Ossian Smyth, Green Party councillor and chair of the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council,  said the Mount Anville site cannot be sold without a “specific disposal motion” coming forward. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

An attempt to keep a south Dublin site earmarked for Traveller accommodation from being sold has been voted down by councillors. At the monthly meeti(...)

The layout consists of a terrace of four gable-fronted houses and the pair of longer, thin houses on Kelly’s Avenue and six houses to the rear.

Given the current housing crisis in Dublin, with so many people living on the edge, few could be happier than the social housing tenants who recently (...)

Anne Hughes, Phyl McDonald and Gabrielle Lowe. Phyl (94) is the oldest member of the Dún Laoghaire Active Retirement Association. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ageing is the new cool as people’s quality of life increases as they grow older, a researcher told the Dún Laoghaire Active Retirement Association on (...)

More than 70 different forms of dandelion have been  recorded so far in Co Dublin alone.

They are mostly lying low just now, the lion’s teeth lobes of their leaves (dent-de-lion) perhaps a bit blunted after the long, hot summer. September (...)

Hawk Cliff, Dalkey, south Co Dublin. Photograph: Giuseppe Milo/Flickr

A Fine Gael councillor will raise residents’ concerns in relation to a new nudist-friendly bathing area in Dalkey, south Co Dublin, at the next Dún La(...)

Castleforbes, in Dublin’s north docks, 26 apartments bought by Tuath for €4.9m

The “naked greed” of some private landlords and large scale property investors is driving “eye-watering” rents in Dublin, the chief executive of one o(...)

Maple Tree House site (outlined in red) purchased by Bartra for €3.17million

A development firm has redoubled its efforts to develop Dalkey’s Bulloch Harbour with the purchase for €3.17million of a significant property just 200(...)

The ferry terminal has lain empty since 2015 when sailings ceased. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A proposal to turn the former Dún Laoghaire Ferry Terminal into a “digital technology hub” which could support up to 1,000 jobs and 50 companies has r(...)

The council plans to put up sign posts advising the public that naked bathers may be on the beach. Photograph: iStock

A nudist-friendly beach in Dalkey, south county Dublin, has prompted a complaint that the seaside spot is being “hijacked”. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown C(...)

Gerry Scully who lives beside the  site where  Japanese knotweed is growing at O’Devaney Gardens  off the North Circular Road, Dublin. Photograph:  Tom Honan

Dublin City Council has declined to say how long it has been aware of the growth of Japanese knotweed on land it owns near the Phoenix Park or to outl(...)

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