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Fitzwilliam Square. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fitzwilliam Square park, the only one of Dublin city’s five Georgian parks in private ownership, could be opened to be public for the first time under(...)

Cyclist on Strand Road, Sandymount: A two-way cycle route  is due to come into operation next month for a six-month trial. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

The Sandymount coast would be without any cycling facilities until 2026 “at the earliest” if an alternative to Dublin City Council’s Strand Road cycle(...)

Cyclist on Strand Road, Sandymount: Dublin City Council says the proposed cycle path is exempt from requiring planning permission. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Residents of Sandymount in Dublin are urging An Bord Pleanála to intervene to halt the development of a two-way cycle path on Strand Road. The route,(...)

A cyclist using the cycleway on Seapoint Avenue, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

Proposals to introduce a two-way cycle path in Sandymount, south Dublin, have been deferred until the start of next year, following opposition from lo(...)

One of the statues removed by the hotel. Photograph: Wikimedia Commons

Enforcement action has been initiated by Dublin City Council against the Shelbourne Hotel for the removal of four statues from the front of the buildi(...)

City manager Owen Keegan said he understood the councillors’ “serious concerns”. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Plans to rezone several old industrial sites in Dublin for hundreds of new homes have been dropped following objections from existing residents and ci(...)

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 (...)

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