Dick Gleeson

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Dublin City architect, Mr Jim Barrett at the Spencer Dock hearing in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin, yesterday. Photograph Paddy Whelan

The former city architect for Limerick and Dublin James Barrett has died. Mr Barrett helped transform much of the capital in the 1990s and 2000s, hi(...)

Dublin City Council’s chief planning officer Dick Gleeson told the hearing the scheme took a “holistic plan-led approach”

The proposed Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) designation for Dublin’s docklands is “a disaster waiting to happen”, according to the North Wall Com(...)

At the Digital Hub in Dublin: Only seven of the buildings on the sprawling site are currently occupied. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The State-owned Digital Hub is considering allowing artists and cultural bodies to use existing derelict buildings on the site to help regenerate the (...)

Illustration: Dearbhla Kelly/ Irish Times Premedia

‘It got shut down.” This is a common statement in Dublin when it comes to alternative spaces for cultural use. But what does it mean? Dublin City Coun(...)

The council stressed that the revamp was needed because the current brick surface had become worn and damaged

Work to replace the paving on Grafton Street is to begin within weeks at a cost of €4 million. The red brick (...)