Deputy city planner John O’Hara (right): said Dublin City Council is responding to demand for houses in the city and for the need to kick-start development. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Dublin City Council has changed its development policies in relation to two major land banks to the north and west of the city to allow the constructi(...)

Defects identified at Belmayne estate 16 months ago. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Work to fix fire safety problems in a north Dublin housing estate has yet to be completed, more than 16 months after the defects were identified.More (...)