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Brendan Howlin: sources close to the Labour Party leader   insist that he will not stand down

A group of Labour councillors is trying to muster further backing for a move to oust Brendan Howlin by garnering the support of over half of local rep(...)

An image of the apartment block on Eglinton Road in Donnybrook that Avestus is seeking permission to build.

Planners are demanding more information from property player Avestus on controversial proposals for an €80 million apartment block in Donnybrook, pote(...)

Scouting Ireland are in the middle of a controversy over the handling of a rape allegation made in 2016, concerning two adults from an incident in 2009. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The membership of Scouting Ireland have approved an overhaul of the organisation’s governance structures at an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) hel(...)

An image of the proposed €80 million apartment block in Donnybrook that has sparked complaints from local residents over the scale of the project.

Residents in Donnybrook want property player Avestus Capital Partners to ditch an €80 million plan for more than 90 apartments in the area. Avestus i(...)

The Irish Glass Bottle site. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Lands for the development of the eastern bypass motorway must be preserved within the new Poolbeg development zone, Transport Infrastructure Ireland ((...)

Chief Scout Christy McCann:  Re-elected head of Scouting Ireland on Saturday.

Chief scout Christy McCann has been re-elected head of Scouting Ireland at the youth organisation’s annual conference. The national council meeting (...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy directed that planning applications should not be discussed at council meetings before a decision has been made. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Dublin city councillors have called on Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy to withdraw a “gagging order” blocking councillors from discussing planning (...)

A Luas tram blocks traffic on O’Connell Bridge: Anne Graham “should be apologising to the city of Dublin”, says  Cllr Mannix Flynn.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dublin’s transport chiefs have been sharply criticised by city councillors for presiding over a “catastrophic mess” in College Green and the wider cit(...)

Conor Skehan said the Government may have “unwittingly” encouraged people to exploit the housing allocations system by prioritising homelessness. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Dublin City Council has called on Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy to remove Conor Skehan from his position as chairman of the Housing Agency and to(...)

Councillors voted to rescind their 2000 decision to bestow the Freedom of the City on Aung San Suu Kyi. Photograph: Aung Shine Oo/AP

Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been stripped of her Freedom of the City of Dublin award, following an overwhelming vote of Dublin city c(...)

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