Adamstown

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 Rokeby Park  in Lucan. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

It was a spa that first brought droves to visit Lucan in west Dublin in the 1750s, after a health resort sprung up around Chapel Hill. In those days L(...)

‘Prolific scam artist’ is jailed for five years

Ann Healy A man believed by gardaí to be one of the most prolific scam artists in the country using the DoneDeal website has been jailed for five yea(...)

The High Court  heard 36-year-old employee   was called to a meeting with senior officials on October 11th where he was informed an external security team had advised the ESB the gardaí considered him a “person of interest”.

An ESB employee who was dismissed after being told he was considered a security risk to Irish and UK infrastructure has secured a temporary High Court(...)

Cessna crash: the aircraft, which took off from Weston Aiport, in Co Dublin, overturned after landing in Co Meath

A student pilot crashed her aircraft into a field in Co Meath after wrongly identifying a small grass airstrip as Trim Airfield, an investigation has (...)

The unused Kishoge train station, near Adamstown and Clonburris. The new suburb will at its closest point come within metres of Adamstown. Photograph: Alan Betson

Plans for more than 8,400 homes and six new schools to cater for a new town of more than 21,000 people have been published by South Dublin County Coun(...)

Projects located mainly in Dublin and Cork but also in east coast and midland commuter counties have the potential to deliver 69,240 new homes. File photograph: Getty Images

Friday is the deadline by which 15 local authorities must submit their applications to central government for special infrastructure funding for 34 ho(...)

  Homes  under construction in Adamstown, Co Dublin. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Shannon in Co, Clare was for decades the State’s only modern planned town. Developed throughout the 1970s alongside Shannon Airport and the Shannon Fr(...)

“I get up at 5am, and leave the house at 5.10am. I drive to Whitehall, and park there. I then jog about eight miles into work.” Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The increasing cost of living in cities is forcing more and more people to spend longer periods of time commuting. Three people share their(...)

The unused Kishogue train station which was built in anticipation of future development, near Adamstown and Clonburris. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Comprehensive planning has never been a strong point in the Irish political system. Under pressure, a “sure t’will do” approach is frequently adopted,(...)

Joanna Tuffy, Labour spokesperson on affordable housing, said the Government must introduce a national affordable housing scheme ahead of the development of the Clonburris SDZ. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Planning failures which resulted in the urban sprawl of the Dublin suburbs in the last decades of the 20th century will not be repeated in Clonburris,(...)

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