Killian Woods

Killian Woods

PR firm sought Taoiseach’s ‘benediction’ for gene study project

PR firm sought Taoiseach’s ‘benediction’ for gene study project

The PR firm for a Chinese/Irish state-backed project has denied its approaches to officials amounted to lobbying

Shelved underground rail project delays city centre apartment plans

Shelved underground rail project delays city centre apartment plans

Dublin City Council has put an application by the O’Callaghan hotel family to develop 28 apartments on ice and ordered them to consult the Dart Underground office to determine if their development would impact the delivery of the rail project

Comer firm is warned on ‘unauthorised construction’

Comer firm is warned on ‘unauthorised construction’

Setback for developers of planned racehorse ‘centre of excellence’ in Kilternan

Love and money: Windfall beckons for Irish star Islanders

Love and money: Windfall beckons for Irish star Islanders

Irish professional rugby player Greg O’Shea banked €25,000 in prize money after he won the latest series with Amber Gill

Planning board puts foot down over pavement ‘clutter’

Planning board puts foot down over pavement ‘clutter’

The advertising firm’s application to install a new 2.8 metre tall ‘metropanel’ display on Dawson Street has been quashed by An Bord Pleanála, which labelled the development “unnecessary visual clutter”

Heritage sites risk closure over lack of funds, warns sector body

Heritage sites risk closure over lack of funds, warns sector body

Last year, the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht asked groups to make recommendations for its Heritage Ireland 2030 plan

Point Village mall to become leisure venue

Point Village mall to become leisure venue

Since it was developed by Harry Crosbie in the 2000s for an estimated €850 million, the mall based near the 3Arena has remained largely vacant

Ronan is urged to spell out Villa plan

Ronan is urged to spell out Villa plan

Johnny Ronan’s plans for his Burlington Road Magical Embassy Villa – recently used by Red Bull to host a three-day secret ‘gaff party’ – have hit a wall with planners

A friend in low places: Profile of Jeffrey Epstein

A friend in low places: Profile of Jeffrey Epstein

Epstein made rare appearances in the social columns, but that all changed in September 2002 following a headline-grabbing tour of Aids treatment sites in Africa

Sole applicant to NTA for BusConnects gets contract

Sole applicant to NTA for BusConnects gets contract

Wicklow-based firm JMP Consulting Limited, operated and owned by chartered engineer John Fleming, has been appointed to oversee the ‘core bus corridors project’

Tayto Park to reapply for permission to build two world-class rollercoasters

Tayto Park to reapply for permission to build two world-class rollercoasters

Plans to build two new rollercoasters in Tayto Park were blocked this month by An Bord Pleanála – which overruled Meath council’s decision to give the developments the all-clear

Petrol stations lose millions of euro each year due to ‘drive-offs’

Petrol stations lose millions of euro each year due to ‘drive-offs’

Many forecourt operators are reluctant to talk about the problem because they feel it would make the issue more widespread

Salad chain Sprout & Co grows its business with ‘allotments’ concept

Salad chain Sprout & Co grows its business with ‘allotments’ concept

Quick-service salad chain Sprout & Co has plans to open another central Dublin outlet in the ...

IDA to clear hazardous waste from illegal dump after 20 years

IDA to clear hazardous waste from illegal dump after 20 years

Around 22,000 cubic metres – roughly nine Olympic swimming pools – of mixed waste material was illegally deposited on two hectares of land at Belcamp in Clonshaugh

Banks shed retail workers in their thousands

Banks shed retail workers in their thousands

Hundreds of thousands of jobs have been cut by international financial institutions over the past decade