Suspended Ballaghaderreen solicitor Declan O’Callaghan arriving at the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal in Smithfield, Dublin, earlier this week. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In the austere, somewhat characterless hearing room of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal in Dublin, barrister Neasa Bird sat at a table and leant f(...)

Local elections, Kimmage-Rathmines: Green Party local election candidate Patrick Costello canvasses in Harold’s Cross, Dublin. Photo : Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

“Do you know anything about this spine, what’s it called, BusConnects?” asks a young woman in Harold’s Cross, south Dublin, who has just answered the (...)

The site where a family hub will be built on Clonard Road in Crumlin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A former Prison Service building beside an industrial estate in Crumlin is to be converted into a “family hub” to accommodate homeless families living(...)