Richard Guiney

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Berghain: Berlin’s clubbing mecca – home of DJ Marcel Dettmann, above – jostles with the Berlin Wall in terms of what the city is famed for in the eyes of younger generations. Photograph: Merlijn Hoek

On June 23rd Japan will pass a law to allow clubs in Tokyo to stay open until 5am. Its existing legislation dates back to its US occupation in 1948; (...)

Nightlife in Dublin has always been imbalanced, with a tendency to concentrate in one area or another. In years gone by, Lower Leeson Street was the h(...)

 Focus groups mentioned that they would like to see cafes and restaurants on Moore Street, Dublin Town chief executive Richard Guiney said. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Dublin’s north inner city needs to develop a night-time economy to match the restaurant, bar and social scene south of the river, according to city bu(...)

Richard Guiney of Dublin Town at the Christmas Market on St Stephen’s Green the organisation helps to organise. In 2013 and 2014, Dublin Town recorded total income of just over €3 million. Last year this was made up of €2.6 million in levies and €447,000 in unspecified ‘sponsorship and funding’.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

There is an arrhythmia in the economic heartbeat of the capital. The business improvement district (Bid), established in 2007 to nourish healthy comme(...)

Luas Cross City work has allegedly caused flood damage to some Georgian-era cellars. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dublin city centre business owners may be entitled to thousands of euro in compensation after Luas Cross City work allegedly caused extensive flood (...)

Luas in Dublin city centre: cars are necessary but too many are bad. Towns designed for cars rather than people don’t work. It is essential we strike the right balance. Photograph: David Sleator

Submissions on the joint Dublin City Council/National Transport Agency transport proposals were due by August 7th, and almost immediately after that t(...)

Cafes on South William Street: Dublin made it to fourth place in the Matador network’s list of the world’s best cities for coffee lovers and is hosting the world barista championships next year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin City Council has set up a working group to examine the various issues relating to cafes and restaurants replacing city centre shops, in the wak(...)

Documents obtained by The Irish Times show Dublin City Council has received complaints from a cross-section of groups and individuals in relation to the €386 million project, ranging from sleepless students to an injured cyclist. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

A number of Dublin city centre business owners are feeling “abandoned” due to Luas line works amid accusations that road closures could provide a “dev(...)

Business that have signed a petition against  mandatory payments to the Dublin Business Improvement District include the Central Hotel.

Hundreds of businesses have signed a petition protesting the “double taxation” imposed by mandatory payments to the Dublin Business Improvement Distri(...)

 Seasonal pop-up: shoppers at the Christmas Market on St Stephen’s Green, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

There is little evidence of Scrooge-like bad cheer at Dublin’s Christmas Market on St Stephen’s Green. As seasonal shoppers strolled among the (...)

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