Luas Cross City tram testing. The city council last year announced its intention to turn the area in front of Bank of Ireland on College Green into a civic plaza, banning all traffic access to and from Dame Street. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Dublin Bus wants to keep running buses through College Green in defiance of Dublin City Council’s plans to develop the area as a pedestrian- and cycli(...)

The proposed College Green civic space: plan would have “significant unintended consequences for millions of bus customers and implications for the quality of the civic design of the space”, according to Dublin Bus

Plans to turn College Green in the centre of Dublin into a pedestrian and cyclist-only plaza would have a “socially regressive impact on already disad(...)

The Law Society of Ireland has already appealed the inclusion of its vacant site on Benburb Street to An Bord Pleanála. Photograph: Eric Luke

Seventy sites worth more than €220 million, which could accommodate thousands of homes, have been entered on Dublin City Council’s register of vacant (...)

Cherrywood is expected to be one of the largest beneficiaries of the Government’s Local Infrastructure Housing Activation Fund  with more than €15 million allocated for roads in the zone. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Plans for more than 300 houses and apartments have been submitted to Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council in what is the first application for homes (...)

Trees lining the roadway at Fairview Park, which are earmarked for felling by Dublin City Council to make way for a cycle path. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The Dublin suburbs of Fairview and Marino get their historic names from fine views of Dublin Bay that its residents no longer enjoy. Those views disap(...)

Developer Michael O’Flynn said the new fast-track planning rules would “help to address Ireland’s chronic housing supply issues”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

One of the State’s most high-profile developers, Michael O’Flynn is taking advantage of new Government “fast-track planning” laws to seek permission f(...)

A planning application for a U2 museum in Dublin’s docklands is set to be lodged in the coming days. Photograph: Brendan Fitzsimons

Plans for a U2 museum on the site of the band’s recording studio in Dublin’s docklands are at an advanced stage, with a planning application set to be(...)

Brian O’Driscoll and  Amy Huberman  at the Wimbledon tennis championships. File photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire.

Neighbours of Brian O’Driscoll and Amy Huberman have asked An Bord Pleanála to refuse planning permission for the proposed redevelopment of the Dublin(...)

Metal boxes located on College Green, Dublin, for the new Luas lines. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Groups of metal cabinets, described by some as appearing like a “mini-Stonehenge” or a “collection of milk cartons” have been springing up across Dubl(...)

Opponents of the  Hell Fire Club development are concerned the natural habitat will be turned into a ‘concrete jungle’.

Controversial plans for a €15 million visitor centre at the Hell Fire Club in the Dublin mountains have been submitted by South Dublin County Council(...)