Sally-Anne Berry on the site of her home   at the Labre Park halting site in Ballyfermot, Dublin.  She and her husband and two daughters, aged three and three months,  live in a small caravan.   Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Sally-Anne Berry (24) has been “very afraid” for the safety of her young family since the night of January 29th last. This was when a fir(...)

Longboat Quay in Sir John Rogerson’s Quay in the Dublin docklands. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Residents at Longboat Quay apartments in Dublin have been given 18 months to complete almost €4 million worth of vital fire safety modifications. A c(...)

Transdev wants a special group to be set up to  tackle anti-social behaviour on Luas trams. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Transdev, the company running the Luas, wants a special group to be set up to help tackle anti-social behaviour on trams. Anti-social behaviour remain(...)

Project Wave, a commercial and residential scheme in Dublin,  will take up 10 per cent of  the Docklands Strategic Development Zone. File photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

The first phase of one of the largest new developments planned for Dublin’s docklands has been granted permission under Dublin City Council’s new fast(...)

These first 22 modular homes are to be on a pilot basis with another 128 to follow shortly after under a fast-tracked procurement process. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Work undertaken by a Northern Ireland construction company, which has been awarded the contract to provide modular housing for homeless families in Du(...)

A new tenant-purchase scheme will allow local authority tenants to buy homes at discounts of up to 60 per cent of the market value. Eligible tenants can chose to buy using their own resources or can apply for a local authority loan. File photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Doubts have been cast on Dublin City Council’s ability to provide “subprime mortgages” to its tenants seeking to buy their council houses because of t(...)

Calderwood Court, a complex of just 13 apartments and duplexes in Drumcondra, was built in 2007

A former Dublin ghost estate that has been empty since it was built eight years ago will become home to tenants of Co-operative Housing Ireland today.(...)

The sea wall  under construction opposite Bull Island nature sanctuary on the Clontarf Road, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Dublin City Council has said it will seek independent expert opinion on plans to build a flood defence wall at Clontarf, north Dublin, in light of pub(...)

The measures won’t make a dent in existing rents, and it’s far from certain that they will make renting a viable long-term option. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

After months of inter-Coalition wrangling, and years of escalating rents, the Government has come up with a solution to Ireland’s rental-accommodation(...)

Irish Rents have been rising steadily since 2013, particularly in Dublin. Rents in the capital rose 9.2 per cent in the year to the end of June, an(...)