Cherrywood, Co Dublin. The sale of development land to Lone Star is part of the original partners’ strategy to recycle cash committed to the project as opportunities arise. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

An affiliate of US private equity group Lone Star has completed the purchase of almost 118 acres of development land and parks in Cherrywood in south (...)

Priska Haefliger walks ‘Freddie’ the dog on the sand on Killiney beach. Photograph: Tom Honan

Killiney beach, traditionally a stretch of rock and pebbles on the south Dublin coast, has been covered in sand in recent days. A large amount of san(...)

The 3.75-acre site for apartment development on Church Road, Killiney, Co Dublin

The shortage of new residential properties in Killiney, Co Dublin, is to be partially addressed following the purchase of a 3.75-acre site for €9.5 mi(...)

Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council has backed broadcaster Pat Kenny and his wife Kathy in their objection to plans for apartments and houses on a s(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy  wrote to Dublin local authority chief executives demanding more progress be made delivering hubs. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Dublin local authorities are set to fall well short of demands from Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy to provide 950 new homeless family hub units by(...)

A view of the chamber of Fingal County Council in Swords.

Fingal County Council members have agreed to raise commercial rates by two per cent for the second year in a row, as part of an approved €237 million (...)

Peter Kinsella from Westlink Recovery Services in Dublin. He said recovery companies were now receiving about €50 per tonne of scrap metal compared with €150 four or five years ago. Photograph: Alan Betson

Just a single litter fine was handed out in relation to more than 600 cases of cars left abandoned in Dublin city over the last three years, newly-rev(...)

Floating pool in Badeschiff in Berlin, Germany, upon which Dun Laoghaire urban beach is being modelled. Photograph:  Torsten Seidel

Plans to develop a €2.5 million “urban beach” and outdoor swimming pool at Dún Laoghaire harbour at the southern end of Dublin Bay, will be published (...)