Terry Wilders attends the F2 Centre in Dublin’s Fatima district every day. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

“There are days I’d love to stay in bed but I can’t. I get a phonecall or a text saying where are you,” Terry Wilders says happily. He doesn’t mind th(...)

Brendan Kenny, deputy chief executive of Dublin City Council, Helene Schauer, (MVD, Austria) and David Silke, Housing Agency, at a seminar on Planning and Housing for the 21st Century as part of the Vienna Model of Housing Exhibition. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

What can Dublin housing experts learn from Vienna where two-thirds of the city’s inhabitants live in public housing was the question being asked at th(...)

Announcing the Co-Cup Scheme: Fionnghuala Ryan, executive environmental scientific officer, Dublin City Council; Samantha Fahy, director of sustainability, DCU; Kevin Murphy, CEO and founder of 2GoCup; and Michele Hallahan, sustainability adviser, Trinity College Dublin. Photo Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

Dublin City Council has unveiled a scheme it hopes will end the use of single-use coffee cups in the capital. The Co-Cup Scheme involves a deposit-a(...)

The OPW is working with tourism officials and Dublin City Council to identify public buildings in the city that could be used to host gala dinners for big international conferences. Photograph: iStock

The Office of Public Works (OPW) is working with tourism officials and Dublin City Council to identify public buildings in the city, such as museums, (...)

Breaking red lights incurs three penalty points and a fine of up to €120 on payment of the fixed charge.

Cameras to catch motorists breaking red lights are to be installed at three notorious blackspots in Dublin more than two years after a trial detected (...)

Loft conversion at Grand Canal Street, Dublin

If you have lofty ambitions and want more light and a better sense of space in your home then the only way to go is up, according to architect Declan (...)

Statistics show that Ireland is undergoing a historic shift in its traditional pattern of home ownership.

Like a lot of Irish people her age, Elizabeth feels trapped. “The help-to-buy scheme is no good to me because the cost of new builds is so astronomic(...)

Part of the proposed new cycle route along the Liffey at Aston Quay in Dublin.

The fact that it has taken seven years to finalise a plan for new cycleways along the Liffey quays tells us a lot about the trials and tribulations of(...)

Cyclists pass the Four Courts on the Dublin quays. A route for a long-awaited Liffey cycle path has been announced by the National Transport Authority. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/ The Irish Times

A little more than 18 months after the National Transport Authority (NTA) wrested control of the Liffey cycle project from Dublin City Council, with t(...)

The 10 books shortlisted for the  2019 International Dublin Literary Award

The winners of the 2015 Prix Goncourt, the 2017 Man Booker Prize and last year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction are among the 10 novels shortlisted for the(...)

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