John Lyons

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Last year An Bord Pleanála approved an increase in the number of apartments on the former Chivers jam factory site to 550. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Plans to sell the former Chivers jam factory in north Dublin for €25 million have “left a very sour taste” in the mouths of Dublin city councillors wh(...)

Mary Lindsay passed information to the British Army in Ballincollig after she learned of the planned IRA ambush.

The execution of one of three women killed deliberately by the IRA during the War of Independence after she relayed information to the British about a(...)

UCC interim President Professor John O’Halloran addressing the commemoration. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

It could be argued that the execution by the British of 13 IRA volunteers in Cork 100 years ago was a war crime, according to a University College Cor(...)

City manager Owen Keegan said he understood the councillors’ “serious concerns”. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Plans to rezone several old industrial sites in Dublin for hundreds of new homes have been dropped following objections from existing residents and ci(...)

Sean Haughey (centre), the son of former Taoiseach Charles Haughey, has represented voters in north Dublin since 1992. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Cian O’Callaghan of the Social Democrats has taken the third seat in Dublin Bay North, the final count to be completed at the RDS. Labour’s Aodhán Ó (...)

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(...)

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