Mannix Flynn: while he had concerns about the costs of the office, he was a supporter of the idea of a mayor and of the vote going ahead.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dublin city councillors have resoundingly endorsed the proposal to allow Dubliners to vot(...)

City manager Owen Keegan had recommended the cuts following reductions in Government funding of €5.6 million for homeless services and €3.2 million for housing adaptation grants.

Dublin city councillors have reversed some €9 million in cuts and have increased funding for homeless and disabled people in the city’s 2014 budget.A (...)

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald TD addresses the party’s árdfheis. She urged party members to vote in favour of a motion allowing them to vote on the issue of abortion according to their conscience. Photograph: Sinn Féin.

Abortion poses the biggest threat to the unity of Sinn Féin since the peace process, the party's ardfheis has been told as delegates voted agai(...)

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Developers behind controversial plans for the historic Moore Street site in Dublin were last night studying a report promoting strict conditions on(...)