Dublin’s Lord Mayor Oisín Quinn and Rosie Hackett’s nephew John Grey were the first cyclists to cross the  Rosie Hackett Bridge today.  . Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times 1:35

The river Liffey’s newest crossing, the €13.5 million Rosie Hackett Bridge, will be open to public transport, bicycles and walkers from 6am tomorrow m(...)

The  East Link bridge. City engineer Michael Phillips will next week recommend that councillors choose to retain the €4.2 million in annual toll revenue.

Dublin City Council is proposing to continue charging motorists to cross the East Link Toll Bridge after the 30-year private contract comes to (...)

Workers deliver water treatment chemicals to the Ballymore Eustace Water Treatment Plant in Co. Wicklow last week. Photograph: Collins

Dublin City Council has been at pains to stress this week that there is no problem with the quality of the water processed by the Ballymore Eustace tr(...)

Water flowing in the Liffey water treatment plant at Ballymore Eustace. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The question of compensation for restaurant businesses affected by water restrictions in Dublin “will not arise”, city engineer Michael Phillips has s(...)

 Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan at a press conference after he visited the Ballymore Eustace water-treatment plant  in Co Kildare yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan has said he expects the Dublin water crisis to be over by Thursday. Speaking after a visit yesterday to the Ba(...)

Members of the Dublin 15 branch of the Anti Austerity Alliance protest beside Irish Water workers installing water meters in the Bramblefields estate in Littlepace.

The Dublin water supply is capable of some impressive feats of gymnastics. In 1997 the late Jim Fenwick, then Dublin city engineer, told this newspape(...)

Workers delivering water treatment chemicals to the Ballymore Eustace water treatment plant in Co Wicklow. City engineer Michael Phillips warned that any relaxation in restrictions would leave the capital and surrounding region dry within days. Photograph: Collins

Dublin will be left with no water if night-time restrictions are lifted, city engineer Michael Phillips has warned. The council last night announced t(...)

A photograph of water reportedly taken from a tap in  Dublin city restaurant the  Camden Kitchen at 7pm yesterday. Photograph: @CamdenKitchen via Twitter

Nightly restrictions on water supplies are being implemented in the Dublin region for the second night in a row and will continue into next week. Com(...)

A worker hoses out a filtration tank at the Ballymore Eustace water treatment plant in Co Kildare. Floc, coming into the tanks from an unknown source, is causing the city council to ration water in Dublin. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

In the early 1990s British Rail drew much derision upon itself for blaming the “wrong kind of snow” when caught out by a cold snap which ground servic(...)

Water restrictions are to come into force in the Dublin region from 8pm tonight and are expected to continue for several days.

Water restrictions came into force in the Dublin region at 8pm tonight and are expected to continue for several days. The move, a result of an as yet (...)