Olivia Kelly

25 results

Dear LinkedIn, Could we talk. I do not need to be connected with my esteemed colleague Conor Pope. He sits in front of me. Or Carl O’Brien, to my r(...)

Newspapers can go in the recycling bin (generally green). Photograph: Getty

When it comes to managing our bins, many of us are rubbish. But then it’s not like we get much help from the State, the waste management companies or (...)

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 (...)

Justin Morahan, Dublin, outside Apollo House, a vacant Nama-owned property in Dublin city centre which  has been taken over by “concerned citizens” including  personalities and is being used to accommodate homeless people. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

There are 21,000 vacant residences in Dublin city, but this weekend activists have felt the need to appropriate an empty office block to house the hom(...)

‘Neo-liberal political entities, such as Fine Gael, love such [commercial] “relationships”, because it removes the responsibility of the State to altruistically fund things.’ Photograph: David Sleator

I love Dublinbikes. As a daily user, the scheme is convenient, cheap, environmentally friendly and easy to use. But it’s also a victim of its own succ(...)

Suggested projects to ease flooding include dredging and engineering works. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Projects to ease the flooding situation along the river Shannon may require the Government to breach EU habitats directives on wildlife, a Government (...)

The Government considers large-scale deployment of the Defence Forces, Coast Guard and Civil Defence. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Government is considering a large-scale deployment of the Defence Forces, the Coast Guard and the Civil Defence to help “exhausted” volunteers dea(...)

Darren Kearns (34), had just left the Phoenix Chinese restaurant above Cumiskey’s pub (above) on Blackhorse Avenue,   when he was shot dead on Wednesday evening. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A convicted drug dealer shot dead in the car park of a Dublin pub on Wednesday was in a car with his wife at the time of the shooting, gardaí have con(...)

Irish Rents have been rising steadily since 2013, particularly in Dublin. Rents in the capital rose 9.2 per cent in the year to the end of June, an(...)

Air pollution levels in smaller towns not covered by the ban on ‘smoky’ coal in Dublin exceed accepted EU limits, research says.  File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The Asthma Society of Ireland has been to the fore in campaigning for a national coal ban for decades. Emeritus board member Ann Robinson, from Ennisc(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • Next
  • Last »