Minister for Local Government Phil Hogan deserves credit for finally seeking to put in place a more rational relationship between the number of councillors in an area and the population there. Photograph: Eric Luke

The prospect of electoral boundary revisions inevitably causes a flutter among our politicians. The publication on Thursday of the Local Electoral Are(...)

The Dublin water supply system has operated below demand levels on a number of occasions in recent weeks as engineers battle an algal bloom problem at Roundwood, in Co Wicklow. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Continuing problems with the Dublin regional water supply system have resulted in some homes being temporarily “uninhabitab(...)

TIM O’BRIEN Ongoing problems with the Dublin regional water supply system have resulted in some homes being temporarily “uninhabitable” w(...)

Dublin City Council’s Civic Offices on Wood Quay,  Dublin. Photograph: Frank Miller

A Dublin City Council worker, who was found guilty of accessing her former supervisor’s voicemail messages, has escaped punishment. Sever(...)

Going grey: new paving planned for Grafton Street, which is part of BID’s remit

Dublin City Centre BID Company collected €2.5 million from businesses in the capital last year, according to its latest figures as seen by coll(...)

Releasing data sets and collaborating with the public and businesses is one way the public sector can solve problems and improve services

Getting data sets from inside government, semi-State and local bodies out into the public has been a significant part of IBM’s Smarter Cities i(...)

The council stressed that the revamp was needed because the current brick surface had become worn and damaged

Work to replace the paving on Grafton Street is to begin within weeks at a cost of €4 million. The red brick (...)

A computer generated image of what the new granite paving on Grafton Street will look like. Photograph: Dublin City Council

The revamp of Dublin’s Grafton Street is set start after the June bank holiday weekend. The current red brick surface will be replaced wi(...)

Apartments at The Laurels, Dundrum, have been vacant since last summer

Property consultants Savills have secured just over €7 million for 80 apartments in Dundrum, Dublin 14, which have been vacant since last summe(...)

The Voices of Dublin project / installation created by Intel Labs as part of their project to make social media more social at the Mansion House Dublin  during the Your Future City digital technology showcase. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

A pilot project which allows Dublin’s citizens to report local problems to the council on their smartphones and connect in with wider alert sys(...)

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