In the name of Rosie

All bridges are important, even more so in urban areas. They change the pattern of movement in a city, promoting trade in previously obscure areas and(...)

Photograph: Richard Johnston
Part of the plot

Take one large and semi-derelict site (1.06 hectares) in the heart of Dublin city, put it to use in a way that helps bring health and happiness to as (...)

Myles Lee, Chief Executive Officer CRH addressing the Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC) CEO Conference 2013:The Business of Europe at the Convention Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson.

Employers’ group Ibec says businesses are still paying “boomtime” commercial rates to local authorities and that in most counties businesses pay far m(...)

Mountjoy Square is one of the five Georgian squares that have, according to Dublin Civic Trust, largely untapped social and economic resources. While they have been the victim of severe neglect, the buildings of Dublin’s north Georgian core have more intact features than their counterparts in the south of the city because they were not “gutted” to accommodate office development to the same extent, Graham Hickey of the trust said.

Dublin could develop its answer to Amsterdam’s Museumplein, London’s Exhibition Road and even Paris’s Palais Royal through the rejuvenation of its Geo(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has assured former residents of Priory Hall in Dublin that he will do something about their situation but appealed for more time to “clarify what is the best thing to do”

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has assured former residents of Priory Hall in Dublin that he will do something about their situation but appealed for more time (...)

 Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan: ‘We are very sympathetic because this isn’t an issue that is typical of the circumstances that we’re dealing with.’ Photograph: David Sleator

Residents of Priory Hall in Dublin have requested a meeting with Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan after he indicated the Government would consi(...)

Dublin City Council voted this evening to call the new bridge over the Liffey at Marlborough Street after Rosie Hackett, a trade unionist who co-founded the Irish Women Workers’ Union (IWWU) in 1911

Dublin City Council voted this evening to call the new bridge over the Liffey at Marlborough Street after Rosie Hackett, a trade unionist who co-found(...)

There had been a problem with fake tags being sold in the street or door-to-door, but increasingly counterfeit tags are being sold in shops, Greyhound chief executive Michael Buckley said. Photograph: Frank Miller

Up to 10 per cent of bin tags sold in Dublin shops are fake, according to waste firm Greyhound. The company, which is the largest provider of domestic(...)

An artist’s impression of the proposed Islamic Cultural Centre including a large mosque at Clongriffin in the north of Dublin city.

Plans for Ireland’s largest mosque at Clongriffin in north Dublin have been given the green light by An Bord Pleanála. The three-story mosque will be (...)

The Alfie Byrne memorial seat as it looks today (left) and how it looked shortly after completion. Dublin City Council said said the seat was “not considered to be of great artistic merit” and “the cost of maintenance or conservation required is considered excessive”

A stay of execution has been granted to the memorial to 10-times lord mayor of Dublin Alfie Byrne, following the intervention of its creator. D(...)

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