Dublin

In recent years Dublin has suffered the effects of an economic downturn, including unemployment, emigration and the closure of many of its once bustling shops and restaurants. Housing is less expensive than it was during the booming Celtic Tiger years, from the late 1990s until 2008, but in 2013 pri...

Dublin News

New cycle path at Dublin Bay

First part of Sutton to Sandcove cycleway Construction of a €5 million cycle path at Dublin Bay is to start on 1 April, as part of the planned Sutton to Sandycove cycleway. Dublin City Coun...
Dublin News

New bylaws sought for Dalkey Island

The local council responsabile for Dalkey Island in Dublin Bay is seeking to introduce new bylaws to help preserve the island's heritage and ecology. The uninhabited 9-hectare island is situated on...
Dublin News

Dublin receives poor litter rating

Dublin city has polled poorly in the annual national anti-litter survey commissioned by Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) and conducted by An Taisce, Ireland
Dublin News

Super Dump for North County Dublin

A licence has been granted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a highly controversial 'superdump' in the Lusk area of Fingal in north County Dublin. The licence contains over 250 conditio...
Dublin News

Dublin struggles with coldest weather for 40 years

Faced with severe weather conditions not witnessed in almost 40 years, areas of Dublin City have ground to a virtual standstill, with major disruptions caused to road and rail transport. The snow and...
Dublin News

Mosquito Alert in Dublin

The Fingal region of north Dublin, which experienced infestations of mosquitoes in the summer, is currently being examined by environmental researchers intent on trapping specimens from each of Irelan...
Dublin News

Alley Theatre Discovered in Temple Bar

Artefacts belonging to Temple Bar's Smock Alley theatre (once known as Smoke Alley theatre) including part of the original building, have been discovered by archaeologists. The theatre, which dates fr...
Dublin News

Leinster Lawn to be restored

The garden of Leinster House, the seat of D
Dublin News

Ireland unveils savage budget.

Minister for finance Brian Lenihan has unveiled the toughest budget in the history of the Irish state. Addressing a full parliament in Dublin's D
Dublin News

Europe's longest cycle path.

Dublin city council has unveiled its plan to build Europe
Dublin News

Dublin recycling changes hands.

Green bin collections in Dublin are now being carried out by Greyhound Recycling, which has taken over from Oxigen Environmental. Winner of several awards in the recycling industry, Greyhound Recyclin...
Dublin News

Dublin councillors debate high-rise buildings.

Councillors have agreed to debate a variation to the 2005-2011 Dublin development plan which would allow greater height and density in new buildings in five key inner city areas. Should the change be...
Dublin News

Dublin Bay infill controversy.

Local residents are up in arms over a proposal currently before the An Bord Pleanala (town planning authority) to infill 52 acres of Dublin Bay. Over 4,000 people have already voiced their objections...
Dublin News

Underground river to be uncovered in Dublin campus.

The city council has announced plans to uncover a
Dublin News

Anti-litter drive in Dublin.

In an effort to keep the Irish capitals streets clean, city council litter wardens are issuing fines of 125 each to motorists who throw their cigarette butts out of the car window. This year the numbe...
Dublin News

Green fuel for Ireland.

Drivers can now buy an ecologically sound fuel suitable for diesel engines from a newly opened forecourt on the N20 in Ballyhea, North Cork. The fuel, known as PPO Bio-fuel pure plant oil is made fr...
Dublin News

Leinster Lawn to be restored.

Wigs on the Green in Government Gardens The garden of Leinster House, the seat of D