Part of the former Magdalene Laundry in Galway, which is to be renovated by the homeless agency Cope Galway. Photograph: Andrew Downes

The story of inmate number 105, who climbed out over the roof in a heavy shower of rain in an attempt to escape, and the tale of a family who smuggled(...)

Doves are released at the annual Remembrance for the Little Ones in Mount Jerome cemetery in Harolds Cross Dublin today. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The names of 240 children from the Bethany Mother and Child Home and other institutions were inscribed on a memorial stone at Mount Jerome Cemetery in(...)

Castletreasure in Douglas: the 52 acres are zoned for a “medium A” residential development

One of the best residential sites to come on the Cork market in years is included in the forthcoming sale of a portfolio of prime sites which should m(...)