A CGI issued in 2015 of what College Green in Dublin could look like with Luas Cross City in place. Dublin City Council, however, is due to unveil an even more radical vision for College Green in the coming days

There is speculation that planners and designers at Dublin City Council are about to propose an even more radical vision for College Green than that (...)

A building on North Great Frederick Street in Dublin is treated by workers. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin landowners who allow buildings and sites to fall into dereliction face compulsory purchase of their property under a Dublin City Council crackd(...)

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan. “I don’t think we’ve been proactive. I think we’ve been too deferential to landlords if they come in and they cut the weeds.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

More than 2½ years ago the then lord mayor of Dublin, Oisín Quinn, proposed the introduction of a vacant land levy in an effort to rid the city of “la(...)

An artist’s impression of the proposed changes to the College Green area. Photograph: Dublin City Council

Buses must be allowed return to Dublin’s College Green once Luas Cross City works have been completed, Dublin Bus has said. Almost 20 bus routes – so(...)

Images issued by Dublin City Council showing illustrations of proposed changes to College Green in Dublin. Photograph:  Dublin City Council/PA Wire

More than three years since the Luas cross-city line was granted permission by An Bord Pleanála and more than a decade since this “missing link” betwe(...)

Work on the new Cross City Luas line at College Green in Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Buses may have to be banned from parts of Dublin’s College Green to facilitate the new Luas Cross City line, a move which would significantly incre(...)

Sligo’s losses don’t include whatever the council will have to pay in legal fees from the Lissadell House case that went all the way to the Supreme Court. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

A local government auditor has questioned why loss-making Sligo County Council spent €15,000 sending a four-person delegation to the US on an eight-da(...)

Graham Hickey of the Dublin Civic Trust at the derelict mews buildings at the rear of the Little Museum on St Stephen’s Green Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

The sale of the last remaining mews buildings on St Stephen’s Green for €620,000, to Anville Properties, has been approved by Dublin city councillors.(...)

Council chief executive Owen Keegan said the increase in homeless services costs was due largely to the “expensive and unsatisfactory” accommodation of homeless families in hotels. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Some €91 million is to be spent providing homeless services in Dublin next year - more than 10 per cent of Dublin City Council’s €803.5 million budget(...)

The last remaining mews buildings on St Stephen’s Green are to be sold by Dublin City Council for €620,000, against the advice of a conservation re(...)