The seafront at Kilkee, Co Clare. Photograph: Alan Betson

A swimming ban has been imposed at Kilkee beach following a discharge of wastewater into the sea. The beach in the small coastal town in Co Clare is (...)

Galway City Council had the lowest percentage of private rentals inspected at 2 per cent, while Dublin City Council and Cork County Council inspected 4 per cent of properties. Photograph: Getty

Half of all local authorities failed to inspect the target number of private rental premises in their areas last year. The Department of Housing set (...)

Data published by the Department of Housing shows that of the 25,814 dwellings that were inspected in 2018, a total of 20,414 were substandard.

More than 80 per cent of private rental accommodation that was inspected last year failed to meet the minimum standards required by law, new figures s(...)

Sinead Delaney, winner of the women’s race with her mother Joan, who finished 9th  in the  Liffey Swim. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The O’Neill family, originally from north county Dublin, came from far and wide to take part in this year’s Liffey Swim. Colm (48), an organiser of (...)

Sinead Delaney of Phoenix swimming club celebrates after winning the 100th Liffey Swim women’s race,. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A 15-year-old boy and a 38-year-old garda, both from Co Meath, were the winners of this year’s Liffey Swim. Teenager Mark Hanley, who is a membe(...)

Since July 1st, owners of properties in rent pressure zones have to get planning permission to use their housing for short-term lets for more than three months every year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

At least a dozen property owners who have sought to convert apartment blocks to Airbnb-style holiday rentals have had their applications refused by Du(...)

From the new report into BusConnects’ plans for Stoneybatter. Revisions follow vigorous local objection to the first  plan

Joan Duffy has lived in Stoneybatter, north of the Liffey in Dublin, all her life. “Something has to be done,” she says. “Manor Street as it is, is to(...)

Adare Manor Golf Club: The Ryder Cup will be only mighty. We will look at ourselves at the end of it and ask  “aren’t we a great little country all the same?” Photograph: Getty Images

Could we not just abolish culture and call it sport? A bit extreme, I know. But I honestly have no idea what else we can do to banish the godawful ph(...)

A new “green” pedestrian and cycle plaza, with flowers, ornamental hedges, trees and cafe-style public seating, has been designed for Stoneybatter as (...)

Collen Assets pointed out that the property on Middle Abbey Street was in the ‘heart of the city’ surrounded by hotels, cafes, restaurants and shopping streets.

Plans to convert a city centre office building in Dublin into Airbnb holiday rental apartments have been refused by Dublin City Council, even though t(...)

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