Thousands of homeowners affected by Mica, and their supporters, protest in Dublin for a 100 per cent redress scheme from the Government in October. Photograph: Laura Hutton

The Government finalised a redress scheme late last night for thousands of families in Donegal and Mayo affected by mica following a day of intense ne(...)

Mullen Park in Maynooth, Co Kildare, where UK-headquartered property investor Round Hill Capital bulk-purchased new homes at  earlier this year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Local authorities will be empowered to set aside up to 50 per cent of homes in new developments for owner-occupiers under proposals to be considered b(...)

Homeless people’s tents in the park opposite Collins Barracks by the Luas line in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

A total of 8,475 people were recorded as homeless in September, with children making up more than a quarter of those without a home in the State. De(...)

The new tax on land hoarding – Zoned Land Tax   – will replace the ineffective vacant-site levy. Photograph: iStock

With the State firmly in the grip of Covid-19 during last year’s budget, expectations for housing completions were not high, but it didn’t stop the Go(...)

Paschal Donohoe’s decision to sign up for OECD tax reform could well benefit Irish exchequer, KPMG head of tax, Tom Wood says,

Ireland will break even at least from the Government decision to sign up to the OECD reform of global corporate taxation, and may even benefit over ti(...)

Minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The Minister for Children has written to the Minister for Local Government asking that all local authorities put protections in place to prevent devel(...)

The plants where the incidents took place were at Ballymore Eustace, above, which serves parts of Co Dublin, and a plant in Wexford that serves Gorey. Photograph:  Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

Minister for Housing and Local Government Darragh O’Brien wants Irish Water to have strengthened control over all water service plants in the immediat(...)

Minister for Housing and Local Government Darragh O’Brien said the failures were ‘concerning and unacceptable’. Photograph: iStock

Irish Water is to conduct an audit of water treatment plants across the country, following two serious incidents where unsafe water entered the public(...)

The Land Development Agency has unveiled a plan to develop up to 2,800 affordable homes, parklands, commercial spaces and sustainable transport links on State lands in the heart of Limerick city under the Housing For All strategy.

Housing minister Darragh O’Brien unveiled a plan on Thursday to develop up to 2,800 affordable homes, parklands, commercial spaces and sustainable tra(...)

The Government has granted an exemption for some developers on social housing provision

The Government has “lost” 10,000 affordable homes after it granted an exemption to developers who bought land between 2015 and 2021, according to the (...)

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