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‘Family homelessness continued to grow at the same appalling rate after ‘homeless priority’ was removed as it did before,’ Mike Allen, director of advocacy at Focus Ireland has said.

The number of families becoming homeless in Dublin has continued to rise despite the abolition of a “housing priority” policy that had been accused of(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar (left) and Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy at the official opening of phase one of a housing regeneration project at Dolphin House in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The regeneration of 100 homes at Dolphin House, one of Dublin city’s most dilapidated flat complexes has been completed at a cost of €26 million. Ho(...)

Pearse House flats Photograph:  Tom Honan

Two Dublin flat complexes, designed by renowned architect Herbert Simms, face demolition following a decision to initiate their removal from the Recor(...)

The stand-off between the two bodies  follows an incident in June when a family at the Labre Park site in Ballyfermot accused the council of destroying their mobile home and belongings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A row between a Traveller organisation in west Dublin and the city’s most senior Traveller-housing official, has led to the near collapse of the capi(...)

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(...)

The Department of Housing has compiled a “watch list” of  projects totalling more than 2,000 homes which it said it is “absolutely essential” councils complete by year-end. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Department of Housing has warned local authorities to hit their end-of-year targets for the construction of social housing after it emerged just 2(...)

The seminary, which dates from the mid-1800s,  sits opposite Croke Park Stadium and its lands are already used for parking on match days.

One of the largest plots of Catholic church-owned land on the northside of Dublin city is to be sold to the GAA by the Archdiocese of Dublin for the d(...)

A protest in 2016 at the Irish Glass Bottle site at Poolbeg  calling for affordable housing. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A deal on the provision of 900 social and affordable homes on the former Glass Bottle Company site at Poolbeg is close to agreement, Dublin City Counc(...)

 The #RaiseTheRoof protest at the Dáil on Wednesday. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

Dublin City Council (DCC) has been considering a plan to house up to 150 homeless people on a rented cruise ship, to help tackle the housing crisis. (...)

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(...)

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