That was the stark warning from the head of credit at MyMortgages.ie, Joe Sheahan
Wed, 10 Jul, 2019
A Geographical Profile of Income in Ireland shows households in South County Dublin fare much better than households in counties such as Longford and Donegal, where dependency on social welfare payments is far higher and where two in five have a medical card.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
More than one-sixth of all residential property bought in Ireland in 2018 was purchased by non-households.
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019
Older people in Ireland are highly involved with their family and in society, but many of them face significant challenges in negotiating the built environment and in accessing public transport.
Wed, 20 Jun, 2018
The trial use of street lamps as electric car charging points is expected to lead to a quicker national rollout of power-up options for drivers and an increased changeover to emission-free vehicles.
Tue, 05 Jun, 2018
As many as 3.2m people will cast their vote in today’s eighth amendment referendum including 118,000 new voters, underlining the level of public importance being assigned to the historic vote.
Fri, 25 May, 2018
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has given each of the 31 local authorities exact targets on the number of social houses they are expected to provide this year.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2018
Property prices soared by 12.5% in the last year and increased by as much as 17% in some parts of the country.
Thu, 15 Mar, 2018
There is no early end in sight to house price increases and it will take “the next five, six, seven years” for new supply to come anywhere near to meeting pent-up demand, the Economic and Social Research Institute warns.
Wed, 13 Dec, 2017
House prices “are only going one way” unless the lack of supply is resolved — as the cost of buying a home has surged by almost 13%.
Thu, 09 Nov, 2017
The Government is to cap rental deposits at one month’s rent and has vowed to crack down on landlords in rent pressure zones who take advantage of tenants.
Wed, 13 Sep, 2017
A semi-state body similar to Irish Water could be set up to deal with Ireland's housing crisis.
Thu, 31 Aug, 2017
House and apartment prices increased by 10.5% to the end of April this year, the biggest rise since two years ago when prices rose by 11.2%, it has emerged.
Thu, 08 Jun, 2017
House prices have increased by more than half since they bottomed out in early 2013, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO).
Sun, 14 May, 2017
Residential property prices increased by 7.2% on average across the country in the year to August.
Fri, 21 Oct, 2016
A Dublin property development firm is to contribute €1m to the Pyrite Resolution Board to assist with the cost of carrying out work on homes affected by sub-standing construction material.
Wed, 07 Sep, 2016
The population is continuing to grow despite continued high levels of emigration, the first results from the 2016 Census show.
Fri, 15 Jul, 2016
A group representing Irish cyclists has criticised the number of fines issued by gardaí to motorists who parked in cycle lanes — despite a more than twofold increase in the amount of tickets handed down.
Mon, 09 May, 2016
The Irish economy will face down a slew of threats facing the world economy and continue to post strong growth through 2017, the ESRI think tank has predicted.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2016
Documents released to the Irish Examiner under the Freedom of Information Act have shown that private developers and house hunters were not alone in buying into the property bubble, writes.
Mon, 26 Jan, 2015
Local authorities are practically powerless to deal with problem tenants causing antisocial behaviour.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2014
There is enough land zoned and potentially available in Dublin to provide housing for 269,000 people, although the planning permission system is acting as a constraint on the number of units being released on the market.
Mon, 22 Sep, 2014
The controversial €600m Poolbeg incinerator in Dublin has overcome its final hurdle after city bosses secured a value-for-money certificate.
Sat, 06 Sep, 2014
A homeless mother-of-two forced to seek assistance from Dún Laoghaire Rathdown council was offered a blood-stained mattress by the shelter she attended.
Mon, 09 Jun, 2014
A senior Fianna Fáil TD has said "there is no impediment" to going into government with Sinn Féin after the next general election.
Tue, 27 May, 2014
Fianna Fáil have said they are only fielding one candidate in the local elections in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, despite Mary Hanafin submitting her nomination papers.
Sat, 03 May, 2014
It is understood that the former Fianna Fáil minister Mary Hanafin is making a return to the political sphere.
Sat, 03 May, 2014
Dubliners will find out tonight if they will get the option of electing their own mayor.
Mon, 31 Mar, 2014
A quarter of all homes in the Republic have been valued at less than €100,000 by their owners for the purpose of paying the property tax — more than three times the estimate used by the Government in designing the tax.
Tue, 08 Oct, 2013
Businessman Jim Kennedy “emphatically” denied ever giving money to ex-lobbyist Frank Dunlop, the Circuit Criminal Court has heard.
Thu, 18 Jul, 2013
More than 387,000 households owe a total of €38.7m on the household charges according to figures from Phil Hogan, the environment minister.
Fri, 17 May, 2013
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown has the highest proportion of college graduates in the country, while Limerick City has the lowest.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2012
Councillors in the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown area of Co. Dublin have this evening voted in favour of marriage equality at their November meeting.
Mon, 12 Nov, 2012
The Government has allocated €100m to provide more than 800 social houses over the next two years.
Fri, 20 Jul, 2012
New results from last year’s census show the labour force has increased by almost 6% since 2006.
Fri, 29 Jun, 2012
Two beaches fell below minimum hygiene standards for swimmers in the latest study of the country’s bathing areas.
Thu, 03 May, 2012
Two out of three Irish people live on just 2.4% of the total land available, according to latest census figures.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2012
Donegal has the worst planning record in the country, An Taisce has claimed.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2012
Almost 15% of all houses in Ireland were empty on the night of the census.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2012
ON census night, there were 1,994,845 housing units in the State — up 12.72% from 2006, when there were 1,769,613. Some 1,649,408 of these units were occupied by the usual resident.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2012
The number of Travellers in Ireland increased by 32% between 2006 and 2011 — but only 12% live in caravans or mobile homes.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2012
A business lobby group is planning a major campaign to press the Government into fast-tracking its overhaul of the State’s commercial rates system.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2012