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 In a letter to councillors Owen Keegan said he was aware of ‘considerable disquiet’ among councillors concerning the ‘allegations of protection payments’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan has warned councillors against “prejudicing” investigations into protection payments to criminals at c(...)

The new application also includes a partial increase in heights of the permitted Apollo House and College House re-developments.

The owners of the Savoy Cinema in Dublin have put the brakes on the Marlet Group amending its ambitious plans for the Apollo House, College House and (...)

The Department of Housing was informed two years two years ago of the allegations of criminality at a time when Tánaiste Simon Coveney was minister. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy is to set up an independent investigation into the manner in which his department and Dublin City Council handled i(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy  said he ‘can’t condone that kind of activity, or officials from any local authority being involved in that type of activity’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Government may look into whether councils around the country have paid “security” or protection money to ensure houses can be built without anti-s(...)

Asked could there be more criminals or more cases involved, the garda commissioner Drew Harris said: “Investigations are ongoing. This is an incident that does seem like it deserves further attention and further examination and I expect that to happen in terms of our further enquiries in respect to this.”

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan said he was “greatly disturbed” by reports that Dublin City Council was paying “security” or protection money to(...)

Patrick Fenton on the balcony of his apartment in the Southgate development on Cork Street in Dublin 8 overlooking the proposed site. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Residents of apartments in Dublin’s south inner city have threatened judicial review proceedings against Dublin City Council’s plans to build a seven-(...)

Earlier this year Wrightbus secured a multimillion pound contract, from Transport for London to build 20 pioneering hydrogen double-decker buses which will produce no exhaust pollution. Photograph: Getty

Wrightbus, the Ballymena company which famously produced the new UK prime minister’s Boris Bus when he was mayor of London, has confirmed it is lookin(...)

A national tourism body has claimed  an apartment development  will compromise the visitor experience and views from the Gravity Bar in the Guinness Storehouse (above)

A national tourism body has claimed that an apartment development containing a 13-storey block will compromise the visitor experience and views from t(...)

 Dublin City Council  hosted the Velo-City cycling conference in June. This image shows the beginning of the bike parade which went from  Sherif Street to Raheny. Photograph. Nick Bradshaw

Inhaling motor fumes, weaving in and out of gridlocked cars and coming within centimetres of speeding vehicles were the defining characteristics of Ma(...)

An artist’s impression of Guinness Enterprise Centre’s finished €10m expansion

The Guinness Enterprise Centre (GEC) is fighting against Dublin City Council’s decision to slap a €280,000 planning contribution charge on its €10 mil(...)

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