Kathy Quinn

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“It’s inequitable. New apartments at Lansdowne Place in Ballsbridge have prices ranging from €825,000 to €6.5 million. The property tax on €6.5 million is €16,000 a year,” said Paddy McCartan. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Dublin local authorities stand to lose in the region of €30 million by 2019 in Local Property Tax (LPT) foregone on new homes, figures compiled by Dub(...)

Pyrite damage at a house in Finglas, Co Dublin. File  photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Contractors who used materials containing pyrite in the construction of homes for Dublin City Council should be pursued through the courts, councillor(...)

Dublin City Council has said the cap placed on rent allowance payments is contributing to homelessness. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Fresh tensions have emerged between Dublin City Council and the Government over the homelessness crisis. In the council’s latest audited accounts, hea(...)

Dublin City Council, which operates the Dublin Bikes scheme, said it was facing an increase  in population and growth in the numbers commuting to work. Photograph: David Sleator/THE IRISH TIMES

Dublin City Council representatives have had some robust exchanges with officials in the Department of Environment over the carve-up of funding betwe(...)

Councils  have until September 30th to tell Revenue what level of cut, or increase in property tax they intend to apply, if any.

Local authorities have been given six months to decide if they are going to cut, or increase, the property tax charged to households. Rev(...)