Bob Geldof receives the Freedom of the City of Dublin in 2006. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Fianna Fáil leader Michéal Martin has called on Dublin City Council to reinstate the Freedom of the City it gave to Bob Geldof. Dublin City Councill(...)

Built in 1959, Croke Villas in Dublin’s north inner city had been mostly vacant for the past decade. Photograph: Alan Betson

I’m standing on a street in Dublin’s north inner city, in the shadow of Croke Park’s Cusack Stand, watching a block of council flats being reduced to (...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy at St Mary’s Mansions in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A second housing conference involving local authorities will take place in early January. Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said the meeting, follo(...)

The exterior of the former Magdalene laundry on Sean McDermott St in Dublin. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Dublin city councillors are to meet on Wednesday to discuss plans to sell the former Magdalene laundry at Seán McDermott Street to a Japanese hotel ch(...)

The site in Donnybrook, Dublin 4, for which plans for a six-storey hotel have been lodged. Photograph: Google

Planning permission has been sought for a new six-storey hotel in the heart of Donnybrook on a prime site associated with businessman Denis O’Brien. (...)

Nearly 60 per cent (7,173) of the planned housing units are not yet at construction stage, and a quarter (2,955) do not have planning permission. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Just a third of social housing units planned to be built this year by the Department of Housing have been completed, according to latest construction (...)

Rohingya refugees who fled Myanmar fill water  containers  at the Onchiprang refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar in  Bangladesh. Photograoh: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters.

More than 6,700 Rohingya Muslims, including at least 730 children under the age of five, were killed between August and September after violence broke(...)

Dublin Bus  wants to keep running buses through College Green, describing Dublin City Council’s plaza plan as “socially regressive”, and has suggested the plaza be built on one side of the road only. File photograph: Google Street View

Six of Dublin’s best-known luxury hotels, including the Merrion, Shelbourne and Westbury, have appealed to An Bord Pleanála against plans to ban taxis(...)

 Gardaí continue their investigations at the scene of a  shooting in Parlickstown Gardens, Co Dublin. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Gardaí believe a woman discharged the gun that left three people, including a baby, wounded in west Dublin on Monday. A shotgun, which gardaí believe(...)

Aung San Suu Kyi receiving Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award from Bono at the Bord Gáis Theatre in Dublin in 2012. File photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

U2 have written to Dublin City councillors urging them to revoke the Freedom of the City of Dublin from Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi over th(...)

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