An additional €15 million in supports is to rehabilitate 33,000 hectares of Bord na Móna peatlands, Green Party Minister for Climate Action, Communication Networks and Transport Eamon Ryan said. Photograph: Stephen Collins /Collins Photos Dublin

The Government’s stimulus plan provides an opportunity to transform the transport environment in urban areas within six months, according to Minister (...)

South Dublin County Council relies on rates for approximately 52% of its income – some €132m a year.

As soon as the first wave of coronavirus restrictions hit back in mid-March there was an immediate clamour from businesses facing closure for a morato(...)

Ballybunnion beach in Co Kerry has lost its Blug Flag status for 2020. Photograph: Getty

Ballybunion North beach in Co Kerry has failed to retain its blue flag status in 2020 due to a deteroiation in its water quality. Beaches are require(...)

Part of Dalkey village in south Dublin was closed off on Tuesday night after a hole appeared in the road.

Part of Dalkey village in south Dublin was closed off on Tuesday night after a hole appeared in the road when part of it collapsed. Pictures of the (...)

Bridget Harty and Helen (Nellie) Reilly with five of Bridget’s nine children (Nellie’s grandchildren), Mikey Reilly (18 months), Biddy Reilly (8), Nelly Reilly (6 months), Judy Reilly (3) and Diane Reilly (6) beside one of the wagons on a halting site the family live in just off the M8 at Cashel, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Brigid Harty (28), her husband, John Reilly, and their nine children – all under 12 – share a caravan on a muddy, rocky site just off the M8 motorway (...)

Public transport, major bus and rail projects ‘cannot be forgotten’. Photograph: Eric Luke

Dublin commuters have said while the new Covid-19 world will see walking and cycling increasingly replace public transport, major bus and rail project(...)

Skirted by the N31, a major road artery, Blackrock is a sizeable village with a main street and numerous commercial premises.

A one-way traffic system is to be put in place in the south Dublin village of Blackrock by the end of the month in order to ensure safe public distanc(...)

Niamh Brennan, in foreground, and Alice Bentley outside the allotments in De Courcy Square, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Lettuces rotting in the ground, tomatoes burning in polytunnels and cucumbers breaking from their stems and mouldering into the soil will be among the(...)

A Dublin City Council worker cleaning up illegal dumping at a recycling centre. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

A sharp increase in dumping of household waste has been seen across Dublin city and county during the coronavirus pandemic, with illegal dumping rates(...)

Rates for businesses in Dún Laoghaire and south-east Dublin had been due for review. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A decision on the level of rates every business in Dún Laoghaire and across south-east Dublin will pay for the next decade has been postponed until ne(...)

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