The city council’s conservation section described the building as a ‘remarkable example of a purpose-built early 20th century factory building’. File photograph: The Irish Times

The former Player Wills factory in Dublin 8 which is at the centre of a big redevelopment plan that includes a 19-storey tower is set to be made a pro(...)

Seven in ten of those sharing accommodation said they enjoy the company of others, half feel they do not have enough privac Photograph: iStock

More than three-quarters of people who share rented accommodation with people other than family members feel they will never be in a position to own t(...)

Savills denies it has breached data privacy laws by requesting the financial information and insists it is operating inside the current GDPR regulations on data privacy

The Data Protection Commission (DPC) is planning to issue guidelines relating to the collection of personal financial data for the purpose of viewing (...)

As with other housing incentives, there are pros and cons to rent-to-buy, but many argue that there should be a place for it in Ireland. Photograph: iStock

If you do the sums, it can be quite staggering how the figures add up. With an average monthly rent of about €1,745 in Dublin, a single person or coup(...)

The Oireachtas has voted in favour of Government plans to introduce a 10 per cent stamp duty on house purchases of 10 units or more. File photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

The private sector will supply the majority of housing to be built under Government targets for the next 10 years, internal documents show. During a (...)

Proposals from Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien, pictured above) were criticised by opposition parties a ‘shambles’ and ‘totally laughable’

Green party ministers have questioned whether housing reforms aimed at limiting the role for “cuckoo funds” could have knock-on consequences for urban(...)

The Casino development in Malahide, Co Dublin. Photograph: The Casino

The State’s National Asset Management Agency (Nama) is close to signing off on the bulk sale of 69 apartments in Malahide, Co Dublin, to a UK-based in(...)

Round Hill Capital has bought  112 houses in the Bay Meadows development in  Hollystown, North Dublin

So what’s all this about a housing crisis? Ireland is gradually emerging from the Covid-19 crisis but, as the fog slowly dissipates, another crisis is(...)

Investment fund SFO Capital have bought 135 of 170 houses at the new-build Mullen Park estate in Maynooth in Co Kildare. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government came under increasing fire on Wednesday as Opposition parties seized on reports that entire new-build housing developments were being b(...)

“How are ordinary house buyers who scrimp and save for a mortgage supposed to compete with this?” File photograph: iStock

The Taoiseach was right to look concerned. It’s a total sickener. A new strain has emerged. “There is something new in what happened over the weeke(...)

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