Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly yesterday moved to allay fears that there is a long-term plan to privatise Irish Water. He said he would intro(...)

The 155-bed Premier Inn hotel at the entrance to Airside Retail Park near Swords, Co Dublin, which is being sold by Nama.

Another hotel close to Dublin Airport goes for sale today on the instructions of Nama. Fiona Kennedy and Colm Luddy of agents CBRE are guiding €9.6 m(...)

People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett of the Right2water campaign. The Government is “continuing to allow Irish Water to act in an outrageous manner, allowing them to attempt to secure the personal details of tens of thousands of households’ information”. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Irish Water has written to every local authority in the State seeking the names and addresses of all their council tenants. They have not asked for t(...)

Swords Castle, Fingal, is to receive funding for development in an attempt by the county council to bolster the north Dublin town’s tourist industry. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill

Income from commercial rates in Fingal is projected to increase by €2 million next year, which chief executive Paul Reid says is an indication of “buo(...)

Designed by Scott Tallon Walker and built in 2007 by Bernard McNamara, the buildings have raised access floors and air conditioning

It is seldom enough that the property market throws up a particularly noteworthy modern office building for sale in the Dublin suburbs. Agents CBRE w(...)

Rose Hynes:  chairwoman of  Irish Water

Irish Water Rose Hynes (chairwoman) Ms Hynes is the chairwoman of both Ervia (formerly known as Bord Gáis) and Irish Water, to which she wa(...)

Protesters from the ‘We Won’t Pay’ campaign returning water packs collected at protests to Pearse Roe, of Irish Water, earlier this month. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Many local authorities across the State have confirmed they will not intervene to ensure their tenants sign up with or pay their bills to Irish Water.(...)

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(...)

Given the Republic’s track record on infrastructural projects, it’s no real suprise we are still transporting aviation fuel between Dublin’s port and airport (above) by truck, rather than by pipeline, which is what happens in most other European countries. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Republic has always had a problem getting its infrastructure right. The motorways built in the last decade were actually part of a series of natio(...)

A planning application for an aviation fuel pipeline between Dublin port and Dublin airport is to be lodged with the City and Fingal councils in comin(...)