Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, in whose area 10 members of one Traveller family died in a fire on an unauthorised site in October 2015, had the largest draw-down, spending €1.95 million on Traveller accommodation since January 2016 – just over the €1.92 it was allocated. It was the only local authority to overspend on Traveller accommodation. Photograph: Getty Images

Almost half the money allocated to local authorities for Traveller accommodation over the past two years has not been spent, figures from the Departme(...)

Workers entering the Intel facility at Leixlip, Co Kildare. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Global tech giant Intel has been granted planning permission for a manufacturing facility at its Leixlip, Co Kildare, facility. It was confirmed by A(...)

Joe O’Farrell (left) of the Shackleton Museum Athy and Sven Habermann of Conservation Letterfrack peer into the cabin in which the explorer died in the Antartic on January 5th, 1922. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Sven Habermann has taken delivery of many fine and fragile objects at his north Connemara workshop, and they come in all shapes, sizes, ages and condi(...)

The LPT automatically returns to the base rate each year and the current regime is based on house valuations from May 2013. Photograph: Getty

The majority of local authorities have voted to keep the level of local property tax at the same rate for the coming year. Only a small number of cou(...)

Dublin City Council, the city authority with the largest population and biggest housing crisis, built just 31 units over the nine-month period. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Local authorities across the State built just 161 social housing units in the first nine months of last year while more than 90,000 people were offici(...)

The corporal has worked with the Defence Forces for 17 years and earns €519 per week. Photograph: Alan Betson

The family of a corporal in the Irish Defence Forces say they have registered as homeless after being refused rented accommodation in the Newbridge, C(...)

Peter Kinsella from Westlink Recovery Services in Dublin. He said recovery companies were now receiving about €50 per tonne of scrap metal compared with €150 four or five years ago. Photograph: Alan Betson

Just a single litter fine was handed out in relation to more than 600 cases of cars left abandoned in Dublin city over the last three years, newly-rev(...)

When the Mitchell family bought a plot of land on the exclusive Carton Demesne estate in Co Kildare, they thought they had secured their dream home. T(...)

The deal to purchase Millennium Park, near Naas in Co Kildare, was one of the biggest land deals in the pre-crash years.

Galway-based property developers Tom Considine and Patrick Sweeney, and their Kildare-based business partner Gerry Prendergast, had an interesting fin(...)

New York-based Avenue Capital Group has bought Manor Mills Shopping Centre in Maynooth, Co Kildare, for close to €14 million – a long way from the €48(...)

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