Tom O Higgins

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Children at today’s Pride march in Dublin will grow up in a country transformed for the better. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

To those who attended Dublin’s first gay-pride march, a gathering of a few hundred activists in March 1983, the huge carnival-style celebration that w(...)

38 Dodderbank, Milltown, Dublin 6, sold for 3% above its asking price

38 Dodderbank, Milltown, Dublin 6   Bright second-floor one-bedroom apartment in a low-density scheme built in 2001. Large livingroom leading to (...)

A two-storey, over-basement, cedar-clad extension to the rear now sits seamlessly with the original footprint

The purchase of a family home is always a big undertaking, no matter how experienced the buyer. Mark FitzGerald, co-founder and chairman of Sherry Fit(...)

1B Oxmantown Road, Dublin 7, sold for 7 per cent above its guide price of €410,000

1B Oxmantown Road, Stoneybatter, Dublin 7  Deceptively spacious end-of-terrace house with an all-white, open-plan ground-floor layout and two goo(...)

34 Pleasants Street, Dublin 8 Refurbished 1830s three-bed end-of-terrace house with a spacious 154sq m of living space including two airy interconnect(...)

Garda Sgt John Gallagher and presiding officer Carmel McBride deliver a ballot box to Inishbofin island, off Co Galway, for the Irish presidential election and referendum on blasphemy. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

It is important that as many people as possible exercise their right to vote today, giving a strong mandate to the president who will serve the countr(...)

87 Emmet Road, Inchicore, Dublin 8

87 Emmet Road, Inchicore, Dublin 8 Recently renovated three-bedroom terraced house with a landscaped back garden. Estate agent’s information is not (...)

Race for Áras an Uachtaráin (top row): Jimmy Smyth, Patrick Feeney, John Groarke, Pádraig Ó Céidigh. Middle row: Kevin Sharkey, Sarah Louise Mulligan, Seán Gallagher, Joan Freeman. Bottom row: Gemma O’Doherty, Gavin Duffy, Sinn Féin’s as-yet-unannounced candidate, President Michael D Higgins

As it gathers momentum, so it gathers participants. The process of nominating candidates for the presidential election has been a background hum to th(...)

Planning for President Higgins’s campaign is at an early stage will only go up a gear towards the end of the month.

President Michael D Higgins is likely to follow the example of same-sex marriage and repeal the eighth advocates as he seeks a second term, say his su(...)

President Michael D Higgins. The details of how he will declare his hand are still uncertain. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

For months, President Michael D Higgins has kept his closest friends uncertain. They believed he would seek a second term in Áras an Uachtaráin. They (...)

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