No place like home: Dublin boom fuels housing spiral

Ireland’s capital is now one of the most expensive places to live in Europe. Dublin is experiencing an influx of tech firms and corporate landlords — who are pricing out the average citizen. Thanks to sluggish housing development and historic laws forbidding high rises, many Dubliners are living stacked in bunk beds, sharing tiny studios with other adults and paying hundreds of euros for the privilege — with few legal rights.

Irish PM Varadkar arrives ahead of Cabinet meeting over Brexit

Ireland’s Prime Minister Leo Varadkar arrives at Government Buildings in Dublin ahead of a Cabinet meeting over Brexit, following London’s claim that negotiators had finally struck a draft agreement on the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union next March. IMAGES of arrivals

“Leaves” hang in remembrance of Irish lives lost in WWI

An art installation of 36,000 messages inscribed on “leaves” hang from the ceiling of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin in remembrance of the Irish lives lost in WWI. The project is part of the nation’s commemoration events as the anniversary of armistice approaches. IMAGES.

Thousands protest church abuse during Pope’s Ireland visit

Thousands of people hold a rally in Dublin to demand recognition, reconciliation and reparations for the historic wrongs of the Catholic Church in Ireland as Pope Francis celebrates mass during his visit.

Pope Francis arrives at Dublin’s Phoenix Park ahead of mass

Pope Francis arrives at Dublin’s Phoenix Park ahead of giant mass. IMAGES

Pope Francis visits Dublin’s Catholic cathedral

Pope Francis is welcomed by cheering fans as he arrives by ‘Popemobile’ at Dublin’s Catholic cathedral. The centre of worship is known as St Mary’s ‘Pro Cathedral’, a term used because Catholics consider Dublin’s original cathedral, now controlled by the Church of Ireland, to still be rightfully theirs.