The racist graffiti was scrawled on the pavement of the Ha’penny Bridge, Dublin. File photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

Racist graffiti which appeared on the Ha’penny Bridge and outside a Temple Bar vintage clothing store overnight on Wednesday has been removed followin(...)

The launch of the Culture Night Dublin programme in February. Photograph: Alan Betson

More than 700 events are due to take place, both virtually and in person, across the country on Friday evening as part of Culture Night 2020, now in i(...)

An impression of the new development in Donnybrook, Dublin 4

Plans have been lodged with Dublin City Council for the demolition of the well known Kiely’s pub in Donnybrook in Dublin 4 to make way for a seven-sto(...)

The plans attracted  a total of 19 objections. Photograph: iStock

An Bord Pleanála has given the green light to Cairn Homes for its contentious €338 million apartment complex plan for former RTÉ lands at Montrose in (...)

A cyclist using the cycleway on Seapoint Avenue, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

Proposals to introduce a two-way cycle path in Sandymount, south Dublin, have been deferred until the start of next year, following opposition from lo(...)

While local authorities do not have to bear the same risk premium in securing construction finance, the contrast in prices between publicly developed housing and privately developed housing raises serious questions about the Government’s housing strategy. Photograph: Frank Miller

Not for the first time, the State seems to be shooting itself in the foot on housing. Local authorities are paying over the odds for so-called turnkey(...)

Ciara Fennell and Shane Linnie outside their tent in Dublin city centre. Photograph:  Damien Eagers

The number sleeping rough in Dublin fell to just 25 in March, but is now over 100 a night. With many services closed by the pandemic, their plight (...)

Paul Regan’s film On In-Between sees him drifting along River Liffey.

For many, Culture Night, which has now been around for 15 years, means going to real places in a world of buzzy streets and chance creative encounters(...)

The consultancy firm had in correspondence disputed any conflict and maintained the two reports concerned different issues, the court heard. Photograph: iStock

A consultancy firm retained to help prepare a report supporting a developer’s successful bid for planning permission for a €650 million development of(...)

Building costs can be well below what local authorities are paying private developers for social housing,  figures show. Photograph: Frank Miller

Local authorities can build homes for considerably less than they are paying private developers for social housing, figures published by the Departmen(...)

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