Dick Brady

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Herbert Simms, who was appointed by Dublin Corporation of the city’s first housing architect,  is probably best known for the development of the city’s corporation flats, such as Chancery Place near the Four Courts. Photograph: G&T Crampton Archive

Few argue against the State having a role in the provision of social housing for those who do not have the means to house themselves. But how deeply (...)

Concerns were raised over how the College Green plaza plans would affect bus links and traffic flow in the city Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The College Green traffic free plaza, rejected by An Bord Pleanála last year, will be put in place this summer on a trial basis, Dublin City Council h(...)

A Bord Pleanála rejected a plaza scheme due to concerns about the “significantly negative impacts” it would have on bus transport and traffic in the city. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

A fresh application to build a pedestrian and cycle civic plaza in Dublin’s College Green will be lodged with An Bord Pleanála by Dublin City Council (...)

Dublin City Council’s head of traffic said there was an “urgent need” to reconfigure College Green to take account of increased numbers of pedestrians and cyclists “and the new requirement to cater for 55m-long Luas cross-city trams”.

Dublin City Council spent almost €1.5 million on the College Green plaza project, which was refused permission by An Bord Pleanála three weeks ago, it(...)

Plans for the pedestrian and cycle plaza would have seen a ban on all traffic, including buses and taxis, from accessing Dame Street through College Green

Dublin City Council is considering applying for a judicial review of An Bord Pleanála’s decision to refuse permission for the €10 million civic plaza (...)

From left, Dick Brady and Lauren Richards,  Dublin City Council, Sean O’Dwyer,  Urbo; Celine Reilly, Dublin City Council, Hugh Cooney,  Bleeperbike,  Ciarán Cuffe,  and Kevin Meade, Dublin City Council.

Two firms – Bleeperbike and Urbo – have been granted licences to operate Dublin City Council’s stationless bike-hire scheme. Under the scheme, 200 b(...)

Longer Luas trams are due to be introduced in the coming weeks. File Photograph: David Sleator

Dublin City Council and the National Transport Authority (NTA) will meet on Tuesday to consider if further interventions are needed for the College Gr(...)

One of the new speed limit signs on St Attracta Road, Cabra. Photograph: Olivia Kelly.

Speed limits have been lowered to 30km/h on residential roads, and near schools and shops, in 10 Dublin suburbs. The move, which took effect fro(...)

The AA had wanted limits raised from 50km/h to 60km/h on Cork Street in Dublin 8. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Plans to cut speed limits to 30km/h on residential streets throughout Dublin city and suburbs have been approved by the city council, despite oppositi(...)

Asked why these public-private partnerships would work now when, less than 10 years ago they so catastrophically failed, Simon Coveney said the creation of a sustainable housing market was the solution. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

For about two decades, up to 2008, public-private partnerships (PPPs) between local authorities and developers were the standard way of providing larg(...)

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