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A Dublin Port  sign, located on East Wall Road.

Open House Dublin, the annual free-to-attend architecture festival, is a chance to nose about private homes and commercial buildings not normally open(...)

 President-elect of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen: has displayed a deft tough, but the name of her new migration brief appears bizarre. Photograph:  Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images

Ursula von der Leyen – or VDL as she is being known – has demonstrated, even before assuming office as European Commission president, quite a def(...)

Jean-Claude Juncker addresses the plenary of the European Parliament on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU during Brexit  debate  at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday. Photograph: Patrick Seeger/PA

British opposition MEPs strongly appealed to the European Parliament and Council on Wednesday to “give us time” by granting another Brexit extension. (...)

Claire Byrne: when she was 14 an inspiring teacher got her some work experience on a local newspaper. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

THE RTÉ PRESENTER GREW UP IN A FAMILY THAT HAD ‘BIG CONVERSATIONS ABOUT WHO TO VOTE FOR’. CHILDHOOD MENINGITIS PERMITTING, IT WAS THE BEGINNING OF (...)

When the service began, there were just 450 bicycles at 40 stations. Photograph: Dave Meehan for The Irish Times

“It might not work. It might be a disaster or it might be a stirring success,” was how Owen Keegan, then Dublin City Council’s director of traffic, re(...)

A schematic drawing of the proposed white-water facility at George’s Dock planned by Dublin City Council.

Plans for a €12 million international standard white-water rapids rafting circuit and polo pool in central Dublin have resurfaced, despite the project(...)

The old Manhattan Cafe on Richmond Road: once a haunt of musicians and all-night revellers. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

An attempt to reverse a Dublin City Council decision to block the redevelopment of the Manhattan Cafe site at Kelly’s Corner near Portobello will be m(...)

Proposals to reclaim lands on Sandymount Strand and the Tolka Estuary drew opposing political opinions from Dublin councillors. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Reclaiming Dublin Bay for housing would be preferable to “using it as an open sewer” Independent Cllr Mannix Flynn has said. Cllr Flynn was respondin(...)

Ursula von der Leyen reacts after the European Parliament voted in favour of her as the new European Commission president. Photograph: Patrick Seeger/EPA

Newly-elected European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen would back a further Brexit extension beyond October 31st, she told MEPs in Strasbour(...)

 Dublin City Council  hosted the Velo-City cycling conference in June. This image shows the beginning of the bike parade which went from  Sherif Street to Raheny. Photograph. Nick Bradshaw

Inhaling motor fumes, weaving in and out of gridlocked cars and coming within centimetres of speeding vehicles were the defining characteristics of Ma(...)

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