Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin was the principal celebrant at Mass for World Day of Peace in the Church of the Sacred Heart in Donnybrook Dublin on Monday. Photograph: John McElroy

President Michael D Higgins was praised as “our best diplomat” and for “the extraordinary work he does,” at the World Day of Peace Mass in Dublin on M(...)

Bob Geldof, chairman of the Band Aid Trust, as the Trust donated its archive to the National Library of Ireland. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bob Geldof said he would “of course” accept the Freedom of the City of Dublin if it were to be reinstated, after it was withdrawn by councillors at a (...)

Bob Geldof receives the Freedom of the City of Dublin in 2006. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Fianna Fáil leader Michéal Martin has called on Dublin City Council to reinstate the Freedom of the City it gave to Bob Geldof. Dublin City Councill(...)

Councillors voted to rescind their 2000 decision to bestow the Freedom of the City on Aung San Suu Kyi. Photograph: Aung Shine Oo/AP

Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been stripped of her Freedom of the City of Dublin award, following an overwhelming vote of Dublin city c(...)

Spanish police officers drag a man as they try to disperse voters arriving to a polling station in Barcelona on October 1st. Photograph: Pau Barrena/AFP/Getty

Members of the Catalan community in Ireland will gather at City Hall on Monday evening to protest against the violence that has accompanied the refere(...)

Turning of the sod  in June 2016 for the regeneration scheme for Dominick Street flats in Dublin. The project is running more than a year behind schedule.   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An extra €10 million is needed to rebuild the 1960s social housing flat complex at Dominick Street in Dublin, which is more than a year behind in its (...)

Dublin’s Dean Rock lifts the Sam Maguire Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Smithfield Plaza will host the Dublin team for their homecoming after their historic victory over Mayo. The event, which is organised by Dublin City(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy: one councillor called his failure to attend the meeting “an absolute disgrace”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said he had been “very unfairly” treated by Lord Mayor of Dublin Mícheál Mac Donncha after he was sharply criticise(...)

Eoghan Murphy: he has summoned the chief executives of all 31 local authorities along with their housing department personnel to an emergency summit on homelessness in the Custom House on Friday. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has been castigated by Dublin city councillors for not attending Monday night’s council meeting to discuss homeless(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said the homelessness crisis was “neither resources, nor money nor ideology. A huge amount is being done but clearly more is needed.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Charities involved in helping homeless families have criticised the Minister for Housing for claiming “ideology” does not play a role in the housing c(...)

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