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The Department of Housing has compiled a “watch list” of  projects totalling more than 2,000 homes which it said it is “absolutely essential” councils complete by year-end. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Department of Housing has warned local authorities to hit their end-of-year targets for the construction of social housing after it emerged just 2(...)

The seminary, which dates from the mid-1800s,  sits opposite Croke Park Stadium and its lands are already used for parking on match days.

One of the largest plots of Catholic church-owned land on the northside of Dublin city is to be sold to the GAA by the Archdiocese of Dublin for the d(...)

A protest in 2016 at the Irish Glass Bottle site at Poolbeg  calling for affordable housing. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A deal on the provision of 900 social and affordable homes on the former Glass Bottle Company site at Poolbeg is close to agreement, Dublin City Counc(...)

 The #RaiseTheRoof protest at the Dáil on Wednesday. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

Dublin City Council (DCC) has been considering a plan to house up to 150 homeless people on a rented cruise ship, to help tackle the housing crisis. (...)

Dublin City Council’s  executive manager, Tony Flynn, says for any scheme over €20 million you have to develop a cost benefit analysis. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

It takes a staggering 5½ years to bring a complex of 100 social housing apartments from inception to completion, one of Dublin City Council’s most sen(...)

Dublin City Council head of housing Brendan Kenny said the cost of building a social home on land owned by the council was an average of €300,000, Photograph: Alan Betson

A “horrendous”, onerous public procurement process is pushing up the cost of providing local authority housing, Dublin City Council deputy chief exec(...)

Two council sites are already being developed for a private affordable housing scheme by housing co-operative Ó Cualann Cohousing Alliance. Above, the site at Ballymun, earlier this year. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

More than 2,000 affordable homes, which will be available for low- and middle-income workers to buy, are to be built at 10 sites owned by Dublin City (...)

Catherine Byrne had asked councillors to come to Leinster House  ahead of a council meeting  on plans to develop cost-rental and social housing in Inchicore.

Minister of State Catherine Byrne has been snubbed by Dublin city councillors who refused to attend a meeting with her over housing plans for St Micha(...)

Four-storey modular apartments in Lewisham, London. Dublin City Council has plans to construct ‘close to 1,000 rapid-build apartments’ for social housing at different locations throughout the city.

Builders have been given less than a month to tender for a contract worth up to almost €1 billion to construct factory-built apartments to help resolv(...)

 The  former Magdalene laundry on Sean McDermott Street in  Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

A proposal to stop the sale of the former Magdalene laundry on Sean McDermott Street in Dublin to a Japanese hotel chain will be put to Dublin city co(...)

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