Thomas Kelly

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 Great Skua: Illustration Michael Viney

Birds, too, have their bullies, muggers and thieves. Seagulls, some of them, snatch ice-creams and sandwiches from human fingers. I once watched a rav(...)

Photograph by Trevor Dickson: The police station on Lisburn Road was bombed on December 16th 1986. I noticed the houses across the road had been badly damaged and spotted a mirror on the lawn of one of them. It amazed me that it hadn’t been damaged and an idea came into my head right away. I propped the mirror against what was left of their garden pillar. I always tried to make something a little bit different, rather than the usual point and shoot

There was no boasting at the launch of a new book about photographing the Troubles, Shooting the Darkness, just an ineffable sadness about the horror (...)

Dessie Dolan scored five points for Garrycastle in the first half of their Leinster SFC first-round game against Emmet Óg Killoe in Mullingar. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Garrycastle (Westmeath) 0-15 Emmet Óg Killoe (Longford) 0-6 Ferbane (Offaly) 2-9 St Patrick’s GAA Club (Wicklow) 1-14 Éire Óg (Carlow) 4-6 Castletown (...)

By the 1920s, the Phibsboro Junction was firmly established as Doyle’s Corner, and is still known as that. Image: Google Street View

Next to a statue or the freedom of the city, perhaps the most select honour you can earn in Dublin is to have a street corner named after you in perpe(...)

Thomas Kelly (65) has been given a four month suspended sentence for filming his neighbours. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins.

A Dublin man who harassed three of his neighbours and filmed one of them masturbating on his back decking has received a four-month suspended sentence(...)

 The Kerry team celebrate with the trophy. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kerry 3-21 Clare 1-7 Kerry’s dominance of minor football continued on Saturday evening as they added a sixth consecutive provincial title and a 27th (...)

A Co Dublin man has brought proceedings aimed at compelling his neighbour to take steps to prevent rock slides and boulders damaging his property. Pa(...)

Paul Gleeson with a copy of the original Lease from 1811 at the restored Merchant’s House and Store in Kilrush. Photograph by Eamon Ward

Remember the terrible scene in the movie Brooklyn when bitter old shopkeeper “Nettles” Kelly invites Eilis (Saoirse Ronan) up to her sitting room to t(...)

A trial date has yet to be set for Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy on charges of falsely imprisoning Tánaiste Joan Burton during a water charges protest in Jobstown almost 18 months ago. Photograph: Aidan Crawley.

A trial date has yet to be set for Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy on charges of falsely imprisoning Tánaiste Joan Burton during a water charge(...)

The High Court decision is “devastating”, said a former leader of a taxi drivers’ representative group. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Three taxi drivers face a multimillion euro legal bill following their failed suit over industry deregulation. The High Court decision is “devastatin(...)

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