The area near the entrance to the War Memorial Gardens in Islandbridge has become overrun with illegal parking, the OPW said. Photograph: Alan Betson

Clamping and parking charges are set to be enforced by the Office of Public Works (OPW) for the first time, in a crackdown on commuters and builders p(...)

Garlic ready for planting. Photograph: Richard Johnston

Autumn is an excellent time to plant edible bulbous plants in the kitchen garden or allotment for harvesting next year. The shining example is garlic (...)

Tulip ‘Absalon’. Photograph: Jacque Amand

When I recently mentioned to a non-gardening friend that I needed to order my spring-flowering bulbs before all the “must-have” varieties sold out, sh(...)

Max and Molly Rooney playing football in front of Áras an Uachtaráin in Phoenix Park. Photograph: James Forde

Visitors to Dublin’s Phoenix Park had been happily motoring along – literally, for the most part – until suddenly they were hit with the news that the(...)

Some of the items left behind after the papal mass and which can be reclaimed from Garda lost property. Photograph: Garda Facebook page

Phoenix Park has reopened 15 hours ahead of schedule following an extensive overnight clean-up operation following the papal mass. Work began at 8 pm(...)

Photograph: Richard Johnston

What do you do when you love to garden but don’t have a garden of your own? That’s the conundrum facing an increasing number of Irish people as apartm(...)

The Magazine Fort in the Phoenix Park, which will be open for limited public guided tours from this Sunday.  Photograph: Fran Veale

The scene of one of the first casualties of the 1916 Rising, the Magazine Fort in Phoenix Park, is being opened to the public for the first time, 28 y(...)

Full list of candidates Issues such as water charges, unemployment, housing needs and medical cards are top of the agenda with Sligo voters. (...)