Hannah (5) Moloney with her mother Siobhan Molony from Kilmainham browsing some Oil Paintings by Artist Paul Ryan during the weekly Sunday display by various artists of thier Art on Dublins Merrion Square. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

It’s one of the most enjoyable, easygoing things you can do on a sunny Sunday in Dublin: stroll around Merrion Square, look at the paintings and chat (...)

Introducing ‘rainbow walks’ to Dublin streets will make the city a more attractive proposition for gay tourists, according to local Fine Gael members –  areas on Dame Street and Capel Street have been identified as possibile locations (artist’s impression)

Introducing ‘rainbow walks’ to Dublin streets will make the city a more attractive proposition for gay tourists, according to local Fine Gael members.(...)

In any city with a river running through its centre, building bridges is one of the most significant things to do. Bridges bring people closer to wher(...)

A spokesman for the Minister said he had  committed to funding the refurbishment of “as many voids as Dublin City Council can refurbish”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Dublin city’s homeless services budget will be secured to the end of the year, Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has pledged. A spokesman for t(...)

Concerns were raised by the conservation department about the effect on the historic house in Parnell Square (centre building). Photograph: Sara Freund/The Irish Times

Plans to use an empty Georgian house on Dublin’s Parnell Square for student accommodation have been refused by Dublin City Council because of the lack(...)

Nassau House has a floor area of about 9,290sq m (100,000sq ft), of which a third is divided between nine street-level shops, including Spar, Insomnia, Tiger, House of Ireland and Lemon Crepe. Photograph: Eric Luke

A key retail enclave in Dublin’s south inner city looks set to be targeted for redevelopment following its sale to a European real-estate investment (...)

The Irish Council for Social Housing website. In its pre-Budget submission, the council, which represents non-profit housing associations, is calling for vacant local authority lands to be made available to social housing providers.

Social housing providers are seeking €120 million of funding in next year’s Budget to provide more than 4,000 homes for people on local authority hous(...)

A modular house under assembly for demonstration at East Wall Road, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Up to 250 “modular” houses could be built on 20 vacant sites in Dublin city and county to accommodate homeless families currently living in hotels. T(...)

A ban on flat annual charges is set to come into force on July 1st next year but it is worth trying to save some money in the meantime. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

It’s almost impossible to avoid paying them, but for many of us, finding the most competitive deal on bin charges is a challenge. If you’re looking fo(...)

 Road works at College Green have resulted in heavy levels of “builders’ litter”, the survey found. File photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Dublin is once again becoming a dirty old town with its city centre slipping down the rankings of the Irish Business Against Litter (Ibal) national (...)