File image of Liam Cosgrave jnr at Leinster House for a special Seanad debate. File photograph: Paddy Whelan

The Cosgrave family’s involvement in national politics – which stretches back to the foundation of the State – ended in 2002 when Liam Cosgrave jnr, s(...)

An Irish Times reader reported dumping in north Cork, and took photographs of the illegal dumping in the woods

Illegal dumping around the country is continuing, even as community clean-ups are getting under way. A number of illegal dumping incidents in north (...)

The council had refused permission to O’Flynn Capital Partners (OFCP) for a €70 million development of 164 houses in Cabinteely. The judge set aside the local authority’s decision and ruled that the developer should be allowed to submit a fresh application. File photograph: Bloomberg

The High Court yesterday found that Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Council misapplied the terms of its own planning scheme for the Cherrywood area in south Du(...)

Struan Glen, Enniskerry Road, Kilternan, Co Dublin: prices start at €595,000 for three-storey terraced houses

Developer Patrick Levins is launching a small estate of 11 three-storey houses by BDA Architecture. While new to the development business, Levins is (...)

 Richard Boyd Barrett: ‘We are against the Harbour Company’s plans to build a cruise ship berth that would destroy the unique aspect of the harbour.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The proposal to build a 435-metre berth for super-sized cruise ships that would practically cut the harbour in half has divided opinion in Dún Laoghai(...)

‘Dún Laoghaire Harbour is seen as a jewel in the crown by most in Dún Laoghaire.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Traditionally Dublin empties during the August Bank Holiday weekend with families departing for the far corners of Ireland and further afield. But thi(...)

A voting arrangement involving Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green party has seen  Fine Gael’s Marie Baker elected to the chair of Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Council - her second time to hold the position. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Fine Gael councillors have taken the positions of cathaoirleach and leas cathaoirleach in Dún Laoghaire Rathdown. A voting arrangement involving Fine (...)