Calls for HSE West to send information on COVID-19 vaccination programme to city households – Connacht Tribune Group

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Rents in Galway city have over taken those in Cork city as the second highest on average in the country. Figures released by the Residential Tenancies Board show rents in Galway city have increased by 8.5 % quarter-to-quarter: Between Q2 and Q3 of 2020, average rents in Galway city increased

Rents grew nationally by 1.4% in third quarter – RTE.ie

New figures from the Residential Tenancies Board show that the annual growth rate in rents has remained below 2% for two consecutive quarters for the first time since late 2012.  The Residential Tenancies Board’s rent index for the third quarter of the year shows that on an annual basis, rents grew nationally by 1.4%, which

Cork, Limerick, and Waterford see rents rise over last year – Irish Examiner

Rents in Limerick, Waterford, and Cork cities all increased in the last year, official figures show. Rents in Dublin City dropped slightly — but the average cost is still over €1,690 per month, some €470 higher than Cork City. The Residential Tenancies Board said it was the first time that standardised average rents in Limerick exceeded

Landlord must show proof of timely attempt to sell before evicting couple, court rules – The Irish Times

A landlord can only evict a couple from their home of eight years once he has entered an enforceable agreement to sell the property within a specified period after the termination of the tenancy, the High Court has ruled. Mr Justice Garrett Simons cancelled a notice of termination against Brendan and Erika Gunn on their

Cork City student accommodation plan faces court challenge – BreakingNews.ie

The proposed five-storey block is located near the main campus of University College Cork (above). A challenge has been mounted against a decision of An Bord Pleanala to grant planning permission for a 216-bed student accommodation development in Cork City. The action has been brought by an association that represents local residents, who are opposed

Challenge mounted against student accommodation development in Cork city – Irish Examiner

A challenge has been mounted against a decision of An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission for a 216-bed student accommodation development in Cork City. The action has been brought by an association that represents local residents who are opposed to the demolition of an existing structure and the construction of the student housing development

Cork residents seek quashing of permission for student accommodation project – The Irish Times

Local residents have brought a challenge over An Bord Pleanála’s permission for a 216-bed student accommodation development in Cork city. The action has been brought by an association representing residents opposed to the demolition of an existing structure and construction of the student housing development, consisting of 30 apartments, at Orchard Road in Cork. The

Mother pleads with Cork City Council to tackle mould in her home – Irish Examiner

Black mould started to creep along the walls before asthmatic Sam Barry saw mushrooms growing on the ceiling of her home. The damp in her apartment on Boreenmanna Rd in Cork became so bad that the plaster started to disintegrate and fall off. The immunosuppressed and asthmatic 32-year-old mum says her breathing has been affected

What to do when a tenant won't vacate – Irish Examiner

Dear Karen,  I have an investment property rented to tenants and they caused a lot of damage to my house and then stopped paying the rent entirely. I referred the matter to the Residential Tenancies Board and the Residential Tenancies Board found in my favour and made a determination that the tenants had to vacate

Sinn Féin proposes cap on moneylender interest rates – Irish Examiner

Covid-19 has resulted in a significant widening of the poverty gap and urgent action is required to address household debt, Sinn Féin has said. Launching proposals, which include a cap on the interest rates by moneylenders, who can charge up to 288%, Sinn Féin social protection spokesperson Claire Kerrane said some people had been able