Irish Georgian Society: “Through this pastoral scene EirGrid intend to position the transmission lines and supporting 60 metre-high pylons, out of all proportion and scale to the structure and detail of the landscape.” Photograph: David Sleator

The Irish Georgian Society has expressed its opposition to EirGrid’s controversial plans for a line of high voltage cable on 60 metre pylons stretchin(...)

The number of vacant buildings in the capital has risen significantly. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The number of vacant buildings in Dublin has increased by nearly 60 per cent in just four years, according to Dublin City Council. Figures from the co(...)

Donough Cahill of the  Irish Georgian Society  in the City Assembly House on South William Street, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

One of Dublin’s most important Georgian public buildings is to reopen to the public this week a decade after its closure.The City Assembly House, on S(...)