Owen Keegan

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Adare Manor Golf Club: The Ryder Cup will be only mighty. We will look at ourselves at the end of it and ask  “aren’t we a great little country all the same?” Photograph: Getty Images

Could we not just abolish culture and call it sport? A bit extreme, I know. But I honestly have no idea what else we can do to banish the godawful ph(...)

An impression of the Parnell Square Cultural Quarter

The collapse of plans for a €130 million cultural quarter on Parnell Square, Dublin, should be investigated by the Public Accounts Committee, Independ(...)

Computer-generated image of the proposed Parnell Square cultural quarter.

Plans to redevelop Parnell Square as a cultural quarter for Dublin are in disarray due to the inability to secure financial backing for the scheme. T(...)

“There used to be two lanes and the traffic flowed freely . . .” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Taxi drivers are not happy with Dublin City Council’s plan to start rolling out the pedestrianisation of College Green, and are concerned that it will(...)

Google’s Mountain View headquarters in California. Photograph: iStock

Google has entered into partnership with one of Australia’s biggest construction companies to deliver up to 15,000 new homes in the San Francisco Bay (...)

Dublin City Council head of technical services Brendan O’ Brien and DMR Traffic Garda acting chief superintendent Tom Murphy with Lord Mayor of Dublin Paul Mc Auliffe at the launch of the HGV Permit Checker App. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography.

Members of the public have been asked to help gardaí catch heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) driving in central Dublin without a valid permit. A new app -(...)

Employees in the offices of Facebook’s European HQ in Dublin’s dockland.  Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Concern about low levels of social housing and homes for middle-income workers in Dublin’s docklands is “legitimate” and “genuine”, Dublin City Counci(...)

Cyclists  on Dame Street in the city centre. Photograph: James Forde/The Irish Times

One sunny May afternoon in Dublin, as the Spice Girls prepared to kick off their Spice World 2019 tour at Croke Park stadium, the coaches bringing the(...)

Mark Nugent, a hand-operated tricycle user, and Clodagh Colleran, a member of of the Healthy Trinity: Smarter Travel Committee, at Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Trinity College Dublin has installed disabled bicycle parking facilities, the first college in Ireland to do so. The spaces, which allow for wider, h(...)

 Emily Ruskovich,  winner of the 2019 International Dublin Literary Award, for her debut novel Idaho. Photograph: Conor McCabe

I cannot express how grateful I am to be the recipient of this award. It is difficult to know how to respond to the magnitude of this kindness that ha(...)

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