The Green Party has launched its air quality policy by highlighting one of Dublin’s air quality blackspots. From left: Cllr Roderic O’Gorman, Dublin West candidate, Cllr Neasa Hourigan, Dublin Central candidate and Cllr David Healy, Dublin Bay North candidate. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

The Green party in government would extend the smokey-coal ban throughout the country, increase air monitoring in high risk areas, and roll-out an ini(...)

Councillors on Monday night voted to initiate a change to the city development plan to limit hotels. Photograph: iStock

Dublin is facing a shortfall of more than 1,000 hotel rooms Fáilte Ireland has said, despite calls by Dublin city councillors for a curb on hotel cons(...)

Bartra Capital Property Group’s proposed co-living development for Dún Laoghaire, which was approved earlier this year.

Richard Barrett’s Bartra Capital has been refused permission for a second time on a plan for a seven-storey 102 bed-space build-to-rent co-living deve(...)

The Bernard Shaw pub and music venue on Dublin’s Richmond Street South. ThPhotograph: Crispin Rodwell

Dublin’s culture and character are being replaced with “homogenous hotels and chain restaurants” and the capital faces a “cultural crisis”, a group of(...)

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan with local election candidates at the launch of the party’s successful campaign. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Warm congratulations for Paul McAuliffe, the new Fianna Fáil Lord Mayor of Dublin, came from ally and opponent, as is customary on such occasions. Du(...)

 The increase in the Green vote means its current two Dáil seats – Eamon Ryan in Dublin Bay South and Catherine Martin in Dublin Rathdown – are secure.  Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

The results of the local elections will be pored over in the coming weeks to discern trends for the next general election, with strategies and tickets(...)

Green Party winners Patrick Costello and Hazel Chu with their daughter Alex in the RDS, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A tearful Hazel Chu clear was clearly taken aback by her poll-toppling election result in Dublin city’s Pembroke ward. Not only was she the first Gr(...)

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan and European candidate Ciarán Cuffe during counting in the local and European elections and divorce referendum at the RDS in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Back in 1991, the Greens had an unexpected election in Dublin, winning seats they had never thought possible. Sadhbh O’Neill, then a 21-year-old stude(...)

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 (...)

St James’s Wood apartments, Kilmainham. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A fire prevention officer is inspecting an apartment complex in Dublin 8 after a series of audits revealed serious fire safety issues there. The offi(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »