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Conor O’Dwyer was proud of all five of his children and supported their endeavours through life.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Part of Rossbeigh strand in Co Kerry, where seagrass is severely depleted. Photograph: Coastwatch Kerry

As estimated 7 per cent of seagrass habitat is being lost worldwide each year, according to a UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report, which warns the (...)

Merrion Strand in Dublin is the first Irish beach to shut permanently after failing EPA standards for the fifth successive year. Photograph: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

Bathing water quality in Europe has improved markedly in recent years though Ireland is in the bottom quarter in bathing sites that have an excellent (...)

Merrion Strand in Dublin is the first Irish beach to shut permanently after failing EPA standards for the fifth successive year. Photograph: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

A ban on bathing at Merrion strand in Dublin Bay was a long time coming; the culmination of five years of failure to meet minimum EU water quality sta(...)

Merrion strand: the beach is the first in Ireland to face a permanent bathing ban.

Swimming is to be banned at Merrion strand in Dublin Bay because of persistent problems with bathing water quality – it is the first Irish beach to ha(...)

According to Seamus Fahy,  co-founder of Merrion Vaults, most security experts agree that home safes do not cut the risk of theft. Photograph: iStock

Fear of burglaries is prompting homeowners and business people to store valuables away from their properties. Merrion Vaults, which rents safe deposi(...)

Irishtown, Dublin 4.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

What’s so good about it? Few inner-city neighbourhoods have seen the dramatic transformation that Ringsend has in recent times. Irishtown has benefit(...)

Fintan died sadly young in a car crash but when I think of him I instinctively remember the 1970 World Cup final and the two of us as kids, definitively on the wrong side of history. Photograph: Popperfoto/Getty Images)

When required to reduce his 2014 concerts at Croke Park from five to three, Garth Brooks declined saying – somewhat controversially, you’d imagine, ba(...)

Merrion Vaults Co-founder Seamus Fahy noted on Wednesday that gold was trading at more than €1,350 an ounce, a 30 per cent increase over the last two years.

The coronavirus crisis has sparked a rush for gold and safety deposit boxes, according to one Irish business. Merrion Vaults, which rents out safety (...)

Coastguards watch the wreckage-recovery operation in Co Mayo in 2017. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Members of the Irish Coast Guard have paid a special aerial tribute to the crew of Rescue 116 on the third anniversary of their deaths. On March 14th(...)

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