this don’t come up every day.’

Now TV is to become the next sponsor of Dublinbikes, with the Sky streaming service securing joint naming rights to the city’s public bike hire scheme(...)

Covid-19 does not seem to have caused a large increase in mortality statistics, as new figures show the number of deaths in September was “broadly in line” with previous years’ mortality statistics. Photograph: iStock

Covid-19 does not seem to have caused a large increase in mortality statistics, in September as new figures show the number of deaths in that month wa(...)

Lucy Agnes Smyth (L) with her daughter Sheila O’Leary at their home at Old Cabra Road in Dublin.Photograph: Meabh

When the worldwide call from the Irish health services came to Irish citizens, for frontline assistance with the emerging Covid-19 crisis in Ireland, (...)

Tullamore Court Hotel will join the iNua Hospitality group from the end of February.

Irish-owned hotel group iNua Hospitality has acquired the four-star Tullamore Court Hotel from John Flanagan Developments. The group, which will acqu(...)

Eamon Cregan on the sideline as Limerick manager in 2000-. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

It has got to the stage that nearly half a century has passed since Limerick’s last All-Ireland in 1973. Five times, in other words every decade since(...)

A column of grass bales erected to prevent erosion, near Donald Trump’s Doonbeg resort, in Co Clare. File photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/The New York Times

A planning activist and serial objector has sought to put the brakes on plans for the construction of a 38,000-tonne rock barrier at US president Dona(...)

Statue of Fr Edward Flanagan donated by the Boys Town National Alumni Association Nebraska USA. It stands in the grounds of the Fr Edward Flanaghan Memorial Centre in Ballymoe in Co Galway. Photograph: David Sleator

We often talk about the negative effects of emigration on the life of rural communities. There is another side to the story, however. Our emigrants ha(...)

Flowers are left in St Ann’s Square, Manchester, the day after an explosion tore through fans leaving a pop concert in Manchester. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Irish Mancunians evoked the same defiant spirit that swept the city after the 1996 IRA bombing in the wake of Monday night’s suicide bombing at a pop (...)

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