Mannix Flynn

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A Luas tram at College Green, Dublin. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The An Bord Pleanála hearing into plans for a traffic-free civic plaza at Dublin’s College Green could face a legal challenge. The oral hearing on th(...)

Longer Luas trams are due to be introduced in the coming weeks. File Photograph: David Sleator

Dublin City Council and the National Transport Authority (NTA) will meet on Tuesday to consider if further interventions are needed for the College Gr(...)

The proposal for Merrion Square was accepted in June of last year by Dublin City Council. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Plans for a diaspora-themed “garden pavilion” for Merrion Square in Dublin, funded by philanthropist Norma Smurfit, have been abandoned due to rising (...)

The site where a family hub will be built on Clonard Road in Crumlin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A former Prison Service building beside an industrial estate in Crumlin is to be converted into a “family hub” to accommodate homeless families living(...)

Central Bank building on Dame Street: was bought last January by US real estate company Hines and Hong Kong investment firm Peterson Group in a deal worth €65m. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Dublin City Council has shelved plans to add the former Central Bank on Dame Street to the Record of Protected Structures to facilitate its new owner(...)

Mannix Flynn: “You can trace most of the adult criminals in Ireland at the moment into [these] institutions.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Locked up in St Patrick’s from 1973 to 1976, the artist and politician Mannix Flynn describes it as part of the “gulag of Irish institutions” that pro(...)

Number 21 Aungier Street in Dublin, believed to date from 1667, which the Peter McVerry Trust had planned to use to accommodate homeless adults. Image: Google Maps

Work to convert one of Dublin city’s oldest buildings into a homeless hostel has been stopped following the intervention of the Department of Arts, He(...)

21 Aungier Street after it was restored  by the  Dublin Civic Trust

Dublin Civic Trust is opposing plans to convert one of Dublin city’s oldest recorded buildings, which is a registered historic monument*, into a homel(...)

The interior of the supervised drug injecting centre  in Sydney, Australia. File photograph: News Ltd/AP Photo

A supervised injecting centre which is expected to open in Dublin city early next year will “deal in death” and facilitate more drug use, a meeting to(...)

The freephone line used by homeless people to access emergency accommodation in Dublin  cost more than €1 million to operate last year, according to Dublin City Council figures. File photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

The freephone line used by homeless people to access emergency accommodation in Dublin cost more than €1 million to operate last year, according to Du(...)

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