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BusConnects aims to overhaul Dublin bus system by creating 230km of dedicated bus lanes. Photograph: Alan Betson

A Fine Gael TD has questioned time savings anticipated under the BusConnects plan and claimed it lacks the “creative vision” needed to address the gro(...)

 Locals at a community meeting in Christ Church, Rathgar, in relation to the Bus Connects proposals. Photograph: James Forde

Six bus routes – the 15, 15a, 15b, 14, 65 and the 65b – pass by Christ Church, the Presbyterian church in the heart of Rathgar village in Dublin 6, br(...)

 Kate O’Connell: “I think in London the eels were behaving bizarrely in the Thames at some point.” Photograph: Alan Betson

The environmental watchdog has been asked what it is doing to monitor the presence of illicit drugs in Irish water following research in some European(...)

Ann Kean and Patrick Halpin at their home, Aberdeen Lodge, which is also a guesthouse in Sandymount, Dublin speaking to representatives of receivers appointed by Goldman Sachs who were attempting to take possession of the property. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Patrick Halpin and his wife, Ann Keane, are sitting in the back office of Aberdeen Lodge, a B&B in the well-heeled Dublin suburb of Sandymount. Th(...)

PAC member Catherine Connolly:  “These payments are going directly to the private market that’s unsustainable, where rents are going up and up and up. Rents are absolutely unsustainable.”

More than 80,000 households would be “out on the streets” if Government took the “populist” decision to get rid of the Housing Assistance Payment (Hap(...)

Minister for Health  Simon Harris, Andrew Mc Dowell EIB vice-president, Werner Hoyer EIB president, Minister for Finance  Paschal Donohoe and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  at the signing of documents for the loan for the  children’s hospital in 2017. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The senior Department of Public Expenditure official who was on the board planning the national children’s hospital was appointed in a personal capaci(...)

Artist’s impressions  of proposed new National Children’s Hospital at St James Hospital campus.

The Government is facing further political pressure over the massive cost increases at the children’s hospital this week, with opposition parties and (...)

Demand for prescriptions for inhalers and blood pressure drugs had increased, while patients on biologic medicines were concerned over supplies in pharmacies, the committee heard.

Irish patients have begun stockpiling drugs over fears of a disruptive Brexit, an Oireachtas committee has heard. This is despite official assurances(...)

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 BusConnects aims to overhaul the current bus system in the Dublin region. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The National Transport Authority has looked at potential changes to Dublin’s bus network “from a cold, technical perspective and have forgotten the hu(...)

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