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(...)

Property developer Bernard McNamara. Photograph: Collins

Property developer Bernard McNamara has offered to undertake the fire safety work needed at the Longboat Quay apartment complex he built in Dublin’s D(...)

In a statement late on Tuesday, the management company at Longboat Quay said a meeting with the Dublin Docklands Development Authority had not achieved a resolution to the impasse over costs for fire safety works.  File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Representatives of residents at the Longboat Quay apartments have rejected an offer from the Dublin Docklands Development Authority of funding for fir(...)

Longboat Quay in Sir John Rogerson’s Quay in the Dublin docklands, built in 2006 by developer Bernard McNamara. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Residents of Longboat Quay will today be presented with a final offer from the Dublin Docklands Development Authority of funding for fire safety work(...)

A view of Howth from the behind new sea wall being built next to the old wall at Dollymount, opposite St Anne’s Park, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Residents of Clontarf are appealing to Dublin City Council to halt construction of flood defences opposite Bull Island nature sanctuary, claiming the (...)

 Michael Ingle, one of the residents of Longboat Quay at Leinster House, following a meeting with Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government Alan Kelly. Photograph: Eric Luke

Residents of Longboat Quay, the Dublin apartment complex that needs more than €4 million of remedial fire-safety work, have threatened legal action ag(...)

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan: said council had ‘no direct role’ in relation to Longboat Quay apartment complex. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin City Council will not be able to rehouse the residents of the Longboat Quay apartment complex if it is evacuated, council chief executive Owen (...)

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan: urged councillors not to cut  tax. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dublin city councillors and officials could be forgiven for being nonplussed when Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly had a go at their decision t(...)

Despite a recommendation by council chief executive Owen Keegan (pictured) that the full local property tax charge be levied on homeowners, councillors voted by 47 to 12 to cut the rate by 15 per cent. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times.

Dublin homeowners will see no increase in Local Property Tax next year after Dublin City councillors voted to apply the maximum discount of 15 per cen(...)