The former Chivers factory in Coolock, Dublin. Photograph: Damien Eagers/The Irish Times

The planned sale of the former Chivers factory in north Dublin for €25 million had everyone reaching for their jam-related puns, with Dublin city coun(...)

 In the middle of a housing crisis – defined by a chronic shortage of affordable options – the market is supplying high-end, luxury units that don’t sell and in many instances can’t even be let

HOW YOUNG PEOPLE ARE BEARING THE BRUNT OF THE STATE'S DYSFUNCTIONAL PROPERTY SYSTEM For more than half a century in Ireland, it seemed that ever(...)

A computer-generated image of ‘The Jam Factory’ apartment scheme in Coolock, Dublin 17

The owner of the old Chivers factory in north Dublin has denied he is “flipping” the site and said some Dublin city councillors are “obsessed” with hi(...)

Last year An Bord Pleanála approved an increase in the number of apartments on the former Chivers jam factory site to 550. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Plans to sell the former Chivers jam factory in north Dublin for €25 million have “left a very sour taste” in the mouths of Dublin city councillors wh(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy  removed caps on the height of buildings which developer Andrew Gillick said put ‘an onus on me to maximise the use of the land’. Photograph: Tom Honan

The developers behind a controversial apartment scheme in north Dublin, that was approved by An Bord Pleanála last August, are seeking to add almost 8(...)

If accepted, the development at the former Chivers factory in Coolock would be the biggest social housing project yet under the new ‘enhanced leasing scheme’ introduced last year. File photograph: Getty

The developers behind a controversial nine-storey scheme of almost 500 apartments in north Dublin have offered to lease the entire complex to the Stat(...)

Developer Andrew Gillick  has offered a complex of 471 apartments at the site of the former Chivers factory in Coolock to the State for social housing.

Plans for almost 500 apartments in blocks nine storeys tall in north Dublin that could be used for social housing have been described as “greedy” and (...)

Miriam Gillick, mother of Benjamin Gillick, leaving the Four Courts after a previous High Court hearing on the case. File photograph: Courts Collins

A nine-year-old boy left brain damaged and permanently disabled after a failure to diagnose an infection when he was a baby has settled his High Court(...)