Richard Guiney of Dublin Town at the Christmas Market on St Stephen’s Green the organisation helps to organise. In 2013 and 2014, Dublin Town recorded total income of just over €3 million. Last year this was made up of €2.6 million in levies and €447,000 in unspecified ‘sponsorship and funding’.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

There is an arrhythmia in the economic heartbeat of the capital. The business improvement district (Bid), established in 2007 to nourish healthy comme(...)

 Essex Quay in Temple Bar, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Residents and business owners from the west end of Temple Bar will hold a meeting on Tuesday to discuss what they say is the increasing level of anti-(...)

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan: said council had ‘no direct role’ in relation to Longboat Quay apartment complex. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin City Council will not be able to rehouse the residents of the Longboat Quay apartment complex if it is evacuated, council chief executive Owen (...)

 Councillor Mannix Flynn launching an official guide to Temple Bar with artist Marta Wakula-Mac in 2008. Three years later he tabled a motion to move the trust under the  control of the council. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The final nail in the coffin of Temple Bar Cultural Trust has not quite been hammered home; Dublin City Council must wait for legislation before it ca(...)

Críona Ní Dhálaigh, the new Lord Mayor of Dublin. Photograph: Sinn Féin website

A Sinn Féin councillor has taken office as Lord Mayor of Dublin for the first time, putting the party centre stage for the capital’s 1916 commemoratio(...)

A man is in a serious condition after he was beaten up after attempting to stop a mugging outside St Stephen’s Green shopping centre while another man is in Garda custody after an attempted sexual assault in the green itself. File  photograph: Frank Miller

A man who remains in a serious condition after he was assaulted in Dublin city centre was beaten up when he tried to stop a mugging, according to eyew(...)

Independent councillor Mannix Flynn. Mr Flynn has  said that the lack of city accommodation meant people were accepting appalling conditions. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Almost 85 per cent of Dublin flats inspected in a crackdown on substandard private accommodation failed to meet minimum housing standards. A draft Du(...)

The mural by Irish artist Joe Caslin on the side of a building on Dublin’s South Great George’s Street. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The artist who erected a large paper mural on the side of a building in Dublin city centre expects to hear soon whether the piece will be allowed to r(...)

A new mural by Irish artist Joe Caslin on the side of a building on Dublin’s South Great George’s Street. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

More than 15,000 people have signed a petition calling for a mural supporting same sex marriage not to be removed from the side of a Dublin building. (...)

Derelict mews buildings at the rear of the Little Museum on St Stephen’s Green Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The last two remaining Georgian mews buildings on St Stephen’s Green are being offered for sale by Dublin City Council despite calls from Dublin Ci(...)