Dublin City Council secured €80,000 and made emergency repairs to just one building, Aldborough House on Portland Row, an 18th-century mansion that had sustained considerable water damage due to the theft of roof lead. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A building conservation fund of almost €700,000 will be available to owners of historic buildings in Dublin city this year.It will be the first time i(...)

Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin was developed in the early 19th  century. Householders have exclusive access to small park.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A scheme to bring the historic houses of Dublin’s south Georgian core back into use is to be introduced by Dublin City Council. The council has assess(...)

Mary Fitzpatrick: “I think it will be a very important election for Fianna Fáil and for the people of Dublin.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

Expectation is building in Fianna Fáil circles that Dublin councillor Mary Fitzpatrick will seek the party’s nomination to contest the European electi(...)

The sea churns in Dublin Bay during the recent stormy weather. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Met Éireann has issued a yellow alert for high rainfall levels and possible flooding for later tonight and tomorrow morning. Met Éireann has forecast (...)

Applicants have to be refused a mortgage by two banks, before they can be considered for a loan from the council, a rule which remains in place despite the changes in the market. Photograph: PA

Housebuyers who took out mortgages with Dublin City Council are now more than €13 million in arrears on their home loans.The arrears figure has increa(...)

Following the introduction of the local property tax and a promise that water charges would arrive on his watch, it’s understandable that “Phil Hogan”(...)

Arrested development: The Land Aggregation Scheme was set up in 2010 to stop  mounting interest payments on  loans taken out by councils to buy land which had  lost the potential for development. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Government has scrapped a €600 million scheme to pay off the loans local authorities took out on land bought for social and affordable housing tha(...)

The claim that Dublin City Council would lose €2 billion in the transfer of its assets next month to Irish Water was described by Enda Kenny as ’an unbalanced presentation’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The claim that Dublin City Council would lose €2 billion in the transfer of its assets next month to Irish Water was described by Taoiseach Enda Kenny(...)

Dublin City manager Owen Keegan said the council faced pension liabilities for water services staff without the assets to fund them.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has challenged the claim that Dublin City Council will lose some €2 billion in assets following the transfer of its services to I(...)

Walworth Road Dublin 8, the location of the Jewish Museum and the site for the new larger museum. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has given his support to the much-enlarged Irish Jewish Museum planned for the Portobello area of Dublin describing it as an “exc(...)

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