Derelict Sites Register allows the council to take action against property owners. Photograph: Getty Images

Only half of the vacant sites in Dublin city centre are likely to be hit by a planned levy designed to combat land hoarding, new research from Dublin (...)

In excess of 4.5 million journeys were taken on city bikes across the State last year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

When a city bike scheme was first mooted for Dublin many people assumed the system would never work as the bikes would end up dumped in canals after b(...)

Bernard McNamara: The Dublin Docklands Development Authority and the receiver to his company, Gendsong, last year offered €2.5m to the residents to part-fund the work. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A plan to allow developer Bernard McNamara fix the fire safety defects at Longboat Quay, the Dublin docklands apartment complex he built in 2006, is c(...)

A CGI issued in 2015 of what College Green in Dublin could look like with Luas Cross City in place.

Plans for the creation of a pedestrian and cycling plaza at Dublin’s College Green will be available for public consultation from Monday. No traffic,(...)

As the cranes return to our capital’s skyline, the tide is going out on bricks.

I have a theory that a city starts to lose its character once it forsakes bricks. Modern architecture holds bricks in disdain. It chooses shininess. B(...)

Longboat Quay apartment complex in the Dublin docklands. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A resolution of the long-running saga of fire-safety defects at the Longboat Quay apartment complex appears to be in sight, following the abolition of(...)

Over the first 12 months of the bike scheme; Cork recorded almost 290,000 trips, Belfast more than 143,000, Limerick 40,118 and Galway about 20,000 journeys.

More than 4.5 million journeys were take on city bikes in 2015, as part of the schemes based in Dublin, Cork , Limerick and Belfast, new figures show.(...)

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(...)