A consignment of cigarettes seized at Dublin Port represent a potential loss to the exchequer of €3.6 million, if assuming they would have displaced the equivalent fully tax-compliant quantity of cigarettes from the market. File photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Customs officers from the Revenue Commissioners have seized €4 million worth of illegally imported cigarettes at Dublin Port. Some eight million ciga(...)

 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(...)

About 11.2kg of suspected cocaine has been  discovered in a freight vehicle at Dublin Port. File photograph: Getty Images

Suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of €784,000 has been seized at Dublin Port, and a man arrested. In a Joint Revenue-Garda intelligen(...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe at the launch of the project to upgrade the Phoenix Park Tunnel and provide train services from Kildare to Grand Canal Dock. Photograph: Eric Luke

Commuter trains using the Phoenix Park tunnel as of next year will not be stopping at Heuston Station. The tunnel links the two largest stations in D(...)

Households received leaflets informing them of the plans to dump waste in Dublin Bay after concerns the move may go all but unnoticed. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Thousands of households have received leaflets about plans to dump 10 million tonnes of dredge waste in Dublin Bay, following concerns the applicatio(...)

The Portisham at Balbriggan Harbour. Photograph: Geolocation.ws

The Supreme Court has deferred a final decision on an appeal by a man living on a former minesweeper vessel in a Dublin harbour against a ruling it ca(...)

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, (...)

Youth development: a concept graphic of the  proposed all-island tall ship. © Dykstra Naval Architects and Damen

Plans for an all-island tall ship to replace Asgard II have been unveiled by a cross-Border trust which has been working on the project for the past(...)

Biosphere experiment: terns on the Oscar Merne pontoon in Dublin Bay. Photograph: Richard Nairn 2:20

Strollers who enjoy the very popular South Wall walk out into Dublin Bay can already see a vivid example of the kind of imaginative “conflict resoluti(...)

Revenue’s Customs officers have made one of the largest cash seizures in the history of the State. The money, in two consignments, was found concealed(...)