Sam Stephenson

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Iconic: the revolving door of the Shelbourne hotel, on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin. Photograph: Tom Flemming

Who knew that fancy hotels could be among the riskiest places in Dublin? Compensation culture has claimed its latest victim, and the city’s purists ar(...)

The late Helen Stephenson didn’t have far to move when she downsized from Bartra, the waterside period pile perched on the craggy shores of Dalkey coa(...)

One Building on Lower Grand Canal Street, Stripe’s European HQ, will be sold for nearly €50m to an international investor

The sale of the European headquarters of Stripe at the One Building on Dublin’s Lower Grand Canal Street has been agreed in an off-market transaction (...)

Concrete jungle: the US embassy in Dublin, designed by John M Johansen and completed in 1964. Photograph: Paul Tierney/Dublin City Council

Ugly, hated and dated, it can feel as if the years between 1940 and 1970 were wilderness ones in Ireland: decades that taste and time forgot. As our n(...)

File image from 2015 of Frank McDonald at Aldborough House, Dublin. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

“There is no use pretending that Frank McDonald is aiming at a judicial and dispassionate tone. He is not. He is in a rage,” said Maurice Craig of McD(...)

Northside Shopping Centre, Coolock, Dublin 17

With new owners now running more than half a dozen Dublin shopping centres, another sales campaign gets under way today to find a buyer for Northside (...)

David Browne pictured at the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

There was little doubt David Browne would follow a road familiar to his ancestors and become an architect. Even as he started secondary school in Clon(...)

 The old ESB Headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street.

The ESB is planning to convert its Dublin headquarters into the most energy efficient office block in the State with nearly all the building’s energy (...)

Denis O’Brien, head concierge at The Shelbourne hotel, and keeper of  the Horseshoe bar’s secrets

“Well see, a good concierge would never tell you that, even if there were.” November is Food Month in The Irish Times. You will find food-r(...)

Aerial view of proposed plans for Central Bank

*US property giant Hines and its Hong Kong partner Peterson will this week seek permission for a €75 million redevelopment of the old Central Bank hea(...)

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