As there are no docking stations, Urbo users can start and end their journey at any designated bike parking area and simply lock them when they arrive at their destination

Urbo, an Irish start-up that rents out bicycles on a short-term basis via a mobile app and QR codes, is looking to raise €5 million as it seeks to rol(...)

Strangers Powered by Horsefeed in the Phoenix Park by Danielle Houghton (cropped)

The Irish Times Amateur Photographer of the Year for 2015 is Danielle Houghton, from Blackrock in Co Dublin, who specialises in street photography.(...)

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The winner of the Irish Times Amateur Photographer of the Year competition for 2013 is Susannah Benjamin, a 20-year-old Irish-American student. Remark(...)

Emotional: one caller said her daughter had been strapped into a high chair by a creche worker as a punishment for eating another child’s food. Photograph:  Emielke van Wyk/Gallo/Getty

It can be a charged and stressful environment, full of crying, shouting and incoherent babbling; one can understand, though not condone, how someone w(...)