Metal boxes located on College Green, Dublin, for the new Luas lines. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Groups of metal cabinets, described by some as appearing like a “mini-Stonehenge” or a “collection of milk cartons” have been springing up across Dubl(...)

This year’s Dublin Civic Trust’s Garden Squares itinerary includes a tour of Merrion Square. Photograph: Eric Luke

Dublin Civic Trust’s Garden Squares day – on Saturday, June 10th – has become a special event in the summer calendar for lovers of historic urban spac(...)

Number 21 Aungier Street in Dublin, believed to date from 1667, which the Peter McVerry Trust had planned to use to accommodate homeless adults. Image: Google Maps

Work to convert one of Dublin city’s oldest buildings into a homeless hostel has been stopped following the intervention of the Department of Arts, He(...)

21 Aungier Street after it was restored  by the  Dublin Civic Trust

Dublin Civic Trust is opposing plans to convert one of Dublin city’s oldest recorded buildings, which is a registered historic monument*, into a homel(...)

Chinese flavour: Yuyang Xin, owner of Lao restaurant, on Parnell Street East. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

London, New York, Sydney and many other western cities have Asian districts, the entrance to each marked by a paifang, or traditional Chinese arch. Is(...)

Number 61 Thomas street, one of Dublin’s oldest buildings, due to be demolished soon. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Two of Dublin’s oldest buildings are in imminent danger of demolition unless Minister for Heritage Heather Humphreys steps in to save them, the Dublin(...)

Sisters of Charity Convent on Gardiner Street: building is not listed on Dublin city’s Record of Protected Structures, despite being almost 200 years old and retaining many original features according the trust.

Dublin Civic Trust is seeking the immediate protection of the Sisters of Charity Convent on Gardiner Street, one of the first religious complexes bui(...)

Walking tours of Dublin’s five main Georgian squares will take place on Saturday. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Walking tours of Dublin’s five main Georgian squares will be led by expert guides on Saturday as part of Dublin Civic Trust’s annual Dublin Garden Squ(...)

The Tricolour above the porch of the Shelbourne hotel, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Shelbourne has always had more grandeur than any other hotel in Dublin’s history. And now, following an almost complete restoration of its exterio(...)

‘Irish Period Houses’, a conservation guidance manual, written by building conservation surveyor Frank Keohane and published by the Dublin Civic Trust

Restoring a period house requires passion, patience and plenty of money. Now help is at hand in a new hardback book Irish Period Houses, a conservatio(...)

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