Christy Burke

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More than 20,000 full- and part-time students are due to attend DIT’s consolidated campus  in Grangegorman, Dublin 7, by 2020. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Plans for a seven-storey apartment complex for almost 300 students beside the new DIT campus at Grangegorman could be blocked by Dublin city councillo(...)

Simon Coveney (left with shovel) turning the sod in June 2016 on a planned redevelopment of the Dominick Street flats during his time as minister for housing. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The €39 million redevelopment of the Dominick Street flats in Dublin’s north inner city is to begin within weeks, more than two years since former min(...)

 Joan Freeman: she is understood to have told those supporting her that she does not believe she will have a difficulty  raising funds

Aspiring presidential candidate Joan Freeman has urged local authorities to hold special meetings soon to facilitate the nomination of challengers to (...)

 Dr Eamon Keenan, Minister for State Catherine Byrne and Anna Liffey chief executive Tony Duffin at the launch of the new HSE campaign. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

A rise in cocaine use in Ireland has prompted the Health Service Executive (HSE) to issue “harm reduction” guidelines on how to make taking the drug s(...)

John Hanney pictured at his stall at Cumberland Markets on Cumberland Street, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

Another part of what once was Dublin City in the rare old times could be about to disappear – but traders manning stalls at a street market in the sha(...)

Local property tax: at a  meeting of Dublin City Council on Monday, Owen Keegan recommended a 10 per cent  reduction for householders instead on the maximum 15 per cent. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin City Council has voted down a proposal to increase the level of the local property tax for 2018 despite a warning that it will starve the counc(...)

1984 - 1/03/1984 - page 1 - A young girl who took part in the anti-drugs march in Dublin yesterday.  Photograph: Kevin McMahon  / THE IRISH TIMES   . . . neg no 84/2/288

In 1982, Christy Burke, then a self-described IRA activist, was approached by Father Jim Smyth, a Jesuit priest, who lived in the Hardwicke Street fla(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy: one councillor called his failure to attend the meeting “an absolute disgrace”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said he had been “very unfairly” treated by Lord Mayor of Dublin Mícheál Mac Donncha after he was sharply criticise(...)

Eoghan Murphy: he has summoned the chief executives of all 31 local authorities along with their housing department personnel to an emergency summit on homelessness in the Custom House on Friday. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has been castigated by Dublin city councillors for not attending Monday night’s council meeting to discuss homeless(...)

Financial support in Ireland for the clergy has always been voluntary, the Catholic Communications Office said.

The Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) is aware that nursing home residents have been charged for religious services, but it has received(...)

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