Fr Joseph Mallin (102), a Jesuit priest based in Hong Kong, is to be awarded the freedom of the city of Dublin. His father was Commandant Michael Mallin who was in command of the Irish Citizen Army at St Stephen’s Green during Easter Week.

The only surviving child of an executed leader of the 1916 Rising is to receive the freedom of the city of Dublin. Fr Joseph Mallin (102) is a Jesui(...)

One of the modular homes at a Modular Housing Demonstration Project  held by Dublin Local Authorities earlier this year.  Picture: Nick Bradshaw.

Tenders for another 131 modular houses for Dublin’s homeless families will be issued this month, Dublin City Council has said. Work is already under(...)

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan: urged councillors not to cut  tax. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dublin city councillors and officials could be forgiven for being nonplussed when Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly had a go at their decision t(...)

Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton and manager Jim Gavin with the Sam Maguire trophy on O’Connell Street. Photograph: Inpho/Ryan Byrne

“Dublin. The city that fought an empire” was the message on a fan’s T-shirt at the homecoming for the victorious Dublin senior footballers. The GAA(...)

A spokesman for the Minister said he had  committed to funding the refurbishment of “as many voids as Dublin City Council can refurbish”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Dublin city’s homeless services budget will be secured to the end of the year, Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has pledged. A spokesman for t(...)

The removal of illegally dumped bin bags cost the council €670,000 last year. Photograph: David Sleator

More than half of households targeted in a Dublin City Council crackdown on illegal dumping have now signed up to pay their waste charges. Almo(...)

Supporters with Welsh flags cheer on a rider in Dún Laoghaire during the IronMan triathlon  in Dublin on Sunday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

What was most distressing about the first officially sanctioned IronMan event in Dublin was the absence of anything resembling distress on the faces o(...)

Minister of State for the National Drugs Strategy Aodhán Ó Ríordáin will bring a paper on drug use to Cabinet in the autumn. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

There was “wide consensus” at a major meeting on the national drug misuse problem that drugs across the board should be decriminalised, Minister of St(...)

German president Joachim Gauck. Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters

German president Joachim Gauck has warned that the euro crisis is contributing to the rise of “rampant anti-European populism” that endangers the Euro(...)

Críona Ní Dhálaigh, the new Lord Mayor of Dublin. Photograph: Sinn Féin website

A Sinn Féin councillor has taken office as Lord Mayor of Dublin for the first time, putting the party centre stage for the capital’s 1916 commemoratio(...)

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