Independent councillor Mannix Flynn

Independent councillor Mannix Flynn has taken the fifth and final seat in the South East Inner City following a recount that saw People Before Profit (...)

 Local election candidate for Cabra-Glasnevin, Declan Meenagh, Labour,  canvassing Michael Bergin, in the Phibsborough area of Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Politics starts with the local. In 2005, Declan Meenagh got his first taste of on-the-ground campaigning after Dublin City Council turned off audible (...)

The literature being handed out by pro-repeal campaigners while canvassing in Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

The reaction to pro-choice campaigners in one of the wealthiest areas of one of the most liberal constituencies in the state left canvasser Mary Cody,(...)

Protesters marching in Dublin to demand that the Government declare a national housing emergency. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

About 1,000 people marched in Dublin on Saturday to demand that a national housing emergency be declared by the Government. If an emergency was decl(...)

The Irish Glass Bottle Site Housing Action Group is urging the setting aside of 100 per cent of the Dublin site for council and affordable housing. Calling for the move at Buswells Hotel today were group spokeswoman Annette Mooney, AAA-PBP TD   Richard Boyd Barrett and  architect  Mark Price. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Residents of Ringsend in Dublin are to begin a series of protests in a bid to force the Government to set aside the old Irish Glass Bottle site for 10(...)