Houses under construction: CSO data give more accurate numbers.   Photograph: FRANK MILLER

A very significant data gap in the housing area has been filled as the CSO has published its own estimate of housing completions in Ireland. Policymak(...)

The Cork development used a scheme set up  as part of the Rebuilding Ireland plan to allow developers of more than 100 units to apply for planning in a process designed to fast track a decision.  File photograph: Dara MacDónaill

An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission to a private developer for over 600 houses and apartments in Co Cork. The development in Glanmire,(...)

Cherrywood in south Dublin: undeveloped land bank is set to become new town centre.

To much fanfare, the Government identified Cherrywood as south Dublin’s newest suburb back in 2010. Wedged southeast of Carrickmines and northwest of (...)

Projects located mainly in Dublin and Cork but also in east coast and midland commuter counties have the potential to deliver 69,240 new homes. File photograph: Getty Images

Friday is the deadline by which 15 local authorities must submit their applications to central government for special infrastructure funding for 34 ho(...)

Eoghan Murphy: the Minister for Housing said the Government had not yet decided how it was going to decide “what affordable is”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has declined to say what he considers an “affordable” house price to be, saying it means different things in differ(...)

The Local Infrastructure Housing Activation Fund  is designed to help pay for infrastructure to enable development of sites

There is no guarantee publicly-funded “affordable” housing will be affordable, a senior Department of Housing official has said. David Walsh, assist(...)

Investment would “bring a level of certainty to infrastructure development to support house builders”. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Cork County Council has applied for almost €80 million in infrastructural funding from the Government which could allow for the building of more than(...)