All 10 grant schemes for renewing homes in Cork and how to apply – Cork Beo

Whether you are doing up your own home, know somebody who plans to or want to bring old or disused houses and flats back to life for rental – there’s a good chance there is a grant available to help. Cork City Council runs or administers no fewer than ten grant schemes that are currently

Rental system is broken and rents are too high, says Sinn Féin – The Irish Times

Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien has insisted the Government wants “Generation Rent to become a generation that owns their own home” amid Sinn Féin claims it failed to stop rents being at least €500 to €600 more than they should be. The Minister insisted measures the Government introduced including its Affordable Housing Bill “show in

Investment funds buying complete housing estates ‘unacceptable’ – Taoiseach –

The purchase of completed housing estates by global institutional investment funds is “unacceptable”, the Taoiseach has said. Micheál Martin has also called on county councils not to engage in long-term leases with such firms. His comments follow controversy over a housing development in Maynooth, Co Kildare, where 135 of 170 houses at the Mullen Park

Boycott called after local business loses bike hire contract at Lough Boora to Dublin company –

A boycott has been called over the Bord Na Mona’s decision to license a bike hire at Lough Boora Discovery Park in Co Offaly to a company from Dublin. Pat Barrett, who had been operating Lough Boora Rent-a-bike for 11 years, was informed on Friday last that he had lost his contract to Phoenix Park

Interview with Evelyn Tweed: “Young people must be at the heart of Scotland's recovery from the pandemic.” – Brig Newspaper

Brig caught up with SNP candidate for Stirling Evelyn Tweed, and discussed the upcoming election, SNP manifesto, and what it mean for Stirling voters and students Evelyn Tweed is the Stirling SNP candidate hoping to win votes in tomorrow’s Parliamentary Election. She addressed students directly in the following statement: “It would be an understatement to

Investment funds buying whole estates is 'undesirable' and the government needs to act, says Leo Varadkar –

O’Brien told The Journal yesterday that he thinks his previous Bill on the issue is still workable and “still valid”. Image: Shutterstock O’Brien told The Journal yesterday that he thinks his previous Bill on the issue is still workable and “still valid”. Image: Shutterstock INVESTMENT FUNDS BUYING up whole estates is “undesirable” and the government

Concerns raised about increase in homelessnesss in West – Galway Daily

Concerns have been raised by a local charity about further increases in the number of people living in Emergency Accommodation in the West of Ireland. Galway Simon Community has said that the lack of affordable accommodation is one of the factors driving the increase in homelessness. The number of people staying in Emergency Accommodation has

Large investors buying up housing unacceptable – Martin –

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said that institutional investors purchasing large portions of housing estates is unacceptable and runs counter to the Government’s aim to “give priority to first time buyers”. The Taoiseach told the Dáil that he discussed the issue with the Ministers for Finance, Public Expenditure and Housing after investors made large purchases in

Retail Park could return to the market with €50m asking price – The Echo Newspaper

By Maurice Garvey THE Royal Liver Park, Naas Road looks set for a potential return to the market at a new asking price of around €50 million. Two years ago, property group Allied Real Estate Group (AREG) bought the park for €25m. The Royal Liver Park on the Naas Road AREG subsequently lodged plans for over

Government vows to act as investment funds buy up whole estates – Irish Examiner

The buying up of whole estates by large investment funds is “undesirable” and the Government is moving to prevent it from happening, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said. Controversy has erupted since it was reported that a global property investment firm with a €1bn war chest has pushed out first-time buyers by purchasing most of a