A report carried out for Dublin City Council found that almost 80 per cent of people living in new purpose built student residences are international students. Image: iStock.

Dublin’s new student accommodation has become the preserve of “the sons and daughters of the global elite”, a Dublin City Council meeting has been tol(...)

Chairman of the Housing Agency, Conor Skehan. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

One of the State’s largest homeless charities has implored Dublin City Council to keep putting homeless families at “the front of the queue” for the a(...)

The pilot injection centre scheme  will run for a period of up to 18 months with a review after six months. Photograph:  Julien Behal/PA Wire

A senior Garda has questioned the rationale behind starting public consultations over a pilot drug injecting centre in Dublin city centre only after t(...)

Council chief executive Owen Keegan wanted to build a “consolidated depot ” at Marrowbone Lane that would become a centre for street cleaning and maintenance staff. Photograph: The Irish Times

Street cleaning and road and housing maintenance jobs in Dublin city are at risk of privatisation following the decision of councillors to block chief(...)

 Dublin Port Company has invested €500,000 in a new Seafarers’ Centre at Dublin Port. It is housed in the former Odlums workers’ canteen.

A new centre for seafarers has opened on the site of the old Odlums flour mill in Dublin Port. Based in the former Odlums workers canteen which has(...)

Artist Robert Ballagh was among the recipients of the 2016 awards. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Artist Robert Ballagh and the Dublin Fire Brigade are among the seven recipients of the Lord Mayor’s Awards for 2016. Lord Mayor of Dublin Críona Ní D(...)

 President Michael D Higgins and Helen Litton great-grandniece of Tom Clarke during a ceremony where the East Link bridge was renamed to Tom Clarke Bridge in Ringsend, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Tom Clarke, first signatory of the 1916 Proclamation, stands in Irish history alongside O’Donovan Rossa, John Devoy, and Robert Emmet, President Micha(...)

Sarah Morris  and Robbie O’Connor  performing for Sabina Higgins, Dublin Lord Mayor Críona Ní Dhálaigh and Joan Burton at the opening of Richmond Barracks. Photograph: Eric Luke

One hundred years to the day that 1916 rebel leaders were court martialled at Richmond Barracks in Dublin, their relatives attended the reopening of (...)

Marie, Louis and Layla Carroll at the opening of the Film Ireland festival in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong is the city that gifted us the violent visual poetry of John Woo and his black-suited face-offs, the balletic martial arts thrills of Bruce (...)

Dublin City Council had offered to remove the controversial banner at College Green, but councillors failed to  meet deadline for vote on issue

Dublin City Council has offered to immediately remove a controversial banner featuring Henry Grattan, Daniel O’Connell, Charles Stewart Parnell and J(...)

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