Islamic Republic of Iran ambassador Dr Masoud Eslami meets Mick Wallace and Clare Daly at a reception to mark the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.  Photograph: Tom Honan

The common histories of Ireland and Iran in fighting for independence were recalled on Monday at an event in Dublin marking the 40th anniversary of th(...)

The case was   mentioned in the High Court before  Mr Justice Bernard Barton on Friday, who adjourned it to a date next month.

A High Court challenge has been brought against An Bord Pleanála’s refusal to grant planning permission for a 140 bedroom nursing home in the south Du(...)

Joanne Penston’s High Court action against Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council arising out of the extensive damage caused to her property after she rented it out has been dismissed. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A woman’s High Court action against Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Co Council arising out of the extensive damage caused to her property after she rented it o(...)

Back in April, Dun Laoghaire- Rathdown Council refused permission for Ires Reit’s proposed plans to build 467 apartments at Rockbrook, to the fund’s “serious disappointment”.

The Department of Housing is understood to be unhappy with a restriction on the number of residential units that can be developed in Sandyford in sout(...)

Jim and Josie Connors with their grandchildren in their new home off Glenamuck Road, Carrickmines:  Jim (3), Michael (2), Michael (8) and Tom (6).  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A Traveller family, who two years ago lost 10 loved ones in one of the worst fire disasters in the State’s history, hope that their new home will “be (...)

Neil Jordan is in dispute with a neighbour over an 11sq m  bathing shelter at Sorrento Terrace in Dalkey, south Dublin

Film director Neil Jordan has had a setback in a planning battle with his neighbour Robin Power over an 11sq m bathing shelter. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdo(...)

Film director Neil Jordan and his wife Brenda Rawn objected to an  enclosed flat roofed shelter/changing area in the rear of their neighbour Robin Power’s home (at extreme right, above) at Sorrento Terrace, Dalkey, Co Dublin. File photograph:  Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A local authority has agreed to quash planning approval for a bathing changing area already built at the home of a neighbour of filmmaker Neil Jordan,(...)

Glenalbyn swimming pool in Stillorgan, Dublin, operated for 47 years before structural defects forced its closure in December 2013. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Large numbers of schoolchildren in Stillorgan, Co Dublin, have been let down by the closure of Glenalbyn swimming pool and no longer swim, local TD S(...)