Charities warn removal of eviction ban could increase homelessness – The Irish Times

Homeless numbers are continuing to fall but charities have warned gains could be reversed following the removal of a ban on evictions. On Friday, figures for March released by the Department of Housing showed there were 8,060 individuals accessing emergency accommodation, a decrease of 1,847 (18.6 per cent) on March 2020. There was also a

Noel Smyth's apartment development in Dun Laoghaire gets approval –

An Bord Pleanála has approved plans by developer Noel Smyth to construct a 13-storey tower overlooking Dun Laoghaire harbour. The appeals board has granted permission for the €47.5 million ‘fast-track’ plan by Mr Smyth’s Fitzwilliam PL Ltd in spite over 70 local objections lodged against the plan. The appeals board also granted planning permission for

What are the landlord smoke alarm requirements? – Simply Business knowledge

Whether it’s smoke alarms or a carbon monoxide detector, landlord responsibilities are governed by clear legislation. But research shows that landlords are often falling short. In fact, 27 per cent of renters don’t have a smoke alarm installed on each storey of their home, while 51 per cent are without a carbon monoxide detector. Failing

Pat Flanagan column: Will anyone miss former Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy? – Irish Mirror

Will anyone miss former Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy except millionaire property developers, institutional investors and Oliver Callan? To be fair, the builders of shoebox apartments and co-living new age tenements might also shed a tear at the departure of this posterboy for neoliberalism who inherited a dreadful housing and homeless situation and succeeded in making

Welcome Clarity On Retail Reopening, But Major Challenges Ahead Says Retail Ireland – Checkout

The Ibec group that represents the Lifeline The group noted that Government supports have been a lifeline for many businesses, but debt levels have increased significantly, and many rent disputes remain unresolved.  “Unless further measures are taken, more business failures and redundancies are inevitable. Supporting the experience economy and breathing life back into our towns and

Leaving Dublin luxury apartments vacant doesn't break competition rules, review finds – Newstalk

Officials have found investment funds are not breaking competition rules by leaving Dublin luxury apartments vacant. It’s estimated that hundreds of high-priced flats around the capital are empty. Rents for many of these properties are over €2,000 per month or higher. They are typically owned by large investment funds. It has been reported that owners

Europe’s first fully 3D-printed house gets first tenants in Netherlands – The Irish Times

A Dutch couple have become Europe’s first tenants of a fully 3D printed house in a development that its backers believe will open up a world of choice in the shape and style of the homes of the future. Elize Lutz (70) and Harrie Dekkers (67), retired shopkeepers from Amsterdam, received their digital key –

Kerry Katona's new house is £2m mansion with '6 bedrooms, walk-in wardrobe and cinema' – Irish Mirror

Kerry Katona ‘s new dream house is reportedly a plush £2 million mansion with six bedrooms and luxuries including a home cinema. Earlier this week, the former Atomic Kitten star, 40, shared her joy at finally being able to buy her own home 13 years after “losing everything”. Kerry was previously left in dire financial

Deals roundup – Irish Legal News

Published 30 April 2021 Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to [email protected] Maples supports Falko on $255m aircraft securitisation Maples and Calder (Ireland) LLP, the Maples Group’s law firm in Ireland, supported aircraft operating leasing and asset management company Falko Regional Aircraft Limited on its inaugural aircraft securitisation (ABS)

Clonmel Boxing Club members delighted to resume training this week –

Above: Ellie Mai Gartland has been one of Clonmel Boxing Club’s most successful boxers in recent times. Here she is welcomed home after winning the European junior title in Russia in 2018 by her fellow Clonmel Boxing Club members and brothers Jamie and Jerome, and club coach Martin Fennessy Boxers may not be back in the