A Big Mac. Fast food restaurant McDonald’s was denied permission to open until 3am in Temple Bar. Photograph: Getty

Fast food company McDonald’s has been refused permission to extend the opening hours at its Temple Bar outlet in Dublin to 3am every morning. Currentl(...)

Minister for Jobs and Enterprise Richard Bruton became collateral damage in a row between the local organisation and party headquarters on Thursday over a gender quota directive. Photograph: The Irish Times

If the level of political embarrassment was colour-graded, Fine Gael would be scarlet after its shambolic convention in Dublin Bay North on Thursday n(...)

Dublin city councillors have described a suggestion to increase clamping fees by €50 as “crazy”

Dublin city councillors have described a suggestion to increase clamping fees by €50 as “crazy”.At a meeting of the council’s Transport Strategic Poli(...)

Fast food giant McDonalds has appealed Dublin City Council’s decision to not allow  extended opening hours in the company’s Temple Bar outlet. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Fast food giant McDonald’s wants to be able to serve its Big Macs and its other famous meals until 3am every morning at its controversial Temple Bar o(...)

Numbers 9 and 10 Fitzwilliam Street Lower. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Plans to convert a former hotel on Fitzwilliam Street, opposite the ESB headquarters in Dublin 2, into a homeless hostel, have been approved by Dublin(...)

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan said the decision to cut costs for property owners could hit homeless services. File Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dublin homeowners, the State biggest payers of local property tax, will see their bills fall next year, following the decision of city councillors to (...)

Councillors will elect a new Lord Mayor at City Hall this evening. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Independent councillor Christy Burke has this evening been elected Lord Mayor of Dublin for 2014/2015.Sinn Féin will hold the position of Lord Mayor o(...)

On the campaign trail: Cllr Sinéad Dooley (left) talks to  Shane Murray in Tullamore, Co Offaly. Photograph: Jeff Harvey/HR Photo

‘I’ll be the hassled-looking blonde coming in the main door in a few minutes,” says Sinéad Dooley, a Fianna Fáil councillor, over the phone. When, (...)

 Kieran Binchy (centre): said he was supporting the motion “with a heavy heart” because the buildings could never be brought back but he was against a “Disneyland version of a Georgian street”. Photograph:  Sandra Harney

Dublin city councillors have voted to change the city development plan to facilitate the ESB’s redevelopment (...)

Walworth Road Dublin 8, the location of the Jewish Museum and the site for the new larger museum. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has given his support to the much-enlarged Irish Jewish Museum planned for the Portobello area of Dublin describing it as an “exc(...)