Janet Horner

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 This section of Capel Street would remain open to traffic under proposals. File photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Plans to reduce traffic and parking on Dublin’s Capel Street to facilitate outdoor dining when Covid-19 restrictions ease, have been described as unam(...)

Some 60 per cent of survey respondents supported the cycle and pedestrian path being made permanent. File photograph: Photograph: Alan Betson

The permanent closure to through traffic of the main road outside the new TU Dublin campus at Grangegorman, to improve cyclist and pedestrian safety, (...)

South William Street in Dublin which has been pedestrianised for the last three weekends. Photograph: Collins

Proposals for the permanent pedestrianisation of several streets around Grafton Street have had an “overwhelmingly positive” response following trials(...)

The Bernard Shaw pub and music venue on Dublin’s Richmond Street South. ThPhotograph: Crispin Rodwell

Dublin’s culture and character are being replaced with “homogenous hotels and chain restaurants” and the capital faces a “cultural crisis”, a group of(...)

Activists stage a protest on Dublin’s Lower Liffey Street on Saturday to highlight the capital’s air pollution problems. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

A group of environmental and transport activists has blocked traffic on Dublin’s Lower Liffey Street on Saturday to highlight the capital’s air pollut(...)

While helmets make cycling safer in places where accidents are more likely or when cycling as a sport, people who cycle in cities where cycling is the norm rarely wear helmets for short journeys.

Only three out of 10 people cycling in Ireland are women and about one in 10 teenagers cycling to school are girls, according to a recent study. A ne(...)