The report found that respondents to the survey were typically living in homes with three bedrooms but were using only two. Photograph: iStock

Most older people who own their homes are not interested in downsizing even if suitable alternative accommodation or financial incentives are availabl(...)

Grenfell Tower ablaze, June 2017.  In Ireland most buildings must have a fire safety certificate, but what does that mean? Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Fire safety in buildings has again become an area of major concern following on from the disaster in Grenfell Tower in London, and, more recently, the(...)

Bocconi University in Milan, Italy

Grafton Architects continue to stack up the gongs for exceptional contributions to the world of architecture. It has this week been awarded the Royal (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar launching Project Ireland 2040  at Sligo Institute of Technology. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

As reaction to the National Development Plan emerges, there is a clear divide between the business and industry sectors which have broadly welcomed ne(...)

Ideal Home Show: 240 stands spread across almost three acres at the RDS

The Ideal Home Show runs from October 27th-30th at the RDS Simmonscourt Pavilion in Ballbridge Dublin 4. Upwards of 26,000 people are expected to visi(...)

A big increase in visitor numbers is expected at the PTSB Ideal Home Show at the RDS.

A sharp rise in house building and renovation activity here is being reflected in the Permanent TSB Autumn Ideal Home Show, which takes place next we(...)

A stand at the Ideal Home Show at the RDS.

Up to 30,000 visitors are expected to attend the spring Permanent TSB Ideal Home Show, which takes place this week from Friday to Sunday (April 21st t(...)

Former minister for the environment Alan Kelly: his minimum apartment size standards have been deemed too small to be wheelchair accessible. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minimum apartment sizes, introduced a year ago by former minister for the environment Alan Kelly, are too small to be wheelchair accessible, accordin(...)

The doors and basements of Merrion Square, Dublin 2
Downstairs Dublin on Culture Night
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Next Friday night is Culture Night, and here at the Magazine we are doing our bit to bring the capital alive, with some help from our friends in Th(...)

 The dlr LexIcon library in Dún Laoghaire has divided opinion in the borough with some criticising it as overbearing and inappropriate. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The controversial new library at Dún Laoghaire and the restoration of St Mel’s Cathedral are among the projects shortlisted for this year’s Irish Arch(...)

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