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(...)

A proposal to open bus lanes in the capital to motorists on bank holidays has been rejected by Dublin City Council. The council’s Transport and Traffi(...)

Yvonne Farrell of Grafton Architects said the winning design that the ESB has for the site was in keeping with a “philosophy within contemporary architecture that you can restore the essence of a historic fabric, in this case the Georgian streetscape, in a contemporary way”.

The traditional Georgian street facade which was torn down in 1965 to make way for the ESB’s headquarters in Fitzwilliam Street in Dublin should not b(...)

The Walworth Road premises are the last remaining physical evidence of Portobello’s once-thriving Jewish community, which at its peak accounted for up to 80 per cent of the population of the locality. Photograph: David Sleator

Residents of Portobello are appealing against Dublin City Council’s decision to approve plans for a expanded Irish Jewish Museum on the site of five t(...)