A couple receive the keys to their new home

I recently received a circular (sent to all owners) from the management company about short-term lets. My apartment is let to a company that offers sh(...)

Minister for State for Local Government Reform John Paul Phelan has launched a review into the role and payments for councillors. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A review of the role and payments for councillors to be completed early next year may recommend more money as well as access to secretarial and resea(...)

Long Boat Quay, where over €3m to fix fire safety problems will be split between residents and the city council. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Major problems are accumulating in the apartment and multi-unit accommodation sector that, if not addressed by government, represent a time bomb that (...)

 Eoghan Murphy’s  Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government has yet to receive the council’s reports. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Cavan County Council has missed two deadlines to produce a report to the Government on its internal investigation into allegations of financial improp(...)

House-building: losing count

Government policy must first and foremost be based on correct and up-to-date information. In this light it is astonishing that the data on house-build(...)