Brendan Kenny

92 results

A Dublin City Council image of how the Yi Garden could look in Herbert Park.

The planned installation of a Chinese “friendship garden” in Dublin’s Herbert Park will not go ahead next month, due to the decision of the Chinese sp(...)

The site at Springvale in Chapelizod opposite the Church of the Nativity. Photograph: Tom Honan

Dublin City Council has dropped plans to use emergency powers to build more than 120 social homes without seeking planning permission on two sites on (...)

Dublin Landings, one of the few new docklands developments which will have social housing

It’s a predicament across the world. In New York, the city authorities offered developers tax breaks if they committed to making a certain percentage (...)

Brendan Kenny, deputy chief executive of Dublin City Council, Helene Schauer, (MVD, Austria) and David Silke, Housing Agency, at a seminar on Planning and Housing for the 21st Century as part of the Vienna Model of Housing Exhibition. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

What can Dublin housing experts learn from Vienna where two-thirds of the city’s inhabitants live in public housing was the question being asked at th(...)

David Silke, director of research at the Housing Agency with Brendan Kenny, deputy chief executive of Dublin City Council and Helene Schauer, (MVD, Austria). Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Dublin City Council has said it “fully supports” a radical change in housing policy that would see a shift in emphasis from home ownership to cost ren(...)

The exterior of 422 North Circular Road, dramatist Seán O’Casey’s last residence. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The last Dublin home of dramatist and socialist Sean O’Casey, where he wrote his best known plays, is being bought by Dublin City Council for use as h(...)

Newtown Industrial Estate in Coolock is one of four industrial areas Dublin City Council has identified as “new key growth areas of the city”. Photograph: Collins

Up to two-thirds of Dublin city’s industrial estates and business parks are set to be redeveloped for housing under new plans from Dublin City Council(...)

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan: his comments were described as ‘deeply depressing’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The number of families entering emergency accommodation in Dublin dropped last year, following the decision to stop giving homeless families priority (...)

Dublin City Council’s chief executive Owen Keegan’s comments echo even more inflammatory comments made just more than a year ago by the former chairman of the State’s Housing Agency Conor Skehan. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Comments by Dublin City Council’s chief executive Owen Keegan in relation to homeless provision in Dublin were certainly inflammatory, and probably il(...)

Herbert Simms, who was appointed by Dublin Corporation of the city’s first housing architect,  is probably best known for the development of the city’s corporation flats, such as Chancery Place near the Four Courts. Photograph: G&T Crampton Archive

Few argue against the State having a role in the provision of social housing for those who do not have the means to house themselves. But how deeply (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »