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Irishtown, Dublin 4.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

What’s so good about it? Few inner-city neighbourhoods have seen the dramatic transformation that Ringsend has in recent times. Irishtown has benefit(...)

Out for a walk on a bright spring morning on Shankill Beach in south Co Dublin. Photograph: Laura Hutton

What’s so good about it? Much like its neighbours Killiney and Bray, the south Co Dublin coastal suburb of Shankill was developed in the 19th century(...)

Baldoyle is not as highly developed as other coastal spots in the area. Photograph: Alan Betson

What’s so good about Baldoyle? Want to be surrounded by three beaches, but still be within a roar of Dublin city centre? This northside suburb in Dub(...)

These tips should keep you going for a while and help you stay informed. Illustration: Ouyang Xiaozhen

Social distancing is vital to preventing the spread of coronavirus amid the Covid-19 pandemic. It is also, as people across Ireland and the world are (...)

It helps to decipher estate agent speak when considering a property. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg via Getty Images

We all know that property catalogues and listings are about putting one’s best foot forward, but there’s a not-so-fine line between gussying up a prop(...)

St Brigid’s Crescent, Artane. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell for the Irish Times

What’s so good about it? This pocket of north Dublin boasts many a famous native, among them actor Brendan Gleeson, singer Brian McFadden and U2’s La(...)

The Frascati shopping centre in  Blackrock, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

What’s so good about it? Most people think of Blackrock as a village dense with posh private schools and Ross O’Carroll-Kelly types. The cliche exists(...)

Skerries has a working harbour. Photograph: Alan Betson

What’s so good about it? It’s grim up north? Not in this utterly charming seaside town. As one of the few coastal spots on the eastern side of the co(...)

Grand Canal, Portobello, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

What’s so good about it? Not for nothing is Portobello regarded as one of the most desirable (and priciest) city neighbourhoods in Dublin. “Hipsteria(...)

Haddington Terrace: Jeanne Jordan with  Gabriel (10); Lucien(6); Henri (2); Simon Jordan, baby Denis (5months) and Tristan (6). Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

Renovating a listed building is a major endeavour for even the hardiest of house enthusiasts. Add four boys under eight, a husband working from home a(...)

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