Peter Branigan in the basement room of 14 Henrietta Street, Dublin, where he was born. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

If these walls could talk . . . Well actually, if you put the gentle squeeze on them, they do. Just inside the large front door of 14 Henrietta Stree(...)

Scale design plans for the new Dublin City Library at Parnell Square Cultural Quarter. The design team, led by Grafton Architects and Shaffrey Architects, is currently finalising the planning application which will be lodged with An Bord Pleanala for consideration in the coming weeks.  Photograph: Chris Bellew, Fennell Photography

The planned new Dublin City Library on Parnell Square – set to be the linchpin of a Parnell Square Cultural Quarter – took a further step today when i(...)

Westport House is the venue for a forthcoming study day,  which will dig deep into the history of the house and demesne

Now that Halloween has departed with a final rattle of its skeleton and hiss of its vampire teeth, it’s time to prepare yourself a cosy nest where you(...)

Visitors to the Wholesale Fruit Market on Mary’s Lane in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

The Presence of the Past is the theme of this year’s Open House Dublin, October 14th-16th, with more than 90 buildings open to the public in the city(...)

The theme of the Dublin conference was “Urban Future, Cities & Towns in Transition” and delegates also heard how responding to so-called millennial workers will create vibrant city centre

Apartment living is the future for our cities, according to Dublin City Architect Ali Grehan. Speaking at the Academy of Urbanism (AoU) conference on(...)

Building site: workmen lay concrete at the Gresham Hotel on O’Connell Street, 1926-7. Photograph: Dartmouth Building Works Collection/courtesy Irish Architectural Archive

A hundred years ago, at the end of May 1916, what was then called Sackville Street lay in smouldering ruins. Intensive shelling had left the street –(...)

The Save Moore Street 2016 campaigners celebrate the High Court verdict designating the street as a national monument. Photograph: Alan Betson

If it wasn’t for the National Graves Association, along with relatives of those involved in the 1916 Rising, the Save 16 Moore Street campaign and som(...)