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#Eoghan Murphy

# eoghan-murphy - Yesterday’s News

Simon Harris 'not worried' amid speculation he could be next to face no confidence vote

Opposition members are understood to be considering tabling a motion of no confidence against the health minister in the new year.

# eoghan-murphy - Sunday 8 December, 2019

FactFind: How many homes is the Irish government actually building every year?

Eoghan Murphy says Rebuilding Ireland has delivered 64,000 places to live – but how many are new builds?

# eoghan-murphy - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Poll: Do you have confidence in housing minister Eoghan Murphy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have confidence in housing minister Eoghan Murphy?

Last night, Eoghan Murphy narrowly survived a confidence motion in the Dáil.

# eoghan-murphy - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

FactCheck: Would a vote of no confidence in Eoghan Murphy automatically spark an election?

The claim has been made since the motion was tabled by the Social Democrats last week.

The number of people who are homeless climbs to over 10,500 for the first time

There were 117 more people homeless in October than there was in September.

'He's had his time': Here's what the Dáil's new TDs have to say about Eoghan Murphy No Confidence This post contains videos

'He's had his time': Here's what the Dáil's new TDs have to say about Eoghan Murphy

Two will vote no confidence in the minister while the two new Fianna Fáil TDs will abstain.

Eoghan Murphy says no-confidence motion is a 'stunt' and expects to win vote this evening

The Housing Minister says the situation would be worse without the government’s Rebuilding Ireland plan.

Fine Gael looks to independent TDs to survive tonight's vote of no confidence in Murphy

The government numbers are tight ahead of tonight’s motion of no confidence in the housing minister.

# eoghan-murphy - Monday 2 December, 2019

Naughten says he's made no decision on how he will vote in motion of no confidence in Murphy

A motion of confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is being heard in the Dáil tomorrow night.

# eoghan-murphy - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Martin asked if he is on the side of homeless children or the side of Murphy as motion of no confidence is tabled

Murphy has come under pressure for a number of issues, most notably the significant number of homeless people in Ireland.

# eoghan-murphy - Monday 18 November, 2019

O'Devaney Gardens: Fresh plans in doubt as Minister raises concerns over funding and legal issues

Bartra has been contracted to build 768 houses and apartments on the site.

# eoghan-murphy - Thursday 31 October, 2019

'This must end': Homelessness figures reach over 10,000 for eighth consecutive month

10,397 people were in emergency accommodation in Ireland in September.

# eoghan-murphy - Thursday 10 October, 2019

'I wasn't aware of it': Tánaiste denies knowing protection money was being paid to criminals on construction sites

The High Court heard that criminals extorted money from companies, including one building houses for Dublin City Council.

# eoghan-murphy - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Government's Budget plans won't do enough to solve housing crisis, expert warns

The government announced it would support the delivery of over 11,000 new social homes next year.

'Rent controls are working': Housing minister believes rate of rising rents will moderate

The minister said RPZ rules will never bring 4% rate rise across the board.

Dublin City Council denies paying money to convicted criminal and launches its own investigation CAB

Dublin City Council denies paying money to convicted criminal and launches its own investigation

One of the companies that hired the two men was building houses for Dublin City Council.

# eoghan-murphy - Monday 7 October, 2019

Decision on development of O'Devaney Gardens site postponed by Dublin City Council

Proposals to construct 800 housing units were set to be voted on by Dublin City councillors this evening.

# eoghan-murphy - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Storm Lorenzo could cause 'ferocious' and 'very dangerous' storm surges in coastal areas

The storm is due to track close to or over Ireland on Thursday evening and early Friday.

# eoghan-murphy - Thursday 26 September, 2019

100-bed homeless medical treatment and recovery facility in Dublin gets green light

The announcement was made at the launch of the Dublin Simon Community 2018 annual report.

# eoghan-murphy - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Murphy says €310k price tag for O'Devaney Garden homes is 'affordable'

The minister also said €1,200 rent is an affordable amount for a couple to pay.

'Extended and not capped': Fianna Fáil insists help-to-buy scheme must be continued in Budget negotiation talks

Budget talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are set to intensify in the coming weeks.

# eoghan-murphy - Monday 2 September, 2019

Homelessness figures above 10,000 for sixth month in a row

New figures show that 10,275 people are in emergency accommodation.

# eoghan-murphy - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Just 8 'change of use' planning applications submitted to Dublin City Council

The council has received 140 exemption applications to the new rules since they came into play a month ago.

# eoghan-murphy - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Dublin City Council need to 'aggressively go after' properties breaching new short-term let laws

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin says Minister Shane Ross does not hold responsibility for regulating Airbnb.

# eoghan-murphy - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Sinn Féin proposes plan to ban controversial co-living developments

The party published a bill today that would if passed ban co-living developments.

Funding approved for 1,770 'affordable homes' on local authority sites

Projects have been given the green light in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kildare, Kilkenny, Limerick, Waterford, Wicklow and Wexford.

# eoghan-murphy - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Ongoing lack of clarity on funding is 'not inhibiting' popular mortgage scheme in any way, says government

Higher-than-anticipated demand for the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan had put its future in doubt.

# eoghan-murphy - Friday 19 July, 2019

Murphy releases statement after he suggests co-living spaces are like a 'very trendy boutique hotel'

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has been heavily criticised in recent months over co-living accommodation.

Work is finally to begin on an Electoral Commission for Ireland

It’s hoped an electoral commission will solve problems with the electoral register and address issues redrawing constituency lines.

# eoghan-murphy - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Will the help-to-buy scheme be extended or scrapped? Minister won't rule it in or out until Budget 2020

Will the help-to-buy scheme be extended or scrapped? Minister won't rule it in or out until Budget 2020

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said the scheme has played a ‘valuable role’.

# eoghan-murphy - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Figures suggest two-in-five renters in 'pressure zones' still being hit with rent increases above 4%

Under RPZ legislation, annual rent rises are capped at 4% in certain areas.

# eoghan-murphy - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Limerick to vote for its first directly elected mayor in May 2021

Once elected, the mayor will have a five-year term of office.

# eoghan-murphy - Saturday 29 June, 2019

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

'Nothing short of a disgrace': Public slam Murphy over 'appalling and pathetic' co-living proposals

FOI documents show correspondence sent to Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy from members of the public.

# eoghan-murphy - Friday 28 June, 2019

'There is no silver bullet,' says Murphy as homeless figure above 10,000 for fourth month in a row

There are still 1,700 families homeless in Ireland.

Calls for same-day water testing at Irish beaches after spills at wastewater plants

A swimming ban was put in place at several locations in Dublin this week following an overflow from the wastewater treatment plant in Ringsend.

# eoghan-murphy - Monday 24 June, 2019

Dublin co-living development refused planning permission

Dublin co-living development refused planning permission

The decision follows Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy’s support for co-living spaces.

# eoghan-murphy - Monday 17 June, 2019

Murphy says it's 'ultimately fair' those who turn down two 'reasonable' social housing offers be blacklisted for 5 years

Murphy is set to reform the current process, extending the time a person won’t receive an offer from one year to five.

# eoghan-murphy - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Government planned to spend €200m on mortgage scheme in 3 years. It paid out €50m in just 3 months

New figures show that almost €50 million was paid out as part of the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan scheme in the first three months of this year.

# eoghan-murphy - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Fianna Fáil takes aim at funfairs ahead of summer holidays

The Health and Safety Funfair Amendment Bill looks to further regulate funfairs.

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