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Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy  removed caps on the height of buildings which developer Andrew Gillick said put ‘an onus on me to maximise the use of the land’. Photograph: Tom Honan

The developers behind a controversial apartment scheme in north Dublin, that was approved by An Bord Pleanála last August, are seeking to add almost 8(...)

Independent councillors claim a vote to facilitate the regeneration of O’Devaney Gardens in Dublin 7 never took place. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times.

Dublin businesses face a rates increase of 5 per cent in 2020, one of the largest rates hikes ever imposed by the city council, if the Government does(...)

Developer Andrew Gillick  has offered a complex of 471 apartments at the site of the former Chivers factory in Coolock to the State for social housing.

Plans for almost 500 apartments in blocks nine storeys tall in north Dublin that could be used for social housing have been described as “greedy” and (...)

Supermac’s founder  Pat McDonagh at the Four Courts in June. Photograph: Collins Courts

A legal dispute between Supermac’s founder Pat McDonagh and tenants of one of the fast-food chain’s outlets has been settled. As part of the settleme(...)

Supermac’s claims it carries out refurbishment works itself to ensure high standards are maintained. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Supermac’s has failed to get a High Court injunction preventing one of its franchise holders carrying out refurbishment works on the premises. The in(...)

Australian Federal Police  investigators leave the ABC building after a raid on Wednesday. Photograph:  Bianca De Marchi/AAP/Reuters

One journalist is being investigated for reporting that several boats filled with asylum seekers recently tried to reach Australia from Sri Lanka. Ano(...)

The injunction, sought pending a full hearing, is aimed at preventing the couple carrying out on works without the consent of Supermac’s.

The High Court will rule on Thursday on a dispute between Supermac’s and the operators of one of its stores over who should pay for the outlet’s refur(...)

Editorial director of Australian Broadcasting Corp (ABC) Craig McMurtie speaks to members of the media outside the ABC building located at Ultimo, Sydney, after police raided the building. Photograph: AAP/David Gray/via Reuters

Australian police raided the offices of the national broadcaster on Wednesday over allegations it had published classified material, the second raid o(...)

Housing under the scheme will be built on local authority land and be offered for sale at a discounted price.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An affordable housing scheme which discriminates against Dubliners who have had to leave the capital because of high rents has been approved by counci(...)

Illegal dump in Darndale,  Dublin. A resident with children said he has not been able to allow them to play on the green space since he moved in.  “There are rats running around, syringes, nappies, all sorts of rubbish.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley

An illegal rubbish dump is continuing to operate in north Dublin, despite Dublin City Council spending more than €230,000 last year to remove accumula(...)

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