The Local Election result has already cost Eamon Gilmore his role as Tánaiste and leader of the Labour Party.  Photograph; Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The Local Election result has already cost Eamon Gilmore his role as Tánaiste and leader of the Labour Party. An analysis of the results translated(...)

Kenny Egan and Emer Higgins celebrate their election for Fine Gael in Clondalkin.

Sinn Féin councillors claimed an emphatic triumph in South Dublin with all nine representatives elected in what’s been described as an historic weeken(...)

Fine Gael local election candidate Kenneth Egan meets Niall Reilly and his daughter Lily (1) while campaigning in Clondalkin, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

As a rampant Sinn Féin sweeps all before it in South Dublin, Fine Gael and particularly Labour are bearing the brunt of a bitter voter backlash in are(...)

Fingal mayor Kieran Dennison, said he would be voting against putting the proposal to the public, and he expected the majority of Fingal councillors would do the same

Plans to give Dublin a directly elected mayor are set to be dropped without being put to a referendum, as cou(...)

Cllr William Lavelle said the point of his motion was to examine the possibility of augmentation and that no matter how hard the council staff work on the problem of litter they could not meet the challenge. Photograph: Alan Betson

The manager of South Dublin County Council has said the debate around outsourcing key services is one that will repeatedly rai(...)

South Dublin mayor Dermot Looney: the entire cuts agenda is something I’ve really been opposed to.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/Irish Times

South Dublin mayor Dermot Looney said today he was resigning from Labour because of the “cuts agenda” being pursued by the party.Mr Looney (31), the y(...)

Dermot Looney said i he could no longer remain associated with the party when he ‘fundamentally disagreed’ with many of its policies in Government. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Mayor of South Dublin has announced his resignation from Labour, saying the party had “abandoned even the most basic of social democratic concerns(...)

One of the Labour pledges is to “unlock Dublin’s tourism potential”. Photograph: Thinkstock

Labour has more councillors in Dublin than any other party. When its representation on the four local authorities is totted up, Labour politicians acc(...)

New Lord Mayor of Dublin Oisin Quinn in Dublin’s Docklands as the Labour Party launched it’s 6-point Action Plan for Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A plan to develop better co-ordination and co-operation among Dublin local authorities has been published by the Labour party.Although there is a regi(...)