Dublin City Council head of technical services Brendan O’ Brien and DMR Traffic Garda acting chief superintendent Tom Murphy with Lord Mayor of Dublin Paul Mc Auliffe at the launch of the HGV Permit Checker App. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography.

Members of the public have been asked to help gardaí catch heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) driving in central Dublin without a valid permit. A new app -(...)

Dublin city centre. Photograph: iStock

Dublin City Council has come up with a new way to keep an eye on trucks passing through the city centre - specifically, to make sure they are adhering(...)

Gate lodge to the Jewish cemetery on Fairview Strand: Founded in 1718, it is one of the earliest surviving Jewish burial grounds in Ireland or Britain. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Ireland’s oldest Jewish cemetery is to be refurbished and reopened to the public more than 40 years since its closure, under new plans from Dublin Cit(...)

 Parteen Weir on Lough Derg: Irish Water plans to build a 170km pipe to carry supplies  to Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

The drought of last year may already be a distant memory, and summer 2019 may, until now, have been noted more for rainfall than sunshine, but Ireland(...)

Dublin City Council plans to pedestrianise Lower Liffey Street, in a new plaza off the north side of the Ha’penny Bridge. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Bollards designed to deter terror attacks are set to be installed as part of plans for a new civic plaza for the north side of Dublin beside the Ha’pe(...)

Recent debates around #MeToo and abortion have forced many young women to reckon with past traumas. Photograph: Getty Images

Last week, the EU agency Eurofound published an in-depth report examining young people and their mental health and wellbeing. Specifically, it focused(...)

Depending on the height of their crane, some of the men will climb down for a break during a shift, but if the pressure is on the crane operator will stay in his cab and take his break there. Photograph: Muno Bidhaway/Muno Explore

Sometimes Brian can feel the sound of the city up through his boots. The pounding of pile drivers reverberates into his crane cab, and the rumble o(...)

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive said it is aware that larger encampments of people living in tents have given rise to public order concerns. File photograph: Getty Images

There has been a “visible increase” in the number of homeless people staying in tents in city centre and regional areas, the Dublin Region Homeless Ex(...)

Tenders at Dublin Fire Brigade on Pearse Street.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Many areas in Dublin experienced a reduction of 50 per cent in fire cover on some days this week due to staff shortages, Siptu has said. The trade un(...)

Philosopher Clare MacCumhaill; Rosanna Turner, a finalist in this year’s Irish Young Philosopher Awards; and Cllr Mary Fitzpatrick, representing Dublin City Council, after the unveiling of a plaque and special postage stamp to honour the centenary of the birth of author and philosopher Iris Murdoch at Blessington Street, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A stamp and plaque to honour the novelist and philosopher Iris Murdoch was unveiled in Dublin’s north inner city on Thursday. Murdoch was the first I(...)

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