Cafes on South William Street: Dublin made it to fourth place in the Matador network’s list of the world’s best cities for coffee lovers and is hosting the world barista championships next year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin City Council has set up a working group to examine the various issues relating to cafes and restaurants replacing city centre shops, in the wak(...)

Documents obtained by The Irish Times show Dublin City Council has received complaints from a cross-section of groups and individuals in relation to the €386 million project, ranging from sleepless students to an injured cyclist. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

A number of Dublin city centre business owners are feeling “abandoned” due to Luas line works amid accusations that road closures could provide a “dev(...)

Business that have signed a petition against  mandatory payments to the Dublin Business Improvement District include the Central Hotel.

Hundreds of businesses have signed a petition protesting the “double taxation” imposed by mandatory payments to the Dublin Business Improvement Distri(...)

 Seasonal pop-up: shoppers at the Christmas Market on St Stephen’s Green, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke 3:08

There is little evidence of Scrooge-like bad cheer at Dublin’s Christmas Market on St Stephen’s Green. As seasonal shoppers strolled among the (...)

Matt Waine: said We Won’t Pay the Water Tax – Dublin 15 had distributed some 26,000 leaflets about the protests. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Tens of thousands of protesters are expected to take part in marches across Dublin today, with protests planned in dozens of locations throughout the(...)

New legislation in February 2011 made aggressive begging an offence liable for prosecution

Tourists dining “al fresco”are being harassed by aggressive beggars, the Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) has said.The association has support(...)

Flower sellers beside the Spire, on O’Connell Street, Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times.

Anti-social behaviour orders (Asbos) must be enforced to take drug-dealers and persistent beggars off Dublin streets, the chief executive of a city bu(...)

The Molly Malone statue this morning. Photograph: Erin McGuire 1:46

The statue of Molly Malone in Dublin has been defaced less than a week after its unveiling at a new location in front of the Saint Andrew’s Church tou(...)

Garda Superintendent Seán Ward of Store Street station and Dublin City Business Improvement District chief executive, Richard Guiney leaving court yesterday after giving evidence

TOM TUITEThe anti-social behaviour problem on Dublin’s O’Connell Street is “out of control” while a “fear factor” is damaging business and putting peo(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said Carraig Donn was great example of how an indigenous business can succeed and thrive in the highly competitive retail market.

Carraig Donn is to create 100 new jobs over the next two years through the continued expansion of its retail chain and knitwear manufacturing plant i(...)