John O Reilly

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Christmas morning swim at the Forty Foot, Sandycove, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Thousands of festive swimmers have taken the plunge at Christmas Day dips all over the island of Ireland. The increasingly popular seasonal tradition(...)

Naas’s Main Street. The town, which has a population of 20,000-plus, retains a village vibe despite its size and range of facilities. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Of all Dublin’s commuter towns, Naas is one of the best thanks to its location and services. And with both of those qualities, it’s no surprise the to(...)

Crime journalist Paul Williams at the Charleton tribunal in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The veteran crime journalist Paul Williams told the Charleton tribunal that he was never briefed negatively about the Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice (...)

Sgt Maurice McCabe with his wife, Lorraine, at the Charleton tribunal in Dublin Castle, on Monday.  Photograph: Collins Photos

The woman who made a complaint of child sexual abuse against Sgt Maurice McCabe told the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission she was told he watched y(...)

Séamus Ruddy (33), a former member of  the Irish Republican Socialist Party, was  killed in a dispute  understood to have been related to INLA arms smuggling.

A new search for a Newry teacher who was murdered more than 30 years by the Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) is beginning today in France. Séam(...)

  Street artist and print maker Maser: “[Graffiti] was a sociable thing. You were out with your friends. You got to explore the city and it was a rebellious thing”. Photograph: Eric Luke

The street artist Maser is wearing a paint-stained plaid shirt and is contemplating three of the brightly-coloured fine art prints he has created for(...)

Padraig Fahy with a 2.5kg sea trout on Lough Inagh

The Loughs Agency, with responsibility for the Carlingford and Lough Foyle area, has witnessed a big rise in pollution this year with 150 incidents re(...)

Michael Jordan: “The main question a collector or investor should ask is “what is the re-saleable opportunity of this item if I have to sell it?” Photograph: Dave Cullen Photography

Michael Jordan is a jewellery auctioneer and the managing director of O’Reillys Auction Rooms at 126 Francis Street, Dublin 8, in the heart of Dublin(...)

Meadows & Byrne will trade out of a substantial building extending to 1,010sq m (10,878sq ft) alongside the Costa outlet

The appeal of Naas town centre as a shopping option is to be given a much needed boost with the decision by the lifestyle retailer Meadows & Byrne(...)

Independent TD Joan Collins who has been found not guilty of failing to comply with a garda direction during an anti-water meter protest.   Photograph: Collins Courts

A charge against outgoing Independent TD Joan Collins, that she failed to comply with a garda direction during an anti-water meter protest, has been d(...)

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