Lord Mayor Paul McAuliffe with Samuel, Rathfarnham and Saoirse from Marino launching details of Car Free Day 2019. Photograph: Arthur Carron

Dublin City Council is getting a “poor deal” in relation to plans for the development of hundreds of housing units at the O’Devaney Gardens site in th(...)

O’Devaney Gardens is a 1950s flat complex that was due to be redeveloped under a public-private partnership. Photograph: Tom Honan

The developer behind a controversial co-living development in Dún Laoghaire has been selected as the preferred bidder for the O’Devaney Gardens regene(...)

A view of  O’Devaney Gardens  in Dublin. File photograph: Tom Honan

Gardaí are examining a cache of loaded firearms after the weapons were found by construction workers at a local authority flats complex in Dublin. Th(...)

Gerry Scully who lives beside the  site where  Japanese knotweed is growing at O’Devaney Gardens  off the North Circular Road, Dublin. Photograph:  Tom Honan

Dublin City Council has declined to say how long it has been aware of the growth of Japanese knotweed on land it owns near the Phoenix Park or to outl(...)

Homeowners in Wales were awarded  compensation when their homes became unsaleabe because Network Rail failed to clear knotweed on their land.

Homeowners near the Phoenix Park should consider taking legal action to force Dublin City Council to deal with an “epidemic” which has seen one of the(...)

It doesn’t look like much but Japanese knotweed is a threat to homes

One of Europe’s most hated weeds has been spreading throughout a residential area of Dublin and is threatening to damage and devalue properties there.(...)

Minister for Housing Simon Coveney: Plan centres on “affordable rental” model.

Workers based in “key” city centre jobs, such as those in hospitals, will have their incomes assessed to see if they qualify for a new scheme that wil(...)

 O’Devaney Gardens flat complex, Dublin. Dublin city councillors are facing pressure to reverse their decision to redevelop the site as a council-owned rental complex. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Pressure is mounting on Dublin city councillors to reverse their decision to redevelop O’Devaney Gardens as a council-owned rental complex. Dublin Ci(...)

Flats at O’Devaney Gardens, off the North Circular Road, Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The demolition of the last remaining blocks of flats in O’Devaney Gardens, one of Dublin’s most troubled and dilapidated complexes, is to go ahead in (...)

Part of  O’Devaney Gardens in Dublin, photographed in 2008 through broken glass on a stairwell at the blocks of apartments off the North Circular Road. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

It’s Tuesday night at five minutes to 12 and I’m trying to find ways to help my community in crisis. I’m sitting here in my home just next to O’Devane(...)

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