The uprooted  tree on Northbrook Road, Ranelagh, Dublin. Photograph:  Tom Honan

Three trees on the southside of Dublin city, 60ft-70ft in height and up to 100 years old, had to be removed by a specialist tree surgeon in the afterm(...)

Greendale Shopping Centre, Kilbarrack: has nine retail units and OPW offices with an overall floor area of 2,322sq m (25,000sq ft)

Another Dublin suburban shopping centre is to be offered for sale in the coming weeks. Turley Property Advisors and Knight Frank are guiding €2.75 mil(...)

The LPT automatically returns to the base rate each year and the current regime is based on house valuations from May 2013. Photograph: Getty

The majority of local authorities have voted to keep the level of local property tax at the same rate for the coming year. Only a small number of cou(...)

Local property tax: at a  meeting of Dublin City Council on Monday, Owen Keegan recommended a 10 per cent  reduction for householders instead on the maximum 15 per cent. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin City Council has voted down a proposal to increase the level of the local property tax for 2018 despite a warning that it will starve the counc(...)

Baufritz HQ, in Germany: the Skerries project was the eco-housing giant’s first foray on to Irish soil

An ambitious plan to create Ireland’s first high-end eco-estate of prefabricated timber homes has ground to a halt after An Bord Pleanála refused it p(...)

Blanchardstown Shopping Centre will be getting bigger. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The management company for Blanchardstown Shopping Centre yesterday lodged a planning application to extend the centre at a cost of €40 million. The(...)

Homelessness crisis: although social housing is being built, “the difficulty is it will be into next year before we see it at a volume”, says Paul Reid of Fingal County Council. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

So many homeless families are coming forward for help that there won’t be enough new housing and other facilities to tackle the crisis properly until(...)

  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(...)

Irish Water said it is working to upgrade existing wastewater treatment plants and provide new facilities where necessary to meet the needs of the capital’s growing population.

Irish Water has announced its “preferred site” for a large storage facility for treated sewage sludge, at Newtown/Kilshane, Co Dublin. The new facil(...)

A High Court challenge has been brought against An Bord Pleanála’s decision to give supermarket giant Lidl the go ahead for a €15m commercial development in Castleknock, Co Dublin.

A High Court challenge has been brought against An Bord Pleanála’s decision to give German supermarket giant Lidl the go ahead for a €15 million comme(...)