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(...)

Advertising screens will be erected in Dublin 4 to pay for the Dublin Bikes rental scheme, despite opposition from An Taisce and local councillors. Photograph: Aidan Crawley.

Advertising screens will be erected in Dublin 4 to pay for the Dublin Bikes rental scheme, despite opposition from An Taisce and local councillors. (...)

DIT’s Grangegorman campus: The institute said the zoning will devalue its lands and jeopardise funding for facilities. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Dublin City Council could face legal action over a decision to rezone a site in Rathmines owned by the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), which wi(...)

 Mari Miyoshi, Jaapanese Ambassador to Ireland, Rev Patrick Comerford, president Irish CND Mary Freehill repressenting the Lord Mayor of Dublin and David Hutchinson Edgar, chair CND Ireland.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

More than seven decades since the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima people are still attempting to cope with its legacy and health consequences, th(...)

Councillors have long opposed the development of a new motorway across Dublin Bay. Photograph: Frank Miller

Dublin city councillors have defied a direction from the National Transport Authority (NTA) to preserve lands for an eastern bypass across Dublin Bay(...)

Dublin City Council is considering plans for a 2 per cent tax on hotel stays in Dublin, similar to taxes applied in other European and some US cities, that would be paid directly to the council - not central government.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Hoteliers and tourism representatives have urged Dublin City Council not to pursue plans to introduce a hotel “bed tax” in the city. The council is c(...)

Tom Hartnett from Co Cork making his point at an Age Action Q&A forum at the Aisling Hotel in Dublin today. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Many older people are struggling to afford to heat their homes and pay for medical care, a public meeting in Dublin has heard. Around 200 people atten(...)

Some of the election posters that remain up in Dublin this morning. Clockwise from top left, Nessa Childers, Eamon Ryan, Deirdre Kingston and Lola Hynes.  Photographs: Kitty Holland

Almost all political parties, and some Independents, still had election posters up across parts of Dublin city this morning, despite the passing of a (...)

 Kieran Binchy (centre): said he was supporting the motion “with a heavy heart” because the buildings could never be brought back but he was against a “Disneyland version of a Georgian street”. Photograph:  Sandra Harney

Dublin city councillors have voted to change the city development plan to facilitate the ESB’s redevelopment (...)

The ESB wants to demolish the Dublin offices designed by Sam Stephenson and Arthur Gibney in the 1960s and replace them with new offices doubling the capacity of the existing building. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin city councillors will vote tonight on whether to change the city development plan to facilitate the ESB ’s redev(...)