Council said it took the decision  following a recent incident where emergency vehicles had difficulty reaching  a car that was stuck in the sand, which  resulted in a woman being injured. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A temporary ban on cars driving onto the beach at Dollymount strand is to be made permanent by Dublin City Council. The council last June erected bar(...)

Temporary flood barriers being put in place in Clontarf, Dublin,  as high tides and winds battered the coastline earlier this year. Photograph: Alan Betson

New aesthetically-pleasing flood defences are to be designed for Clontarf, two years after residents rejected a €4 million flood barrier. (...)

A total of 12,677 meters were installed in the city up to the end of last month and the council was called to repair 247 leaks left behind once the contractors had left. Photograph: Collins

Dublin City Council has had to repair leaks at almost one in 50 homes where water meters have been installed by contractors working for Irish Water.Co(...)

Owen Keegan: said the transfer posed “very significant financial and operational risks to the city council”

Dublin City Council will be left with hundreds of millions in liabilities and will lose some €2 billion in assets following the transfer of its servi(...)