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#Priory Hall

# priory-hall - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Repair work needed at homes in Dublin housing estate

The Belmayne properties are missing an important fire safety component.

# priory-hall - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Supreme Court to hear Priory Hall case in April

Residents say they now have just two months to find a housing solution and avoid insolvency.

# priory-hall - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Priory Hall is 'a symptom of mess government has inherited' - Taoiseach

In one of his first public comments on the plight of the Priory Hall residents, Enda Kenny said it was “absolutely outrageous” that the apartment block was built in the first place.

ESB not cutting power to Priory Hall complex

Residents had expressed concern that cutting off power would lead to further deterioration of the condition of their homes.

# priory-hall - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Priory Hall residents protest property stalemate

Residents and their reporters rallied in Donaghmede today over continued uncertainty surrounding the Priory Hall apartment complex.

Priory Hall residents 'no closer to a solution'

The private residents were ordered out of their homes four months ago after serious fire safety fears about their properties were brought to light.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

The nine stories you need to know this morning, including: more trouble for Ivor Callely, the big Six Nations freeze, and Whitney Houston dies at 48

# priory-hall - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Hogan: 'Inappropriate' of me to meet with Priory Hall residents

Phil Hogan says it’s his job to bring in the appropriate housing legislation, but the enforcement of those laws is not up to him.

# priory-hall - Monday 16 January, 2012

Court adjourns application for Priory Hall developer's bankruptcy

The High Court adjourns an application making Thomas McFeely bankrupt in Ireland, so that his UK bankruptcy can be challenged.

# priory-hall - Friday 13 January, 2012

Priory Hall residents criticise McFeely's reported bankruptcy

Residents complain that Thomas McFeely will be out of debt in 12 months, while they face years of financial turmoil.

# priory-hall - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

No meeting with Minister Hogan for Priory Hall residents

Despite a resolution from Dublin City councillors calling on both the Taoiseach and the Minister for the Environment to hear their story.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# priory-hall - Sunday 8 January, 2012

Council could offer Priory Hall residents €50,000 for apartments Property This post contains videos

Council could offer Priory Hall residents €50,000 for apartments

But residents say they will reject any such offer as it would leave them homeless and force them into bankruptcy.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

This morning: arrest in Kimmage murder case, houses being bought for cash-only and what Brian O’Driscoll is up to on his rugby-free days.

# priory-hall - Saturday 7 January, 2012

Priory Hall residents: Ours will just be the first case of many

Evacuated residents fear that Dublin City Council will also win their challenge not to pay for their temporary housing costs from 3 February.

# priory-hall - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In tonight’s Fix: Priory Hall residents ask Taoiseach to intervene, a reprieve for the Irishmen who fought Hitler, watch out for 125kmh winds, and more…

Priory Hall residents ask Taoiseach to intervene

Emails show that Taoiseach says he will pass matter onto Phil Hogan – but Minister Hogan won’t meet with residents.

# priory-hall - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Daily Fix: New Year's Eve

On New Year’s Eve, we bring you a round up of the day’s main stories, including: Clarke and McIlroy make the honours list; a rise in callouts for the bomb squad; and copyright is lifted on James Joyce’s work.

Priory Hall residents tell McFeely: “We don’t wish you a Happy New Year”

In a hand-delivered letter, the residents told developer Thomas McFeely that their fight “is a fight for what is rightfully ours” and they will be “tenacious in the extreme” until they reach their goal.

# priory-hall - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Cost of temporary housing for Priory Hall residents to top €700,000

Dublin City Council has revealed that providing accommodation for the displaced residents of the unsafe complex will cost over €700,000.

# priory-hall - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Priory Hall residents say they won't pay household charge

As long as they are not living in their homes, residents of Priory Hall – who are in temporary accommodation – say they will not pay the household charge.

# priory-hall - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Priory Hall residents demand meeting with Minister for Environment

Environment Minister Phil Hogan has refused to meet with the residents of the doomed development saying that he “cannot interfere in individual cases”.

# priory-hall - Monday 28 November, 2011

In pictures: Six weeks on, Priory Hall is a ghost town Priory Hall This post contains images

In pictures: Six weeks on, Priory Hall is a ghost town

It’s been almost two months since the residents of the Priory Hall in Donaghmede were told to abandon their homes – and here’s what the apartment complex looks like now.

# priory-hall - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Priory Hall residents concerned over Supreme Court appeal

Evacuees are worried that if Dublin City Council’s appeal is successful, they will be forced further into financial strife – and may even have to default on their mortgages.

# priory-hall - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Minister for Environment refuses to meet Priory Hall residents

Phil Hogan said that he “cannot interfere in individual cases”, despite the ongoing uncertainty for former residents of the Dublin apartment complex.

# priory-hall - Thursday 17 November, 2011

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Priory Hall developer granted stay on three-month sentence

The High Court had jailed and fined Thomas McFeely over his failure to carry out urgent remedial works on the Donaghmede apartment complex but he won a reprieve against the sentence.

# priory-hall - Saturday 12 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# priory-hall - Friday 11 November, 2011

City council to appeal Priory Hall court order

Dublin City Council is to appeal an order forcing it to pay for alternative accommodation for the residents of the Priory Hall complex.

# priory-hall - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

"No easy solutions" to Priory Hall, city manager warns

Dublin City Council is currently paying for the temporary accommodation of the evicted residents – but for how much longer?

# priory-hall - Friday 4 November, 2011

High Court removes developer from Priory Hall

Despite the Court ordering Tom McFeely off the site, residents of the complex are still unsure about when and how the necessary works will be carried out.

# priory-hall - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Priory Hall residents sign leases for temporary housing

About 42 temporary alternative housing units have been found for residents of Priory Hall who had to leave their unsafe homes last month.

# priory-hall - Saturday 29 October, 2011

Gardaí investigate fire close to Priory Hall apartment complex

Two houses near to the recently evacuated Priory Hall apartment complex in Donaghmede were damaged in a fire last night.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

# priory-hall - Friday 21 October, 2011

Displaced Priory Hall children will be bussed to old schools

Funding has been provided for a school bus to bring the children from their temporary accommodation.

# priory-hall - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In tonight’s Fix: Aviva staff hit back at job cuts; Westlife call it a day; and which presidential candidate will be on your pumpkin?

NAMA suggests 332 apartments to be used for Priory Hall residents

NAMA hands handed over a list of properties which could be used to house residents, and will cover the cost of completion works.