Currently the HSE provides emergency ambulance services outside Dublin while Dublin Fire Brigade provides most of the emergency cover in the city. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Health Service Executive has no agenda to take over the ambulance service in Dublin from the fire brigade, HSE director Tony O’Brien said yeste(...)

Brendan O’Brien, industrial organiser with Siptu, has written to city manager Owen Keegan calling on him to “abandon what is a charade of a review” of Dublin’s ambulance service. Photograph: David Sleator

Renewed calls have been made for a review of Dublin’s ambulance service to be abandoned following revelations about a HSE plan(...)

Dublin Fire Brigade mainly provides the ambulance service in Dublin under Dublin City Council, while the HSE provides the ambulance service outside Dublin

Public representatives from across Dublin have expressed opposition to a HSE plan to take control of the city(...)

The HSE pays Dublin City Council more than €9 million per year to provide Dublin’s emergency ambulance service, from a budget of €134 million for the national ambulance service.

A review of emergency ambulance services in Dublin, looking at patient care and value for money, is to be conducted by Dublin City Council and the (...)

Talking about traffic

The response of senior Dublin City Council officials to the National Transport Authority’s (NTA) assessment of traffic in the city centre, and what to(...)

Under the plans, half of College Green would be turned into a pedestrian plaza. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The National Transport Authority’s plans to eliminate traffic from large parts of Dublin city centre “may never see the light of day” according to th(...)

     A map showing a  new Dublin city traffic flow scheme (marked in red) to cater for the utility works for Luas Cross City.  The new system will be in place by  late October or early November.

The biggest traffic changes on St Stephen’s Green since the Luas Green Line was constructed almost a decade ago, are to come into force in two month’s(...)

Releasing data sets and collaborating with the public and businesses is one way the public sector can solve problems and improve services

Getting data sets from inside government, semi-State and local bodies out into the public has been a significant part of IBM’s Smarter Cities i(...)