Rent trap: I’m leaving Dublin as my homeowning dreams will never be realised – The Irish Times

Caitlin, Dublin I’m 39, I’ve been renting since I left home at 18. I will never own my own home unless I meet someone who can go halves on a mortgage. As long as I’m single, I’ll be a renter. My rent is €800 per month and I just cannot save for a deposit on

TDs back objections to plan for 671 new homes in Dublin – Extra.ie

More than 165 objections have been lodged against plans to build 671 residential units in the capital. The Strategic Housing Development (SHD) scheme, by builders Ardstone, includes a ten storey apartment block at ­Milltown Park, Sandford Road, Dublin 6. Aiming to build 671 apartments and duplex units, the scheme is made up of 604 ‘build

The story of one Irish town and its empty buildings – The Irish Times

AS A ROSCOMMON TOWN LOSES ITS LAST BANK BRANCH, THE RECENT STORIES BEHIND THREE VACANT BUILDINGS CHART a DECLINE playing out in irish market towns The wet weather reflected the town’s mood. Everything felt grey on an overcast Friday in Strokestown. Drizzle coated customers as they banked for the last time in the Roscommon town.

Rent trap: A generation stuck in a vicious circle – The Irish Times

HOW YOUNG PEOPLE ARE BEARING THE BRUNT OF THE STATE’S DYSFUNCTIONAL PROPERTY SYSTEM For more than half a century in Ireland, it seemed that every generation enjoyed a higher standard of living than the one before. The inflated cost of housing is, however, threatening to break this cycle of generational progress. People in their 20s

TDs back local opposition to 671 unit housing scheme in Ranelagh – The Irish Times

More than 165 objections have been lodged against plans to construct 671 apartments and duplex units in a ‘fast track’ residential scheme at Milltown Park southeast of Ranelagh village. The Strategic Housing Development (SHD) scheme by builders Ardstone includes a 10-storey apartment block at Sandford Road, Dublin 6. In total, the apartments and duplex scheme

Locals object to Milltown Park development – RTE.ie

Over 165 objections have been lodged against plans to construct 671 apartments and duplex units in a ‘fast track’ residential scheme at Milltown Park, Dublin. The Strategic Housing Development scheme by builders Ardstone includes a ten-storey apartment block at Sandford Road, Dublin 6. In total, the 671 apartments and duplex unit scheme is made up

Prominent UK politician evicted from Kilkenny mansion, suffers heart attack – IrishCentral

A former prominent member of the Conservative Party suffered a heart attack after he was stripped of his Kilkenny mansion due to his perilous financial situation, a court in Dublin has heard.  Lord George Magan, 75, who once served as Conservative Party treasurer, was evicted from Castletown Cox in May 2018 due to a dispute

An amicable split – how this Terenure house optimises Rent A Room potential without compromising on privacy – Independent.ie

19 Priory Way, Whitehall Road, Terenure, Dublin 12 Asking price: €825,000 Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01) 490 7433 There’s a ‘magic’ mirror in the home of Terenure-based art nouveau enthusiast Carmel Lyons which lets you gaze into the perfect plan for earning rental income from your home without ceding any of your privacy. The full length

Affordable housing – Dublin – The Irish Times

Sir, – Una Mullally (“Political stupor behind staff shortages and high rent”, Opinion & Analysis, ,October 18th) asks where is the affordable housing for a minimum wage worker earning €408 a week? South Dublin County Council is the landlord for 9,600 council homes where such workers would pay a weekly rent of around €50. In