Fewer people on the streets and increased illegal dumping have encouraged more rats into the open. Photograph: iStock

A “large increase” in rats leaving the sewers and infesting city streets and suburbs has emerged during the coronavirus pandemic as pest control teams(...)

Roseberry Investments has applied to An Bord Pleanála for a strategic housing development in blocks up to six storeys  at the back of the Bonnington hotel in Whitehall.  Photograph: David Davies/PA

Plans for more than 120 build-to-rent apartments on the car park of the former Regency Hotel, now the Bonnington, in Dublin are “unsustainable” and sh(...)

The rezoning of old industrial lands across Dublin for up to 3,500 homes has been delayed by Dublin city councillors. File photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

The rezoning of old industrial lands across Dublin for up to 3,500 homes has been delayed by Dublin city councillors, following objections from local (...)

Developer Andrew Gillick  has offered a complex of 471 apartments at the site of the former Chivers factory in Coolock to the State for social housing.

Plans for almost 500 apartments in blocks nine storeys tall in north Dublin that could be used for social housing have been described as “greedy” and (...)