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Housing activists opposed to major Clondalkin housing scheme protest ahead of South Dublin County Council meeting. Photograph: Jack Power

South Dublin County Council has voted to approve a plan for nearly 1,000 homes in southwest Dublin, despite opposition from Sinn Féin, Solidarity and (...)

Some northern line commuter services are no longer stopping at Portmarnock or Clongriffin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish Rail has said there have been teething problems, including a lack of capacity in some areas, following the introduction of the new higher-freque(...)

One crèche in Dublin West, Magic Years, has signalled to parents that it intends to increase fees by 8 per cent in October Photograph:  Edmond Terakopian/PA Wire

Several crèches have increased fees ahead of the Government’s rollout of a new subsidy which was intended to lower the cost of childcare for parents. (...)

Minister of State for Disabilities Finian McGrath:  ‘I didn’t buy the original debate around the false imprisonment argument’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A Minister has expressed concern at the bringing of false imprisonment charges against the so-called ‘Jobstown six’ and said these charges “went too f(...)

File photograph of two of Solidarity’s three TDs,  Paul Murphy and Ruth Coppinger. The third is Mick Barry. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Anti-Austerity Alliance is changing its name to Solidarity, and the party the group belongs to will become Solidarity-People Before Profit. The n(...)