Housing providers say the rise in lending costs, on top of higher construction material, labour and supply-chain costs, will undermine the viability of cost-rental housing projects.  Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe

Key not-for-profit social housing providers have said they will not be able to proceed with some projects following a surprise hike in lending rates b(...)

Even the Taoiseach’s detractors would feel sorry for him, with Martin appearing at the White House only as an image on a television screen. Photograph: Al Drago/Bloomberg

Napoleon famously exhorted, “Give me lucky generals.” With his stint as taoiseach well into its second half, one has to wonder has Micheál Martin com(...)

Ecologist Prof Yvonne Buckley of Trinity College Dublin who has won the Irish Research Council researcher of the year award for 2021. Pictured with IRC director Peter Brown, Prof Michelle Norris of University College Dublin and Dr Kathy Ruddy won the early career researcher of the year award. A postdoctoral researcher at TCD School of Psychology and Institute of Neuroscience

Ecologist Prof Yvonne Buckley of Trinity College Dublin (TCD) has won the Irish Research Council researcher of the year award for 2021. Prof Buckley’(...)

The Minister said that the question of whether student accommodation costing up to €1,300 at University College Dublin was affordable was one for individual students and their families.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien has said he is “not remotely scared of institutional investors” when it comes to bringing in measures such as(...)

Last year, Paschal Donohoe and Michael McGrath produced an enormous €17.75 billion budget package, where hard decisions could be put to one side as mo(...)

Supply has dried up in more areas for students and Covid-19 has been to blame.  Photograph: iStock

Who would be a third-level student right now? Final-year second-level pupils had their lives disrupted by changes to the Leaving Cert exams for two ye(...)

  USI president Claire Austick  protests with students at the Dáil   to put pressure on the Government to take urgent action over   accommodation shortages. Photograph:  Alan Betson

The Government must declare shortages of student housing and high rents an emergency as students consider deferring or dropping out of college, the Un(...)

The Government aims to deliver 300,000 new homes by the end of 2030 under the €4 billion-per-year Housing for All plan to be unveiled today

The Government aims to deliver 300,000 new homes by the end of 2030 under the €4 billion-per-year Housing for All plan to be unveiled today. The plan(...)

The first homes to be delivered under the Government’s new cost-rental tenure model, at Taylor Hill, Balbriggan, Co Dublin, were launched last month. Photograph:Nick Bradshaw

People earning up to €82,000 per year before tax will be eligible for the Government’s cost-rental scheme, under new regulations to be signed off by (...)

Cloughjordan Ecovillage, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Alan Betson

The delayed Housing for All Strategy is supposed to guide the next nine years of housing policy in Ireland. If it does not have a strong focus on comm(...)

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