Residents behind sandbags at Poleberry, Waterford city. Photograph: Patrick Browne
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SOUTHEASTResidents and businesspeople along the southeast coast are hoping they are over the worst of the flooding which hit many areas badly on Monda(...)

Fine Gael councillor Barry Saul called for a valuation before plans for five group housing units went any further but the council spokeswoman said there were no plans to do a valuation at this stage.

Plans to build Traveller accommodation in one of Dublin’s most affluent areas have moved into implementation phase, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Coun(...)

Fine Gael councillor Barry Saul said 92 people and one resident association made submissions against the Mount Anville Road site. “I’m very disappointed with the result as it will have a direct effect on the future funding of our capital programme.”

A proposal to build Traveller accommodation on sites in one of Ireland’s wealthiest areas was passed by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council last (...)

Computer-generated view of the proposed Dún Laoghaire “urban beach”

A planning application to develop a €2.5 million “urban beach” and outdoor swimming pool at Dún Laoghaire harbour has been lodged by Dún Laoghaire Har(...)

 A Bag the Poo sign  on Dublin’s North Strand. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Dubliners are being urged to report dog owners who fail to pick up after their pets, to local authorities.A new hotline number 1800 251 500 has been e(...)

Members of the Traveller Community, at Brittas Bay, Co Wicklow. File Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A proposal to build Traveller accommodation on a site in one of the wealthiest areas of Dublin is to come up for debate as a draft Traveller accomm(...)

Niamh Bhreathnach: Labour counciller requested a “more detailed report” on what went wrong

A “catastrophic and silly” error led to the withdrawal of a local area plan costing tens of thousands of euros to develop at last night’s Dún Laoghair(...)

Owen Keegan:   will take up his post as Dublin city manager on Tuesday

On his final day in office this Monday the outgoing county manager of Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council is to seek approval to spend more than €7 (...)

Shanganagh Castle, the former prison in Shankill, south Dublin

A former prison in Dublin is to be acquired by Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council as part of a land-swap deal. Shanganagh Castle in Shankill, which(...)

The sports field of the former Presentation College in Glasthule. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has bought a sports field for €1.6 million from businessman Ben Dunne, five years after he paid more than €5 mil(...)

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