The hustings, with all major parties represented at Project Arts Centre in Dublin was hosted by the National Campaign for the Arts (NCFA) coalition

One of the recurring issues at the Election 2020 arts hustings was the precarious nature of working in the arts, including the difficulty in accessing(...)

 Labour general election candidates Cllr Juliette O’Connell (left), Rebecca Moynihan (2nd left) and Annie Hoey (right) with director of elections Senator Ivana Bacik during the launch of the Labour Party’s proposals  to tackle gender inequality in the workplace. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Labour Party has proposed a new public childcare service with State employees minding children in State-owned facilities. The party said on Monda(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar pictured during a media briefing at Government Buildings. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

As we face into the second week of the general election campaign we can expect many spending promises with the main parties due to launch their housin(...)

Picture showing progress in the construction of the national children’s hospital in south Dublin, the largest construction project  in the State. The picture was taken on January 14th.

Controversial facial recognition technology is being installed in the new national children’s hospital in order to prevent babies being snatched, loca(...)

The Hyde & Seek creche on Botanic Road, Glasnevin was one of four ordered to close by Tusla last month. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The owners of four childcare facilities ordered to close by the end of the month plan to do “everything in our power to continue” to operate, they say(...)

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(...)

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(...)

District 8 nightclub at the Tivoli theatre in Dublin. The theatre has closed after 85 years and is being redeveloped as an aparthotel

How do you point out what isn’t there any more? When Willie White, the director of the Dublin Theatre Festival, counts off the theatre spaces that no(...)

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(...)

Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, Labour, the Green Party and Social Democrats  stated that State-owned land in Dublin must be used for public housing, and that Dublin City Council should lead the development of such land. File photograph: Getty

Dublin city’s newly elected council has pledged not to sell public lands to private developers for housing except in exceptional circumstances. Dubl(...)

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