Coastwatch members gather at the Rosie Hackett Bridge, Dublin for  World Oceans Day. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The EU is leading a meaningful crusade against plastic pollution with excellent measures to curb usage but some new legislative proposals “are weak an(...)

 A general view of the boardwalk on the river Liffey. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Dublin City Council manager Owen Keegan said the issue of anti-social behaviour on the Liffey boardwalk is a broader one than the council can handle. (...)

The banner on the Rosie Hackett Bridge in Dublin. Photograph: Conor Pope

Croatian soccer fans have paid tribute to a supporter of Hajduk Split FC who died at the weekend by erecting a banner in Dublin city centre. The ban(...)

Ailbhe Smyth speaking at the Women Rising 2016 rally on Rosie Hackett bridge, Dublin, on Friday. Photograph: Mark Stedman

Satirist, writer and Irish Times columnist Oliver Callan has a weird notion that feminists should realise that they actually need men. Why? Did someo(...)

Trade union members, students and activists at a trade union campaign for a referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment was held on the Rosie Hackett Bridge in Dublin city. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Leaders from number of prominent trade unions gathered in Dublin city on Wednesday to call for a referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment. The grou(...)

Peg Plunkett, one of Dublin’s most famous women  in the 18th-century.

The Women’s Museum of Ireland is asking the public to help put women on the map of Dublin. By creating a city map drawing attention to sites related (...)

 The dlr LexIcon library in Dún Laoghaire has divided opinion in the borough with some criticising it as overbearing and inappropriate. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The controversial new library at Dún Laoghaire and the restoration of St Mel’s Cathedral are among the projects shortlisted for this year’s Irish Arch(...)

9 Burgh Quay

A partially let retail and office building opposite the new Rosie Hackett Bridge at 9 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2, is to be offered for sale at around €800,0(...)

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore checking his phone at the Department of Foreign Affairs yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

It is before noon. Eamon Gilmore is nursing a glass of water in his office in Iveagh House on St Stephen’s Green. You couldn’t describe the atmosphere(...)

Trinity College students Jennifer Gartland (left) and Angelina Cox who won a competition to name Dublin’s newest bridge after Rosie Hackett. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Today they opened the Rosie Hackett Bridge. A bridge to celebrate the life, achievements and fighting spirit of a young, working class Dublin woman. R(...)

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