Last March, Waterford City and County Council’s elected members voted by 16 votes to two not to go ahead and build a seven-bay halting site at Carrickphierish Road, in Waterford.  File Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A High Court challenge over a decision by Waterford Council’s elected members not to develop Traveller accommodation in the city has been resolved. T(...)

 Senator Lorraine Clifford Lee: said that while there was a need for more housing in the area, the proposed development did not match the needs of the local community. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Fianna Fáil Senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee, who is based in north Co Dublin, has defended a decision to object to a proposed 46-home development in a (...)

Waterford City and County Council got an interim injunction last month preventing the Homesavers operators remaining open because it was claimed they were in breach of planning permission. Photograph: iStock

Two Homesavers discount stores in Co Waterford which opened just before the Christmas market got underway must close down, the High Court ordered. Whi(...)

An artist’s impression of the proposed development  at  Waterford’s North Quays. Photograph:  Falcon Real Estate Development Ireland

Waterford City and County Council has granted planning approval for a €500 million redevelopment of the city’s North Quays . Falcon Real Estate Devel(...)

Playgrounds across the country have been closed since lockdown restrictions were introduced to combat the spread of the coronavirus in mid-March. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Local authorities are “not expected” to post staff to supervise playgrounds in order for the children’s facilities to reopen as some councils initiall(...)

Sinn Féin TD David Cullinane has criticised ‘unsustainable’ funding cuts to councils. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Local authorities in Dublin and Waterford are facing “unsustainable” funding cuts of €18.4 million because of reduced transfers from the Government, t(...)

Model image of planned North Quays redevelopment in Waterford city. Picture: Waterford City and County Council

Waterford City and County Council has signed a contract for a €300 million development with a Saudi Arabian retail group, for a long-mooted project on(...)

An old vacant building near the docklands in Dublin. Owners of vacant houses and apartments may be granted money to refurbish them and to make them available for social housing, under Government plans. File photograph: Sara Freund/The Irish Times

Owners of vacant houses and apartments may be granted money to refurbish them and to make them available for social housing, under plans being drawn u(...)

Japanese ambassador Chihiro Atsumi throws a stone into a stream at the opening of the Lafcadio Hearn Memorial Garden in Tramore. Photograph: Patrick Browne.

A memorial garden in honour of one of the most famous Irishmen to have lived in Japan has been opened in Tramore. The Lafcadio Hearn Memorial Garden(...)

Councils across the State have reported busy days ahead of today’s deadline to register to vote in the forthcoming referendums. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A late surge in voter registration has taken place across the State on the last day on which people can register to vote in the upcoming referendums o(...)

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