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Christmas lights on Grafton Street. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Despite rumours that Christmas in Dublin had been cancelled this year, the city will be going fully festive with laser light shows as well as the trad(...)

The ‘Nollaig Shona Duit’ Christmas lights are to return to Grafton St following controversy over their removal last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The “Nollaig Shona Duit” Christmas lights are to return to Grafton Street in Dublin following controversy over their removal last year. Dublin Town, (...)

Passengers wearing masks disembark from trains at Heuston Station last week. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/The Irish Times

The Government has advised that public transport should be avoided “where possible”, which raises the curious suggestion that hordes of people are pro(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin leaves Government Buildings after the finalisation of the programme for government. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Business groups have welcomed the “step change” towards increased investment in public infrastructure in the programme for government but warned that (...)

 Christmas lights  turned on in Dublin’s  Grafton Street earleir this week. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The business organisation responsible for installing Christmas lights in Dublin city is coming under increasing pressure to remove a new sign welcomin(...)

Unions representing Dublin City Council workers have criticised the use of Dublin Town  to provide additional street-cleaning services for the city. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Unions representing Dublin City Council workers have criticised the use of the Dublin Town business organisation to provide additional street-cleaning(...)

Adrian Fogarty from Dundrum with his granddaughter Lucy Belle Lonergan from Ballsbridge on Grafton Street in Dublin for the Christmas lights switch-on. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Huge crowds turned out to witness Grafton Street’s Christmas lights being turned on - so much so that organisers had to cancel the planned entertainme(...)

Billy Ronan in his convenience and coffee shop on Eden Quay: “Business is down about 80%, it’s enormous.”

Inner city businesses are feeling the pinch from the recent Dublin Bus stoppages, with some contemplating temporary closure due to plummeting custom. (...)

Nightlife in Dublin has always been imbalanced, with a tendency to concentrate in one area or another. In years gone by, Lower Leeson Street was the h(...)