Dublin City Council said the intention is to ‘support the economic recovery of the city by providing more space for pedestrians during weekends’.  Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

A number of streets in Dublin have been pedestrianised this weekend as part of a trial to see if removing vehicular traffic encourages more people to (...)

Part of the proposed new cycle route along the Liffey at Aston Quay in Dublin.

Steamrollers have taken to the Dublin city quays to finally begin work on the Liffey cycle route, which was first proposed almost eight years ago. Du(...)

 Dennis Keeley: “We have managed to keep all our fire appliances and ambulances in service, with the support of staff and by redeploying uniformed personnel to the front line.” Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Up to 10 per cent of Dublin Fire Brigade staff are unavailable for duty due to coronavirus illness or protective isolation measures, chief fire offic(...)

‘What I would do in the morning is actually make it illegal for anybody to drive their kids to school’  a  Dublin City Council official has said. Photograph: iStock

Parents should be legally prohibited from driving their children to school, a senior Dublin City Council official has told a clean air conference. Th(...)

Crowd barriers along Dame Street during the first trial last Sunday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The number of metal barriers used in the trial of a traffic-free plaza in College Green will be significantly reduced this weekend, Dublin City Counci(...)

College Green has been closed to traffic and converted into a plaza today. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Dublin’s College Green will be given over to pedestrians and cyclists today in the first trial run of the traffic-free civic plaza since its rejection(...)

Dublin City Council head of technical services Brendan O’ Brien and DMR Traffic Garda acting chief superintendent Tom Murphy with Lord Mayor of Dublin Paul Mc Auliffe at the launch of the HGV Permit Checker App. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography.

Members of the public have been asked to help gardaí catch heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) driving in central Dublin without a valid permit. A new app -(...)

Cyclists  on Dame Street in the city centre. Photograph: James Forde/The Irish Times

One sunny May afternoon in Dublin, as the Spice Girls prepared to kick off their Spice World 2019 tour at Croke Park stadium, the coaches bringing the(...)

A architect’s image of the proposed College Green plaza.

College Green in Dublin city centre will be traffic-free for three days this summer, the business representative group Dublin Chamber has confirmed. (...)

O’Briens: since putting in a new management team two decades ago, it has grown to 34 shops in Ireland – employing more than 250 staff – and now two in London

Ireland’s largest family-owned off-licence chain, O’Briens, has moved quietly into the UK market with the acquisition of two shops in London. Indepen(...)

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