Tánaiste Joan Burton said the poll had a smaller sample of voters so there was a very high margin of error at over 4 per cent. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Tánaiste Joan Burton has said there are many undecided voters in the election as she played down an opinion poll suggesting she was in grave danger o(...)

The Dún Laoghaire baths are among the projects that will benefit from a new EU fund for Irish urban regeneration projects. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Some 19 towns and cities, previously designated as “gateways” and “hubs” under the National Spatial Strategy, are to benefit from a €40 million EU fun(...)

 Belcamp House on the Malahide Road, Dublin.   An 18th century Georgian country pile that saw out its later days as a boarding school and seminary. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Just before Christmas Eve, Gerry Gannon, the high-profile developer and member of the so-called Maple 10, lodged a planning application for a large de(...)

Rogerstown Estuary: long a hidden jewel. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Rogerstown Estuary was long a hidden jewel of Co Dublin’s coastal scenery and wildlife, overshadowed by the international reputations and exceptional (...)

The president of the High Court found Luke O’Reilly’s knowledge as to the council’s possible liability in his case arose no later than October 20th, 2010. The time limit started to run from this date and so his case against the council was statute-barred, he said. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A man who lost a leg in a traffic incident which he claimed may have been partly caused by muck and grit on a bad road cannot join the local council a(...)

Ricky Osagie: ‘He was the laughter of the family with a happy smile.’

A 13- year-old boy died after diving to the aid of two girls in danger of drowning at a pond in west Dublin. Ricky Osagie from Warrenstown Rise, Blanc(...)

File photograph of flowers at the scene at Tyrrelstown park, west Dublin, where a Ahmed Bari drowned in the pond near his home. An inquest returned a verdict of accidental death. Photograph: Eric Luke

A five-year-old boy who drowned in a Dublin pond loved to throw stones to create a splash, an inquest heard. Ahmed Bari (5) from Belgree Lawns in Tyre(...)

Blocks three and four in Grove Court, Blanchardstown have an overall floor area of 6,335sq m

IPB Insurance has emerged as the purchaser of two modern office investments at Grove Court in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. The selling price of €13.4 mi(...)

Castlebridge House stands in partial ruin in the village of Castlebridge, near Wexford town. In its former 19th-century pleasure gardens stand the ruins of one the finest rotunda conservatories in Ireland. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Most people now associate flatpacks with Ikea, but the Great Palm House in the National Botanic Gardens was shipped to Dublin in parts and assemble(...)

Shackletons Mill, also known as Anna Liffey Mill, is a water-powered flour mill on the north bank of the River Liffey, near Lucan village. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Why is it of interest? Shackleton Mill, also known as Anna Liffey Mill, is a water-powered flour mill on the north bank of the River Liffey, near L(...)