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A view of the pedestrian and cycle lane on Inns Quay, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

Banning traffic from College Green and other Dublin city streets would be “potentially highly damaging” to the Government’s plans for a phased reopeni(...)

Cllr Tom Brabazon (left) has been elected Lord Mayor of Dublin. He replaces his Fianna Fáil colleague Paul McAuliffe who was elected to Dáil Éireann earlier this month. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Fianna Fáil councillor Tom Brabazon has been elected Lord Mayor of Dublin to replace his party colleague Paul McAuliffe who won a Dáil seat two weeks (...)

Election Posters for Sinn Féin and   Fianna Fail. Candidates in Fingal have been granted a bit more time to remove their posters. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fingal County Council has granted an extension to the deadline for the removal of election posters, to compensate for the impact of Storm Dennis. Pos(...)

A proliferation of Local and European Election candidate posters. File Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

General Election candidates who fail to take down their posters before midnight tomorrow will face penalties including fines of €150 per poster under (...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald on the canvass in Dublin Central. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Reuters

Dublin Central (four seats) Current: 1 SF, 1 FG, 1 Ind Mary Lou McDonald is the only near certainty for election in Dublin Central, which for decade(...)

The Spire and the pedestrian island at night in O’Connell street . File photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

An 81-year-old woman was found by a homeless volunteer near Dublin’s GPO Thursday night after being discharged from hospital. The woman was found, in(...)

Paul Hansard holds up a recent photograph of his brother Paddy, who was seriously injured during an assault in Dublin. Photograph: Maxwells

Doctors are attempting to remove from a respirator a great grandfather left with serious injuries following an unprovoked attack outside his home last(...)

The Luke Kelly statue after being daubed with black paint.

A statue of musician Luke Kelly on Sheriff Street, Dublin, has been vandalised. Photographs on social media show black paint across a section of the (...)

 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 (...)

President Michael D Higgins and his wife, Sabina, with Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring and artist Vera Klute, having unveiled the Luke Kelly statue in Dublin 1, on January 30th, 2019. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

We all have our heroes, some of us may even do heroic things, but it is not given to everyone to have a statue erected in their memory, never mind two(...)

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