Cllr Melissa Halpin (PBP) labelled the Local Property Tax motion as cynical. The two parties that had introduced the  tax had now come along to reduce it, she said, but they had “no clue how poor people feel”. Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Councillors in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council have voted unanimously to commit to a 15 per cent reduction in Local Property Tax in their next b(...)

Photograph: Eric Luke

Senior architect at Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Bob Hannan said it was “surprising” that residents called for the demolition of the €36.6 m(...)

Cllr Richard Humphreys (Lab) says closure of the court would have a “devastating impact” on the local solicitor firms. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Councillors in Dún Laoghaire are calling for a united front to stop controversial plans for the closure of their local courthouse by the end of the y(...)

This is the third time that the waterfront location – with planning permission – has been on the market

One of Dublin’s more interesting sites has returned to the market, this time with an asking price of €1.05 million. This is the third time that(...)

 Mary Fayne elected and Jane Dillon Byrne lost her seat in Dun Laoghaire. The pair pictured during the campaign at  the Forty Foot, Sandycove following swimming.Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

After three days of counting and recounting one of the country’s longest serving councillors was ruled out of a seat on Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County (...)

The contest for seats has been tight for many of the candidates across the state as eight recounts got underway today.   Photograph: Dave Meehan

The strongly contested last seats available in the local area elections have been filled today, with the exception of two postponed wards. Following (...)

Cian Prendeville, of the Anti Austerity Alliance celebrates his election in Limerick. Photograph: Don Moloney/Press 22

The remarkable thing about the local election results across the four Dublin authorities is the rise of the left and hard left as the Labour Party col(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Kate Feeney has been elected  in the Blackrock ward.Photograph: DAVE MEEHANS

The counting of votes in the Dún Laoghaire ward of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has been adjourned indefinitely.Labour requested that ballots(...)

Some nine years after a launch which promised “gracious living” for its residents, construction of a new block consisting of 120 apartments in The Gra(...)

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown estimates that about 2,500 new homes are needed annually to help meet demand.

Local authorities say it is often impossible to find affordable accommodation for low-income families as the cost of rent continues to rise.Local auth(...)

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