“It’s a lovely system. They thought of everything. You feel so secure here and cared for.”
Fri, 21 Feb, 2020
Around 50 people, calling themselves 'House the Irish First' have been protesting at the site on Ladyswell Road in Mulhuddart since mid January
Tue, 18 Feb, 2020
The Government has issued a lengthy rebuttal to the United Nations in response to criticism of the country's housing policies earlier this year.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
In the last few days, more than 60 representatives from various voluntary and civic organisations met at Cork City Hall to discuss how the revolutionary period in Cork city and county might be marked over the coming years.
Mon, 01 Apr, 2019
The core group of residents of the Leeside apartments in Cork city, who spearheaded a two-year campaign against their eviction, also said they felt abandoned by the government at the height of their campaign.
Fri, 29 Mar, 2019
The Housing Minister Simon Coveney is denying that two new emergency hostels are being provided for Dublin as a result of the Home Sweet Home Campaign.
Tue, 10 Jan, 2017
Plans to turn former convent buildings into social housing have been thrown a lifeline after the Department of the Environment agreed to fund a feasibility study.
Tue, 19 Apr, 2016
Clúid’s housing development may be a model for others, writes Noel Baker.
Sat, 23 Jan, 2016
The Government could save €224m a year in the cost of caring for older people by improving home-based services and resourcing properly sheltered housing, a new study shows.
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
Wed, 14 Oct, 2015
People on the housing waiting list in County Cork may get a boost if the local authority is successful with its plea to the National Housing Agency (NHA) to instruct Nama to allocate vacant homes.
Mon, 22 Sep, 2014
Only five mortgage-to-rent arrangements to assist distressed borrowers have been completed by the country’s main banks since it was set up two and a half years ago.
Mon, 14 Apr, 2014
The Government’s much vaunted mortgage-to-rent scheme to aid distressed home owners is in crisis as Ireland’s four main lending institutions say it is all but unworkable.
Social housing organisations yesterday said the fact that 3,500 local authority dwellings are lying empty for more than a month around the country was “a huge waste”.
Fri, 08 Nov, 2013
Labour’s Housing Minister Jan O’Sullivan is trying to convince her Cabinet colleagues of the jobs and economic potential that could be created if the Government was to start building social housing again.
Sat, 27 Apr, 2013
A voluntary organisation is set to unveil plans to convert a former convent into sheltered housing which will help fill a void in providing accommodation for older couples and single people.
Thu, 24 Jan, 2013
A €1.5m centre for the homeless is to be provided in a Co Kerry town, with construction work expected to start in the next two months.
Tue, 08 Jan, 2013
Addiction services for almost 1,000 people will be “set back 10 years” by major cuts imposed yesterday.
Wed, 31 Oct, 2012
Jim O’Sullivan (Letters, Jul 13) raises a very important point in relation to the recently launched Mortgage to Rent scheme.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2012
An independent regulator for social housing could be in place within six months, it was yesterday claimed as a study showed increased private financing of social housing schemes could take thousands off waiting lists.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2012
THE bursting of the property bubble may benefit some of the poorer members of society, as apartments built in anticipation of the boom years continuing are sold to social housing projects to cover debts.
Thu, 29 Sep, 2011
NAMA has delivered on its “social dividend” promise by providing social housing in a top-end Dublin development through the Clúid Housing Association.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2011
The charity behind a new approach to social housing to be launched in Dublin later today is hoping its model of buying "NAMA-ed" homes can be replicated across the country.
Wed, 27 Jul, 2011
THERE’S scarcely a town or village in the country, never mind a city, without a so-called ‘problem estate’ in which houses have fallen into disrepair and the overall appearance is shabby and depressed.
Mon, 08 Nov, 2010
OPENING officially next Tuesday is a new social housing scheme by Clúid.
Sat, 13 Dec, 2008
CORK County Council has granted a number of significant planning permissions, including an extension to the Rochestown Park Hotel, which will make it the second largest hotel in Munster.
Wed, 07 Jun, 2006
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