I can only recommend that you try to talk to your neighbour and try to work out a mutually acceptable solution. Photograph: iStock

My neighbour approached me about a year ago to inform me of his intention to build a garden shed next to the dividing wall between our respective hous(...)

Ceire Sadlier at her apartment at Townsend Street, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

On foot of an article I wrote for The Irish Times in October, “Airbnb helped me stop hating my negative equity apartment”, Indie Pics had contacted me(...)

The boundary hedge is full of beautiful old mature trees. Photograph: iStock

Six months ago my neighbour applied for and was granted planning permission to develop a large complex that abuts my property. As I was sick at this t(...)

Oisín House, Pearse Street, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Trinity College Dublin (TCD) has received a major boost in its bid to address the student accommodation crisis in the capital. This follows Dublin Ci(...)

Two houses, one driveway: the term “shared driveway”, while correct, is open to misinterpretation

Q. I am currently in the process of purchasing a property. The property comes with a shared driveway. I have a slight issue regarding the two maps pro(...)

The proposed office development is on a three-hectare site at South County Business Park on Leopardstown Road.

Microsoft has been granted permission to build a “mega headquarters” building in Leopardstown, subject to contributions of €8.3 million to Dún Laog(...)

On the issue of wall height, it is necessary to have planning permission if the height exceeds 2m at the sides and rear, and 1.2m at the front along the public road
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Q I am considering buying a three-bedroom semi-detached house. The garden adjoins the garden next door. I have a dog and would like to build a wall ar(...)

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Q My wife and I have gone sale agreed on a house in south Co Dublin which was being sold by a financial institution due to a landlord being in fina(...)