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Cycle lane bollards on Fitzwilliam Street Lower

Residents of Fitzwilliam Street in Dublin 2 have urged Dublin City Council to remove “distasteful” cycle lane bollards currently being installed as pa(...)

The O’Rahilly home was demolished at Herbert Park, Ballsbridge, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The immediate reconstruction of The O’Rahilly house, which was demolished one week ago, has been ordered by Dublin city councillors. Councillors on M(...)

 Empty plinths outside the  Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin after the statues were removed.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Dublin City Council is investigating the decision by the Shelbourne Hotel to remove four statues from its facade, apparently without planning permissi(...)

Most observers feel Catherine Martin will retain her seat. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin Rathdown (three seats) Current: 1 FG, 1 GP, 1 Ind It is very difficult to take anything for granted in this ferociously competitive and notor(...)

A view of Kimmage Road Lower in Dublin. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Front gardens and trees in south Dublin could be saved under new BusConnects designs that restrict cars in Kimmage Village. The National Transport Au(...)

Local elections, Kimmage-Rathmines: Green Party local election candidate Patrick Costello canvasses in Harold’s Cross, Dublin. Photo : Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

“Do you know anything about this spine, what’s it called, BusConnects?” asks a young woman in Harold’s Cross, south Dublin, who has just answered the (...)

 Locals at a community meeting in Christ Church, Rathgar, in relation to the Bus Connects proposals. Photograph: James Forde

Six bus routes – the 15, 15a, 15b, 14, 65 and the 65b – pass by Christ Church, the Presbyterian church in the heart of Rathgar village in Dublin 6, br(...)

Plans for dedicated bus corridors to the city centre could result in protected structures  losing up to 6m of garden, according to a heritage report.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

BusConnects plans for Rathgar, Terenure and Rathmines represent a “monumental destruction of national, regional and local heritage” according to an ar(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin at a Lawyers Together for Yes event in Dublin on Wednesday evening. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins.

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has criticised “dishonest and offensive” campaigning by some anti-abortion groups, claiming they are deliberately sp(...)

Advocates argue that a different set of factual circumstances – namely, those of a fatal foetal abnormality – could also legally justify a termination given that the “unborn” will not live.

Does the Constitution allow for the termination of pregnancy where a foetus has no viable prospect of life outside the womb? Independent TD Clare Daly(...)

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