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Firefighter sub officer Darren O’Connor showcases the dangers of fireworks.

The number of medical emergencies as a result of fireworks around the Halloween period has continued to rise in recent years, Dublin Fire Brigade has (...)

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 (...)

Young girls from Mount Carmel Girls Secondary School at the Famine Memorial statues on Custom House Quay, Dublin, Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

Yemi has three children, aged six, four and three. All were born in direct provision. “In the beginning they said people would live in direct provisi(...)

Refuse collectors working in Lucan in Dublin.  Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins.

Dublin City Council has called on the Government not to implement the ban on flat-rate bin charges and to establish a national regulator for the waste(...)

At the standard rate, a house in 2013 valued at €325,000 would have a property tax liability of €585 while a home valued at €675,000 would carry a charge of €1,215. Photograph: PA

Almost 240,000 Dublin homeowners will see no increase in Local Property Tax next year after Dublin city councillors voted to apply the maximum discoun(...)

Clarehall Shopping Centre: developers Pol and Nielsen Scheerlinck want to build a 10-storey development next to complex

Father-son duo Pol and Nielsen Scheerlinck, who head up Search 4 Alpha, an entrepreneurial Belgian real estate investment company, plan to build 217 a(...)

Cllr Sean Haughey and Cllr Deirdre Heney  in Clontarf Castle at the Fianna Fáil Dublin Bay North selection convention. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Cllr Deirdre Heney has been selected as a Fianna Fáil candidate in the Dublin Bay North constituency. In a surprise outcome, she beat former TD Sean (...)

A file photograph of former  Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power with party leader Micheál Martin. As she announced her departure from Fianna Fáil, Ms Power said it was “simply not fit for government”. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin’s rare period of political happiness, beginning at 2.20am on Sunday morning when his man claimed victory in the Carl(...)

‘Sometimes it takes a change in the law to change the culture. We may wish it wasn’t so, but wishing and hoping has only got us 16 per cent of women in the Dáil.’ Above, TDs and senators at an event on January 28th, 2014 to mark the historic election in which women first had the right to vote, and in which Constance Markievicz was elected as the first woman TD and MP. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

If my great-great-great- great- great granddaughter runs for election in 2265, chances are, she might enter a Dáil where 50:50 gender representation h(...)

Former  property developer Kevin McGeever, who  two charges relating to wasting Garda time this year. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Former millionaire property developer Kevin McGeever is being financed by his ill fiancee, a court heard yesterday. However, he was told by a judge he(...)