Dermot Lacey

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Green Party leader Eamon Ryan with local election candidates at the launch of the party’s successful campaign. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Warm congratulations for Paul McAuliffe, the new Fianna Fáil Lord Mayor of Dublin, came from ally and opponent, as is customary on such occasions. Du(...)

Housing under the scheme will be built on local authority land and be offered for sale at a discounted price.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An affordable housing scheme which discriminates against Dubliners who have had to leave the capital because of high rents has been approved by counci(...)

The Dodder: The planned route has meant cyclists and walkers at loggerheads since it was first proposed. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Plans for the long-awaited development of a cycling and walking “greenway” along the river Dodder on Dublin’s southside are to be presented to Dublin (...)

Scouting Ireland board member and Labour Party councillor Dermot Lacey. Photograph: Labour Party

The State child and family agency has been criticised as “arrogant” and lacking in credibility, by a member of Scouting Ireland’s board, heightening t(...)

People Before Profit councillor John Lyons wants a change to the development plan so that families could provide accommodation for relatives who are facing high rents and homelessness. File photograph:James Forde

Unscrupulous landlords could provide substandard accommodation for vulnerable tenants if log cabins are permitted in back gardens of family homes, Dub(...)

 New home construction is struggling to meet demand in the absence of developers’ ability to scale up. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The developer which acquired land formerly belonging to RTÉ in Donnybrook has signalled its intention to build up to 17 per cent more units than origi(...)

Mayor for Dublin

This article is part of the Capital Ideas series of proposals to improve Dublin city’s infrastructure, economy, services and the daily life of its cit(...)

Markievicz Building on Townsend Street: faces compulsory purchase and demolition under existing MetroLink plans.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dublin City councillors have objected to plans by the National Transport Authority to demolish a public swimming pool and an apartment block to make w(...)

 Fishamble Street: Dublin City Council plans to start construction in November on a block of five apartments on a derelict site there. Photograph: Eric Luke

Plans for Dublin’s first prefabricated “portable” apartment block on a site close to Christ Church Cathedral have been supported by city councillors, (...)

 Norma Burke aka Bunty Twuntingdon McFluff at City Hall. “I did this because I got so angry listening to people who want to be candidates but haven’t read the constitutional requirements for the job,” she said. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

If you think things are daft now, imagine how completely bonkers the presidential candidate selection process is going to be in seven years’ time. An(...)

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