Ikea already has a base in Carrickmines where customers can order furniture online and later collect it. It is now looking to open a full outlet. Photograph: Grigoris Siamidis

Ikea is understood to be in advanced talks to buy land from developer Jim Kennedy’s Jackson Way for a new store in south Dublin. The Swedish furnitur(...)

Ballyogan Luas stop. Viscount intends to redevelop part of Clay Farm in Ballyogan.

Developer Micheal Cotter’s Viscount Securities has submitted a new application for permission to build more than 900 homes in south Dublin. An Bord P(...)

The halting site in Carrickmines, Co Dublin, where 10 people died in a fire in 2015. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A Traveller family, who lost 10 loved ones in one of the worst fire disasters in the State’s history, is taking legal action against their local autho(...)

The development of Dun Laoghaire Baths will take nearly two years to complete and will include a small café, public toilets, an artist studio space, new lifeguard facilities, an up-grade to the existing maritime gardens and a new jetty.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The redevelopment of Dún Laoghaire’s old Victorian baths is set to begin in the coming weeks with the new public area due to open in the spring of 202(...)

Leopardstown Racecourse: Horse Racing Ireland says it wants to  unlock the potential of both sites “to ensure that Leopardstown remains one of the best racecourses in Europe”. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

State agency Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) is weighing plans for housing, a hotel and a school on land it owns at Leopardstown in Dublin that a local cou(...)

Illegal dumping on the Sally Gap:  Dara Grehan described finding “medical waste, latex gloves and medical wrappers, probably syringes ...  household rubbish, nappies”. Photograph: Dara Grehan

The lack of a prompt response to widespread fly-tipping of rubbish along one of the most scenic routes through Co Wicklow and south Dublin is allowing(...)

Cherrywood in south Dublin: undeveloped land bank is set to become new town centre.

To much fanfare, the Government identified Cherrywood as south Dublin’s newest suburb back in 2010. Wedged southeast of Carrickmines and northwest of (...)

Senior class at Dance Theatre of Ireland, at Bloomfield Centre, Dún Laoghaire. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Loneliness is often described as being more detrimental to older people’s health than physical illness. But not every older person wants to play bridg(...)

South Korean    embassy officials described the proposed development in Carrickmines, south Dublin as “overbearing visually”. Photograph: Getty Images

The South Korean embassy has cited the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations as part of an effort to prevent a development next to its ambassador’(...)

To be hit with a levy, sites must be bigger than 0.05 of a hectare, be ‘idle’ for more than 12 months, be zoned for residential or regeneration purposes, and be in an area in need of housing. Photograph: Eric Luke

Fingal County Council has published details of eight properties on its register of vacant sites, leaving Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council the onl(...)

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