Sean Mcdermott

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I think this photo sums up the title of the book, The Dignity of Everyday Life: Celebrating Michael Scott’s Busáras, as a man waits on the concourse of Busáras carrying a bunch of flowers. Photograph: Mal McCann

It wasn’t love at first sight. Eoin Ó Broin recalls passing Dublin’s central bus station, Busáras, for 11 years on his journeys up and down to Belfast(...)

Anthony Flynn’s funeral cortege passing the Inner City Helping Homeless office on Amiens Street in Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

Both inside and outside the Our Lady of Lourdes church on Seán McDermott Street, members of Dublin’s north inner city community lined out in numbers (...)

Kellie Harrington is expected to arrive back at her family home on Portland Row early on Tuesday evening. Photograph:  Buda Mendes / POOL / AFP via Getty Images

Olympic gold medallist Kellie Harrington is expected to be paraded on an open top bus on Tuesday evening when she arrives back in her native Dublin. (...)

‘I know one woman who has bought two dresses and the child has continued to grow. She’s on dress number three now.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Fr Michael Casey, teachers and parents in Sean McDermott parish on Dublin’s north inner city decided months ago not to hold First Holy Communions unti(...)

Rose McGowan, incoming president, St Vincent de Paul. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“Poverty isn’t always about money. Poverty is also about loneliness and lack of connection,” says Rose McGowan, incoming president of the Society of S(...)

Earlier this week in Dublin two Luke Kelly sculptures were doused in white paint. Photograph: Alan Betson

What do Luke Kelly and Edward Colston have in common? Kelly was a working class Dubliner, legendary singer, communist, folk hero. Colston was a mercha(...)

Huge crowds would regularly turn out to watch the seven-a-side tournaments at the Gloucester Diamond with residents watching from the windows. Photograph: North Inner City Folklore Project

There’s a photograph of a woman looking out of her window at a quiet Foley Street below. All around her are boarded up windows. The buildings up and d(...)

President of SVP Kieran Stafford has said the past few weeks have been ‘the most difficult’ he has ever known in over 20 years volunteering with the charity. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has launched an urgent fundraising appeal on Thursday as it expects calls for help in the coming weeks to esca(...)

Last Saturday, gardaí on a Covid-19 patrol in Kilmihil, Co Clare, caught a youth in possession of an unlicensed rifle.  Photograph: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Gangland criminals were attempting to move firearms and cocaine with a street value of €500,000 from one safehouse to another when they were caught by(...)

Sean McDermott of Kristiansund BK. Photograph: David Lidstrom/Getty Images

For a 26-year-old who spent no longer than six months in the country as a child, there’s a compelling bond between Sean McDermott and Ireland, evident(...)

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