AIB bank calls on the Government to cut taxes for property developers and landlords, a move it says is necessary to tackle the housing crisis. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Housing document AIB will target “empty nesters” to downsize their properties in a bid to “free up under-utilised family houses” on the market, repor(...)

The Market Bar on Fade Street in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

The operators of popular Dublin gastro pub the Market Bar have admitted breaking the smoking ban. Mercroft Taverns Ltd, which operates the bar at Fad(...)

Mercroft Taverns, the company behind popular Dublin city-centre pub the Market Bar, has reported a a pre-tax profit of €410,457 for 2013. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Mercroft Taverns, the company behind popular Dublin city-centre pub the Market Bar, has reported a a pre-tax profit of €410,457 for 2013. According t(...)

The Market Bar on Dublin’s Fade Street has been named on a list of 11 premises in breach of the smoking ban in the first three months of this year.The(...)

The Market Bar on Fade Street in Dublin has been fined for breaking the smoking ban. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A Dublin pub co-owned by restaurateur Jay Bourke and Electric Picnic founde r John Reynolds has been (...)