Janice Boylan

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More than 20,000 full- and part-time students are due to attend DIT’s consolidated campus  in Grangegorman, Dublin 7, by 2020. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Plans for a seven-storey apartment complex for almost 300 students beside the new DIT campus at Grangegorman could be blocked by Dublin city councillo(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Anne Rabbitte has moved a Bill to provide for 26 weeks’ paid maternity leave for councillors. Photograph: Katie Collins/PA Wire

Paid maternity leave may be introduced for local authority councillors under proposals being examined by the Government. Currently councillors are p(...)

Dr Mary Murphy: “Public housing policy had shifted from the provision of housing to the provision of housing benefits . .  which represented the transfer of public money to private interests.”  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Social housing is “demonised” and should be rebranded as “public housing” to help change the way it is perceived, a conference of academics and activi(...)

Plans for a new cycle route on the Liffey quays have been shelved. Photograph: Alan Betson

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has pulled funding for the construction of a segregated cycle path along the Liffey quays, citing the failure o(...)

People Before Profit’s Hazel de Nortúin  and her daughter  Zara  at their home. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Three Dublin city councillors, who recently had to return to work within weeks of giving birth want to see the introduction of paid maternity leave fo(...)

“Domestic violence is a social crime,” said Lynn Boylan MEP. “It is our duty as a society to put in place every possible measure to help those who find themselves in such a terrible situation.”  File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Paid leave should be introduced for victims of domestic violence, Sinn Féin Dublin MEP Lynn Boylan has told the party’s ardfheis. She cited an Ictu (...)

Frankfort Cottages in Dublin, close to the Five Lamps: Dublin City Council  displayed a poster with images of people caught dumping litter in the lane. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Dublin City Council officials will today consider their response to the Data Protection Commissioner’s warning over the council’s use of photographs o(...)

Dublin City Council on Tuesday presented plans to local councillors for the demolition of the last four remaining blocks of O’Devaney Gardens  flats, fully clearing the  site to make way for a new development of some 400 homes. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The last residents of O’Devaney Gardens, a flat complex close to the Phoenix Park, have said they were not told by Dublin City Council of its plans to(...)

Colombia Three member Jim Monaghan. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

A night of “celebration and remembrance” has been held for veteran Republican Jim Monaghan, one of the “Colombia Three”. Mary Lou McDonal(...)

The GAA want the land to develop a “processional boulevard” to the stadium from Ballybough Road, which would become the only match-day entrance. Photograph: Inpho

A €12 million redevelopment project at Croke Park in Dublin including the provision of 54 new social homes and a main road to the stadium, has been a(...)

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