Housing charity calls for extension on Covid-19 emergency ban for evictions – BreakingNews.ie

A housing charity has had a 20% increase in new cases during the Covid-19 pandemic. Threshold says calls about rent arrears have tripled – with some people owing as much as €2,800. There has also been a 12-fold increase in queries about rent supplements. Chief executive John-Mark McCafferty is calling for the government to extend

Coronavirus – Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill – UK/Northern Ireland – Lexology

The Government has now published the much anticipated Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill (the “Bill”), which will introduce various new corporate restructuring tools as well as the temporary changes to insolvency law that have been announced by the Government since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bill’s passage through Parliament is being expedited in

Amazon in talks for new Dublin office – Bloomberg – RTE.ie

Amazon.com is in talks to rent an office block in Dublin with space for about 750 workers, according to a person familiar with the matter. Bloomberg reports that the source said the online retail giant is in negotiations to lease the 2 Burlington Plaza office block in Dublin city centre.  The 75,000 square foot building

Rent refund for University of Limerick students forced to leave during Covid-19 closure – BreakingNews.ie

University of Limerick’s board has approved rent refunds to students forced to leave their accommodation when the campus closed in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The University’s governing body had recommended that thousands of students living on the campus who have not been able to return should reimbursed. The total amount of the refund

Rent refund for University of Limerick students forced to leave during Covid-19 closure – Irish Examiner

University of Limerick’s board has approved rent refunds to students forced to leave their accommodation when the campus closed in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The University’s governing body had recommended that thousands of students living on the campus who have not been able to return should reimbursed. The total amount of the refund

Sinn Féin draft plans for affordable housing scheme – Irish Examiner

Amid reports of a stalemate of housing in government formation talks, Sinn Féin has sent a draft circular to all local authorities which it says will bring clarity to providing public housing. Housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin issued a draft affordable housing scheme, seen by the , detailing how Sinn Féin would build thousands of

Creche owners in Ireland say many will not reopen unless funding is increased amid Covid-19 – BreakingNews.ie

Childcare providers have said many facilities will go out of business or choose not to reopen unless the Government agrees to increase funding to the sector.Minister for Children Katherine Zappone is to bring proposals to Cabinet on Friday regarding re-opening creches across the country on June 29.Schools and creches have been closed since March 12.Ireland

Property Values are Soaring in These Places General, news for Ireland, Blog, – Business World

Around the world, many property markets are seeing rapid growth that is both creating new financial opportunities for business owners and property developers, and putting a strain on long term residents. With the population in major cities like NYC officially at the point where they cannot support any more new arrivals, we will continue to

Appleton Property – property market update Covid 19 – A Kilcullen Diary

We opened our business ten years ago in August 2010, in what we thought would be the worst property year ever, writes Austin Egan of Appleton Property. Things could only get better from there. We were wrong, 2011 was even worse. We survived. We traded through the ups and downs of the recovery and got