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Sinn Féin TD for Dublin Central Mary Lou McDonald is likely to fight the next election as the party’s  leader if, as expected, Gerry Adams stands down in advance. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Political parties are paying particular attention to four constituencies where the number of seats has changed for the next general election. The thr(...)

The flag regularly seen unfurled on Hill 16 during Dublin games. Photograph: All Dublin GAA Fans/Facebook

Dublin GAA fans are understood to have secured a meeting with Peter McKenna, the stadium director at Croke Park following their calls for a boycott of(...)

Students from Notre Dame at the Forty Foot near Joyce’s Tower in Sandycove during Bloomsday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

There was no Chapel of Love, no Unchained Melody and certainly no Rock the Boat in Ulysses. Neither was there a wedding but it it did not stop the No(...)

A screengrab of the tweet on Friday from Mary Lou McDonald which annoyed Dublin city councillor Christy Burke.

Dublin city councillor Christy Burke claimed on Sunday Mary Lou McDonald had “stooped to a new low” by tweeting a picture of the former Lord Mayor wit(...)

O’Devaney Gardens in Dublin 7, one of five sites that was due to be developed by  Bernard McNamara  as part of a PPP deal with Dublin City Council. The developer backed out of the deal in 2008.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A single development consortium is to be selected to build 500 social homes at six separate locations in Dublin and surrounding counties under a publi(...)

SIPTU members Dublin Fire Brigade with members of the public and elected representatives protest against the break up of the DFB Emergency Medical Service, at North Strand Fire Brigade Station. Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Members of Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) and their supporters gathered outside 12 fire stations across the capital on Saturday to protest the removal of t(...)

The funeral of Noel Kirwan arrives at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, on Sean McDermott Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The funeral has taken place in Dublin of Noel Kirwan, “an innocent man”, those who came to say goodbye to him were told, but the latest victim nonethe(...)

Clerys on O’Connell Street: shop closed last year with the loss of 467 jobs. Its owner, OCS Properties, is seeking permission from Dublin City Council to redevelop it as a hotel, offices, shops and a restaurant. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin city councillors will vote on Monday on a motion calling on contractors to refuse to work on the redevelopment of Clerys in protest at the trea(...)

President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, is greeted by well-wishers at College Green, Dublin in 2011. Photograph: Eric Luke

A proposal to award US President Barack Obama with the Freedom of the City of Dublin has had to be postponed after councillors were unable to agree on(...)

Mary Lou McDonald and SF Councillor Janice Boylan. Ms McDonald said: “We don’t want quick fixes because there is none available.” Photograph: Collins

A TD from Dublin’s north inner city, which has been at the centre of the recent Kinahan-Hutch gang feud, has urged the Government not to patronise the(...)

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