Fingal

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A month into 2019 and the new homes market is gearing up for a busy year. The latest housing survey from Goodbody estimates that 18,855 new dwellings (...)

Ballymount recycling plant in Dublin.

Er, why now? This week we learned that 160 containers of Irish waste destined for recycling in China got only as far as Rotterdam, in the Netherlands(...)

Separating waste inside Panda Waste Management’s recycling plant at Ballymount in Dublin.  Photograph: Peter Murtagh

A pilot scheme aimed at detecting people who persistently abuse free waste recycling by putting black bin rubbish, for which there is a charge, into (...)

Richard Boyd Barrett at the launch of his election campaign in Dun Laoghaire.

The Anti Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit (AAA-PBP) announced something of a merger last year to campaign on a platform of opposition to wa(...)

Fingal County Council has called on Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly to let local authorites reduce the Local Property Tax (LPT) rate by more than 15 per cent, due to concerns about house price increases. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Fingal County Council has called on the Minister for the Environment to let local authorities reduce the Local Property Tax (LPT) rate by more than 15(...)

Effects of pyrite on a house in Fingal. The presence of the mineral has been discovered in homes in the  Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown and South Dublin County Council areas. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Pyrite, a mineral which can cause severe structural damage to buildings, has been discovered in homes in Dún Laoghaire and south Dublin. Minister of S(...)

The unprecedented population surge during the boom years created a need for more childcare places in north Co Dublin. Photograph: Getty

Nicola Lynch, a mother of three from Malahide, is very worried. Her second child, Hugo, is due to start school in September but has yet to secu(...)