Brendan Kenny

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‘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(...)

Stephen Garvey, Glenveagh CEO. Glenveagh focuses on homes for first-time buyers and renters on sites around the State. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Dublin-listed house builder Glenveagh plans to spend €500 million building 3,000 new homes around the Republic, creating 1,000 jobs. One of several I(...)

Horse trekking in Sligo involving the Island View Riding Stables, against the backdrop of Benbulben

Anger is rising in the outdoor activity industry, which includes adventure centres and businesses engaged in activities such as kayaking and surfing, (...)

St Michael’s estate, Inchicore, where the new development is proposed to be built. Photograph: Eric Luke Staff Photographer

Plans for Dublin city’s first cost-rental scheme at the former St Michael’s Estate in Inchicore will be submitted to An Bord Pleanála in April. Rents(...)

Since July of 2019, owners of properties in rent pressure zones have to get planning permission to use their housing for short-term lets for more than three months a year. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA

Up to 70 per cent of suspected illegal Airbnb-style holiday lets in Dublin city have returned to the full-time rental market since the start of the pa(...)

Melvin Properties wants to build a 15-storey apartment block at York Road on the south Liffey quays close to the East Link Bridge.

A proposal to build a 50m tower in Dublin’s docklands exclusively for social housing is disingenuous and “contaminates the concept of fairness”, local(...)

File photograph showing the Simon Community serving food and hot drinks to homeless people and rough sleepers on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The bodies of two men were discovered in Dublin city centre on Wednesday morning. One of the men, in his 40s, was found dead in a tent on Leinster La(...)

James Madigan, local historian and tour guide, with Kim Olin of the Liberties Culture Association, on Ardee Street. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ongoing “chopping and changing” to planning regulations was “very frustrating” for local authorities and developers, the assistant chief executive of (...)

If the model moves away from public/private partnerships, this involves the private sector being involved as contractors, building properties, but not as developers of public land.   Photograph: iStock

The decision by Dublin city councillors to stop the sale of land beside Oscar Traynor Road, a few miles north of Dublin city centre, to a private deve(...)

Dublin city councillors gave a strong mandate to council management on Monday night to drop plans for private sector development of public lands. File image: iStock.

Dublin city councillors gave a strong mandate to council management on Monday night to drop plans for private sector development of public lands. The(...)

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