Janice Boylan

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A projection of how the new building would look. Councillors and officials  questioned the wisdom of building so many small apartments for the rental market.

Concerns have emerged over plans for a 30 storey build-to-rent scheme opposite Heuston Station, in Dublin which would be the city’s tallest apartment (...)

CGI view of the proposed development at Hedron’s Building, Broadstone.

Plans for a co-living scheme at the Hendron’s Building, a modernist protected structure in Broadstone, Dublin, have been refused by An Bord Pleanála. (...)

CGI view of the proposed development at Hedron’s Building, Broadstone.

A scheme to turn a protected modernist building in Dublin’s north inner city into a co-living development would create “tenements of the future”, city(...)

Redevelopment of O’Devaney Gardens:  Dublin City Council is in the process of building 56 social homes on the site. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The redevelopment of the former O’Devaney Gardens flat complex by Bartra Capital is set to be blocked by Dublin city councillors on Monday, unless aff(...)

More than 20,000 full- and part-time students are due to attend DIT’s consolidated campus  in Grangegorman, Dublin 7, by 2020. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Plans for a seven-storey apartment complex for almost 300 students beside the new DIT campus at Grangegorman could be blocked by Dublin city councillo(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Anne Rabbitte has moved a Bill to provide for 26 weeks’ paid maternity leave for councillors. Photograph: Katie Collins/PA Wire

Paid maternity leave may be introduced for local authority councillors under proposals being examined by the Government. Currently councillors are p(...)

Dr Mary Murphy: “Public housing policy had shifted from the provision of housing to the provision of housing benefits . .  which represented the transfer of public money to private interests.”  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Social housing is “demonised” and should be rebranded as “public housing” to help change the way it is perceived, a conference of academics and activi(...)

Plans for a new cycle route on the Liffey quays have been shelved. Photograph: Alan Betson

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has pulled funding for the construction of a segregated cycle path along the Liffey quays, citing the failure o(...)

People Before Profit’s Hazel de Nortúin  and her daughter  Zara  at their home. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Three Dublin city councillors, who recently had to return to work within weeks of giving birth want to see the introduction of paid maternity leave fo(...)

“Domestic violence is a social crime,” said Lynn Boylan MEP. “It is our duty as a society to put in place every possible measure to help those who find themselves in such a terrible situation.”  File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Paid leave should be introduced for victims of domestic violence, Sinn Féin Dublin MEP Lynn Boylan has told the party’s ardfheis. She cited an Ictu (...)

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