Eoin O Broin

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Apartment owners at Hyde Square in Kilmainham have been presented with bills of almost €11,000 each for the repair of their decaying roof. Photograph: Google Earth

Hundreds of residents in boom-era apartment blocks are facing huge bills, risk of eviction and prospect of costly legal actions, an Irish Times invest(...)

John Paul Phelan: “these are completely uncharted waters”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The last two politicians to be elected in to the European Parliament in May will go into “cold storage” until the UK’s departure from the EU is finali(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy described the figures as very disappointing. Photograph: iStock

The number of homeless children has increased by 10 per cent in the past year, from 3,267 in January 2018 to 3,624 last month as the number of homeles(...)

Irish Water managing director Eamon Gallen: ‘We want to avoid people paying these charges not to enforce them.’

Raw sewage from the equivalent of 86,000 people is flowing into Irish waterways every day, a health threat the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) s(...)

Protesters outside Leinster House in Dublin as the Dáil resumes after the Christmas break. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

For strong leadership in times of great national crisis, when the people cry out for courage, inspiration and a doughty bulldog spirit, one name comes(...)

Stephanie Yeates and her son and Carter; Catherine Smith; Ismail Olujoog; and Cllr Brian Leech were at risk of being evicted from transitional housing in Tallaght, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Families in transitional housing who were at risk of eviction have welcomed a commitment from Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy they will not be evic(...)

Sinn Féin proposed that councillors would have to demonstrate their duties are a full-time job  to receive the €35,000 rate. The submission, made by  Eoin Ó Broin, says most councillors earn a gross income of €23,000. Photograph: Eric Luke

Sinn Féin has proposed setting a €35,000 salary for full-time city and county councillors and removing their unvouched expenses as part of an overhaul(...)

Traveller housing in Ballymun, Dublin. Seventeen local authorities have between them failed to spend €10.3 million on Traveller housing in the first three-quarters of this year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Less than a fifth of funding allocated for Traveller accommodation this year has been spent, and more than half of local authorities have spent nothin(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy had caused confusion with homelessness figures, an Oireachtas committee was told. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, has “undermined confidence” in homelessness statistics by ordering the removal earlier this year of over 1,600 pe(...)

The St Margaret’s Traveller housing scheme in Ballymun, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Local authorities failing to spend their Traveller accommodation budgets could face financial sanctions, under proposals being examined by Government-(...)

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