O’Devaney Gardens, off the North Circular Road, Dublin. The photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Plans for the development of the first phase of more than 1,300 homes to be built on 30 hectares of vacant Dublin City Council-owned land will be fina(...)

The O’Devaney Gardens housing complex in Dublin. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Up to 1,300 homes, most of which would be available to rent, could be built in Dublin by a Northern Ireland not-for-profit housing association. Apex, (...)

O’Devaney Gardens in Dublin was a showpiece public housing scheme when it was completed in the late 1950s on a 16-ace site next door to Phoenix Park. (...)

A deepening crisis

The homeless crisis that hit Dublin within the past year is not going away. Instead, it is likely to worsen. Rents for private accommodation are risin(...)

A unanimous Supreme Court ruling today quashing an attempted rape conviction on grounds that suspects who request a lawyer cannot be questioned by gardaí until they get that legal advice

A unanimous Supreme Court ruling today has very significant implications for Garda investigations and prosecutions. The judgement quash(...)