The council would have been paying an average of €390,000 for the social and affordable housing at Oscar Traynor Road, while the average cost of directly built council homes is €430,000, council’s head of housing Brendan Kenny said. Photograph: iStock

Social and affordable homes are likely to be “considerably more expensive” at Dublin City Council’s Oscar Traynor Road site if built by the council in(...)

In Fingal County Council, the average cost of so-called turnkey acquisitions last year was €412,000, compared to €209,300 for the new builds delivered directly by the council. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

Some local councils are paying private developers up to €400,000 for social housing units when the councils themselves can build them directly at half(...)

The development was proposed for  Oscar Traynor Road in Santry, just east of the entrance to the Dublin Port Tunnel. File photograph: Alan Betson

Plans to build more than 850 homes on one of the largest sites owned by Dublin City Council have collapsed following the refusal of councillors to app(...)

An Bord Pleanála granted permission for the proposed development by Glenveagh Homes Ltd on a 1.77 hectares site at Balroy House, Carpenterstown Road, Castleknock.  File image: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A number of local residents have brought a High Court challenge aimed at overturning a fast-track permission for a development of 192 apartments in Ca(...)

Main living room in the corner penthouse at Marina Village Greystones

Boats en route to Dublin Bay are just about the only distractions on the horizon from the newly launched apartments at Marina Village in Greystones. (...)

The former Chester Beatty Library on Shrewsbury Road.

Consultants for managing partner and co-founder of the Mayfair based €4 billion equity group CapVest Seamus Fitzpatrick have claimed that house plans (...)

Photograph: iStock

The rush by developers to build apartments in Dublin and other large urban areas continues with applications for more than 1,200 apartments put before(...)

Glenveagh’s business is weighted toward providing starter homes, 70 per cent of which are due to cost below €350,000. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Listed housebuilder Glenveagh Properties acquired two sites for a combined cost of €20 million which can deliver over 265 properties, it said on Tuesd(...)

Davy will work alongside US investment bank JP Morgan on a Dublin and London stock market flotation of the business, sources say,  which will be led by Patrick Durkan of Durkan Residential. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

US private equity giant Lone Star has hired stockbroking firm Davy to help with plans for an initial public offering (IPO) of a new Irish housebuilder(...)