‘In the past five years, there have been only 14 schemes of over 100 units approved in Dublin. So the number of these new studio apartments will probably be less than 1-2 per cent of all new homes.’ Photograph: Getty Images

There is a serious shortage of housing in Dublin at the moment that is leading to rising rents and increasing homelessness. The city needs about 4,200(...)

‘We need to learn from this. We can’t keep building crap.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Dublin’s motto is obedientia civium urbis felicitas (the citizen’s obedience is the city’s happiness). This is perhaps the most unDublin motto ther(...)

The recent event ahead of Offset in the Twisted Pepper, Dublin

It is a Thursday in Dublin’s Twisted Pepper and eligible creatives are being set up on dates with people who have their own creative ideas. The(...)

The Derelict Sites Register was set up under legislation in 1990 to stop property owners from neglecting buildings and sites

Derelict properties worth a combined total of €15 million have been identified at 46 locations in Dublin city. The council is investigating 630 sites (...)

 Gerry Finn director of the soon-to-be defunct Border, Midland and Western Regional Assembly. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The inclusion of Dublin into a new Midland and Eastern Regional Assembly will require a “balancing act” to avoid fears of favouritism over other coun(...)

Nuala O’Rahilly Price and John Connolly, grandson of James Connolly, with members of the Save No 16 Committee and Moore Street Traders Association at last year’s launch a new website and virtual audiovisual tour of a proposed Commemorative Centre and Museum, for the 2016 commemorations of the Rising, and the preservation of 16 Moore St. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A “land swap” deal to allow the construction of a 1916 museum on Dublin’s Moore Street ahead of the Easter Rising centenary has been rejected by Dubl(...)

Mute Fish busking on Grafton Street, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Plans to ban buskers from Temple Bar have been deleted from draft bylaws by Dublin City council.Councillors have approved the publication of draft byl(...)

Call for Dublin City Council to lower the minimum apartment size and allow studio apartments for renters.

Claims that Dublin City Council’s apartment standards were holding back development were “simplistic, premature” and based on a superficial analysis,(...)

Eoin Morton, from Swords, at the annual Dublin lunchtime city cycle.

If you are going to showcase cycling in Dublin city, what better day to do it than the hottest day of the year. Temperatures of 26 degrees, a cloudle(...)

Cyclists take part in Bike to Work lunchtime cycle in June, 2013. The 5km spin promoted safe cycling as a healthy, stress free way to travel. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Next week, what has been billed as the “largest gathering of urban cycling advocates in the northern hemisphere in 2014”, will be in Dublin for(...)