Oliver Bond

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The Targeted Response Youth (TRY) programme, managed by the Donore community drug and alcohol team (DCDAT), is based in St Teresa’s Gardens, Dublin. File image: Bryan O’Brien

A south inner-city project working with some of the most hostile, angry and marginalised young people in Dublin, achieved significant increases in the(...)

David  Douglas (55), was shot six times with injuries to his chest, neck, back, torso, elbow and jaw at Shoestown, Bridgefoot Street, Dublin 1, on July 1st, 2016.

A worker at a children’s after-school service has described the moment he heard gunshots and found murder victim David Douglas lying on his back in a (...)

Leaving Cert student Aoife Devlin. Photograph: James Connolly

"We have missed out on quite a few rites of passage", Jennifer O'Connell talks to Irish teenagers about the impact Covid-19 has had on them “As (...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris: Said breaking up gatherings not   ‘catered for’ by Government’s  Covid-19 regulations. Photograph: Alan Betson

The policing of house parties and large-scale street gatherings had been “difficult” for the Garda during the Covid-19 pandemic, but it was that doubt(...)

Public health expert Prof Anthony Staines

A public health expert has told young people “if you are going to do mad stuff do it outside”. Anthony Staines, professor of public health systems at(...)

Sil Fox at home: ‘I just want to get back to telling a gag and making people happy.’ Photograph: Tom Honan

Sil Fox hasn’t really been himself since the day in early 2019 When he got a phone call asking him to come down to a Garda station There’s no gu(...)

Drug-taking equipment including syringes, needles and tourniquets at Merchants Quay Ireland’s needle exchange facility in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Derek (35) had been “stable, off heroin” for the past five months and was to start a residential detoxification programme next week. “I’d been worki(...)

A queue forms outside the Capuchin Day Centre for family necessities on Monday morning. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Hundreds of mothers and babies, many of them homeless, queue at the Capuchin Day Centre in Dublin on Monday for nappies and infant formula milk. From(...)

Frederick ‘Freddie’ Thompson: has pleaded not guilty to the murder of David Douglas. File photograph: The Irish Times.

Footage of the moment a shoe shop manager was shot dead in his Dublin store has been played during the non-jury murder trial of Frederick “Freddie” Th(...)

Cllr Tina MacVeigh, Zoe Obeimhen with her son Theo (3) and Philip McDonnell at the derelict site in the Liberties, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Residents and business owners in one of the most deprived and densely populated areas of the State say they will fight a decision to cancel a park tha(...)

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