Ciaran Cuffe

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Traffic on Bachelor’s Walk in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

European Car-Free Day took place on Friday and Dublin’s streets were a haven for walkers, cyclists and public transport users. Only joking - traffic (...)

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(...)

“I hope that An Garda Síochána are applying similar resources to speeding and breaking lights by cars as well as tackling cyclists,” said Green Party councillor Ciarán Cuffe. Photograph: Alan Betson

More than 1,500 on-the-spot fines have been handed out to cyclists in the two years since their introduction, according to figures released by the Gar(...)

The Iveagh Markets site in Dublin .Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

A faded manila file sits on my desk. It contains a Dublin Corporation report on the Iveagh Markets dated 14th February 1992. It states that the “resto(...)

The Iveagh Markets site in the Liberties in  Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A deal agreed 20 years ago for the redevelopment Dublin’s Edwardian Iveagh Markets must be scrapped if the future of the historic market is to be secu(...)

Metal boxes located on College Green, Dublin, for the new Luas lines. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Groups of metal cabinets, described by some as appearing like a “mini-Stonehenge” or a “collection of milk cartons” have been springing up across Dubl(...)

The incinerator at Poolbeg, Ringsend where 11 were hospitalised following an incident at the  incinerator. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

Dublin City Council has asked for a full safety audit on the operation of the Poolbeg incinerator after 11 staff were hospitalised last week following(...)

Lord Mayor of Dublin Cllr Brendan Carr.

The Lord Mayor of Dublin Cllr Brendan Carr has accused the Minister for Health of “living on another planet” over the new maternity hospital. Cllr Ca(...)

Economist John FitzGerald has said a ‘profound pessimism’ nationally meant Ireland missed an opportunity to deal with the housing crisis at a much earlier date. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin local authorities are holding back the development of housing through their failure to deal with regulatory constraints and restrictions on hei(...)

The relocation plans are being supported by the council planners, even though the new building breaks height rules for the site.

Dublin City Council has recommended that the new National Maternity Hospital be placed under the control of the State, if it secures planning permissi(...)

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