Test of time: the ravaged interior of the Iveagh Markets on Dublin’s Francis Street. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Iveagh Markets are one of the most striking historic landmarks in the Liberties area of Dublin. The markets were commissioned by Edward Cecil Guin(...)

61 and 62 Thomas Street, Dublin 8. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin City Council has extended permission for a modern office block on the site of two Georgian houses on Thomas Street, against the advice of its (...)

"It's a beautiful house with a great sense of space": Kevin Desmond's Georgian house on Synge Street, in Dublin 8, was divided into nine pre-'63 bedsits before he restored it to its former glory

When Kevin Desmond bought this Georgian house, on Synge Street, in Dublin 8, it was divided into nine pre-’63 bedsits. And although he has renovated (...)

Dublin City Council has identified more than 300 streets with antique granite kerbs, flagstones, or cobblestones needing protection. Photograph: Eric Luke

Spatulas and warm water are to replace jackhammers as the tools of the trade for construction and utility maintenance workers in historic parts(...)

A plan to reduce traffic lanes and remove parking spaces from the Liffey quays, and to create a new pedestrian and cycling boulevard, will be presente(...)

The Irish Georgian Society, Dublin Civic Trust and several other heritage organisations had called for the extension of the Living City Initiative  to the capital soon after it was announced last year.

Tax incentives for the regeneration of Dublin’s historic buildings are to be introduced, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said. Mr Noonan annou(...)

Building a memorial to victims of institutional abuse at the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin’s Parnell Square would be “demeaning” to abuse survivors (...)

The Dublin Squares conference focused on Dublin’s five Georgian Squares. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Wealthy families should repopulate the Georgian mansions of the south inner city, a Dublin Civic Trust conference has heard. Falling house prices mea(...)

This imposing Victorian house has come on the market after the death of its owner, Kevin B Nowlan, in February this year. A tireless conservationis(...)

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(...)

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