Blackcastle Demesne: located in an elevated setting looking down on mature woodlands by the Boyne

The remnants of the once-vast Blackcastle Demesne on the northern edge of the river Boyne in Navan will be of interest to housebuilders when it is off(...)

A selfie from cllr Paddy Meade with his car loaded with gritting salt in the background.

A Meath County Councillor has been taking grit without permission from a council depot and distributing it in his own electoral area for use during th(...)

Navan Retail Park

Omniplex Holdings has expressed disappointment that An Bord Pleanála has overruled a decision by Meath County Council allowing the company to develop (...)

Fingal County Council is warning swimmers not to use the water at Burrow Beach in north Dublin until further notice. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

While a bathing warning was issued today for Burrow Beach in Sutton, Dublin all complete swimming bans were yesterday lifted at Dublin beaches . The (...)

New cathaoirleach Cllr Kevin Sheahan is congratulated by Limerick City and County Council councillors. The recently amalgamated council will pay €565,000 in gross payments to former members. Photograph: Don Moloney/Press 22

Ten local authorities will make payments totalling almost €3.7 million to former members of city, county, borough and town councils who retired or l(...)

A medium to long-term development opportunity for houses and commercial buildings in the little known village of Gormanston on the Meath/Fingal border(...)

Mary Carey at home in Navan, Co Meath. As Mary is unable use the stairs to reach the bathroom, she is forced to wash herself with a basin and sponges. Photograph: Barry Cronin

Mary Carey (64), who has had a spinal injury for 20 years and cannot walk unaided, lives with her husband John (72) in a small house just off the D(...)

 Edith Kennedy, Aoife Farrelly and Michael Kenny,   members of the Trim Heritage Co-Op,  at  the Allsop property auction  in the  RDS yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A group of community activists in Trim have failed to buy a building at the latest Allsop auction in Dublin yesterday. They had hoped the Maudlins Cen(...)

Robert Hoban auctioneer at the Allsop property auction in the Library room of the RDS, this morning. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

A group of community activists in Trim has failed in a bid to buy a building at a property auction. They had hoped the building, auctioned at t(...)

Moynalty has won this year’s Tidy Towns competition. Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan announced the results in Dublin this afternoon. Photograph: Department of the Environment

Moynalty, Co Meath has won the overall title of Ireland’s tidiest town. The announcement was made by Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan wh(...)