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 Churchtown  has landscaped estates, mature greenery and a string of commercial centres. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Churchtown used to be farmland: Rolling fields on the southern fringes of Co Dublin – much like nearby Ballinteer, which featured in this column in Oc(...)

Pictured at the National Youth Council of Ireland event were Fabian Laszlo Boros, Cork; Aoife Brennan, Dublin; Nikita Zamolodchikova-Omsk, Russia; Eboni Burke, Meath; Daniel Comerford-Onyemekeihia, Mountmellick, Laois and Saoi, Citizen of the World (Cork). Photograph Nick Bradshaw

On Saturday afternoon nearly 100 young people aged between 15-30 from youth groups across Ireland gathered in Dublin to discuss the key issues affecti(...)

Choir teacher Helen Doyle during rehearsals in St Vincent’s Girl’s School, North William St, Dublin 1. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The schoolgirls in St Vincent’s Girls School in Dublin’s north inner-city aren’t involved in singing, choirs or learning music – but all this is about(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross: greeted large group of constituents from the Men’s Shed in Ballinteer in the visitors’ bar in Leinster House. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

“A rolling moan gathers no Ross.” It’s a well known proverb in the transport world. Roughly translated, it means that there is no point in bothering(...)

Ballintyre, a development of houses and apartments on a 24-acre site. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Nestled at the base of the Dublin Mountains, close by the M50, Ballinteer in Dublin 16 is a relatively new neighbourhood. The town largely came into e(...)

Educate Together Schoolchildren during a protest at Leinster House, Dublin in May over the building of a school in the Ballinteer area. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Some parents of children from the Ballinteer Educate Together school have said they changed arrangements for work and childcare following the school’s(...)

Art director and alpaca farmer Mark Smullen in Ontario, Canada.

Mark Smullen is a graphic designer and illustrator living in Canada. He works as an art director in Ontario, and he and his wife Darlene also farm alp(...)

Drivers were urged to avoid the area if possible or allow extra time because of large delays.

Commuters have been warned to expect delays on their way to work on Monday morning as emergency services deal with a five vehicle collision. The cras(...)

Schoolchildren from Ballinteer Educate Together during a protest at Leinster House, Dublin, over delays in providing a new school building. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

Parents and children of a south Dublin primary school protested outside Leinster House on Tuesday to highlight delays in building a new school which h(...)

Gardai are appealing to the public for assistance in their search for a woman who has been reported missing. Nuchara O’Dowd (30), Ballinteer, Dublin (...)

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