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Child protection expert Ian Elliott’s scathing report painted a comprehensive picture of the scale of the historic abuse, but it is unlikely to be the final chapter in the scandal.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

It was the day after Scouting Ireland had elected an entirely new board as part of an overhaul of the youth organisation’s governance. The 10 new boar(...)

Independent councillors claim a vote to facilitate the regeneration of O’Devaney Gardens in Dublin 7 never took place. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times.

Dublin businesses face a rates increase of 5 per cent in 2020, one of the largest rates hikes ever imposed by the city council, if the Government does(...)

Labour councillor Dermot Lacey said it was ‘grossly unfair’ that tenants were being faced with rent increases when others were not paying what was owed. File photograph: David Sleator

The first tenant to be evicted by Dublin City Council for not paying rent is due to lose their home this month, as rent arrears hit almost €33 million(...)

Lord Mayor of Dublin Paul McAuliffe: “There is a perception the city is awash with money.” Photograph: Tom Honan

Lord Mayor of Dublin Paul McAuliffe has said he cannot stand over a city council budget that would see increases in charges and cuts in services for D(...)

“Ireland’s premier writer”: James Joyce  in Zurich  in 1938, three years before his death. File photograph: Hulton/Getty

Dublin City councillors have proposed a motion to attempt to bring the remains of James Joyce and his wife Nora Barnacle back to Ireland. The motion (...)

Dublin City Council is to consider restricting the amount of election posters used by candidates in future elections amid concern at the proliferation of publicity material used during campaigns. Photo: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Dublin City Council is to consider restricting the amount of election posters used by candidates in future elections amid concern at the proliferation(...)

Independent councillor Mannix Flynn suggested a motion had been introduced to facilitate the ‘commercial friends’ of some councillors but he later withdrew the comment. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Dublin city councillors have voted to limit the number of hotels being built in the city to halt the “increasing erosion of cultural life and space”, (...)

A public consultation process on the tax rate found more than three-quarters of people wanted city councillors to implement the maximum discount on property tax bills. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Dublin city homeowners, the State biggest payers of local property tax (LPT), will see no change to their bills next year, following the decision of c(...)

More than 100 artists who sell their work at Merrion Square each weekend will be banned from their traditional pitches next summer to accommodate Uefa(...)

The old Manhattan Cafe on Richmond Road: once a haunt of musicians and all-night revellers. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

An attempt to reverse a Dublin City Council decision to block the redevelopment of the Manhattan Cafe site at Kelly’s Corner near Portobello will be m(...)

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