Enjoying coffee and a chat at Tír na nÓg Coffee shop in the Ballymun shopping centre at the weekend, before the cafe closed down. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

As two of the last few shops in Ballymun shopping centre closed at the weekend, residents and business owners in the north Dublin suburb say Dublin Ci(...)

Glass Bottle site in Ringsend, Dublin, in 2011: it is the largest site on the list at 10 hectares. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh / The Irish Times

More than 61 hectares of vacant or derelict land, spread over 282 sites in central Dublin, could be developed for homes or commercial buildings, accor(...)

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(...)

Ellie Goulding and Beck have been added to the line up of this year’s Live in the Marquee

Concert promoter Peter Aiken has called for a relaxation of Ireland’s planning laws to allow a series of major concerts to take place each year at sta(...)

Free Legal Advice Centre director general Noeline Blackwell has been appointed chair of a mediation process to manage the ‘ongoing relationship’ between Croke Park and local residents. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A mediation process to manage the “ongoing relationship” between Croke Park and local residents following last year’s controversy over the cancelled G(...)

Minister for  Environment Alan Kelly: in October he announced developers would no longer be able to “buy their way out” of social housing obligations, but would be required to provide less social housing, at 10 per cent. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dublin City Council is seeking money instead of social housing in two of the largest residential developments planned for the city since the property (...)

 The council is to demolish all of the more than 300 flats in the complex, most of which are  empty, and to rebuild less housing on the site. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times 2:20

Demolition of one of Dublin’s largest and most dilapidated flat complexes has started ahead of a €12.5 million Dublin City Council social housing rege(...)

Gerogian houses on Merrion Square, Dublin: the lunchtime talks  will be of value to homeowners and professionals. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Broadcaster and designer Kevin McCloud says the care and repair of an old house is like a giant exercise in recycling and mending. The owners of ma(...)

Figures obtained from Dublin City Council’s engineering department, but applying across Dublin region - which takes in one-third of the State’s population - show water usage was at its peak last September, which was to be the last month of free water. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Water consumption plummeted across the Dublin region when charges were introduced last October, but rose again the following month when the Government(...)

The company behind Odessa owed the Revenue €132,192 since January last, including almost €78,000 VAT and €55,000 PAYE and PRSI.

A judge in the Circuit Civil Court has appointed an interim examiner to Odessa, a Dublin city centre club and restaurant.Judge Jacqueline Linnane hear(...)