Dublin Corporation was the only local authority to retain its ambulance service in 1970 when, under the Health Act, others relinquished theirs to the new health boards. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The HSE, which delivers ambulance services across the State outside Dublin, and to some extent in Dublin too, has been consolidating its National Ambu(...)

 Brendan O’Brien of Siptu said: “This is an issue where, for too long, two agencies refused to address the issue. The relationship has been characterised by competition, inter services rivalries. Somebody has to intervene and say this is not good enough we need to put patients safety first.” Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

Members of the trade union Siptu working in the Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) are to ballot for industrial action in response to moves to transfer parts o(...)

 Daithí Doolan: figures obtained by the Sinn Féin Councillor indicate  the council was owed almost €23 million on December 8th, 2014, by 14,191 households. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dublin City Council is considering relaxing the policy that prevents tenants who are in rent arrears with it from being considered for a housing trans(...)

Four route options have been developed, three of which involve a two-way riverside path along the north quays of the Liffey

Plans for a segregated cycle route along the river Liffey in Dublin city, from Heuston station and the Phoenix Park in the west to the Point Village (...)

Numbers 9 and 10 Fitzwilliam Street Lower. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Plans to convert a former hotel on Fitzwilliam Street, opposite the ESB headquarters in Dublin 2, into a homeless hostel, have been approved by Dublin(...)

Fears that the opening of a homeless hostel on Fitzwilliam Street  would “negatively impact” the redevelopment of the ESB’s headquarters on the street (above) have been raised with  Dublin City Council. File photograph:  Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 1:39

Fears that the opening of a homeless hostel on Fitzwilliam Street in Dublin would “negatively impact” the redevelopment of the ESB’s headquarters have(...)

Páraic Duffy with the GAA president Liam O’Neill at the launch of the director general’s annual report at Croke Park. Photo: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

The GAA’S director general, Páraic Duffy has defended the organisation’s commercial ventures and also launched a broadside at Dublin City Council for(...)

Liam Ó Néill and Páraic Duffy in attendance at the launch of the annual report. this morning. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

The uproar which surrounded the relocation of last summer’s All-Ireland semi-final replay to the Gaelic Grounds, facilitating the Penn State/UCF Amer(...)

Grafton Street before it was pedestrianised

If it wasn’t for the presence of so many multistorey car parks in the Grafton Street area, plans to upgrade its often car-dominated pedestrian environ(...)

Snow falls on Homeless Jesus in Toronto. Photograph: Carlos Osorio/Toronto Star via Getty Images

Somebody called the cops on Jesus in Davidson, North Carolina, where one resident reported “him” to the police, mistaking the life-size bronze by C(...)