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Frank Duff’s kindness and bravery would be recognised by a blue plaque placed on the Regina Coeli building. File photograph: The Irish Times

If there was an organisation, founded in Ireland 100 years ago, which now has 10 million members worldwide, you would expect its centenary to attract (...)

Copper Face Jacks has been dealt a blow by the pandemic.

The company that operates the country’s most celebrated nightspot, Copper Face Jacks, sustained a €10.5 million revenue hit due to the Covid-19 pandem(...)

Refugee Rescue’s Mo Chára at work on the Aegean Sea off the coast of Lesvos, Greece. Photograph: Guillaume Duez

Joby Fox will never forget his first sea rescue operation. It was a wild October night and the Northern Irish musician had just arrived in Greece afte(...)

Garda Michael Moore and Garda Leigh Higgins patrol Aston Quay as part of Operation Citizen. Photograph: Alan Betson

Sgt Eoghan Byrne darts out of the patrol car and runs at speed across the street, right into the middle of the melee. It’s just after 1am outside Copp(...)

Kevin Nowlan, chief executive of Hibernia Reit. Photograph: Tom Honan

Commercial property group Hibernia Reit said activity in the Dublin office market would probably be affected in the near term by the Government’s late(...)

People queue outside Copper Face jacks on Harcourt Street as nightclubs reopened in Dublin last weekend. Photograph: Damien Eagers

Weren’t the clubs open last week. What’s changed? Many nightclubs did open for the first time since the start of the pandemic and those that did appe(...)

Clubbers outside Tramline Nightclub in Dublin. Photograph: Garrett White/PA

What’s a two-hour queue waiting in line when your social life has been put on hold for 19 months? People started gathering outside Copper Face Jacks,(...)

The Dublin offices of two large international banks, Investec and BNP Paribas, were used by those perpetrating the scheme in cum-ex trades

At around 1pm on a Tuesday in early February 2010, two men working for a hedge fund sat down for a meeting in an upmarket office building on Harcourt (...)

Margaret Skinnider: involved in the three great causes of women, labour and Ireland in the early decades of the 20th century

Margaret Skinnider, who died 50 years ago on October 11th, was involved in the three great causes of women, labour and Ireland in the early decades of(...)

Kelly Anne Byrne, formerly homeless, now working for Focus Ireland, pictured at The Sanctuary, Stanhope Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Search the word “homeless” in Google images and the photographs soon spread across your screen will be, for the most part, wrong. The familiar tropes(...)

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