Dublin City Councillors were last night asked to consider the introduction of planning controls which would prohibit certain types of retail outlet from opening on Grafton Street on the grounds they “would detract from the character of the street”. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Charities have been given a reprieve by Dublin City Councillors who have voted not to ban their shops from opening on Grafton Street.Councillors were (...)

Councillors to vote over proposals for charity shops on Grafton Street. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Charities will learn tonight whether they are to be banned from opening shops that fund their work on Dublin’s Grafton Street.Dublin city councillors (...)