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# homes - Thursday 23 October, 2014

The most extraordinary houses built in the world this year

Feast your eyes on these.

# homes - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Saving to buy your first home? Michael Noonan had some good news for you...

First time buyers will get a refund on the money they saved for their deposit.

# homes - Sunday 12 October, 2014

There were 365 repossession orders made in the first 6 months of this year

There were 313 made in the Circuit Court and 52 made in the High Court.

# homes - Friday 10 October, 2014

Opinion: Questions remain unanswered over the Tuam mother-and-baby home

To understand what happened, it is vital to hold inquests into the deaths of all those buried at the site of the former home.

# homes - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Buying a house? Here's what you need to be earning under the new rules

The Central Bank has revealed some new guidelines to banks. Here’s how they might affect you.

# homes - Friday 3 October, 2014

Worried about losing your home? These guides are for you

The guides cover both the Circuit and High courts.

# homes - 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.

# homes - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

A new plan to deal with the social housing crisis is on its way

Alan Kelly wants the plan to be before the government within the next few weeks.

# homes - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor

It took 10 years for the scheme in Inchicore to be completed.

# homes - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Learning the lingo - how to talk the talk when buying your first house

EA? BER? WTF? We’re here to explain it all.

# homes - Friday 1 August, 2014

Good news: Fewer homes are in negative equity

The author of the report David Duffy says it is expected house prices will continue to increase in 2014.

# homes - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Exclusion of institutions from inquiry concerning to mother-and-baby groups

Groups representing mothers and their children question why some institutions may not be included.

# homes - Monday 14 July, 2014

Footage from Gaza: Israel uses 'knock on the roof' bomb warning before destroying home

The technique has been condemned by Amnesty International.

# homes - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Who will chair the mother-and-baby inquiry? The Minister's been given a list of candidates

The Commission of Investigation into the State’s network of mother-and-baby homes is expected to be set up before the Oireachtas summer recess.

# homes - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Opinion: Once the bricks and mortar are in place, let's encourage communities to develop

‘Building sustainable communities’ may not sound very exciting, but the truth is that strong communities create the foundation for generations to come.

# homes - Monday 7 July, 2014

Burton's social housing promises 'can't be more spin'

The new Labour leader is being asked to scrap the Home Assistance Payment.

# homes - Friday 4 July, 2014

Over 90,000 homes may have 'dangerous levels' of radon gas... just 8% have been checked

The radioactive gas is linked to 250 cases of lung cancer every year in Ireland.

# homes - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units

A councillor in south Dublin said the plan would to “nothing to tackle the growing house crisis” in the area.

# homes - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Handover of 25,000 mother-and-baby files indicates "scale and breadth" of investigation

Some 25,000 files have been handed over by the Sacred Heart Adoption Society to the Cork offices of Government agency ‘TUSLA’.

# homes - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Commuter belt three-bed home prices rising faster than Dublin says survey

The price of an average three-bed semi in Irish towns and cities has risen by 11.12% to €170,074 since the end of December.

Rush for homes as property market "changes dramatically" in Galway

An all-day auction is set to take place in Galway on Friday.

# homes - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Number of people looking for planning permission and building homes is on the rise

There were 3,524 residential construction projects started in the first four months of 2014 compared with 1,517 for the same period in 2013.

# homes - Friday 20 June, 2014

The number of houses granted planning permission will probably surprise you

The latest CSO figures show a drop of 30.5% in the first three months of the year.

# homes - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Warning of future nursing homes crisis if 'action isn't taken now'

Nursing home representatives believe more resources are needed to prevent future shortages.

# homes - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Now is finally your chance to buy that bank you've always wanted*

*Well, it’s more of the building that contains the bank instead of the actual bank, but still…

# homes - Friday 13 June, 2014

Opinion: It is a bittersweet time for victims of institutional abuse – the least we can do is listen

Victims of mother-and-baby homes as well as the Bethany Homes must finally have their voices heard.

# homes - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Taoiseach: If we don't do this properly, Ireland's soul will lie "in an unmarked grave"

Enda Kenny said the Government would consult with all opposition parties, other relevant groups and historians as it began its investigation into mother-and-baby homes.

# homes - Monday 9 June, 2014

Education Minister backs Archbishop's call for mother-and-baby homes investigation

Diarmuid Martin has called for a “full-bodied investigation” into all mother-and-baby homes.

# homes - Sunday 8 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 7 cheapest houses for sale in Ireland right now Gaffs

The 7 cheapest houses for sale in Ireland right now

Including a former garda station!

# homes - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Property prices up by 8.5% on last year, but still down on peak prices

Prices in Dublin lead the way, being up 17.7% on last year.

# homes - Thursday 22 May, 2014

# homes - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

"I'm just terrified, I don't know if I'll make it in a hostel."

Council offices in Blanchardstown were occupied by protesters this morning, including one woman who said she’d be without a home within weeks…

# homes - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Housing shortage could see "tsunami of homeless" in Ireland

Minister Jan O’Sullivan said that 25,000 units per year are needed to tackle the issue.

# homes - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

New scheme would help first-time buyers get foot on property ladder

The scheme, which is being examined by the Department of Finance, would see the State guarantee a proportion of mortgages.

# homes - Saturday 26 April, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know this morning as you start your weekend.

# homes - Friday 18 April, 2014

Landlords evicting tenants for putting their homes on Airbnb

A petition has been set up calling on lawmakers in San Francisco to stop the evictions.

# homes - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

80,000 new homes are needed but TDs will hear today who needs them and where

A national housing plan is vital argues one social housing group.

# homes - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Here's how much a fire in your house could cost you

Plus, new insurance figures show that just one in eight claims are related to burglary.

# homes - Monday 10 March, 2014

"It's going to take for someone to be hurt": Street lighting problems around Ireland

Chambers Park in Kilcock isn’t the only estate to run into problems with public lighting. Here are your stories.

# homes - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Concern that banks are only tackling "easy" mortgage arrears cases

The new figures show that 168 properties were taken into possession by lenders in the last quarter of 2013.