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Street soccer in Trenchtown, Kingston, Jamaica. Photograph: Phil Clarke Hill/Getty Images

“Can I go again?” I asked the chap holding the rope over the waterfall. His face cracked into an infectious smile. “Yeah, mon. If it’s nice, do it tw(...)

The woman was waiting at a bus stop on Newgrove Avenue in Sandymount at about 7pm when a man tried to rob her handbag. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses after a woman in her 70s was injured during a robbery in Co Dublin on Friday. The woman was waiting at a bus stop (...)

Kayley Joyce: ‘The one thing I didn’t want for my kids was to be homeless.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Kayley Joyce, a 21-year-old mother of two, has been “in and out of homelessness” all her life. She, Jayden (3) and Aaliyah (1) are now being accommoda(...)

Estimates of how many died vary from 300 to 800, a remarkably low figure given the ferocity of the storm

The Night of the Big Wind was the most devastating storm ever recorded in Irish history. Known as Gaeilge as “Oíche na Gaoithe Móire”, the hurricane o(...)

The suspect and victim met by chance on the boardwalk area along the Liffey river. Image: Google Street View

A man accused of falsely imprisoning and raping a Spanish student in a tent in Dublin brought her on a circuitous route out of the city centre, appare(...)

A plague of flies of ‘biblical proportions’ has descended upon the south Dublin suburbs of Sandymount, Ringsend and Irishtown. File photograph: Hans Lang/Getty

A plague of flies of “biblical proportions” has descended upon the Dublin 4 suburbs of Sandymount, Ringsend and Irishtown, according to residents and (...)

 Brian Stacey (44), of Derry Drive, Crumlin, Dublin, arrives at the Dublin District Court this morning. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Dublin man is the owner of a boat he is accused of stealing during an alleged drunken chase along the River Liffey, a court heard on Thursday. Emer(...)

Despite his acknowledgement of Derry’s many problems in 1961,  the place enters Nairn’s imagination, describing it as “one of the most unexpected and paradoxical of our cities. For every hundred Englishmen who know York and Chester, how many know Derry?” Photograph: Getty Images

When the renowned architecture writer and broadcaster Ian Nairn visited Derry more than 50 years ago, the title of his essay was both concise and refl(...)

Cannabis worth €740,000 was seized on Monday morning by gardaí in the Dublin city centre docklands area. Stock photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Cannabis worth €740,000 was seized on Monday morning by gardaí in the Dublin city centre docklands area as part of an operation understood to be targe(...)

Thorncastle Street in Ringsend in the south of Dublin where the robbery took place.

A man in his fifties has been arrested and a gun recovered after an armed raid on a shop in Dublin on Saturday. The robbery happened at a convenienc(...)

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