# simon-coveney - Yesterday’s News
# simon-coveney - Yesterday’s News
The Peter McVerry Trust will run a 70-bed unit on Ellis Quay, while Depaul Ireland will operate a 75-bed hostel on Little Britain Street.
A plan was undertaken in 2014 to improve the city socially and economically.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 6 December, 2016
Minister Denis Naughten said a pricing regime is yet to be agreed with the waste sector.
# simon-coveney - Sunday 4 December, 2016
To date, the State has spent €465 million on the water metering project.
# simon-coveney - Friday 2 December, 2016
The Irish Property Owners Association (IPOA) said there are two sections which “infringe the property rights of landlords” and do nothing to help tenants.
A member of the water committee said that people who have paid for water shouldn’t be given their money back, as that would make them feel like fools.
# simon-coveney - Thursday 1 December, 2016
Minister Coveney has said that people who paid the water charges “did the right thing”.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 29 November, 2016
The regime may be changing but that doesn’t change the past, says Simon Coveney.
# simon-coveney - Monday 28 November, 2016
More and more families are presenting as homeless in Galway, where no social housing has been built since 2009.
# simon-coveney - Saturday 19 November, 2016
It is the new landlords who are influencing housing policy, not the needs of the thousands of people facing spiraling rents and evictions, writes Rory Hearne.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 9 November, 2016
There is a feeling of shock and disbelief around the halls of Leinster House today as the reality sets in that Donald Trump has been elected as the US president.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 8 November, 2016
The bill, tabled by Independent TD Joan Collins, is due to come before the Dáil for a vote on Thursday.
# simon-coveney - Sunday 23 October, 2016
The results also show less than half of the party’s supporters believe Enda Kenny should remain as party leader.
# simon-coveney - Thursday 20 October, 2016
The government’s national strategy for the rental sector will be published by the end of the year.
Simon Coveney has said local authorities and property owners don’t always know where they stand.
The government has been forced to change one of its key budget proposals on foot of concerns raised by the Central Bank.
# simon-coveney - Monday 17 October, 2016
The first phase of a 177 new home development in Adamstown was launched this weekend.
# simon-coveney - Thursday 13 October, 2016
The housing minister says first-time buyers are ‘locked out’ of the market.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 12 October, 2016
TheJournal.ie asked your questions about housing and children live on Facebook this evening.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 5 October, 2016
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 27 September, 2016
The French Government recently became the first to ban plastic cups, cutlery and plates from 2020.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 20 September, 2016
Fianna Fáil leader Michéal Martin said the government had to stop looking over its shoulder and lead.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 14 September, 2016
Housing Minister Simon Coveney says it will come in the form of a tax rebate.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 13 September, 2016
Enda Kenny said this is not a time to “mess around”.
# simon-coveney - Sunday 11 September, 2016
In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie, Housing Minister Simon Coveney talks about how his style differs from Alan Kelly’s, his thoughts on the leadership – and why FF will bring down the government.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 7 September, 2016
In the new deal, only 30% of the 1,353 units will be social housing.
# simon-coveney - Friday 2 September, 2016
The Dáil will be recalled next to vote on the Government’s decision to appeal the Apple ruling.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 30 August, 2016
The Peter McVerry Trust are calling on the government to buy up empty private properties.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 24 August, 2016
The university has just opened a new accommodation block housing 354 residences.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 2 August, 2016
An allocation of €49,000 has been given for a new student accommodation officer.
# simon-coveney - Monday 1 August, 2016
The minute the Taoiseach spoke openly about heading off into the Castlebar sunset, it opened up the conversation about who will take over.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 26 July, 2016
Minister for Social Protection wants to offer either a PRSI cut or a state pension to councillors, as part of a wider reform.
# simon-coveney - Monday 25 July, 2016
Minister Simon Coveney says he doesn’t believe that any of the loans are unsustainable.
# simon-coveney - Friday 22 July, 2016
Under new rules, local authorities can request the information from private waste companies.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 20 July, 2016
Housing minister Simon Coveney has announced €25 million in funding for regeneration of the Dolphin House estate in south Dublin.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 19 July, 2016
The problem in Dublin is particularly stark.
A new help-to-buy scheme due to be announced on Budget Day will be backdated to today.
# simon-coveney - Friday 15 July, 2016
In May, the Housing Agency told the Dáil there were 230,000 vacant houses in Ireland – it’s actually 198,000.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 12 July, 2016
He who wields the knife rarely wears the crown.
# simon-coveney - Monday 11 July, 2016
Brendan Griffin is latest TD to call on the Taoiseach to resign within weeks, but the Fine Gael leader insists he has a mandate.