A prime, publicly-owned site in south Co Dublin could be sold to the Department of Education for use by a school. File photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

A prime, publicly owned site in south Co Dublin that had been earmarked for Traveller housing, and was then expected to be developed for other social (...)

An official from Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council taking samples from the shoreline at Killiney, in discussion with a swimmer. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Bathing bans at two of south Dublin’s most popular beaches, Killiney beach and the adjoining White Rock cove, are expected to remain in place until at(...)

The Part V rule stipulates that developers must set aside at least 10% of new housing developments for social units. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The number of social housing units being leased to local authorities on a long-term basis has increased significantly this year despite criticism of t(...)

Mr Justice Richard Humphreys stepped down last week from the LRC with immediate effect

High Court judge Mr Justice Richard Humphreys has resigned from his position on the Law Reform Commission (LRC), less than seven months into a five-ye(...)

A computer-generated image of the proposed development on the site of the former Europa Garage on the corner of Newtown Avenue and Maretimo Terrace at the southern end of Blackrock.

A controversial apartment development in the Dublin suburb of Blackrock, which was opposed by the former president of the European Parliament, Pat Cox(...)

Bryson DeChambeau has brought the power-hitting game to a new level. Photo: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

A couple of months ago when Rory McIlroy finished his pre-tournament press conference ahead of the Phoenix Open he looked around the room at the repor(...)

Leasing arrangements cost significantly more than the average cost of building social housing units directly.

Local authorities in Dublin have been accused of wasting taxpayers’ money by leasing social housing units from the private sector when it would be sig(...)

Pat Kenny and his wife lodged an objection to the application for a nursing home by Bartra. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Broadcaster Pat Kenny has been successful in his opposition against plans for a five-storey 104-bedroom nursing home on a site beside his home in Dalk(...)

The microbrewery was established in Bagenalstown, Co Carlow in 1996.

One of the country’s best-known craft beer manufacturers, Carlow Brewing Company, has suffered a setback to its plans to develop a new brewing and vis(...)

Fr Peter McVerry photographed with his dog Tiny near his home in Ballymun. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

Some suburban areas of Dublin have thrived during the pandemic, with new outdoor facilites creating a tighter sense of community, while other parts(...)

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