It is also hoped the arrival of large cruise ships will attract significant additional footfall in the town from residents; this is estimated at one Irish visitor per passenger. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A planning application for a “next generation” cruise ship berth at Dún Laoghaire harbour will be filed this month in a move expected to bring about 4(...)

Inspector Michael O’Connor said thieves are using fishing rods and hooks to prise car keys from hallways and hall tables late at night.

Householders have been warned not to put their car keys in a place which they can be accessed through their letter boxes. Opportunistic thieves are us(...)

On the tourism side, Dublin Port said it attracted 277,269 ferry passengers in the first three months of the year, a 5 per cent rise on the first quarter of last year

Cargo volumes rose by 5.3 per cent at Dublin Port during the first three months of the year with total throughput reaching 7.8 million gross tonnes, c(...)

Royal Cork’s Anthony O’Leary and the crew of Antix, winners of IRC One of last weekend’s Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) Easter Challenge regatta on the Solent. Photo: Paul Wyeth

Although Dun Laoghaire yacht clubs have yet to issue any combined response on Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company (DLHC) plans to build a 435-metre berth i(...)

Part of the cigarettes haul seized in Dublin Port. Photograph: Revenue

Customs officers seized more than 10 million cigarettes in Dublin Port over the weekend. The 10.3 million ‘Don Corleone’ brand cigarettes had a re(...)

The six modern industrial business units at North Park, Dublin 11

CBRE is quoting €4.5 million by private treaty for six modern industrial business units at North Park, Dublin 11. Should the portfolio make this level(...)

If VAT rates were applied to M50, toll charges would rise by up to 71 per cent. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A difference of opinion between State agencies over the charging of VAT on road tolls that is costing the National Roads Authority (NRA) €15 millio(...)

Following an investigation by the Health & Safety Authority, Irish Ferries Ltd, trading as Dublin Ferryport Terminals, is  facing criminal proceedings. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish Ferries is to face trial after a 46-year-old man was crushed to death while working at a cargo terminal in Dublin Port in 2011.Stephen Bayfield (...)

Say hello, wave goodbye: the Stena Explorer arrives in Dún Laoghaire for the first time, in 1996. Photograph: Joe St Leger 2:00

Alistair Rumball is good at making a splash or two, as marine co-ordinator for films such as The Guard and Saving Private Ryan. The Sky television ser(...)

The DSPCA says the 116 puppies seized in raid on Dublin Port on Wednesday are generally in good health, but cannot be adopted yet as they may be used as evidence. Photograph: DSPCA 1:42

The 116 puppies seized by gardaí at Dublin Port cannot be put up for adoption yet because they could be used as evidence in a criminal trial, the Dubl(...)