The Oscar Traynor site in Dublin

The construction of more than 850 social and affordable homes on one of Dublin City Council’s largest sites, has been approved by councillors, almost (...)

The Oscar Traynor site, near the Port Tunnel. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A final decision on the development of more than 850 homes on one of the largest plots of Dublin City Council-owned land will be taken later this mont(...)

Part of the Oscar Traynor site in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Plans to sell one of the largest plots of Dublin City Council-owned land to a private developer are back on the table a year after they were rejected (...)

Sinn Féin housing spokesman Eoin Ó Broin said the party was, and remains, opposed to  an arrangement whereby homes would be sold at ‘astronomical unaffordable prices’.

Sinn Féin has rejected a claim by Fine Gael that it has voted against 6,000 additional homes across Dublin, insisting the accusation is untrue. Sinn (...)

Dublin city councillors recently approved a plan for 853 homes on Oscar Traynor Road, despite the Dublin City Council chief executive  expressing ‘serious reservations’. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin city councillors have been warned that setting up a spin-off company to deliver social and affordable housing on public land may end up increas(...)

Plans for 853 homes at the Santry site, one of the largest owned by the council, collapsed last November following the refusal of councillors to approve a deal with developer Glenveagh Homes. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A housing development at Dublin City Council’s Oscar Traynor Road site should consist of all social and affordable homes, according to a new plan prod(...)

‘It seems that some of those who opine on the state of the housing market will clutch at straws to prove that the State can deliver housing much more cheaply than the private sector.’ Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

The recent rejection by Dublin City councillors of proposals to build new homes at Oscar Traynor Road was a significant setback to efforts to tackle o(...)

Church services

CATHEDRALS Armagh -St Patrick’s Church of Ireland --Sunday services at 10am (Holy Communion), 11am (Sung Eucharist) and 3:15pm (Choral Evensong). Mon(...)

Albert College Park, Dublin 9. Photograph: Tom Honan

Whitehall, Dublin 9, is a northside neighbourhood located about 4km from Dublin city centre, and less than 7km from the airport on the nearby M1 motor(...)

 Coolock has a sprawling suburban feel. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Coolock, on Dublin’s northside, has had a number of building spurts, with the early 1970s producing one of Dublin’s most intriguingly named group of s(...)

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