Paul Gogarty: he said he and his colleagues were trying to prevent over-development in the area. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Builder New Generation Homes is set to clash with county councillors who are bidding to have a site that it has already earmarked for housing rezoned (...)

Led by chief executive Pat Crean (left) and founder Greg Kavanagh, New Generation Homes has spent more than €300 million buying development sites in Dublin. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

When he arrived on the property market five years ago at the trough of the recession, New Generation Homes founder Greg Kavanagh attracted plenty of a(...)

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(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton with Abi Boxshall (2) at the launch of Labour’s ‘Standing Up For Families’ campaign in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Labour Party in Government would eliminate the Universal Social Charge on the first €72,000 of income, reduce primary-school class sizes to 20 an(...)

Gerry Adams: If elected to government, Sinn Féin would abolish the property tax in its entirety. Photograph: The Irish Times

Sinn Féin is the largest party at local government level in Dublin and will push to be the same nationally, party leader Gerry Adams said on Friday. (...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald had appealed to An Bord Pleanála not to approve a new development in west Dublin.   File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

An Bord Pleanála has refused permission for a development of 74 houses beside Adamstown in west Dublin after its inspector determined the estate would(...)

 Ian Cleary: “I’m looking for a two-bedroom place, so I can start taking my daughter again at the weekends.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ian Cleary (42), from the Old Bawn in Tallaght, has been staying in one of last winter’s Cold Weather beds since May. He goes to work as a baker, fr(...)

The scene at Rockville Drive, Carrickmines, at the site of the proposed emergency halting site. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The stand-off between residents of a south Dublin cul-de-sac and Dún Laoghaire- Rathdown County Council over where to accommodate 15 homeless Travelle(...)

Colm Brophy: “We feel that a substantial reduction in the commercial development contributions in village centre areas will reduce the costs of starting-up and expanding their businesses for individual entrepreneurs and family businesses.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Developers willing to invest in the revitalisation of south Dublin’s villages could see a significant reduction in costs if a proposal to cut levies i(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly visits a charity providing medicine to the homeless. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Up to 50 families a day are being turned away from South Dublin County Council’s emergency services for the homeless - leaving families with nowhere t(...)