Cessna crash: the aircraft, which took off from Weston Aiport, in Co Dublin, overturned after landing in Co Meath

A student pilot crashed her aircraft into a field in Co Meath after wrongly identifying a small grass airstrip as Trim Airfield, an investigation has (...)

The unused Kishoge train station, near Adamstown and Clonburris. The new suburb will at its closest point come within metres of Adamstown. Photograph: Alan Betson

Plans for more than 8,400 homes and six new schools to cater for a new town of more than 21,000 people have been published by South Dublin County Coun(...)

Projects located mainly in Dublin and Cork but also in east coast and midland commuter counties have the potential to deliver 69,240 new homes. File photograph: Getty Images

Friday is the deadline by which 15 local authorities must submit their applications to central government for special infrastructure funding for 34 ho(...)

  Homes  under construction in Adamstown, Co Dublin. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Shannon in Co, Clare was for decades the State’s only modern planned town. Developed throughout the 1970s alongside Shannon Airport and the Shannon Fr(...)

“I get up at 5am, and leave the house at 5.10am. I drive to Whitehall, and park there. I then jog about eight miles into work.” Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The increasing cost of living in cities is forcing more and more people to spend longer periods of time commuting. Three people share their(...)

The unused Kishogue train station which was built in anticipation of future development, near Adamstown and Clonburris. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Comprehensive planning has never been a strong point in the Irish political system. Under pressure, a “sure t’will do” approach is frequently adopted,(...)

Joanna Tuffy, Labour spokesperson on affordable housing, said the Government must introduce a national affordable housing scheme ahead of the development of the Clonburris SDZ. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Planning failures which resulted in the urban sprawl of the Dublin suburbs in the last decades of the 20th century will not be repeated in Clonburris,(...)

Some of the 200 homes that are currently under construction in Adamstown, Co Dublin. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Following a decade of stalled development, work has restarted at the west Dublin suburb of Adamstown with more than 200 houses under construction and (...)

The unused Kishogue Train station, near Adamstown and Clonburris. The new suburb will at its closest point come within metres of Adamstown.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Plans for a new Dublin suburb of more than 8,000 homes catering for a population the size of Wexford town, will soon be published by South Dublin Coun(...)

Sanjeeb Barik with members of the Adamstown Cricket Club in Corkagh Park, Clondalkin, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Ashleigh D’Arcy bought in the Paddocks development nine years ago, and has found living in Adamstown, Dublin, a largely positive experience, with one (...)