Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien is to meet with families affected by the ongoing mica crisis in the northwest of the country on Wednesday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The property market is not out of control, nor are its problems unique to Ireland, Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien has said. On Monday, two repo(...)

Tanaiste Leo Varadkar: ‘The existing scheme is clearly not adequate and there is a need for an enhanced scheme.’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The potential for 100 per cent redress for owners of homes affected by mica “remains on the table”, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said following a meeting(...)

Maureen Irvine, of Malin, Inishowen with brothers Ali, Hugh and John Farren, of Malinhead, Co Donegal (L-R), protesting outside Leinster House, in support of an improved  mica redress scheme. Photograph: Conor Ó Mearain/Collins

Representatives of Donegal and Mayo homeowners affected by defective mica bricks have made a “final” demand for 100 per cent redress, a 40-year State (...)

Under pressure: Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Internal documents have revealed that Department of Housing officials warned that a shared equity housing scheme would lead to “inflated house prices”(...)

Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy: will bring a memo to Cabinet next week addressing concerns surrounding dangerous rental accommodation exposed by an RTÉ documentary. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A representative body for US businesses, including some of the biggest employers in the country, has warned the housing crisis is so severe it could d(...)