It is also hoped the arrival of large cruise ships will attract significant additional footfall in the town from residents; this is estimated at one Irish visitor per passenger. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A planning application for a “next generation” cruise ship berth at Dún Laoghaire harbour will be filed this month in a move expected to bring about 4(...)

Alex White: will stand in Dublin Rathdown

Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett said he may resign from his position and return to the Fine Gael backbenches before the next general election. Mr Barrett(...)

Stena Line ferries in Dublin Bay. Concerns have emerged that the line intends to pull out of Dún Laoghaire altogether and will not resume the service  it normally operates from the port during the summer next year.

Fears are growing that ferry operator Stena Line may next year pull out of Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin, in a move that sources estimate could cost the ha(...)

People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett of the Right2water campaign. The Government is “continuing to allow Irish Water to act in an outrageous manner, allowing them to attempt to secure the personal details of tens of thousands of households’ information”. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Irish Water has written to every local authority in the State seeking the names and addresses of all their council tenants. They have not asked for t(...)

Protesters from the ‘We Won’t Pay’ campaign returning water packs collected at protests to Pearse Roe, of Irish Water, earlier this month. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Many local authorities across the State have confirmed they will not intervene to ensure their tenants sign up with or pay their bills to Irish Water.(...)

A cyclist passing the Queen Elizabeth Cruise Liner during a visit to Dun Laoghaire last year. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Dublin Port is “not the most suitable place for cruise vessels” and Dun Laoghaire ranks as a much more attractive tourist gateway, a planning inquiry (...)

Some 17 dangerous and severely stinging jellyfish, known as lion’s mane have been removed by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council from Sandycove Beach today. Photograph: Irish Water Safety

Seventeen dangerous and severely stinging jellyfish, known as lion’s mane were removed by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council from Sandycove Beach t(...)

Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council announced bathing was safe again at both Killiney (above) and White Rock beaches following updated samples results today. Photograph: Eric Luke Staff Photographer

Swimming bans at two Dublin beaches due to poor water quality were lifted today, although concerns surrounding Sandymount remained after heavy rain ca(...)

Just as Bernard McNamara prepares to re-enter Dublin’s shattered construction market more properties he bought at exorbitant prices during the prop(...)

Social justice campaigner Fr Peter McVerry yesterday warned of a “tsunami of homelessness”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The number of households seeking council houses has risen dramatically across the State, with local authorities reporting an average increase of 42 p(...)

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