The average  rent for a house in Dublin is  11.7 per cent lower than it was  seven years ago.  Photograph: Frank Miller

The growing cost of renting a home in the Dublin region is “worrying” and impacting on the affordability of living in the capital, said the director (...)

Irene Dunne working on the Tenancy Protection Service helpline in Stoneybatter, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A helpline for families at risk of homelessness has been able to assist a quarter of callers successfully to remain in their homes since it started t(...)

While some landlords may just be coming to terms with settling a sizeable tax bill as a result of having never paid the Non Principal Private Residenc(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin has launched a public consultation on data sharing in the public sector. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Members of the public will be given the opportunity to make submissions on how personal data is shared between public sector organisations. Minister f(...)

Violet and Martin Coyne have been ordered to leave their home in Blanchardstown, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A Dublin couple, who have been ordered by Dublin Circuit Court to vacate their home by midnight tomorrow, say they have nowhere else to live and fac(...)

The Oireachtas will have to decide whether the public interest is sufficient to justify legislation interfering in the customer relationship between individuals and companies such as UPC and Sky, for the purpose of collecting the TV licence, the Data Protection Commissioner Billy Hawkes has said. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

The Oireachtas will have to decide whether the public interest is sufficient to justify legislation interfering in the customer relationship between i(...)

Jackie Lavin (right) with Bill Cullen at the Grand National at Fairyhouse earlier this year. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The receivers for Glencullen Properties Ltd, the company formerly owned by the businessman Bill Cullen, have begun court proceedings to remove Mr Cull(...)

Minister Jan O’Sullivan with Vincent Hickey of SCSI

Getting a deposit back on a rental property often leaves the renter feeling guilty until proven innocent and ultimately short changed. A new guide pub(...)

Syndey Opera Housee: Irish tax law and the double-taxation accord with Australia state that you are liable in Ireland for any tax due on rental income from an Irish property. Photograph:  David Gray/Reuters

My daughter is Irish and worked in Ireland for about 10 years before emigrating to Australia in October 2012, where she is now in employment and pay(...)

Average rent in Dublin increased at 10 times the rate of other parts of the country over the past 12 months. Photograph: Frank Miller

The cost of renting a home in Dublin increased at 10 times the rate of other parts of the Republic over the last 12 months, and capital rents are now(...)