Thomas McFeely was declared bankrupt by the Supreme Court in July 2012 and is due to exit bankruptcy next March. File photograph: Johnathan Adam Davies

Eight years since more than 250 people were ordered from their homes in Priory Hall, the reconstruction of the condemned complex in the Clongriffin ar(...)

Gabrielle Kavanagh  on a balcony  at Cathedral Court, Dublin 8. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

St James’s Wood, Kilmainham, Dublin 8. Built in 2000: News of fire-safety defects at this complex first came to light in The Irish Times in December 2(...)

Priory Hall (now ‘New Priory’) in Donaghmede: Dublin City Council stripped the notorious apartment complex, leaving only the frame and roof structure intact. Photograph: Alan Betson

On October 20th last, almost five years to the day since more than 250 people were evacuated from the Priory Hall apartment scheme near Donaghmede in(...)

The firetrap apartment complex built in 2007 by former IRA hunger-striker Tom McFeely is to be refurbished by Dublin City Council. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/Irish Times

Owners of the Priory Hall apartments in north Dublin are to be given a “fresh start” Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan has said, two years since(...)