Dublin City Council’s  executive manager, Tony Flynn, says for any scheme over €20 million you have to develop a cost benefit analysis. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

It takes a staggering 5½ years to bring a complex of 100 social housing apartments from inception to completion, one of Dublin City Council’s most sen(...)

Mark and Caroline, who are homeless, in their tent –  which was set on fire after being  hit with a firework – along the Luas Red Line between Suir Road and Rialto Bridge, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

There are eight tents scattered between the trees along the long, narrow St James’s Walk park that hugs the Luas Red Line between Suir Bridge and Rial(...)

Glebe House occupiers draped a banner from two upstairs windows saying, “Raise the Roof 2.30pm, October 3rd” in reference to a housing protest outside Dáil Éireann at that time. Photograph: Kathleen Harris/The Irish Times

Housing activists in Dublin occupied a large, vacant house in the south of the city on Saturday. The landmark building, Glebe House in Crumlin Villag(...)

Dublin City Council head of housing Brendan Kenny said the cost of building a social home on land owned by the council was an average of €300,000, Photograph: Alan Betson

A “horrendous”, onerous public procurement process is pushing up the cost of providing local authority housing, Dublin City Council deputy chief exec(...)

Hundreds of trees were blown down across the country on Wednesday by strong winds during Storm Ali. File photograph: The Irish Times

Legal cases taken over injuries involving fallen trees on Irish roads are becoming more common, due to recent severe weather events, according to one (...)

The EZ10 has no driver and travels at an easygoing top speed of 24km/h. Photograph: Andres Poveda

Ireland’s first driverless passenger-carrying vehicle has arrived on the streets of Dublin. The EZ10 driverless shuttle, built in France, has no stee(...)

From left, Minister of State for Housing Damien English, Kristine Taylor, St Teresa’s Gardens resident, and Stephen Rourke,  chairman of St Teresa’s Gardens Regeneration Board. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The long-awaited construction of 54 social homes at St Teresa’s Gardens in Dublin’s southwest inner city is projected to cost €26.5 million, or almost(...)

The former Player Wills cigarette factory, on the South Circular Road in Dublin, is valued at €23.8m. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

More than €27 million could be raised by the four Dublin local authorities in 2020 through vacant site levies on land that could be used for housing, (...)

Clare Elliot and Dublin City Council have come to an agreement that will see her leave a vacant  council house she moved into at Belcamp Avenue in Dublin 17.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

A dispute between a homeless woman who has taken up residence at a vacant local authority house and Dublin City Council has been resolved following ta(...)

 Presidential hopeful Peter Casey. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Clare County Council has become the second local authority to nominate Dragons’ Den star and businessman Peter Casey as a candidate in the forthcoming(...)

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