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Fianna Fáil housing spokesman Barry Cowen  said planning delays can last three to four years in Dublin at a time when there is an acute shortage of houses. At present, 22 prescribed bodies must be informed of housing developments. File photograph: Getty Images

Measures which would see local authorities bypassed over planning permission for large housing estates will be supported by Fianna Fáil. Party housi(...)

At 28m the maximum height for most of the city would be half the height of Liberty Hall (59m). File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Dublin City councillors have approved plans to allow apartment blocks to up 24m, the equivalent of eight storeys tall in “low-rise” areas of Dublin c(...)

Councillors have long opposed the development of a new motorway across Dublin Bay. Photograph: Frank Miller

Dublin city councillors have defied a direction from the National Transport Authority (NTA) to preserve lands for an eastern bypass across Dublin Bay(...)

Dublin City Council had offered to remove the controversial banner at College Green, but councillors failed to  meet deadline for vote on issue

Dublin City Council has offered to immediately remove a controversial banner featuring Henry Grattan, Daniel O’Connell, Charles Stewart Parnell and J(...)

Euro 2016: Whereas Martin O’Neill’s team had to rely on a playoff victory to book their Euro 2016 berth, Northern Ireland sailed through their qualification group. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

It appears likely that city halls in Dublin and Belfast will hold receptions for the Irish teams that qualified for Euro 2016 after an SDLP motion pas(...)

Transdev wants a special group to be set up to  tackle anti-social behaviour on Luas trams. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Transdev, the company running the Luas, wants a special group to be set up to help tackle anti-social behaviour on trams. Anti-social behaviour remain(...)

Despite a recommendation by council chief executive Owen Keegan (pictured) that the full local property tax charge be levied on homeowners, councillors voted by 47 to 12 to cut the rate by 15 per cent. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times.

Dublin homeowners will see no increase in Local Property Tax next year after Dublin City councillors voted to apply the maximum discount of 15 per cen(...)

A modular home: the sample houses are prefabricated and can be assembled within days. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Plans to install up to 250 modular houses on vacant sites in Dublin for homeless families living in hotels are to be backed by city and county counci(...)

A pair of endangered peregrine falcons that are nesting on the Poolbeg chimneys in Dublin have successfully hatched two chicks.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

A pair of endangered peregrine falcons that are nesting on the Poolbeg chimneys in Dublin have successfully hatched two chicks. The number of peregri(...)

The Institute of Guidance Councillors has welcomed plans to award “compensatory” CAO points to students who score below the existing 40 per cent pass (...)

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