The one-bed apartments have single beds and residents have been told they may not swap them for doubles. Photograph: Getty Images

Single and widowed residents of a €17 million State-funded senior citizens’ complex have been refused permission for double beds by the Catholic housi(...)

Elsie McDermid’s letter to her mother describing Dublin during the Easter Rising begins: “We are living in stirring times. I am writing this to be posted if there is any post office left.” File photograph: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

A dramatic eyewitness account of the Easter Rising as seen by a visiting opera singer has been made public for the first time. Elsie McDermid, a popu(...)

Passing the Jeanie Johnston during the 94th Liffey Swim – the ship was valued less than five months ago at €700,000, but costs €240,000 a year to run as a tourist attraction. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Jeanie Johnston replica Famine ship, which cost €15 million to build, has sunk in value to €700,000, according to Dublin City Council. The ship is(...)

A legal action aimed at having residents evacuated from a building in Dublin’s north inner city due to ‘serious’ fire safety concerns has been resolved at the High Court. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A legal action aimed at having residents evacuated from a building in Dublin’s north inner city due to “serious” fire safety concerns has been resolve(...)

The office redevelopment site including four dated office buildings at the front of AIB’s Bankcentre in Ballsbridge

A 3.7-acre office redevelopment site including four dated office buildings at the front of AIB’s Bankcentre in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, are expected to (...)

Aengus Ó Snodaigh: said the Department of the Environment had not yet released any of the funding pledged

Dublin City Council is offering sleeping bags to homeless people instead of emergency accommodation, the Dáil has heard.Sinn Féin social protection s(...)

Barrister Ivan Daly told the Circuit Civil Court   an increased offer of €30,000 in damages had been made to Rhian Holohan in respect of injuries to her knee and he was recommending acceptance of it. Mr Justice Raymond Groarke approved the offer. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A 17-year-old student and goalkeeper who lacerated her left knee on broken glass during a football match has been awarded €30,000 damages in the Circu(...)

The memorial seat by Andrew St Ledger on the junction of Alfie Byrne Road and the Clontarf promenade in Dublin has been damaged over the years

A memorial to 10-times lord mayor of Dublin Alfie Byrne is set to be “decommissioned” by Dublin City Council, just 18 months after it was given a rep(...)

Dublin City Council received 1,491 ‘repair requests’ from tenants about excessive damp and mould growth in their homes

Almost 1,500 complaints of damp and mould were made to Dublin City Council in the past year by tenants of its flats and houses.In almost all cases – 9(...)

Maureen O’Sullivan: issues around safety

There had been a 62 per cent increase in the number of children in homeless services in the Dublin region since June, Independent TD Maureen O’Sulliv(...)