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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# my hometown

This year
Her old boxing club sits silent, but Katie Taylor’s local legacy endures in people
Judy Bobbett’s story attests to Katie Taylor’s transformative influence.
All time
Waterford is - slowly, very slowly - pulling itself out of recession
Nicky Ryan took a trip back to the Déise to see how Ireland’s oldest city was faring ahead of the general election.
'Sick and tired': Death from a thousand cuts in Dublin Bay North
Ronan Duffy finds his home constituency squeezed on all sides by stressed services and families labouring under extra charges.
Donegal: a 'forgotten' county or one with renewed community spirit?
Michael Sheils McNamee examines the disconnect between the nation’s perception of ‘poor’ Donegal – and how it views itself.
Beautiful Bray and the demise of the Irish main street
Christina Finn lived and worked as a journalist in the Co Wicklow town when housing and homelessness were big concerns. Are they still?
Planning 'neglect' has made Drogheda a town that has lost its 'heart'
Cliodhna Russell hears from business owners worried about their very survival.
The Co Sligo village where self-help is the path to growth
Órla Ryan finds some traces of recovery in a rural area long used to battling on by itself.
Housing crisis and hot meals: Cork still feeling the crisis
Aoife Barry finds our second city getting a makeover – but that renovation doesn’t affect many of its citizens.