Social housing: Local authorities have yet to build the homes, but they have been ordered to establish a ‘scheme of priority’ to determine in what order prospective buyers will be chosen. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dubliners who had to leave the capital because of high rents, face discrimination under a new affordable housing scheme for low and middle income work(...)

Walkers along the banks of the river Dodder in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Environmentalists talk a lot about engaging local communities. But it’s refreshing when you find that the community is engaging the environmentalists.(...)

Dublin Lord Mayor Nial Ring (right) with Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy and  Minister for Finance  Paschal Donohoe at at Sean Foster Place, North King Street, Dublin 7 for the sod turning ceremony on  a housing project. Photograph: Alan Betson

The unprepossessing north inner city pub, The Ref on Ballybough Road, is the unlikely registered office for a number of companies with which the Dubli(...)

Developer Pat Wigglesworth and conservationist Ian Lumley  at 3 Henrietta Street in Dublin. Photograph: Laura Hutton

I never thought I would live to see the day when we would be able to herald the arrival of a renaissance for Henrietta Street, in Dublin 1. But with t(...)

Carriage drivers go  to Government Buildings to deliver an open letter to Minister for Transport Shane Ross. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Horse-drawn carriages on the streets of Dublin are a charming throwback to a bygone era of Hansom cabs and buggies. The laws governing them are equa(...)

Local residents, councillors and a primary school next to the site have  objected to the plan to build the student housing complex near the Grangegorman campus. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A housing complex for more than 140 students has been proposed for a site close to the Grangegorman university campus, in Stoneybatter, Dublin, previo(...)

An image of Parnell Square “cultural quarter” in Dublin .The project  is expected to cost about €110m

An Bord Pleanála has approved plans for the redevelopment of Parnell Square as a “cultural quarter” for Dublin, with a new city library, public plaza,(...)

Cathal Haughey: “I would ask people to judge me and me alone and leave their prejudices at the door.”  Photograph: Richard Gavin

During the recording of what became known as the Lemass Tapes, published in The Irish Times last June, former taoiseach Seán Lemass was asked in 1967 (...)

Dr Quirkey’s Goodtime Emporium and the former Carlton Cinema on O’Connell Street, May 2019. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

  Poor old O’Connell Street. No amount of lipstick has been able to elevate it from the sty. There have been many attempts to pretty-up the capi(...)

 Local election candidate for Cabra-Glasnevin, Declan Meenagh, Labour,  canvassing Michael Bergin, in the Phibsborough area of Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Politics starts with the local. In 2005, Declan Meenagh got his first taste of on-the-ground campaigning after Dublin City Council turned off audible (...)

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