Poolbeg peninsula: most sites in the Docklands zone, which borders Poolbeg, are already under construction. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Final plans for the fast-track development of more than 3,500 apartments on the Poolbeg peninsula’s new Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) will be prese(...)

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(...)

 A general view of the boardwalk on the river Liffey. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Dublin City Council manager Owen Keegan said the issue of anti-social behaviour on the Liffey boardwalk is a broader one than the council can handle. (...)

The Iveagh Markets site in Dublin .Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

A faded manila file sits on my desk. It contains a Dublin Corporation report on the Iveagh Markets dated 14th February 1992. It states that the “resto(...)

Martin O’Malley:  former US governor, mayor and presidential candidate will speak at Ireland’s first urban development conference.

Former US Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley will be one of the guest speakers at the first urban development conference to be held in (...)

Unions representing Dublin City Council workers have criticised the use of Dublin Town  to provide additional street-cleaning services for the city. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Unions representing Dublin City Council workers have criticised the use of the Dublin Town business organisation to provide additional street-cleaning(...)

 Owen Keegan, chief executive of Dublin City Council, says the new National Planning Framework   fails to recognise the importance of Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The chief executive of Dublin City Council, Owen Keegan, has sharply criticised Government proposals for the new National Planning Framework (NPF) for(...)

A Luas tram run through College Green on Saturday as testing begins on the new cross city Luas line which is due to fully open in December. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The new Luas Cross City line is being tested for the first time on Saturday as work on the line enters its final six months. Traffic restrictions wil(...)

Some 900 of the 3,500 apartments planned for the new urban quarter on Dublin’s Poolbeg peninsula will be used for social and affordable housing. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

More than a quarter of the 3,500 apartments planned for the new urban quarter on the Poolbeg peninsula will be used for social and affordable housing (...)

Council chief executive Owen Keegan said “considerable height is needed” to achieve the required numbers of apartments and make best use of available lands.

Homes for 1,000 more people than previously planned are to be added to the redevelopment scheme for the Irish Glass Bottle site and the Poolbeg Penins(...)