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Families and children from Dolphin House protest at the loss of a site  off the South Circular Road.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Families in one of the most deprived areas of the State say their local authority has “grabbed” a third of their children’s play area, and handed it t(...)

Nama has invested €350 million to date in refurbishing, finishing and buying properties to be used for social housing.

Builders funded by the National Asset Management Agency hope to get permission to build a further 8,500 new homes this year, according to its annual r(...)

A  car driving through flood water in Salthill, Galway, as Storm Eleanor lashed the west coast. Photograph: PA Wire

Home and business owners in Galway are counting the cost of the devastation caused by flooding during Storm Eleanor, which is expected to run into mil(...)

The latest survey by Irish Business Against Litter  shows increased litter levels in Dublin city centre and in disadvantaged areas of Galway, Limerick and Cork. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Cities and towns are getting cleaner, but the latest survey by business group Irish Business Against Litter (Ibal) shows increased litter levels in Du(...)

Alice Leahy at the Alice Leahy Trust on Bride Road, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It is the trust that Alice built. In 1975, Tipperary woman Alice Leahy, then a young nurse, believed she would solve Dublin’s rough-sleeper problem wi(...)

Commercial rates, the local property tax and car parking costs will remain unchanged in the Cork City Council area next year. Image: Google Street View.

Commercial rates, the local property tax and car parking costs will remain unchanged in the Cork City Council area next year despite a 4.75 per cent i(...)

Flooding at Merchant’s Quay Plaza, Limerick, caused by  Storm Brian. Photograph: Limerick Council/PA Wire

A 52-year-old father of five was killed in west Cork on Sunday when he fell from a teleporter while repairing farm buildings damaged by recent storms.(...)

The property tax is only 1 per cent of tax revenue. The economic argument would be to let it drift up over the years and use the cash to cut income tax, or fund key projects. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Your local authority does not want your money. At least it doesn’t if you live in Dublin. It is the time of year when local authorities vote on the le(...)

RTÉ newsreader Don Cockburn.  Photograph: RTÉ Archives

Don Cockburn, who has died in his native Dublin after a short illness, was for many years one of the most recognised faces in Ireland, as anchor of th(...)

A graphic showing the different options and proposals for a land transfer to Cork City Council. Graphic: Irish Times Studio

From Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent, Cork County Council is to submit a boundary extension plan to Cork City Council which will allow people ac(...)

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