The bridge will be less than 250m from the Calatrava-designed Samuel Beckett Bridge above. Photograph: The Irish Times

Bids to design a €12 million pedestrian and cycle bridge over the river Liffey are to be sought by Dublin City Council in the coming weeks. The bridge(...)

The removal of illegally dumped bin bags cost the council €670,000 last year. Photograph: David Sleator

More than half of households targeted in a Dublin City Council crackdown on illegal dumping have now signed up to pay their waste charges. Almo(...)

Siptu members at Dublin Fire Brigade have voted in favour of industrial action

Siptu members at Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) have voted in favour of industrial action, up to and including strike action. The DFB said the ballo(...)

An apartment block under construction on Coke Lane and Arran Quay Terrace in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The preferred route for a cycle path along Liffey quays from the Phoenix Park to Dublin docks would divert buses through a site where an apartment (...)

Stuart Rosenblatt, president of the Genealogical Society of Ireland, and Lord Mayor of Dublin Críona Ní Dhálaigh with the genealogical lists at Dublin City Council’s Library and Archive on Pearse Street. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

  Volumes containing the names of 53,000 Jewish people who have lived in Ireland have been opened to the public. The records of births(...)

Dublin City Council has said the cap placed on rent allowance payments is contributing to homelessness. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Fresh tensions have emerged between Dublin City Council and the Government over the homelessness crisis. In the council’s latest audited accounts, hea(...)

 Dublin City Council  has begun enforcement action against  applicants seeking to use a tourist hostel on Gardiner Street as short-term housing.  Photograph: David Ryder/Reuters

Permission to use a tourist hostel as accommodation for people in need of short-term housing in Dublin has been refused by Dublin City Council. Vincen(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly with Alice Leahy, director of Trust, a charity providing medical and related services for people who are homeless, during a visit to the organisation’s Dublin premises. Photograph: PA

Greater co-operation from other Government departments was needed to tackle the homelessness crisis, Minister for the Environment, Alan Kelly has said(...)

 Richard Boyd Barrett: ‘We are against the Harbour Company’s plans to build a cruise ship berth that would destroy the unique aspect of the harbour.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The proposal to build a 435-metre berth for super-sized cruise ships that would practically cut the harbour in half has divided opinion in Dún Laoghai(...)

A protest against homelessness in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Local authorities around the State “will not be found wanting in doing everything they can” to help address Dublin’s homelessness crisis, the chair(...)