Computer-generated view of the “urban beach” in Dún Laoghaire

A €2.5 million “urban beach” and outdoor swimming pool at Dún Laoghaire harbour has received planning permission.Almost a year after the plan was lod(...)

Swimmers dive into the Forty Foot on Christmas Day, 1971.  Photograph: Dermot O’Shea

If the ghost of Joyce’s “stately plump Buck Mulligan” is still swimming at Dublin Bay’s Forty Foot, it may not be in the company of the Sandycove Bat(...)

 Swimmers ease their way into the icy waters at Forty Foot in Sandycove during the annual Christmas swim.  Its insurer is withdrawing its public liability cover. Photograph: Kate Geraghty/The Irish Times

The bathers’ association based at the well-known Forty Foot swimming spot in Dublin is to consider its future after its insurer withdrew its public(...)

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has decided to contact the National Parks and Wildlife Service over the urban fox “problem” in the area. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has passed a motion to address the urban fox “problem” in that area of south Dublin. After a heated debate last (...)

Dún Laoghaire sea front. Phot: Dara Mac Dónaill

Businesses in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown will see their rates reduced by 2 per cent next year, if councillors accept budget proposals recommended by the (...)

The farmers’ association is among the sectoral representatives on the committees

The chairs of all six strategic policy committees on the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council resigned their positions after the Minister for the En(...)

There will be demand for at least 35,000 homes over the period 2014-2018, while planning permission has been granted for just 26,000, according to a new report by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland. Dublin City Council and South Dublin County Council  are the areas with largest shortfall, it adds. Photograph: Frank Miller

There are 2,233 hectares of land zoned and available for the development of up to 100,000 homes in the four main local authority areas of Dublin, a(...)

More than one-third of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s   5,000 tenants are in arrears, while the majority are more than 12 weeks behind.

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is owed almost €3.5 million in rent arrears, according to figures released by the Dublin local authority.More th(...)

The proposed office development is on a three-hectare site at South County Business Park on Leopardstown Road.

Microsoft has been granted permission to build a “mega headquarters” building in Leopardstown, subject to contributions of €8.3 million to Dún Laog(...)

File photo of patients in the café at the National Rehabilitation Hospital on Rochestown Avenue in Dún Laoghaire. Photograph: Frank Miller.

The National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dublin is to apply directly to An Bord Pleanála for planning permission to develop its site later this month (...)