The speed limit plan aims to make Phoenix Park more pedestrian- and cyclist-friendly. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A new 30km/h speed limit for Dublin’s Phoenix Park is to come into effect from the end of February, as part of plans to make the park more pedestrian-(...)

St Teresa’s Gardens: The number of homes expected to be delivered as part of the development is estimated to be reduced from 700 to about 540. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Proposals to build a 22-storey tower in Dublin 8 have been scaled back by the Land Development Agency (LDA) following local opposition to the size of(...)

Dún Laoghaire seafront. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Observe the lightness of the skirmishes over Dublin’s local property tax. For much of the year we note the quiet enrichment of homeowners as the great(...)

A projection of how the new building would look. Councillors and officials  questioned the wisdom of building so many small apartments for the rental market.

Concerns have emerged over plans for a 30 storey build-to-rent scheme opposite Heuston Station, in Dublin which would be the city’s tallest apartment (...)

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin city councillors have voted not to increase the rate of local property tax that will be paid by homeowners next year, despite warnings from cou(...)

Councillors are seeking a 50-50 gender balance on the committee.

A taskforce set up just four days ago to steer the recovery of Dublin city from the Covid-19 pandemic will be reconstituted following the annoyance of(...)

South William Street in Dublin which has been pedestrianised for the last three weekends. Photograph: Collins

Proposals for the permanent pedestrianisation of several streets around Grafton Street have had an “overwhelmingly positive” response following trials(...)

The pedestrianisation of New Street in Malahide is currently midway through a 10-week trial. Photograph: Orla Murray

If there is any silver lining for Dublin to the health and economic disaster of the coronavirus pandemic, it has to be the emergence of measures to im(...)

 The OPW has asked drivers “to be respectful to all pedestrians and cyclists” and said measures will remain under review. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

All of the perimeter gates to Dublin’s Phoenix Park, with the exception of Knockmaroon Gate, will be reopened on Friday morning, the Office of Public (...)

The OPW on Friday morning said it will not reopen all  the Phoenix Park gates on Monday, and has not set any future date for their reopening. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The entrance gates to Dublin’s Phoenix Park that have been closed since March in response to coronavirus travel restrictions, will not be reopened on (...)

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