Tony Flynn

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In a letter to Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy, the oversight body strongly recommended that Dublin City Council be allowed to exceed the spending thresholds for social housing to enable it to buy apartments in the docklands for its tenants. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The watchdog established to oversee the development of Dublin’s docklands has called on Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy to “relax” spending caps on(...)

 Capital Dock apartments, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Local authorities need to be allowed to break Department of Housing funding caps to secure social housing in the docklands and other affluent areas of(...)

Simon Coveney (left with shovel) turning the sod in June 2016 on a planned redevelopment of the Dominick Street flats during his time as minister for housing. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The €39 million redevelopment of the Dominick Street flats in Dublin’s north inner city is to begin within weeks, more than two years since former min(...)

Dublin City Council’s  executive manager, Tony Flynn, says for any scheme over €20 million you have to develop a cost benefit analysis. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

It takes a staggering 5½ years to bring a complex of 100 social housing apartments from inception to completion, one of Dublin City Council’s most sen(...)

Dublin City Council says it has been unable to hand over keys to families because their  houses are not connected to essential services. Photograph: Getty images

Almost 100 newly completed “rapid-build” houses for homeless families are lying empty because of delays in the securing utility connections, Dublin Ci(...)

Charlemont Street regeneration: residents look on from the old complex in the shadow of the new development. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Residents of the old Tom Kelly flats, on Charlemont Street in central Dublin, will move into their new homes next month, more than 20 years after the (...)

At nearly six hectares, and close the Phoenix Park, Heuston Station and the city centre, O’Devaney Gardens is seen as a prime site for housing development.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The long-awaited regeneration of O’Devaney Gardens, one of Dublin’s most dilapidated flat complexes, is coming to fruition finally, with builders to (...)

Recently completed rapid-build homes in Poppintree, Ballymun, in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

In a fit of excitement a year ago the Government launched its Rebuilding Ireland plan to sort out the housing and homelessness crisis, and deliver 47,(...)

Minister for Housing Simon Coveney has not met his targets. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The preferred term for the houses being built to take families out of emergency accommodation in hotels changed, curiously, sometime last year from “m(...)

The old Priory Hall development in north Dublin, the notorious fire-trap complex built in 2007 by former IRA hunger striker Tom McFeely. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Sales of “New Priory” apartments must be approved by Dublin city councillors on Monday if the new owners are to be in their homes by Christmas, counc(...)

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