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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(...)

The council is following a model used by London’s Lewisham council which has completed a modular apartment complex providing 24 homes for families living in emergency accommodation. Photograph: Martin Godwin

Fifty years after the construction of the Ballymun flats, Dublin City Council is returning to pre-fabricated apartment blocks to provide a solution to(...)

The first 22 houses on Balbutcher Lane in Ballymun were to have been finished last December, but families did not move into the 22 homes, which cost €180,000 each, until May this year. Photograph: Bloomberg

Modular housing, due to be completed at four sites in Dublin by the end of this year to house families living in hotels, will not be finished until ne(...)

 A worker gives the thumbs up to start the demolition of final block of flats in St Teresa’s Gardens, Donore Avenue, Dublin. The flats are being demolished to mak way for the regeneration of the area.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

Residents of St Teresa’s Gardens in Dublin gathered to watch on Thursday as the last block of 1950s-era flats were demolished ahead of a new housing d(...)

Councillors last month voted in favour of a motion from Workers’ Party councillor Éilis Ryan requiring all of the 479 planned new homes which will replace the dilapidated O’Devaney Gardens  complex (above) to be “public, mixed-income housing”.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Dublin city councillor behind a motion to redevelop O’Devaney Gardens as a public rental-only complex has appealed to her fellow councillors to co(...)

The Irish Glass Bottle site at Ringsend, Dublin, which is marked for large-scale housing development. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

More than €80 million in essential infrastructure is needed to make key privately owned sites in Dublin city ready for large-scale housing development(...)

Built in the 1950s, O’Devaney Gardens was to have been redeveloped under a public-private partnership between the council and developer Bernard McNamara, but the deal collapsed in 2008. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The redevelopment of O’Devaney Gardens, one of Dublin’s bleakest flat complexes, is facing significant delays because of a decision to make it a publ(...)

 The Oscar Traynor Road site which has  been designated for 655 homes. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Starter homes priced from €240,000 are to be built by Dublin City Council under plans to develop more than 1,300 homes on 30 hectares of vacant land i(...)

The flats complex as it looked in 2009.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The last residents of St Teresa’s Gardens, one of Dublin’s largest council-flat complexes, are to move to their new homes in the coming weeks, 10 yea(...)

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