Archive for the Housing Category

A New Initiative Could Play a Major Part in Ending Homelessness: Irishtown locals co-found Lanu – an exciting housing startup project

David Prendeville A new proptech startup company, Lanu, which takes its name from the Irish word Leathnú – meaning extend – was recently co-founded by two Irishtown locals. It has also been announced that it is one of two housing […]

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New Christmas Song for Peter McVerry Trust

New Christmas Song for Peter McVerry Trust

A brand new Christmas song has been released by Friends of Peter McVerry Trust, to raise some very much needed funds for homeless services at this special, but difficult time of the year for some.

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“Housing For All” Radical Solution Or More Of The Same?

Dermot Carmody The government’s Housing For All plan was launched on September 2nd, replacing the Rebuilding Ireland plan of 2016, with the Taoiseach Micheál Martin saying it would “provide the basis for a long-term sustainable housing system for this and […]

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Images OF Tents On The Dodder Pose Questions About Homelessness

Dermot Carmody A year of staying at home has been a huge challenge for everybody, but for one section of our community the constraints and vicissitudes of Covid19 have added a new layer of difficulty to an already fraught set […]

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Activists fight York Road tower

Peter McNamara Ringsend community activists are working to prevent a tower development proposal on York Road from being more than doubled in height. Melville Properties have submitted a proposal to Dublin City Council to extend permission that was previously granted […]

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Good news at last for renters

Eoin Meegan With soaring rents in recent years in the capital, it appears good news is at last on the horizon. The Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) has published a report ‘Exploring the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Rental Prices […]

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Dublin housing stories: A portrait of the people

By Geneva Pattisson The number of homeless people in Ireland stands at around 10,448 as calculated by Focus Ireland, during the week of the 18th to the 24th of November 2019. Daft.ie released a report the same month, stating that […]

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