Traffic passing through Glen o’ the Downs. Photograph:Cyril Byrne

A proposed upgrade of the M11 motorway through Co Wicklow will devastate some of the county’s most important protected buildings, historic gardens and(...)

An application with Dublin City Council proposes to demolish the Kildare Street Hotel and replace it with a five-storey block over a two-storey basement

Plans to demolish a terrace of Georgian houses on Kildare Street would “denude the character” of the street and “erode the historic building stock” of(...)

 More than 3km of roads across Ballsbridge and Donnybrook in Dublin have been festooned with red ribbons to highlight the potential loss of trees as part of the BusConnects programme.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

The National Transport Authority (NTA) should consider reducing access to Dublin city centre by private cars, the Irish Georgian Society (IGS) has sug(...)

 I The door knocker of the Headquarters of the Irish Georgian Society on South William Street. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

It was a brief letter to The Irish Times from Desmond Guinness that got the ball rolling. Writing in July 1957, he lamented that the old Georgian Soci(...)

Vernon Mount was built in 1784 for a prominent Cork merchant and is understood to have been designed by architect Abraham Hargrave

Cork County Council has defended its decision not to seek a compulsory purchase order (CPO) on historic Vernon Mount House in Cork which was badly dam(...)

Emergency services attend the scene of the fire at Vernon Mount  in Cork on Sunday night. Photograph: Brian McMahon via Twitter

Heritage and conservation groups expressed their shock and dismay on Monday after a stately home on the outskirts of Cork city was destroyed in a fire(...)

Irish Georgian Society: “Through this pastoral scene EirGrid intend to position the transmission lines and supporting 60 metre-high pylons, out of all proportion and scale to the structure and detail of the landscape.” Photograph: David Sleator

The Irish Georgian Society has expressed its opposition to EirGrid’s controversial plans for a line of high voltage cable on 60 metre pylons stretchin(...)

The number of vacant buildings in the capital has risen significantly. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The number of vacant buildings in Dublin has increased by nearly 60 per cent in just four years, according to Dublin City Council. Figures from the co(...)

Donough Cahill of the  Irish Georgian Society  in the City Assembly House on South William Street, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

One of Dublin’s most important Georgian public buildings is to reopen to the public this week a decade after its closure.The City Assembly House, on S(...)