Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan. A group of State agencies have urged the council to ends its restrictions on high-rise buildings. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

State agencies, including the National Transport Authority, the HSE and Nama, have urged Dublin City Council to remove restrictions on the constructi(...)

Targets set under Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly’s Social Housing Strategy 2020 mean that the private sector will supply three-quarters of the new social housing to be supplied in several major local authority areas. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Three-quarters of new social housing to be supplied in several major local authority areas under the Government’s social housing strategy will be sou(...)

A social housing development, left an abandoned “shell” for more than five years, has been completed and opened to tenants in west Dublin.Grand Canal (...)

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A social history “time capsule”, charting the use of a Georgian house in Dublin over almost 300 years, is to be opened to the public next year.Dublin (...)

Dublin calling: The  Poolbeg chimneys have been granted a reprieve. Here they are photographed in 2013.  File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times 2:08

The ESB has decided to keep the Poolbeg chimneys in Dublin and will carry out maintenance work on the famous red and white stacks. The semi-State last(...)

A civil servant who forged driver licences for Albanian and Italian nationals while working at a Dublin Motor Tax Office has avoided jail.

A civil servant who forged driver licences for Albanian and Italian nationals while working at a Dublin Motor Tax Office has avoided jail. Lynne Adder(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe said the seven days of strike action planned by bus drivers’ unions next month was “disproportionate and unprecedented”. He was speaking during the announcement of the 10 millionth journey on a Dublin Bikes scheme bicycle. 1:21

The seven days of strike action planned by bus drivers’ unions next month has been described as “disproportionate and unprecedented” by Minister for T(...)

The mural by Irish artist Joe Caslin on the side of a building on Dublin’s South Great George’s Street. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The artist who erected a large paper mural on the side of a building in Dublin city centre expects to hear soon whether the piece will be allowed to r(...)

Brent geese over Booterstown marsh. Paddy McKillen snr bought the 4.9-acre site next to the protected marsh  last autumn for about €1 million, making him the latest in a succession of owners.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Developer Paddy McKillen jnr is likely to press ahead with plans for a controversial site on Dublin Bay even though a proposed land swap deal, involv(...)

A computer-generated image of the redeveloped former Jurys and Berkeley Court hotel sites

Ireland’s most expensive development site, one of the centrepieces of the property crash, is finally to be offered for sale on the international marke(...)