Dublin Civic Trust wins Europa Nostra Heritage Award for 18 Ormond Quay Upper.

A three-year conservation project, which shows the potential for “living over the shop” on Dublin’s Liffey quays has won a major European heritage awa(...)

Model of a pedestrianised entrance to Phoenix Park by Denis Byrne Architects.

Imagining a better Dublin in the future by looking at its history In Dublin by Design, a new book exploring the origins and future of Ireland’s (...)

A newly-installed cycle lane and pedestrian lane installed on Ormond Quay by Dublin City Council, which reduces the usual two lanes of vehicular traffic down to one. Photograph: Alan Betson

The new National Transport Authority (NTA) and Dublin City Council Covid-19 “mobility intervention programme” represents the most radical redrawing of(...)

The Wide Streets Commission was  responsible for much of the quays and the area around the Custom House

The 1963 planning Act – which introduced a national planning system – is seen as the advent of modern planning in Ireland. However, Ireland’s first pl(...)

The decline of so many historic buildings on streets such as North Frederick Street (above) or Gardiner Place could in part be attributed to the fact that they were split into flats and their owners often did not care about the living conditions of their tenants, said Senator David Norris. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A new development authority, modelled on the Wide Streets Commission of the 18th century, must be established to stem and reverse the decline of th(...)