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The new Lyreen Avenue and Lyreen Bridge officially opened to traffic last week in Maynooth. Lyreen Avenue, which connects the Moyglare and Dunboyne Roads is approx. 800 metres in length and includes new cycle tracks, footpaths, crossing facilities as well as signalised junctions at the Dunboyne Road and Moyglare Road. Kildare County Council in collaboration with […]
Council Partners Housing News
The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage in partnership with the Housing Agency has issued a Stakeholder Notice with additional details regarding a new Croí Cónaithe Cities Scheme that will help kick start unactivated planning permissions for build to sell apartments in the 5 cities – Dublin, Limerick, Cork, Waterford and Galway. The scheme […]
Council Partners Housing News Transport
The brand new Hole in the Wall Road extension to increase access in Fingal has officially been opened by the Mayor of Fingal, Cllr Seána Ó Rodaigh, the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien, TD, and the Lord Mayor of Dublin Alison Gilliland. The €12m project, which was co-funded under the Local Infrastructure Housing […]
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Limerick City and County Council has begun a second rightsizing scheme where eligible homeowners may request the local authority to purchase their home in return for a life-long tenancy in a managed Older Persons’ Scheme. The ‘rightsizing’ scheme is entirely voluntary and in partnership with Clann Housing. It is located at Mungret Gate, Limerick City […]
Housing News
The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, has updated Cabinet colleagues on recent homelessness measures and other trends and policy actions. Minister O’Brien informed colleagues of his intention to publish a new Housing First National Implementation Plan covering the period 2022 to 2026, to establish a new National Homeless Action
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The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, have launched new guidelines on the development of Local Economic and Community Plans. Local Economic and Community Plans (LECPs) detail how Local Authorities will support economic and community development in their areas over
Education Housing News
‘Housing for All: A New Housing Plan for Ireland’ will be the focus of The Housing Agency’s Housing Conference 2021, which will take place online from Monday 8 to Friday 12 November. Through daily webinars, Housing Conference 2021 will provide an overview of the aims and objectives of ‘Housing for All’ while facilitating in-depth discussion on
Housing News
The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, has received Government approval for the publication of the Planning and Development (Amendment) (Large-scale Residential Development) Bill 2021 to restore decision-making on large-scale housing developments to local authorities. As set out in Housing for All, the Government’s far-reaching plan to
Housing News
The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, has welcomed the latest data on the Commencement Notices for house building. Newly released figures show that Commencement Notices for 3,203 residential units were received by Building Control Authorities in September. This represents a 48% increase on August. Data indicates that approximately 21,000
Financial Housing News
The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD has welcomed the publication of the Approved Housing Bodies Regulatory Authority Statement of Strategy. The Strategy Statement covers the period 2021 to 2024 and outlines how the Approved Housing Bodies Regulatory Authority (AHBRA) intend to deliver on their mandate over the next three years. […]
Housing News
Clúid Housing has opened applications for 56 new cost rental homes in Kildare, the not-for-profit organisation has announced. The 56 new homes are a mix of two-, and three-bedroom terraced and semi-detached homes. The cost rental homes are located in Kildare at Barnhall Meadows, Leixlip. Under the Government’s Cost Rental Scheme, rents are targeted at […]
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Cork City Council has been shortlisted in several categories under the ICSH Allianz Social Housing Awards 2021 and is inviting the public to vote in the competition. Voting opened on Monday 6th September at 8.00am and will close at midnight Monday the 13th  of September. The ICSH Allianz Community Housing Awards showcase innovative and sustainable social housing projects