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#Accommodation

# accommodation - Monday 22 January, 2018

One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems

Just under half of third level students’ monthly expenditure is provided by someone other than the student, usually a parent or partner.

# accommodation - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Alternative accommodation secured for almost all homeless families staying in the Gresham Hotel

Last week it emerged that 14 homeless families who had been staying at the Gresham in Dublin city centre had been told they had to leave by the end of the month.

# accommodation - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Irish aparthotel company Staycity planning tenfold expansion in Dublin by 2021

Staycity expects to have 1,500 apartments operating in Dublin by 2021.

# accommodation - Friday 3 November, 2017

We need fines of €1 million for 'unscrupulous' landlords, says senior Dublin City Council official

An RTÉ investigation last night showed widespread breaches in terms of health and safety standards across the private rental sector.

# accommodation - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

People letting homes on Airbnb may need licence under new proposals

Concerns have been raised about the effect home-sharing is having on the rental market.

# accommodation - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Property prices are rising at the fastest pace in three years as supply hits a 'critical low'

There were only 3,900 housing units advertised for sale in Dublin during July.

# accommodation - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you

We’re holding a Facebook Live on Tuesday evening and we want to hear your stories and your questions.

# accommodation - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Irish students are super-confident of landing a job. Finding somewhere to live is another matter

Irish third level students are far more confident of finding a job than during the recession, but the pressure to find accommodation is giving many sleepless nights.

# accommodation - Monday 21 August, 2017

'The rise of absolute cowboys': Scammers are targeting students desperate for somewhere to live

With the first round of CAO results out today, students across the country will be scrambling to find a place to live.

# accommodation - Monday 3 July, 2017

Private firms housing refugees and asylum seekers were paid €60 million last year

The rise in spend by the RIA came against the background of the numbers accommodated by the agency last year decreasing from 4,696 to 4,425 at year end.

# accommodation - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Hostelworld founder Ray Nolan: 'This is my first real job in six or seven years'

The Irish entrepreneur and investor is adjusting back into CEO life at XSellco.

# accommodation - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

A four-star Galway hotel is set to be converted into student accommodation

The Westwood Hotel in Newcastle has been sold – but it will stay open until next year.

# accommodation - Monday 19 December, 2016

Anti-social behaviour and verbal abuse among complaints over homeless guests in emergency accommodation

New documents reveal complaints by accommodation providers to homeless services in Dublin.

# accommodation - Sunday 11 December, 2016

A homeless group is asking B&Bs to take in rough sleepers for Christmas

Cairdeas Homeless Action Group is offering to pay for homeless people to stay in B&Bs.

# accommodation - Monday 29 August, 2016

Rise in the cost of on-campus accommodation sparks calls for locals to offer spare rooms

The cost of on-campus accommodation at University College Cork has risen by an average of 2.5%.

# accommodation - Monday 22 August, 2016

Here's what students need to know when looking for accommodation

Threshold’s Michael McCarthy Flynn talks about ways to protect yourself in the rental market.

# accommodation - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Student accommodation nightmares: 'I couldn't even stand up straight in my room'

As the academic year comes to a close, one student tells of her experiences of trying to find somewhere to live

# accommodation - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Former residents occupy homeless hostel in protest over its closure

Gardaí are currently inside the hostel speaking with the protesters – who say that they plan to occupy the building overnight.

# accommodation - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

New beds for homeless mothers and children should be open 'in a matter of weeks'

The centre closed in December due to lack of funding.

# accommodation - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Irish hosts are making very nice pocket money from Airbnb

330,000 guests have used Airbnb to visit Ireland in the past year.

# accommodation - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Given up on owning your own home? Most people have

Three in ten tenants also fear losing their houses.

# accommodation - Friday 6 November, 2015

Man living rough in grounds of RTÉ calls into Joe Duffy

Joseph had been sleeping at the broadcaster’s Donnybrook headquarters for the past two weeks.

# accommodation - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Rent a flat in Dublin? Monthly payments have shot up by over a hundred quid

Dublin rents now are just 3.5 per cent lower than their highest point.

# accommodation - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Ireland is the cheapest country in Europe for holiday rentals right now

A one week stay for four adults will set you back on average €484 if you are booking for the high season.

# accommodation - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Elaborate stories and ‘too good to be true’ ads: how scammers target students

Students moving to Ireland for the first time have been warned to watch out for fake accommodation ads.

# accommodation - Thursday 25 June, 2015

What else could I get for... the €725,000 pricetag on this former hunting lodge in Leitrim

We take a look at what €725,000 would get you around the rest of the country.

# accommodation - Friday 19 June, 2015

Good news for All Hallows students - it's being sold to DCU

The former seminary had to shut its doors last year after falling into financial difficulty.

# accommodation - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Airbnb is about to be worth more than almost any hotel chain in the world

That’s despite the company still losing a fortune each year.

# accommodation - Monday 8 June, 2015

Student accommodation is an absolute disaster in this country – when will government respond?

On-campus accommodation is snapped up a lightning speed, leaving vulnerable young people at the mercy of the inhospitable private market.

# accommodation - Thursday 4 June, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Are we getting rent control? Shovel Ready This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: Are we getting rent control?

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# accommodation - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Almost 85% of Dublin flats fail to meet basic standard in inspection

It has also been found that half of all accommodation inspected is not of an adequate size.

# accommodation - Thursday 28 May, 2015

That theoretical two-bedroom flat in the heart of Dublin for €750 a month is probably a scam

While property sites work hard to root out scammers, people should still be extremely vigilant.

# accommodation - Monday 11 May, 2015

UCD changed its campus accommodation system and some students are NOT happy

New first years will be prioritised when it comes to living on campus.

# accommodation - Friday 27 February, 2015

Castles for everyone: Airbnb to create 200 jobs in Dublin

The roles will be based in Dublin.

# accommodation - Sunday 1 February, 2015

From 'cosy' to castles: 9 wonderful Valentine's getaways on Airbnb right now

Two weeks to go, folks. We’ve done most of the hard work for you…

# accommodation - Thursday 22 January, 2015

'Why have 16 children died in Direct Provision?'

A Sinn Féin Senator wants to know after new figures revealed 16 children died over 12 years.

# accommodation - Monday 22 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Want to move into this Dublin gaff? You’re going to need a college degree Daft

# accommodation - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Four years, 10,000 units: Here's how the Government plans to boost social housing

Brendan Howlin’s announced €2.2 billion in spending… Here’s how the money will be used.

# accommodation - Thursday 2 October, 2014

These experts say giving someone a home isn't a 'solution' to homelessness Homeless Ireland This post contains videos

These experts say giving someone a home isn't a 'solution' to homelessness

We speak to people working in Cork Simon and Sophia Housing, and find out the issue is much more complex than it might appear.

# accommodation - Monday 29 September, 2014

What age, where, and how many: The data on homelessness in Ireland

How many people are sleeping rough in Wexford? Or how many are in emergency accommodation in Tipperary?

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