Paddy Mccartan

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In 2006, Dublin City Council considered reopening the College Street toilet facilities. The structure has since been demolished. File photograph: Eric Luke

Dublin City Council has failed to spend a penny of a €200,000 fund allocated by councillors more than a year ago to provide public toilets in the city(...)

Part V of the planning Acts requires developers to sell 10 per cent of their apartment blocks and housing estates of more than 10 homes to their local authority for social housing. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dublin City Council is paying annual management charges of up to €2,958 per apartment, for tenants living in social housing built by private developer(...)

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby at the official launch of the  national programme to mark  the 150th anniversary of the disestablishment of the Church of Ireland as a state church, in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, on Saturday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The leader of Anglicans worldwide, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, has said he hopes the emergence of conservative Anglican body Global Anglica(...)

“Ireland’s premier writer”: James Joyce  in Zurich  in 1938, three years before his death. File photograph: Hulton/Getty

Dublin City councillors have proposed a motion to attempt to bring the remains of James Joyce and his wife Nora Barnacle back to Ireland. The motion (...)

A public consultation process on the tax rate found more than three-quarters of people wanted city councillors to implement the maximum discount on property tax bills. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Dublin city homeowners, the State biggest payers of local property tax (LPT), will see no change to their bills next year, following the decision of c(...)

Rival protesters confront each other outside  Google’s HQ in Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Gardaí kept rival protesters apart at a demonstration outside Google headquarters in Dublin on Saturday. Anti-racism campaigners staged a Say No To H(...)

Proposals to reclaim lands on Sandymount Strand and the Tolka Estuary drew opposing political opinions from Dublin councillors. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Reclaiming Dublin Bay for housing would be preferable to “using it as an open sewer” Independent Cllr Mannix Flynn has said. Cllr Flynn was respondin(...)

A file image of the preferred route for the Dublin Metrolink system. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

The cost of the Metrolink rail line in Dublin will not be known until the end of this year as a result of changes to the project announced last month,(...)

Councillor Paddy McCartan and his supporters are tying ribbons around the trees that may be  cut down for the BusConnects programme on Merrion Road, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

More than 3km of roads across Ballsbridge and Donnybrook in Dublin have been festooned with red ribbons to highlight the potential loss of trees as pa(...)

‘Most people have been paying a tax for six years that others have escaped.’ Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

More than €16.5 million will be “lost” to Dublin city by next year in local property tax (LPT) forgone on new homes, following the decision to postpon(...)

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