Garda specialist units are currently housed in Harcourt Square but must vacate the offices by the end of 2022. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Office of Public Works (OPW) has warned there will be “huge financial implications” if there are further delays to work on a new Garda command and(...)

The OPW announced in early May it was closing the 218 metre high Skellig Michael as a visitor attraction due to concerns over Covid-19 but promised to review the decision as circumstances changed and some lockdown measures were relaxed.

The Office of Public Works has confirmed it will not re-open the Skellig Michael UNESCO World Heritage Site for the remainder of the 2020 tourist seas(...)

Mike Murray runs through Phoenix Park with his son Donnacha and spaniel Pip. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Cars can return to Dublin’s Phoenix Park from Monday, despite pleas from environmental groups to retain Covid-19 restrictions on parking in the city’s(...)

Museum of Modern Art in Kilmainham. Imma  has off-site storage in OPW warehouse.  File photograph.

The storage facility holding the State’s multi-million euro collection of modern art falls “significantly below international museum standards” and wa(...)

The Usher’s Island James Joyce house, location of  the short story,  The Dead. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Plans to turn the James Joyce “House of the Dead” on Dublin’s Liffey quays into a 56-bedroom hostel have been lodged with Dublin City Council. The Ge(...)

Leinster House: the cost of the renovation project is currently running 11 per cent over its €14.8 million budget. File photograph: Alan Betson

The major multi-million euro project to renovate Leinster House is on course to run up to 20 per cent over budget, according to internal Office of Pub(...)

The memorial gardens at Islandbridge. The new bridge will not reach as far as Phoenix Park but a new pedestrian crossing is expected to be introduced, linking bridge and park via existing cycleways. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Almost a century after it was first planned, a pedestrian bridge will soon cross Dublin’s river Liffey, linking the Irish National War Memorial Garden(...)

The Thornton Hall site in north Dublin, purchased in 2005 for €29.9 million, cost €20 million more than an alternative site, the OPW report says. Photograph: Alan Betson

More than €31 million of taxpayers’ money was overpaid by the Office of Public Works (OPW) in five property deals over a four-year period, an internal(...)

Joyce House, Lombard Street East, Dublin 2

An office building rented by the Office of Public Works and occupied by the Register of Births, Deaths & Marriages on Lombard Street East in Dubli(...)

Some of the items left behind after the papal mass and which can be reclaimed from Garda lost property. Photograph: Garda Facebook page

Phoenix Park has reopened 15 hours ahead of schedule following an extensive overnight clean-up operation following the papal mass. Work began at 8 pm(...)

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