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Dublin’s traditional Halloween events are to be severely curtailed due to concerns over an inability to enforce coronavirus public health guidelines. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin’s Halloween “Spooktacular” events are set to be cancelled or significantly curtailed due to concerns over an inability to enforce coronavirus p(...)

A nearly deserted Grafton Street amid movement restrictions due to coronavirus. Photograph: Alan Betson

Rates paid to Dublin City Council have plummeted €20 million due to the decline in business during the coronavirus pandemic. Figures from the council(...)

The Orchard Lawns Estate in Cherry Orchard, Dublin. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Fears are growing for the planned development of thousands of new homes in Cherry Orchard following revelations of attacks and protection rackets at b(...)

The scheme for choosing affordable housing buyers was going to cause ‘mass confusion’, Independent councillor Mannix Flynn said

Workers with jobs based as far from the capital as Mullingar, Tullamore, Dundalk, or Gorey could be eligible to buy discounted homes in Dublin, under (...)

Preparations at the Papal Cross in the Phoenix Park for the forthcoming visit of Pope Francis: when the pope arrives on Saturday, August 25th, road closures will be in place across the city centre and north inner city until 5pm. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney Collins

Large-scale road closures will be in place in the city centre and around the Phoenix Park for Pope Francis’s visit to Ireland later this month. When(...)

Mercer House on Mercer Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Hundreds of protected historic flats, including blocks designed by renowned Dublin housing architect Herbert Simms, face “delisting” and demolition un(...)

The assessment by Dublin City Council’s housing department that it would be too risky to use PPPs to rebuild its 6,400 outmoded flats runs contrary to Government policy. Photograph: Getty Images

Dublin City Council would be left exposed to “another Carillion-type collapse” if it uses Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) to regenerate dilapidated(...)

Food parcels being prepared after a Christmas Day dinner for people in need in the RDS. Photograph: Frank Miller

Families whose stated reason for seeking emergency homeless accommodation was a relationship breakdown may previously have lost their rented housing, (...)

The old Bargaintown building on Greencastle Parade, Coolock, which is being converted to a family hub for homeless people. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Dublin City Council plans to spend more than €70 million fitting out family hubs and emergency shelters for homeless people over the next four years, (...)

The council management wants to start the process of seeking a project group to develop all six sites this month. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Plans to build 500 social homes in Dublin and its surrounding commuter counties using a public private partnership (PPP) deal, have been approved by D(...)

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