Duke Street is among several streets to be closed to weekend traffic. File Photograph: The Irish Times

Several streets on Dublin city centre’s south side are to be closed to weekend traffic in an experiment to see if economic activity can be revitalised(...)

Gardaí are investigating the payment of money to criminals extorting building contractors on a Dublin City Council (offices pictured) housing scheme

A Garda investigation into payments to criminals extorting building contractors on a Dublin City Council housing scheme is examining what, if anything(...)

Independent councillor Mannix Flynn said the council would be ridiculed if it did not approve the plans. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin City Council (DCC) has voted to rezone land in the Liberties for a council depot and development of 100 housing units, despite opposition from (...)

The remains of Workers’ Party activist Seán Garland arrive for his funeral in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Séan Garland was “a giant of the left in Ireland”, Workers’ Party ard comhairle member Mickey McCorry said at a memorial service in Dublin’s Glasnevin(...)

 Norma Burke aka Bunty Twuntingdon McFluff at City Hall. “I did this because I got so angry listening to people who want to be candidates but haven’t read the constitutional requirements for the job,” she said. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

If you think things are daft now, imagine how completely bonkers the presidential candidate selection process is going to be in seven years’ time. An(...)

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 (...)

The HSE said it was  introducing an  injecting facility because it would save lives. Photograph: PA

Heroin addicts are injecting the drug in “subhuman conditions” and mooted supervised injecting rooms would help to bring that to an end, a senior Gard(...)

Dublin City Council’s revised traffic plan.

Dublin City Council has moved away from plans to ban private cars from Eden Quay, following opposition to the proposal from councillors and business l(...)

The Hugh Lane Gallery on Parnell Square in Dublin city is a registered charity. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The board of directors of Dublin’s Hugh Lane Gallery could be dissolved due to a “lack of clarity” regarding its role, a report on its structure has s(...)

Yesterday’s GAA All-Ireland senior hurling final at Croke Park: Cllr Mannix Flynn is triggering a debate about the connotations and effects of the Artane Band’s name. Photograph: James Crombie

The Artane Band could be formally asked to change its name due its historical ties to the notorious St Joseph’s Industrial School, following a Dublin(...)