Michael Dunne (47), of Sophia Housing project, Sean McDermott Street, Dublin 1, leaving court on Tuesday. Photograph: Collins

A man has appeared in court charged in connection with the vandalism of a statue of Luke Kelly in Dublin. Michael Dunne (47) from Sophia Housing, Sea(...)

The footage from the Magdalene Laundry in Gloucester Street shows women in handmade costumes smiling and laughing as they dance around.

For many years Fr Jack Delaney was the chaplain to the Magdalene Laundry in Gloucester Street – now Seán MacDermott Street – in Dublin. He was also a(...)

Tessie Carroll brings her pram of clothes and bric-a-brac to ‘the Tuggers’ market for the last time on Saturday.

Almost every Saturday for the last 60 years Tessie Carroll has wheeled a pram full of clothes, bric-a-brac and bedding from her Hill Street home to th(...)

Michael Ring and Paschal Donohoe  with 100-year-old Bridget Byrne at the announcement of increased funds for the regeneration of Dublin’s north inner city, at  Lourdes Day Care Centre. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Dublin footballer Michael Darragh MacAuley has said he is hopeful Government investment can turn around a deprived part of inner-city Dublin. Mr Mac(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin makes announcements regarding the Festival of Families. Photograph: James Forde/The Irish Times

Mistakes were made where same sex-people were concerned in preparation for the World Meeting of Families, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has said. As th(...)

What occurred at Dublin’s Mansion House last Tuesday evening was cathartic for many. Hundreds of people gathered there to welcome 230 women who had be(...)

Pigeons on Lower Gardiner Street. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Anyone passing by Sheriff Youth Club in Dublin’s north inner city might notice its sparkling new all-weather football pitch. It is among the first gr(...)

New Kiltyclogher residents Tammy Barrett and her children, Aidan and Jessica. Photograph: Brian Farrell.

It’s a long way from East Wall in Dublin to Kiltyclogher village in Co Leitrim but as they cruised west on the M4 this week, Rachel and Jason Ashe wer(...)

A road in  Kiltyclogher, Co Leitrim.

A small village in north Co Leitrim has taken to social media in the hopes of expanding its community, calling on families to come live there. Kiltyc(...)

Real efforts were made by the sisters of Our Lady of Charity to “do something” for the girls and younger women.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Recent research in Dublin, Caen, Angers and Rome, has put into the public domain new information on the Magdalene laundries of St Mary’s High Park and(...)

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