Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, in whose area 10 members of one Traveller family died in a fire on an unauthorised site in October 2015, had the largest draw-down, spending €1.95 million on Traveller accommodation since January 2016 – just over the €1.92 it was allocated. It was the only local authority to overspend on Traveller accommodation. Photograph: Getty Images

Almost half the money allocated to local authorities for Traveller accommodation over the past two years has not been spent, figures from the Departme(...)

Cork Street Names Campaign members have been charged with criminal damage to certain Cork street signs by blacking them out.

A Cork councillor has been remanded along with two other men on charges of criminal damage arising out of a campaign to black out street names in Cork(...)

Cllr Seamus McGrath of Fianna Fáil urged An Bord Pleanála not to rush into any decision on the M28

Plans to upgrade the N28 road between Cork and Ringaskiddy to a €220 million motorway will not lead to the elimination of traffic congestion, a planni(...)

The N28 on the approach to Ringaskiddy, in Cork. A group of pharmaceutical companies has backed residents’ calls for an upgrade of the route to a  motorway to be diverted around Ringaskiddy village. File photograph: Google Street View

Pharmaceutical companies employing more than 5,000 people in the Cork Harbour area have come out in favour of a €220 million plan to upgrade the route(...)

The proposed €220 million upgrade of the existing N28 from Cork to Ringaskiddy to a motorway will create a port motorway but will fail to provide either strategic connectivity to Cork Airport or a proper linkage to the existing N40 Southern Ring Road around Cork, an oral hearing has been told. Photograph: iStock

The proposed €220 million upgrade of the existing N28 from Cork to Ringaskiddy to a motorway will create a port motorway but will fail to provide eith(...)

Concern over motorway plan. Photograph: Getty Images

Cork County Council has been accused of arrogance in its determination to push ahead with a €220 million upgrade of the N28 Cork to Ringaskiddy road r(...)

Fine Gael Senator Jerry Buttimer said residents of suburbs such as Douglas, Rochestown and Grange were not opposed to the M28 motorway but rather the route chosen by Cork County Council. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Cork residents opposed to the proposed M28 motorway between the city and Ringaskiddy had reasonable concerns unlike those opposed to an Apple data cen(...)

 Cork city: plan to move boundaries would bring areas belonging to the Cork County Council under the control of Cork City  Council.

Detailed negotiations will be needed before a deal can be agreed to end a contentious dispute over new boundaries for the Cork City and Cork County Co(...)

Cork City Council CEO Ann Doherty said in her letter that a “call for some form of mediation has merit” and welcomed the acknowledgment by Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy (above) that the IOG “is well positioned to perform any required mediation”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Hopes of resolving the proposed Cork city boundary extension dispute have received a boost with confirmation by Cork City Council that it has agreed t(...)

The planning board was due to give a decision on Wednesday on the plan for the 240,000 tonnes municipal and hazardous waste incinerator at Ringaskiddy. Image: Google Maps

An Bord Pleanála has deferred a decision on a controversial €160 million incinerator for Cork for a seventh time. This is to allow board members asse(...)

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