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Thursday 22 April, 2021

Opinion: Every government has a choice - this one could ban cuckoo funds from buying up Irish homes
# Property Prices
# Property Prices

Opinion: Every government has a choice - this one could ban cuckoo funds from buying up Irish homes

Apr 22nd 2021, 11:02 AM 25,676 Views 72 Comments

Pitting first-time buyers against cuckoo funds is a recipe for disaster, writes Cian O’Callaghan of the Social Democrats.

Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Opinion: The Affordable Housing Bill will line developers' pockets while young couples can't buy a home
# Affordable Homes
# Affordable Homes

Opinion: The Affordable Housing Bill will line developers' pockets while young couples can't buy a home

Jan 26th 2021, 7:00 PM 23,909 Views 28 Comments

The Government must stop pursuing policies which inflate the property market and think again about the Affordable Housing Bill, writes Cian O’Callaghan of the Social Democrats.

Tuesday 20 June, 2017

'Does our Housing Minister know how many homes are at risk of rapid fire spread?'
# Column
# Column

'Does our Housing Minister know how many homes are at risk of rapid fire spread?'

Jun 20th 2017, 6:30 AM 626 Views 29 Comments

In Ireland, the concerns of residents about fire safety in several housing developments constructed hastily during the Celtic Tiger boom have fallen on deaf ears, writes Cian O’Callaghan.

Monday 11 April, 2016

There's no reason to rejoice over rip-off modular houses. Let's build proper homes instead
# Opinion
# Opinion

There's no reason to rejoice over rip-off modular houses. Let's build proper homes instead

Apr 11th 2016, 8:00 AM 6,695 Views 81 Comments

Modular homes are exceptionally poor value for money in the long term, writes Dublin councillor Cian O’Callaghan.