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Housing News
Whether you’re looking to rent or buy, a number of supports are now available so that you can be opening doors to your new home. Different initiatives help in different ways. Some target first time buyers. Some make buying or renting more affordable. Others help with refurbishment. The Help to Buy scheme: if you are a first […]
Council Partners News
Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD joined the Mayor of South Dublin County, Cllr Emma Murphy, South Dublin County Council Chief Executive Daniel McLoughlin at Adamstown to mark the completion of 2,000 new homes, including 800 affordable homes. Delivery of these 2,000 new homes, has been made possible with €15million of […]
Business Environment Housing News
Cork based software company Retrokit is making waves in the environmental sector through its daring approach to making housing energy efficient. The award-winning company provides a strategic toolkit for local authorities and housing associations, assisting them in their retrofitting projects. This helps to optimise investment, meet climate targets, and reduce the carbon
Housing News
A housing development for over 1,300 homes in Donabate has been granted planning permission. The Corballis East neighbourhood was submitted as a strategic housing development and was given approval on Monday, November 14 by An Bord Pleanala. The €360 million plans had gone through an oral hearing over concerns it would impact on the Dublin to Belfast train
Business Housing News
Cygnum, who are one of the country’s largest timber frame manufacturers, has announced 50 new jobs in Cork as it’s upping its output by 60 percent to try help meet the government’s Housing for All targets. The company made the big announcement following a €7 million investment over the last five years. Cygnum, who celebrate […]
Council Partners Housing News
Darragh O’Brien TD, Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage visited Waterford City on Friday February 25th to officially open Butterfield, Mount Neil Estate at Carrickphierish. Comprising of 57 units, Phase 1 is now completed and occupied with Phase 2 tenancy scheduled for March 2022. The development was funded through the Social Housing Current Expenditure
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 […]
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