The victim of the attack Simon Burke outside the Central Criminal Court. Following the attack doctors were unable to remove parts of the knife from Mr Burke’s  head.   Photograph:  Collins Courts.

A man with paranoid schizophrenia went to a psychiatric unit but didn’t get to see anyone hours before he stabbed a stranger in the head with a knife(...)

Rock to the Top, Ciarán Taylor for South Dublin County Council In Context 4

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Paul Winstanley, Lost (After Saenredam)

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Annmarie O’Brien (top left), her daughter Paris (left), with Holly O’Brien and Jordan O’Brien, who all died, and their mother Margaret O’Brien (top right), who remains critically ill following the fire at Kilcronan estate in Clondalkin, Dublin.

The mother of two of the three children who perished yesterday in an apartment in Clondalkin, west Dublin, was herself clinging to life last night. M(...)

 Neighbours placed flowers and teddy bears at the scene of an apartment fire in Cluainin Cronan in Clondalkin. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Were it not for the firefighters, gardaí, reporters and cameramen outside the small apartment block in the Kilcronan estate in Clondalkin, Co Dublin, (...)

Untitled Gauze Painting by Kohei Nakata

Four perspectives on contemporary Irish art, as selected by Brian Duggan, Sarah Glennie, Jenny Haughton and Declan Long. Pallas Projects Gallery, 115-(...)

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