The new Government scheme will allow investors to pay for the construction of social homes that can be leased to councils, which can in turn rent them to tenants. Photograph: iStock

The Richard Barrett-backed Bartra Capital Property could offer to build up to 400 social dwellings under a new Government scheme, its chief executive(...)

Loreto College, Wexford. Principal  Billy O’Shea said teachers and students have been waiting 19 years for a new premises

It is likely to take a “few weeks” to resolve uncertainty over the completion of up to six major school-building projects following the collapse of a (...)

Loreto College’s new school building in  Wexford. It had been due to move its 750 pupils to the new   facility towards the middle of next week. Photo: Loreto College, Wexford.

State authorities say they do not expect any significant delay to the completion of six school building projects following the collapse of a UK constr(...)

The scheme is part of a series of measures Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy is bringing forward as the  crisis worsens. File photograph: Frank Miller

A new mortgage-to-rent scheme, currently being finalised by the Government and expected to be launched in the coming weeks, will keep thousands of fam(...)

British  prime minister Theresa May. Photograph: Reuters/Toby Melville

Just when you thought it was safe to take your eye off the UK, British prime minister Theresa May goes and calls a snap general election. After month(...)

The NTMA’s headquarters in the Treasury Building, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The State’s finance agency is seeking bids for the development and operation of six social housing sites. The National Development Finance Agency (ND(...)

The award-winning Inchicore National School building in Dublin’s south inner city, designed by Dongahy + Dimond. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

The new building at Inchicore National School could not be further removed from the prefab classrooms that children endured for two decades or more be(...)

Athenry, Co Galway: frustration within the school community is now at “boiling point”  over halted construction of a new Presentation College secondary school. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

IDA Ireland has been accused of putting undue pressure on the Department of Education to halt construction of a new secondary school in Athenry, Co G(...)

Project Wave, a commercial and residential scheme in Dublin,  will take up 10 per cent of  the Docklands Strategic Development Zone. File photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

The first phase of one of the largest new developments planned for Dublin’s docklands has been granted permission under Dublin City Council’s new fast(...)

The NDFA  said there was huge interest among international investors for the projects

The National Development Finance Agency (NDFA) has this morning set out plans for major infrastructure projects with a combined value of close to €1 b(...)

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