The Dún Laoghaire baths are among the projects that will benefit from a new EU fund for Irish urban regeneration projects. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Some 19 towns and cities, previously designated as “gateways” and “hubs” under the National Spatial Strategy, are to benefit from a €40 million EU fun(...)

Fingal County Council issued 1,158 litter fines in 2012, of which just 424, or 37 per cent, were paid.  Photograph: David Sleator

Fingal County Council is owed more than €110,000 in outstanding litter fines from 2012, although an official has admitted they(...)