Gardaí on   patrol in  Temple Bar. Residents  echoed a commonly-held view  that gardaí are lacking resources to effectively police the  area. Photograph: Frank Miller

Residents of Dublin’s Temple Bar have said they are no longer willing to tolerate the status quo when it comes to crime in the area. A public meeting (...)

Independent councillor Mannix Flynn said the €100,000 International Impac Dublin Literary Award is a “grandiose gesture” when most artists in the city are living below the poverty line. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The prestigious International Impac Dublin Literary Award, which at €100,000 is the world’s largest cash prize for fiction, will be funded entirely fr(...)

The public consultation resulted in 88 submissions, addressing a range of issues including volume. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A public consultation on Dublin buskers found an overwhelming majority of concerns related to “excessive noise”, with many participants seeking a ban (...)

President Micheal D Higgins laying a wreath to honour those who died during the Easter Rising in 1916. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister of State Brian Hayes has said he “fundamentally disagrees” with those who say members of Britain’s royal (...)

Dublin City Council has set up a Temple Bar project team reporting to assistant city manager Brendan Kenny, who will in turn report to the council’s south-east area committee, as well as its arts and culture strategic policy committee.     Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Dublin City Council yesterday assumed full control of the functions and assets of Temple Bar Cultural Trust (TBCT) after the company’s director(...)

Mannix Flynn: will not resign as a director of TBCT until there was “full disclosure” of a range of financial and other matters that “need to be spelled out in the interests of transparency”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin city manager Owen Keegan, sole shareholder of Temple Bar Cultural Trust (TBCT), has informed city councillors that he intends to “accelerate” i(...)

Judi Dench, star of the movie Philomena, which tells the story of Philomena Lee. Photograph Tim P Whitby/Getty.

The congregation of nuns which ran the mother- and-baby home featured in the film Philomena has denied receiving money for babies put up for adoption.(...)

Temple Bar trust chief Dermot McLaughlin. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Dublin City Council has moved to take control of Temple Bar Cultural Trust with the appointment of four senior officials to its board, includin(...)

Members of Buibolg theatre group from Wexford in Temple Bar for the annual Trad Fest.

The board of Temple Bar Cultural Trust (TBCT) has decided to wind down the company and leave it to Dub(...)