The Bee Bandits cycle in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Many people of all ages find it too perilous to cycle in Dublin city centre so you have to take your helmet off to a group of older cyclists who have (...)

Grandparents, my sister Margaret and I on the day of her First Communion

The photo shows my grandparents, my sister Margaret and I on the day of her First Communion. I was five when my daddy died. Margaret was a year you(...)

Roddy Doyle: “Twenty-eight years after I started writing the novels that make up The Barrytown Trilogy, I’m delighted - and proud - that it will be the Dublin: One City, One Book choice for 2015.” File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Roddy Doyle’s Barrytown Trilogy is the official selection for the 2015 Dublin: One City, One Book Festival. The festival encourages people to read a b(...)

Dublin book event to celebrate capital city in verse and song 2:07

A month-long programme of events celebrating a collection of verse and songs associated with Dublin was officially announced by Lord Mayor of Dubli(...)

Margaret Hayes, who has died aged 59, was the youngest woman to become secretary general of a government department. After retiring, she became(...)

Dublin’s first citizen Oisín Quinn had been attending the announcement of the longlist for the Impac Literary Award.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/Irish Times

Dublin’s Lord Mayor Oisín Quinn may have just had his Obama moment. At an event in Pearse Street Library this morning, Quinn was one of the fir(...)

Colm Tóibín is one of three Irish authors nominated for  the International Impac Dublin Literary Award. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Three Irish authors have been nominated for the International Impac Dublin Literary Award. The longlist, published today, consists of 152 titles propo(...)

Jeremy Masding, CEO Permanent TSB: wrote to all staff yesterday outlining his determination to achieve the reduction in costs being targeted by the bank. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The chairman of Permanent TSB and the bank’s non-executive directors are to take a 10 per cent cut in their annual fees, from June 1st, as the (...)

A vision of the  Parnell Square redevelopment

Plans for the redevelopment of Dublin’s Parnell Square and the provision of a cultural quarter there including a new city library and cultural (...)