Ciaran Cuffe

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Clerys is to be redeveloped. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

When Clerys closed its doors for the last time in 2015, it was under controversial circumstances. It wasn’t the sale of the 162-year-old retailer and (...)

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan at the count centre for the local and European elections. File photograph: Keith Heneghan

Significant changes in Ireland’s representation in the European Parliament are likely at next year’s elections as boundary changes, retirements and el(...)

Kitty Hawk’s Cora  autonomous personal aircraft, backed by Google co-founder Larry Page

Drones and driverless cars look set to have a profound impact on buildings, our cities and the way we get around. Amazon, for example, floated the id(...)

In March last year the 30km/h speed limit zone was expanded to certain residential areas and in the vicinity of schools in Dublin city centre.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

New bylaws to allow the introduction of 30km/h speed limits across all residential streets in the capital have been accepted by Dublin City Council’s (...)

Gerry Scully who lives beside the  site where  Japanese knotweed is growing at O’Devaney Gardens  off the North Circular Road, Dublin. Photograph:  Tom Honan

Dublin City Council has declined to say how long it has been aware of the growth of Japanese knotweed on land it owns near the Phoenix Park or to outl(...)

Designs for a new Garda HQ on Military Road near Heuston Station, Dublin. Source: OPW

Serious concerns were raised by Dublin City Council over plans for a new €80 million Garda command and control centre near Heuston Station and the Iri(...)

Homeowners in Wales were awarded  compensation when their homes became unsaleabe because Network Rail failed to clear knotweed on their land.

Homeowners near the Phoenix Park should consider taking legal action to force Dublin City Council to deal with an “epidemic” which has seen one of the(...)

Apple has abandoned plans to build an €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway. Photograph: Collins Courts
Failure to plan

Apple’s decision in May to abandon plans for an €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway, has highlighted what many believe are profound problem(...)

So-called mosquito alarms emit a very high-frequency noise usually only audible to people under the age of 25

Concerns about the use of so-called “mosquito alarms” – anti-loitering devices designed to repel teenagers – should be reported to An Garda Síochána, (...)

From left, Dick Brady and Lauren Richards,  Dublin City Council, Sean O’Dwyer,  Urbo; Celine Reilly, Dublin City Council, Hugh Cooney,  Bleeperbike,  Ciarán Cuffe,  and Kevin Meade, Dublin City Council.

Two firms – Bleeperbike and Urbo – have been granted licences to operate Dublin City Council’s stationless bike-hire scheme. Under the scheme, 200 b(...)

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