City centre businesses around College Green were left bemused by Dublin City Council’s “strange” pedestrianisation of the district last Sunday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

City centre businesses around College Green were left bemused by Dublin City Council’s “strange” pedestrianisation of the district last Sunday, though(...)

 Luke Brabazon from Phibsboro, Dublin relaxing on Dame Street. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw/ The Irish Times

Dublin City Council’s grand vision of a car-free city centre left many underwhelmed. For the first time, the council closed College Green to traffic(...)

The site of the proposed National Children’s Hospital, at St James’s Hospital, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Members of the trade union Impact working at St James’s Hospital in Dublin have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action in a row with management ov(...)

At least 200 social work posts are vacant despite significant increases in the number of reports of children at risk of abuse or neglect, new figures (...)