Kevin Nowlan of Hibernia Reit wrote to local authority chief executive Daniel McLoughlin on September 27th, lobbying for the land to be rezoned. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Efforts by Hibernia Reit to lobby South Dublin County Council to rezone land it paid nearly €30 million for last year for residential development were(...)

Jimmy Guerin, brother of murdered journalist Veronica Guerin.   South Dublin County Council has agreed to respect the wishes of Veronica Guerin’s family and scrapped proposals to name the new Newlands Cross flyover in her honour. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Members of South Dublin County Council’s transport committee have agreed to respect the wishes of Veronica Guerin’s family over the proposed naming(...)