Glenveagh can now enter talks with Dublin City Council on its plan to sell 71 apartments to it for an estimated €33.4m

House-builder Glenveagh can now enter talks with Dublin City Council on its plan to sell 71 apartments to it for an estimated €33.44 million. This fol(...)

Dublin city councillors recently approved a plan for 853 homes on Oscar Traynor Road, despite the Dublin City Council chief executive  expressing ‘serious reservations’. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin city councillors have been warned that setting up a spin-off company to deliver social and affordable housing on public land may end up increas(...)

Cyclist on Strand Road, Sandymount: A two-way cycle route  is due to come into operation next month for a six-month trial. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

The Sandymount coast would be without any cycling facilities until 2026 “at the earliest” if an alternative to Dublin City Council’s Strand Road cycle(...)

Cyclist on Strand Road, Sandymount: Dublin City Council says the proposed cycle path is exempt from requiring planning permission. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Residents of Sandymount in Dublin are urging An Bord Pleanála to intervene to halt the development of a two-way cycle path on Strand Road. The route,(...)

The facility, which would include a cafe or bistro and saunas, is proposed for a site beside Seán O’Casey Bridge, next to the planned €23m whitewater-rafting facility approved by city councillors last December. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A €15 million outdoor heated swimming pool on the river Liffey would be developed at “zero” cost to Dublin City Council, councillors have been told. (...)

The council had planned to cover the cost of the project by selling smaller depot sites.

Dublin city councillors have approved €34 million in borrowing to fund the construction of a facility in Ballymun for outdoor staff and equipment, fol(...)

Farmers protest over beef prices     at St Stephen’s Green, Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins Cllr Padraig Brady

Farmers protesting in Dublin have said they will blockade supermarket distribution centres in the run-up to Christmas if progress is not made on beef (...)

Many of the tractors in the farmers’ protest in Dublin on Wednesday were said to be those of farming contractors who provide machinery. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Musing on the unusual nature of beef demonstrations in Dublin on Wednesday, one protester characterised them as “organised chaos”. It was a referen(...)

Rival protesters confront each other outside  Google’s HQ in Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Gardaí kept rival protesters apart at a demonstration outside Google headquarters in Dublin on Saturday. Anti-racism campaigners staged a Say No To H(...)

Lucinda Creighton: her party Renua was warned a proposal to consider specialist juries for complex legal cases was an “elitist form of justice”. Photograph: Sara Freund
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The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority is preparing to bid for Nama’s €1.7 billion Project Jewel portfolio of loans, which includes debt secured on the(...)

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