Seven appeals have been lodged against a decision by Galway City Council to grant permission for the erection of floodlights at Pearse Stadium in Salthill.

A second GAA stadium being earmarked as a potential 2023 Rugby World Cup venue could be ruled out of contention, depending on a decision by An Bord P(...)

Stena Line ferries in Dublin Bay. Concerns have emerged that the line intends to pull out of Dún Laoghaire altogether and will not resume the service  it normally operates from the port during the summer next year.

Fears are growing that ferry operator Stena Line may next year pull out of Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin, in a move that sources estimate could cost the ha(...)

Aramark is to provide facilities management services to Enterprise Ireland. (Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times)

Facilities management group Aramark has been awarded the contract to provide facilities management services to Enterprise Ireland. The four yea(...)

Barristers don’t have to wear a wig these days, although it is unwise not to wear one in certain judges’ courts. Some barristers say wigs are useful on bad hair days.    Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

At an age when most of my peers were thinking about retirement, I trained as a barrister. I had worked successfully as a town planner for years, now I(...)

Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern TD at a special ceremony to mark the commencement of construction at Adamstown in west  Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Plans to kickstart the stalled construction of the west Dublin suburb of Adamstown have been approved by An Bord Pleanála. However, the board has blo(...)

Blackrock library is a mix of old and contemporary, three buildings  linked by a new block along the back of the site

While it may be imperative to keep quiet in libraries, there is no need for them to be sombre, joyless settings. Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Coun(...)

Final negotiations to close a deal on the sale of public land for major new development at Croke Park will be held tomorrow.

Final negotiations to close a deal on the sale of public land for major new development at Croke Park will be held tomorrow.The GAA wants land owned(...)

The HSE plans to build the new hospital facility on the grounds of St Ita’s Hospital in Portrane, north County Dublin, near the village of Donabate. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Councillors from north Dublin have voiced concerns over plans to build a new mental health hospital in the region.Fingal County Council discussed the (...)

The Square, Tallaght, has become ‘dated and threatened’, its owners told the Commercial Court.

The owners of the Square Shopping Centre in Tallaght, Dublin, have told the Commercial Court a proposed €40 million extension is necessary because it (...)

Electricity pylons near New Ross, Co Wexford. EirGrid is to seek planning permission for the contentious GridWest and GridLink projects at the end of next year and in the middle of 2016 respectively. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

EirGrid is to seek planning permission for the contentious GridWest and GridLink projects at the end of next year and in the middle of 2016 respective(...)