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There are cases where a tenant’s rent increases because a son or daughter living in the house has a job. However they are not necessarily giving their parents any money.

Dublin social housing tenants with the highest incomes are most likely to be in arrears on their rent, with 25 tenants in the top qualifying wage brac(...)

The 100m by 70m basin for the white water rafting facility is located between the IFSC and the CHQ building next to the river Liffey. Image: Smart Docklands/ YouTube

Plans for an international standard white-water rapids rafting circuit and polo pool at George’s Dock have been approved by Dublin city councillors de(...)

Local elections, Kimmage-Rathmines: Green Party local election candidate Patrick Costello canvasses in Harold’s Cross, Dublin. Photo : Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

“Do you know anything about this spine, what’s it called, BusConnects?” asks a young woman in Harold’s Cross, south Dublin, who has just answered the (...)

Mark and Caroline, who are homeless, in their tent –  which was set on fire after being  hit with a firework – along the Luas Red Line between Suir Road and Rialto Bridge, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

There are eight tents scattered between the trees along the long, narrow St James’s Walk park that hugs the Luas Red Line between Suir Bridge and Rial(...)

Sheep thrills: Irish fans celebrate Ireland’s goal by James McClean at the Woolshed in Dublin’s Parnell Street. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Welsh won the singing competition, but the Irish won the game on a famous night in Cardiff, to ensure that Martin O’Neill’s team continue their ro(...)

Minister for Housing Simon Coveney has set a deadline of July 1st to end the use of commercial hotels for homeless families.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Almost half the homeless families currently living in hotels in Dublin are to be moved to nine “family hub” emergency accommodation centres across th(...)

The site where a family hub will be built on Clonard Road in Crumlin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A former Prison Service building beside an industrial estate in Crumlin is to be converted into a “family hub” to accommodate homeless families living(...)

President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, is greeted by well-wishers at College Green, Dublin in 2011. Photograph: Eric Luke

A proposal to award US President Barack Obama with the Freedom of the City of Dublin has had to be postponed after councillors were unable to agree on(...)

A witness broke down in tears as Dublin Coroner’s Court heard her evidence of the fatal shooting of Declan Smith, a father-of-one, in Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A young mother has described how she saw a gunman move from a crouching position to standing before shooting a man in the face outside a Dublin creche(...)

Independent councillor Mannix Flynn:  in favour of street performances. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dublin City Council is to hold an eight-week public consultation on the regulation of busking in the city, to be completed early next year. Council(...)

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