Fingal County Council has passed a motion calling for a plebiscite for a directly elected mayor of Dublin.

Fingal County Council this evening passed a motion calling for a plebiscite for a directly elected mayor of Dublin four months after it scuppered orig(...)

Plans for a directly elected mayor of Dublin are to be resuscitated following talks between Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan and mayors of the four Dublin local authorities. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Plans for a directly elected mayor of Dublin are to be resuscitated following talks between Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan and the mayors of (...)

The disagreement stems from council management’s decision to cut the pay of 13 employees, with a further 150 pay reductions also in the offing. Photograph: Alan Betson

Talks between management and South Dublin County Council workers are set to get under way today as workers begin the first of a two-day strike action(...)

A file picture of councillor Ruth Coppinger. She has said the  Socialist Party did not want to block Dubliners from voting. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A Fianna Fáil group vote to allow Dubliners to decide whether they want a directly elected mayor could push the prospect through Fingal County Coun(...)