The O’Rahilly home was demolished. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin City Council planners advised An Bord Pleanála this year to grant permission to builders to demolish the Herbert Park home of 1916 Rising leade(...)

Waterlogged houses: most Shannon-side counties have fostered a settlement strategy dominated by random single houses. We need not be surprised so many end up waterlogged in wet ground. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimon

Following the recent episodes of severe flooding, we need to consider how the Irish planning system can be reformed in order to protect families from (...)

Walford in Dublin 4: concerns raised about who has beneficial ownership of the  property

Attempts to identify the owners of Ireland’s most expensive house have dominated a Bord Pleanála hearing on plans for its redevelopment. Gayle Killil(...)