The Oscar Traynor site in Dublin

The construction of more than 850 social and affordable homes on one of Dublin City Council’s largest sites, has been approved by councillors, almost (...)

Brent geese feeding on grounds next to the proposed site for residential units in Raheny. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Property developer Pat Crean has described as a “stark and tragic” irony that homeless people are sleeping in St Anne’s Park in Raheny, next to his si(...)

Eoin Berkeley (24), from Hamptonwood Way, Finglas, is accused of criminal damage to the facade and panels at the George Bar in Dublin 2. Photograph: Dan Lloyd.

A man has pleaded not guilty to vandalising a gay bar in central Dublin with homophobic graffiti. Eoin Berkeley (24), from Hamptonwood Way, Finglas, (...)

The former Irish Glass Bottle site at Ringsend. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Two additional rape charges have been brought against a 24-year-old man accused of a sex attack and false imprisonment of a Spanish student in Dublin.(...)

File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

This week the Dáil finally got a legislative programme. In the days after the general election there was much talk about the need for a programme for (...)

Flood defences are being constructed along the coast  at Clontarf in  North Dublin city. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Dublin City Council has agreed to alter the concrete flood defence sea wall under construction in Clontarf in an attempt to improve relations with loc(...)

Dublin city councillors have described a suggestion to increase clamping fees by €50 as “crazy”

Dublin city councillors have described a suggestion to increase clamping fees by €50 as “crazy”.At a meeting of the council’s Transport Strategic Poli(...)

The British legion hall in Killester, Dublin

Dublin’s Lord Mayor has called for Government and council officials to hold talks in a bid to save one of the last British legion halls in Irel(...)

Some 247 houses were built in Killester between 1918 and 1922 for Irish ex-servicemen and their families by the Local Government Board on the “garden suburb” model.

One of the last remaining British legion halls in the State, built in Killester, Dublin for veterans of the first World War, has gone on sale for €(...)

Statistics show that the level of unpaid litter fines rose from 45 per cent in 2011 to 52 per cent in 2012, before jumping to 64 per cent in the period between January and June 2013. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Almost two-thirds of litter fines issued by Dublin City Council in the first six months of the year went unpaid, leading one city councillor to call f(...)