The traffic department said a path fully segregated from traffic would not be feasible from Clontarf into the city centre. Photograph: The Irish Times

Cars will be restricted to one lane in each direction on part of Dublin’s Amiens Street under city council plans for a cycle route from Clontarf to Co(...)

‘We need to learn from this. We can’t keep building crap.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Dublin’s motto is obedientia civium urbis felicitas (the citizen’s obedience is the city’s happiness). This is perhaps the most unDublin motto ther(...)

Downsizing apartments

Dublin City Council’s climbdown from the high standards it had set for apartment design just a few years ago is already being seen as a shameless capi(...)

At the High Court on Tuesday, Dublin City Council sought injunctions against two members of the Irish Housing Network, Seamus Farrell (pictured above in the Bolt Hostel) and Aisling Hedderman, whom it claims are trespassing on the property.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Dublin City Council has launched High Court proceedings aimed at removing alleged trespassers from properties occupied earlier this month by housing a(...)

A seagull at the British Open in Scotland. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

A Kerry-based marine expert has called for “a bit of factual perspective” on the debate over “killer gulls” and has warned that the birds face a real (...)

The O’Devaney Gardens housing complex in Dublin. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Up to 1,300 homes, most of which would be available to rent, could be built in Dublin by a Northern Ireland not-for-profit housing association. Apex, (...)

O’Devaney Gardens in Dublin was a showpiece public housing scheme when it was completed in the late 1950s on a 16-ace site next door to Phoenix Park. (...)

Flats at O’Devaney Gardens, off North Circular Road, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The regeneration of O’Devaney Gardens, one of Dublin’s most problematic and contentious social housing estates, has been put back on the table under p(...)

Nassau House, a five-storey retail and office block with shops fronting on to Nassau Street and Dawson Street, Dublin. Photograph: Sara Freund

A substantial retail and office building in Dublin’s south city centre has been offered for sale privately to a number of leading development and inve(...)

The Urban Regeneration and Housing Bill allows local authorities to impose a vacant sites levy on lands suitable for housing that are left idle by their owners. File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

New legislation to end land-hoarding and to stop developers “buying their way out” of social-housing obligations has been passed by the Oireachtas. Th(...)