Dublin City Council is to take control of Berkeley Street’s James McSweeney House from housing association Cabhru, following controversy over operations. Image: Google Street View

The recently resigned chief executive of a Dublin housing charity was living with a family member in a social housing flat complex intended for senior(...)

Cabhru requires the title of council-owned lands on Berkeley Road near the Mater hospital for the long-planned redevelopment of one of its senior citizens housing complexes, James McSweeney House (above). File photograph: Google Street View

The activities of one of Dublin’s most prominent senior citizens housing organisations have come under scrutiny following the resignation of its chief(...)

Dublin City Council said it would not go ahead  with the planned transfer of lands for the redevelopment of James McSweeney House, a senior citizens’ complex on Berkeley Street, to Cabhru Housing Association Services,  until recently known as the Catholic Housing Aid Society (Chas). File photograph: Google Street View

A well-known housing charity, which provides homes for senior citizens in Dublin, is under investigation by Dublin City Council amid claims against th(...)

James McSweeney House on Berkeley Street, Dublin 7. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A housing charity has been moving students into a senior-citizen flat complex in Dublin’s north inner city, after asking elderly residents to move out(...)

McSweeney House on Berkeley Street, Dublin. Catholic Housing Aid Society chief executive Miceal McGovern says the building is no longer fit for purpose. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

An elderly resident at McSweeney House, a Catholic Housing Aid Society (Chas) complex for senior citizens on Berkeley Street in Dublin, has said he ca(...)