Paul Carroll, senior engineer said the scheme will provide a ‘scenic and direct route’ between the growing communities of Malahide and Donabate (above). File photograph: Tom Honan

Planning permission for a new six-kilometre walking and cycling route between Malahide and Donabate in north county Dublin has been lodged by Fingal C(...)

 Nancy Dempsey (93) on Portrane beach, north Dublin,  with the four artists chosen for a  public art project: from left, Joanna Hopkins, Fiona McDonald, Mary Conroy and  Mark Clare. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

At 93-years-of age, Nancy Dempsey can remember Portrane beach in north Dublin when it was straddled by a long wooden boardwalk and when children playe(...)

Skerries locals have devised a rota to protect their trees from Fingal County Council.

Residents of Skerries, north Co Dublin are maintaining a rota of protestors, who are on “chain saw patrol” and attempting to prevent the felling of ma(...)

Liat and Oliver Schurmann, who are bringing an underwater marine garden, called Aquamarina, to Bloom. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Sustainability and climate change are the twin issues radically reshaping the future of gardening, inspiring a new generation to throw away the rule b(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  after voting in Scoil Thomais in Castleknock, Dublin. His Fine Gael party is hoping to make gains in the local elections, although party figures do not expect it to overtake Fianna Fáil as the largest party in local government. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

While much of the attention of the past few weeks has centred on the outcome of the European elections, the local elections are regarded as a more acc(...)

Some of the trees being removed on Grange Road, Clonsilla.

Clonsilla residents have expressed frustration and dismay after trees lining Grange Road were cut down this week to clear the area for housing develop(...)

AnnMarie Farrelly will hold the role until a permanent appointment is made by the Public Appointments Service.

AnnMarie Farrelly has been appointed as interim chief executive of Fingal County Council following the departure of Paul Reid to become director gener(...)

The planned redevelopment of Balbriggan harbour

The rejuvenation of the Balbriggan harbour and main street is to be the focus of a €20 million plan for the north Co Dublin town, to be announced on T(...)

‘You can have higher-density housing if you use innovative layouts. More and better design pays off in the long run.’ Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

On June 21st next, hundreds of professionals from the Irish and international property and construction sectors will gather in the Marker Hotel, Dubli(...)

O’Brien, of Dunne Street Flats in Summerhill, Dublin, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving, endangerment and possession of 240g of cannabis. Photograph: Eric Luke

A young Dublin man who crashed into a van after avoiding a Garda checkpoint claimed he had been speeding because his girlfriend was in labour, a court(...)

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