Tom O Higgins

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All three All-Ireland finals in 1956 were delayed due to a polio outbreak in Cork.

This month 70 years ago, the world of Gaelic games was shocked to learn that PJ Duke had died at the age of 25. An established member of the Cavan foo(...)

5 Washington Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

5 Washington Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14 Four-bed semi with about 150sq m of well-cared for accommodation. Some nice art deco-style features such a(...)

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(...)

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