Dermot Lacey

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A public consultation process on the tax rate found more than three-quarters of people wanted city councillors to implement the maximum discount on property tax bills. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Dublin city homeowners, the State biggest payers of local property tax (LPT), will see no change to their bills next year, following the decision of c(...)

More than 100 artists who sell their work at Merrion Square each weekend will be banned from their traditional pitches next summer to accommodate Uefa(...)

The old Manhattan Cafe on Richmond Road: once a haunt of musicians and all-night revellers. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

An attempt to reverse a Dublin City Council decision to block the redevelopment of the Manhattan Cafe site at Kelly’s Corner near Portobello will be m(...)

Quaker graves on the grounds of  the Weir Home, a HSE residential mental health services facility in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Concerns are growing over the condition of Ireland’s oldest remaining Quaker cemetery, amid disagreements between the Health Service Executive and Dub(...)

Proposals to reclaim lands on Sandymount Strand and the Tolka Estuary drew opposing political opinions from Dublin councillors. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Reclaiming Dublin Bay for housing would be preferable to “using it as an open sewer” Independent Cllr Mannix Flynn has said. Cllr Flynn was respondin(...)

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan with local election candidates at the launch of the party’s successful campaign. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Warm congratulations for Paul McAuliffe, the new Fianna Fáil Lord Mayor of Dublin, came from ally and opponent, as is customary on such occasions. Du(...)

Housing under the scheme will be built on local authority land and be offered for sale at a discounted price.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An affordable housing scheme which discriminates against Dubliners who have had to leave the capital because of high rents has been approved by counci(...)

The Dodder: The planned route has meant cyclists and walkers at loggerheads since it was first proposed. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Plans for the long-awaited development of a cycling and walking “greenway” along the river Dodder on Dublin’s southside are to be presented to Dublin (...)

Scouting Ireland board member and Labour Party councillor Dermot Lacey. Photograph: Labour Party

The State child and family agency has been criticised as “arrogant” and lacking in credibility, by a member of Scouting Ireland’s board, heightening t(...)

People Before Profit councillor John Lyons wants a change to the development plan so that families could provide accommodation for relatives who are facing high rents and homelessness. File photograph:James Forde

Unscrupulous landlords could provide substandard accommodation for vulnerable tenants if log cabins are permitted in back gardens of family homes, Dub(...)

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