Entire Dublin housing estate bought to rent by international investment fund – Dublin Live

An investment firm has bought an entire estate of Dublin houses in order to rent them out with prices beginning at €1,975 a month. Bay Meadows located in Dublin 15 has had its 112 homes purchased by by a global investment company that also bought up most of the houses in an estate in Maynooth,

Entire Dublin housing estate bought to rent by international investment fund – Dublin Live

An investment firm has bought an entire estate of Dublin houses in order to rent them out with prices beginning at €1,975 a month. Bay Meadows located in Dublin 15 has had its 112 homes purchased by by a global investment company that also bought up most of the houses in an estate in Maynooth,

Anger as local man loses out on Lough Boora bike hire tender after 11 years – Independent.ie

In fair weather and in foul Pat Barrett stood hiring out bicycles to visitors. hey came to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the regenerated bogland that, in a previous existence, had been a bustling hive of activity. Mr Barrett started off his business at Lough Boora, near Ferbane, Co Offaly, from the back of his Transit

Blindboy Boatclub on why cannabis should be legalised and taxed – Newstalk

Cannabis should be legalised and taxed here, with the taxes being used to fund mental health services. That is according to presenter and podcaster Blindboy Boatclub, who was responding to a new report on cannabis use. The College of Psychiatrists of Ireland warned that cannabis represents the “gravest threat to the mental health of young

'Locked out' – first-time buyers gazumped by investors – RTE.ie

“Would you mind moving outside the gate, please?” The three high-vis wearing individuals were polite, but insistent. Mullen Park housing estate in Maynooth, Co Kildare, is still private property and we, unknowingly, had strayed from a public path onto the private development. The gates of the estate were locked behind us, and the irony of

Crazy house prices: Fury mounts as investment firms buy up Irish homes to rent out – Extra.ie

The creator of the popular Instagram account, Crazy House Prices Ireland, has said ‘normal people just can’t compete’ with investment funds on the housing market. It follows revelations that the bulk of houses on a Kildare estate were bought by investment funds while another 112 units in Dublin were also purchased in a joint investment

Planning regulator rejects TD's 'Stalinist' jibe – Irish Examiner

The head of Ireland’s planning regulator has dismissed as “unhelpful and inaccurate” accusations suggesting its approach is “an assault on rural democracy”. Niall Cussen, chief executive of the Office of the Planning Regulator, said such accusations seem to be “harking back to a previous and darker era of planning in this country”. The OPR, which

'Normal people can't compete' with investment funds when buying a house in Ireland – Newstalk

Investment funds are having a “chokehold” effect on the supply of housing in Ireland. That’s according to Ciarán Mulqueen, a teacher and creator of the Instagram account Crazy House Prices. It comes as the news broke over the weekend that the bulk of houses in a new estate in Co Kildare had been purchased by

6,000 homes planned under Affordable Housing Bill – RTE.ie

Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien has said legislation on affordable housing, which is being brought to the Cabinet, will deliver up to 6,000 affordable homes on State lands within four years. The Affordable Housing Bill will provide for the direct building of affordable homes by the State. It also includes plans for a cost rental