The An Bord Pleanála debate over the ESB headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin, continued on Friday. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The ESB headquarters in Georgian Dublin is “categorically” not on the city council’s inventory of late 20th-century buildings considered for preservat(...)

Leading expert on 20th-century buildings Shane O’Toole told the An Bord Pleanála hearing that the ESB headquarters on Dublin’s Fitzwilliam Street is worth protecting. File photograph: David Sleator

The ESB headquarters on Dublin’s Fitzwilliam Street, earmarked for demolition, is a “unique and crucial component” of modern architectural character i(...)

Dublin City Council last February granted approval for the scheme to knock down the ESB Headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street at a cost of about €150 million.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne

An appeal against ESB’s plans to demolish and redevelop its 1960s Fitzwilliam Street headquarters at a cost of about €150 million will be heard on Wed(...)

The ESB offices from Fitzwilliam Street Lower, Dublin

ESB’s plans to demolish and redevelop its 1960s Fitzwilliam Street headquarters at a cost of about €150 million have been appealed to An Bord Pleanál(...)

ESB Headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street.. In the plans lodged by the company, parts of the development would have been seven storeys high, far taller than the surrounding Georgian houses. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

ESB plans to demolish and redevelop its 1960s Fitzwilliam Street headquarters at a cost of about €150 million have been given approval by Dublin Ci(...)

A computer-generated model of the ESB’s finished Fitzwilliam Street head office redevelopment.

ESB plans to demolish and redevelop its Fitzwilliam Street headquarters at a cost of about €150 million will be lodged with Dublin City Council next w(...)

The bank intends to relocate 1,400 staff to its new headquarters from three sites, including its Dame Street headquarters. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Central Bank’s plans to redevelop the half-built former Anglo Irish Bank building in Dublin’s dockland(...)

 Kieran Binchy (centre): said he was supporting the motion “with a heavy heart” because the buildings could never be brought back but he was against a “Disneyland version of a Georgian street”. Photograph:  Sandra Harney

Dublin city councillors have voted to change the city development plan to facilitate the ESB’s redevelopment (...)

The ESB wants to demolish the Dublin offices designed by Sam Stephenson and Arthur Gibney in the 1960s and replace them with new offices doubling the capacity of the existing building. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin city councillors will vote tonight on whether to change the city development plan to facilitate the ESB ’s redev(...)

Molyneux House, Bride Street, Dublin 8: The building is occupied by RSM Farrell Grant Sparks, which is paying a rent of €1,038,000

With the investment market still running strongly and attracting more buyers, Savills is to offer for sale an unusual office complex in Dublin’s south(...)