Magazine Rd residents hit out at rental sector watchdog – Irish Examiner

Residents living near UCC who have been campaigning for tighter controls on rogue landlords have lashed out at the sector’s watchdog. The Magazine Road and Surrounding Area Residents’ Association has written to the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) accusing it of being reactive, and not proactive when it comes to enforcing the registration of rented properties,

Child and family homelessness on the rise in Ireland after eviction ban lifted – Irish Mirror

Child and family homelessness is on the rise after a blanket ban on evictions was lifted. And it has been cited as another damning indictment of failed Government housing policy by Sinn Féin’s housing spokesman, Eoin Ó Broin. The latest figures from DRHE (Dublin Region Homelessness Executive) reveal that from the end of March to

Senior Kinahan Cartel figure, his wife and his mistress laundered about €1.3m in crime cash – BreakingNews.ie

Senior Kinahan Cartel lieutenant Declan Brady, his wife and his mistress laundered approximately €1.3 million in crime cash through transfers that included mortgage payments on a Spanish holiday property, a wedding at Druid’s Glen and transfers to other gang members, the Special Criminal Court heard today. The court heard that a bar tab and room

Senior Kinahan cartel member, wife and mistress laundered €1.3m in cash, court told – The Irish Times

Senior Kinahan cartel member Declan Brady, his wife and his mistress laundered approximately €1.3m in crime cash through transfers that included mortgage payments on a Spanish holiday property, a wedding at Druid’s Glen and transfers to other gang members, the Special Criminal Court heard on Monday. The court heard that a bar tab and room

Fidelma McManus: Is cost rental a feasible approach to increasing Ireland's affordable housing supply? – Irish Legal News

Published 14 June 2021 Fidelma McManus Fidelma McManus, partner and head of housing at Beauchamps, explores whether the cost rental model is a feasible approach to increasing Ireland’s affordable housing supply. Few would dispute that more homes must be built in Ireland, but perhaps the more pertinent question is how we build the right type

Rental accommodation to be 'sucked up pretty quickly' as colleges return – Newstalk

The extra rental accommodation that became available during the COVID pandemic will be “sucked up pretty quickly” when colleges return, according to Sherry Fitzgerald. The rental crisis took a back seat through the pandemic as people moved away from the large urban areas while they were working from home. On The Pat Kenny Show this

Could Facebook's remote working policy upend Dublin's tech hub? – Siliconrepublic.com

Facebook’s decision to allow for permanent remote working could have a profound impact on Dublin’s future for tech and living. Last week, Facebook announced a significant change in its stance on remote working that could send ripples through Dublin’s Silicon Docks. The tech giant, which employs around 6,000 people in Dublin, told staff that it

Sinn Féin go ten points clear in new Irish politics poll – IrishCentral

Sinn Féin has surged into a 10-point lead over its nearest rivals Fine Gael, according to a recent Sunday Times opinion poll.  The Behaviour and Attitudes poll for the Sunday Times found that support for Sinn Féin has jumped to 34% – a four-point jump since May – while support for Fine Gael has dropped

Can Dundrum Town Centre hold on to its place as Ireland’s retail mecca? – The Irish Times

It’s a busy weekday morning in Dundrum Town Centre, as shoppers throng once more to the retail mecca of south Dublin. Much of the shopping habits of old have returned – see the gangs of teen girls clustering around make-up in Penneys and the groups of excited children clutching their Build-a-Bear. But does the buzz

House prices have risen 68pc and wages just 9pc – but 'worst is yet to come' – Independent.ie

Hikes in house prices have dramatically outstripped wage increases during the economic recovery since the last recession. ages grew by 9pc while the cost of a home has soared by 68pc over the last eight years, according to the latest official figures. The national median price of a dwelling – which includes apartments and houses