Paddy Smyth

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Ruth Clifford McCourt and her daughter Juliana (4) were on the hijacked United Airlines Flight 175 from Boston to California that was flown into the south tower of the World Trade Center. File photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Twenty years ago, on Tuesday, September 11th, 2001, Mark Clifford was in Dublin attending the funeral of a friend. The Cork native had driven to the c(...)

Dublin’s Chris Crummy celebrates after the victory over Galway at Parnell Park in June 2019. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

They should have more to them, the Dublin hurlers. That’s always how it feels, isn’t it? By now, by this stage, it all ought to be further along. The (...)

Cycle lane bollards on Fitzwilliam Street Lower

Residents of Fitzwilliam Street in Dublin 2 have urged Dublin City Council to remove “distasteful” cycle lane bollards currently being installed as pa(...)

 Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald at the official announcement of Chadwicks’ naming rights partnership with Wexford GAA that sees the home of Wexford GAA renamed to Chadwicks Wexford Park. Photograph:  Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald has claimed that fussy refereeing has brought the game close to “crisis”, pointing to a worrying pattern of high free (...)

New figures show housing completions in the capital fell by nearly 14 per cent to just 1,628 during the three-month period. This was first fall since 2015.

The Government’s housing strategy is under renewed pressure in the wake of a report showing housebuilding in Dublin stalled in the second quarter of t(...)

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

The United Kingdom and the European Union have reached a Brexit deal but senior EU figures are holding out no prospect that leaders in the union, incl(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty

DUP opposition to a potential solution to the Brexit deadlock hardened last night as the EU and UK warned there was still a significant amount of work(...)

European Commission president-designate Ursula von der Leyen considers the proposed EU-UK withdrawal agreement a good deal “that we need to stick to without any question”. Photograph: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty

British hopes that a change in European Union leadership may lead to a willingness to renegotiate the Brexit deal with a new Conservative leader have (...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Good morning, We bring you some very sad news this morning. Noel Whelan, our political columnist, barrister, author and well-known political analyst,(...)

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(...)

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