The first estate of affordable homes to be built by Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council in more than a decade will get under way at Ballyogan. File photograph: Alan Betson

The first estate of affordable homes to be built by Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council in more than a decade is to get under way at a site south of(...)

Following the significant rainfall last night, Irish Water  confirmed waste water overflows

The ban on bathing at beaches in south Dublin has been extended until Monday, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council (DLRCC) has said. Dublin’s main b(...)

Monica Smyth at her home in Bulloch Harbour near Dalkey in south Co Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A planned luxury development at a south Dublin fishing harbour should be “halted” and the site purchased by the State to guarantee continued accessib(...)

Fine Gael councillor John Bailey, who has died aged 74. File photograph: Sportsfile

John Bailey, the Fine Gael councillor and former chairman of the Dublin GAA County Board, has died. He was 74. Mr Bailey was said to have died overni(...)

Ken Homan from Dalkey pictured at a public meeting on plans for Bulloch Harbour,Dalkey, last year. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

An Bord Pleanala has been criticised for approving a controversial harbour development despite recommendations from its own inspector not to do so. (...)

The zero emission Fuso Canter e-Cell parked on the charging station. The Fuso Canter is the one of the most ecological small trucks in Europe. Irish local authorities only have 75 low-emission vehicles in use.  Photograph: iStock

Less than 2 per cent of local authority vehicles are electric or hybrid while no common policy exists on “greening” council fleets, data obtained from(...)

Former Shell garage on Roebuck Road, Clonskeagh:  is the subject of a proposal for 43 apartments.

For well over a decade now, the operators of the Prestige 24-hour car wash in Clonskeagh had quite literally been cleaning up thanks to the steady flo(...)

The Herbert Hill apartment complex  nearing completion opposite Dundrum Town Centre. Photograph: James Forde

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is pursuing a plan to secure all 90 units at an apartment scheme beside Dundrum Town Centre for social housing. (...)

The Dún Laoghaire estate of 12 houses is close to the sea front and the town centre. It is the first ‘rapid’ or ‘modular’ housing scheme by local authorities to tackle the homelessness and housing crises to be shortlisted for the awards.

Two Dublin social housing schemes are among more than 40 contenders for the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) annual awards which wi(...)

 The increase in the Green vote means its current two Dáil seats – Eamon Ryan in Dublin Bay South and Catherine Martin in Dublin Rathdown – are secure.  Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

The results of the local elections will be pored over in the coming weeks to discern trends for the next general election, with strategies and tickets(...)

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