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Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan: his comments were described as ‘deeply depressing’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The number of families entering emergency accommodation in Dublin dropped last year, following the decision to stop giving homeless families priority (...)

Architects’ impression of a pedestrianised Lower Liffey Street. Image: dhb Architects

A new pedestrian plaza for Dublin is to be created on the north side of the city, beside the Ha’penny Bridge on Liffey Street, following the refusal b(...)

Charges in the high-demand Dublin city centre “yellow zone” will rise from €2.90 to €3.20 an hour, while just outside this area the “red zone” charge will go from €2.40 to €2.70. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Dublin City Council has voted to approve draft bye-laws increasing the rates of on-street parking in the city centre from July. Late last year, counc(...)

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

Dublin’s Lord Mayor, Nial Ring, has poured cold water on plans for a €12 million international standard white-water rapids rafting circuit and polo po(...)

The Bill had proposed setting a minimum passing distance of up to 1.5 metres between a motorist and a cyclist. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Road safety campaigners have said the Government could learn from the success of British police forces in prosecuting motorists who do not keep a safe(...)

Laura Grehan at Broombridge Luas stop in Cabra. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Laura Grehan wishes her parents were still alive to see the Luas trams running through Cabra. They would have remembered the original street tracks th(...)

Willie Noone of SIPTU said the workers saw what was coming as a consequence of climate change but the problem was that ‘this has been fast-tracked’. File photograph: Pat Sammon

Bord na Móna workers employed on bogs in the Midlands “are being treated abysmally” as their employer seeks to get out of peat production, a union rep(...)

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(...)

Dublin City Council’s head of traffic said there was an “urgent need” to reconfigure College Green to take account of increased numbers of pedestrians and cyclists “and the new requirement to cater for 55m-long Luas cross-city trams”.

Dublin City Council spent almost €1.5 million on the College Green plaza project, which was refused permission by An Bord Pleanála three weeks ago, it(...)

Plans for the pedestrian and cycle plaza would have seen a ban on all traffic, including buses and taxis, from accessing Dame Street through College Green

Dublin City Council is considering applying for a judicial review of An Bord Pleanála’s decision to refuse permission for the €10 million civic plaza (...)

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