Lead piping excavated from the driveway of a home in Sandymount, Dublin after it ruptured causing a leak. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Homeowners will have to “verify” there are no lead pipes in the internal plumbing in their homes before Irish Water replaces external lead piping. Ir(...)

Green Party Councillor Ossian Smyth has criticised Irish Water for not telling people whether the problem lead pipes are on the utility company’s side of the network or the homeowner’s side. Photograph:  Colm Mahady

Thousands of Dublin homeowners are receiving letters from Irish Water this week warning households their water may be contaminated with lead above the(...)

Locals reflected on the “the end of an era” on Wednesday as Stena Line’s announcement meant no ferry service would run from Dun Laoghaire this year af(...)

There have been so many announcements in the past about rural broadband that Séamus Boland, chief executive of Irish Rural Link compared it to the dig(...)

In too deep: parents need to monitor how much time their children spend in front of screens.

‘It’s the one game parents want their kids to play.” This week Microsoft’s chief executive, Satya Nadella, made a virtue of the company’s decision (...)

The proposed office development is on a three-hectare site at South County Business Park on Leopardstown Road.

Microsoft has been granted permission to build a “mega headquarters” building in Leopardstown, subject to contributions of €8.3 million to Dún Laog(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Kate Feeney has been elected  in the Blackrock ward.Photograph: DAVE MEEHANS

The counting of votes in the Dún Laoghaire ward of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has been adjourned indefinitely.Labour requested that ballots(...)

Mary Hanafin being interviewed at the City West count centre in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Both former minister Mary Hanafin and party colleague Kate Feeney were elected in the Blackrock local electoral area of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. (...)

The new central library and cultural centre in Dún Laoghaire. One woman suggested €2 million would be “worth spending” to demolish the new building. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dún Laoghaire’s new seafront library, the cost of car parking in the area and social issues, including housing and drug treatment facilities, were rai(...)