What remains in Nos. 14- 17 is significant and evocative; the restoration of these buildings, showcasing their 18th century features and allowing visitors to see the 1916 attempts to tunnel between the houses, will make it a significant attraction and permanent monument to the status of Moore Street in the 1916 story. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

As a rallying cry, “Save Moore Street” seems compelling as the centenary of the 1916 Rising approaches. The cry has been adopted by various politician(...)

Westport House in Co Mayo. File photograph: Keith Heneghan/ Phocus.

The Heritage Council has confirmed that any sale of Westport House before 2017 would require repayment of €2 million in State grants for maintaining t(...)

Westport House, Co Mayo. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Minister of State for Tourism Michael Ring has said negotiations between the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) and Mayo County Council on the fu(...)

Developer Michael O’Flynn at his new development in Lucan. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

“I’m a complete fusspot,” says Michael O’Flynn, standing in the hallway of one of the well-appointed detached houses in his latest housing scheme, Rok(...)

Hollywoodrath is a development of three and four-bedroom brick-fronted homes in Dublin 15 that launches today. Developer Regency is a relative newc(...)

Westport House, Co Mayo.

Westport House, the 18th-century mansion which forms the centrepiece of one of the west’s most important tourist sites, has been put up for sale for €(...)

The Lalco land in Sandyford has a particularly high profile at the entrance to Central Park, which is widely acknowledged as Dublin’s best suburban office park.

Almost 10 years after several development sites in the Sandyford area of south Dublin sold for more than €20 million an acre, one of them is about to (...)

 New Taoiseach Enda Kenny  is congratulated by colleagues as he leaves Leinster House to drive to Áras an Uachtaráin to meet with President Mary McAleese. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Coalition last month assessed how well it had done in implementing its programme for government. Modest as always, it awarded itself 93 per cent, (...)

 Tánaiste and Labour Party leader Joan Burton has unveiled a “Save to Buy” initiative for first-time buyers

Housing will be front and centre in the general election campaign that officially kicks off today. There will be two strands to the debate: creating t(...)

Belfast developer Paddy McKillen: he and four other builders are  understood to have   raised concerns with Brussels officials about the State agency’s involvement in office developments. Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA Wire

The builders challenging plans of the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) to construct 20,000 homes have broadened their complaint to include the(...)