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Charlie Chawke refused permission for apartments on site of Goatstown pub
# The Goat
# The Goat

Charlie Chawke refused permission for apartments on site of Goatstown pub

Fri 12:42 PM 20,919 Views 18 Comments

The development was proposed at the site of The Goat Bar and Grill.

'Forgotten, we feel like garbage': Housing policies exclude Travellers, migrants and asylum seekers
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'Forgotten, we feel like garbage': Housing policies exclude Travellers, migrants and asylum seekers

Fri 12:05 AM 18,469 Views 0 Comments
  • The housing problem is at its most acute among minority groups, such as Travellers, migrants and asylum seekers.
  • Cormac Fitzgerald, for The Good Information Project, examines the figures and the significant barriers to access to secure living arrangements.
  • "It's an absolutely appalling national disgrace," says Bernard Joyce of the Irish Traveller Movement.
4 of a kind: Country cottages with lots of rural charm
# 4 Of A Kind
# 4 Of A Kind

4 of a kind: Country cottages with lots of rural charm

Thu 12:38 PM 6,295 Views 2 Comments

From a thatched cottage in Kerry to a 200 year old property in Clare.

Levels of recorded crime fall sharply during the Covid pandemic - except for fraud
# CSO
# CSO

Levels of recorded crime fall sharply during the Covid pandemic - except for fraud

Thu 4:38 PM 4,328 Views 10 Comments

However, the number of fraud incidents increased in the last year by more than 13% compared with the previous year.

Luxury family homes opposite Malahide Castle starting at €1.15m
# Ashwood Hall
# Ashwood Hall

Luxury family homes opposite Malahide Castle starting at €1.15m

Thu 12:39 PM 2,147 Views 1 Comment

There are four and five-bed properties available at Ashwood Hall.

Spacious, bright and convenient: Three-bed homes with great transport links from €250k
# Sponsored By Glenveagh
# Sponsored By Glenveagh

Spacious, bright and convenient: Three-bed homes with great transport links from €250k

Thu 12:42 PM 893 Views 0 Comments

A number of homes at The Hawthorns are available to view by virtual appointment.

Principal who stole over €200k from Cavan school struck off teaching register for 15 years
# Finbar Boyle
# Finbar Boyle

Principal who stole over €200k from Cavan school struck off teaching register for 15 years

Thu 12:34 PM 54,036 Views 20 Comments

Finbar Boyle stole the money from the national school in Cavan over a number of years.

Price comparison: What will €225,000 buy me around Wexford?
# Price Comparison
# Price Comparison

Price comparison: What will €225,000 buy me around Wexford?

Thu 12:38 PM 3,452 Views 0 Comments

Including a family home in Killinick and a two-bed apartment in Gorey.

Man arrested after an hour long spree of arsons, break-ins and criminal damage in Tipperary
# Clonmel
# Clonmel

Man arrested after an hour long spree of arsons, break-ins and criminal damage in Tipperary

Thu 10:00 AM 22,473 Views 22 Comments

All the incidents happened in the space of an hour on Wednesday night.

Properties by the coast in Ireland now cost 23% more than before Covid-19 pandemic
# Daft Report
# Daft Report

Properties by the coast in Ireland now cost 23% more than before Covid-19 pandemic

Thu 6:15 AM 33,144 Views 16 Comments

This compares to a national average increase of just 8.7% in the same period.

Man arrested after €592k worth of suspected cannabis seized during raid in Co Roscommon
# Frenchpark
# Frenchpark

Man arrested after €592k worth of suspected cannabis seized during raid in Co Roscommon

Wed 9:26 PM 20,683 Views 32 Comments

The search was carried out at 3.30pm today by the Roscommon and Longford Divisional Drugs Unit.

House prices continue to rise with 4.5% annual increase in April - CSO
# CSO
# CSO

House prices continue to rise with 4.5% annual increase in April - CSO

Wed 5:11 PM 10,894 Views 14 Comments

As demand in the housing market continues to grow prices rose in Dublin by 3.5% and by 5.4% outside of Dublin.

House prices, debt and uneven recovery: What are the biggest risks to the Irish economy according to the Central Bank?
# Road To Recovery
# Road To Recovery

House prices, debt and uneven recovery: What are the biggest risks to the Irish economy according to the Central Bank?

Wed 5:29 PM 10,861 Views 3 Comments

“A clearer path to recovery” has become visible in recent months.

'Business as usual' as 1,100 households given eviction notices since August
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'Business as usual' as 1,100 households given eviction notices since August

Wed 11:49 AM 9,887 Views 14 Comments

Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin O’Broin said the gradual increase in termination notices since January is “worrying”.

Senior Kinahan gang member, his wife and mistress laundered cash through Spanish property and a wedding
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Senior Kinahan gang member, his wife and mistress laundered cash through Spanish property and a wedding

Mon 4:14 PM 24,972 Views 0 Comments

Declan ‘Mr Nobody’ Brady, his wife Deirdre Brady and his mistress Erika Lukacs appeared at the Special Criminal Court today.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Mon 9:00 PM 12,121 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

"Full proof of funds": Estate agent asks potential buyers for detailed financial information before house viewings
# Savills
# Savills

"Full proof of funds": Estate agent asks potential buyers for detailed financial information before house viewings

Mon 4:22 PM 57,719 Views 72 Comments

Savills asked viewers for ‘evidence of savings’ or mortgage approval in principle documents including full amounts.

State on a go-slow in moving primary education from majority Catholic grip
# LOSING FAITH
# LOSING FAITH

State on a go-slow in moving primary education from majority Catholic grip

Mon 12:23 PM 38,497 Views 42 Comments
  • In this first of a two-part deep dive into the promised creation of better educational choice, Peter McGuire finds a process in paralysis.
  • Just 13 multi-denominational schools have been established under divestment Catholic schools in the past 8 years.
  • Completed reports and surveys on school patronage lie unpublished while the Department continues to meet with the Irish Episcopal Conference every month.
Doctors displeased with some 'alarming' terms in draft Sláintecare consultant contract
# Contract
# Contract

Doctors displeased with some 'alarming' terms in draft Sláintecare consultant contract

Jun 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 31,943 Views 47 Comments
  • A Sláintecare public hospital consultant contract was firmed up on 31 May.
  • Doctors have criticised some of the terms in the draft contract.
  • The Irish Hospital Consultants Association is seeking "urgent" negotiations, writes Orla Dwyer.
G7 countries pledge to provide one billion Covid-19 vaccinations
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

G7 countries pledge to provide one billion Covid-19 vaccinations

Jun 13th 2021, 2:53 PM 7,281 Views 9 Comments

But the pledge on vaccines for poorer nations fell drastically short of the 11 billion doses that campaigners say are needed.

Three-bed family homes in new Portlaoise development from €265k
# Lake Way
# Lake Way

Three-bed family homes in new Portlaoise development from €265k

Jun 10th 2021, 3:55 PM 1,572 Views 0 Comments

Lake Way comprises semi-detached and terraced properties.

4 of a kind: Homes with swimming pools perfect for a summer's day
# 4 Of A Kind
# 4 Of A Kind

4 of a kind: Homes with swimming pools perfect for a summer's day

Jun 10th 2021, 3:53 PM 10,177 Views 0 Comments

From a two-bed with a shared pool in Dublin 8 to a five-bed in Co Kildare.

Garda appears in court accused of sexual assault and coercive control of ex-girlfriend
# Courts
# Courts

Garda appears in court accused of sexual assault and coercive control of ex-girlfriend

Jun 10th 2021, 4:58 PM 35,191 Views 0 Comments

The officer, who is in his early 40s, and cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested yesterday.

INLA crackdown: Nine arrested, drugs and cash seized across two days of cross-border raids

INLA crackdown: Nine arrested, drugs and cash seized across two days of cross-border raids

Jun 10th 2021, 4:49 PM 13,713 Views 13 Comments

The arrests were made today and yesterday.

Price comparison: What will €320,000 buy me around Kildare?
# Price Comparison
# Price Comparison

Price comparison: What will €320,000 buy me around Kildare?

Jun 10th 2021, 3:54 PM 9,665 Views 0 Comments

Including a a spacious Newbridge four-bed and a one-bed duplex on the grounds of The K Club.

Hotel near G7 summit site evacuated over suspicious package
# Cornwall
# Cornwall

Hotel near G7 summit site evacuated over suspicious package

Jun 10th 2021, 7:12 AM 8,897 Views 3 Comments

The hotel is in Falmouth, base for the world’s media covering the G7 summit

Over 1,400 people waiting for drinkable tap water for more than three months
# Testing The Waters
# Testing The Waters

Over 1,400 people waiting for drinkable tap water for more than three months

Jun 10th 2021, 12:01 AM 11,834 Views 21 Comments
  • Almost 900 people across eight locations have boil water notices in place for a year or more, reports Maria Delaney of Noteworthy, our investigative platform
  • Over the past two years, 50 boil water and 10 do not consume notices were in place for more than a month
  • Water supply is impacting housing, with 42 houses refused permission in Paulstown, Co Kilkenny recently
Poll: Which political party do you trust most to deliver on housing?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Poll: Which political party do you trust most to deliver on housing?

Jun 9th 2021, 8:00 PM 53,750 Views 116 Comments

As the country emerges from the pandemic, housing is once again the core issue facing the electorate.

Alan Kelly says Ivana Bacik will 'cycle through two extremes' to take by-election seat
# Dublin Bay South
# Dublin Bay South

Alan Kelly says Ivana Bacik will 'cycle through two extremes' to take by-election seat

Jun 9th 2021, 5:30 PM 20,204 Views 44 Comments

Kelly said that Fine Gael and Sinn Féin are trying to present the race as “a dichotomy”.

Mica scandal: Minister says devastation of homeowners 'not being ignored' by government
# Grants
# Grants

Mica scandal: Minister says devastation of homeowners 'not being ignored' by government

Jun 9th 2021, 8:24 PM 22,913 Views 32 Comments

Cabinet was told today that 433 people in Donegal have engaged with the scheme so far.

Council to take €250,000 loss on Dublin property it bought just four years ago
# Dublin
# Dublin

Council to take €250,000 loss on Dublin property it bought just four years ago

Jun 6th 2021, 3:54 PM 56,009 Views 31 Comments

Though commercial property prices have generally risen since then, the council says the condition of the property has deteriorated.

Green light for €160m student accommodation in south Dublin despite political support for locals' concerns
# Goatstown
# Goatstown

Green light for €160m student accommodation in south Dublin despite political support for locals' concerns

Jun 8th 2021, 6:28 PM 24,886 Views 22 Comments

The site is 850 metres from UCD.

A constitutional right to housing has expressive value but would it force government to act?
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

A constitutional right to housing has expressive value but would it force government to act?

Jun 8th 2021, 8:00 AM 10,896 Views 45 Comments
  • On Friday Fianna Fáil senators brought forward a private members’ motion to amend the constitution "to ensure that every citizen has the right to housing."
  • More than six out of 10 Irish people believe the right to housing should be enshrined in the Constitution.
  • But is it a replacement for aggressive legislative action?
Tensions, taunts and how trade is at the heart of it all: What we learned about Ireland and China’s relationship
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Tensions, taunts and how trade is at the heart of it all: What we learned about Ireland and China’s relationship

Jun 6th 2021, 7:00 PM 13,938 Views 24 Comments

For the past few weeks, The Good Information Project has been looking at the future of Ireland’s relationship with China.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Jun 6th 2021, 7:59 PM 14,777 Views 2 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Man charged with assault on mother in West Cork
# Innishannon
# Innishannon

Man charged with assault on mother in West Cork

Jun 6th 2021, 8:28 PM 32,498 Views 0 Comments

The court heard Gearoid Coughlan had been under psychiatric care for some time.

At least 16 dead and a quarter of a million homeless after floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

At least 16 dead and a quarter of a million homeless after floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka

Updated Jun 6th 2021, 7:42 PM 16,090 Views 6 Comments

There were heavy downpours in ten out of the country’s 25 districts.

Simon Coveney: ‘Calls to expel Israeli ambassador make no sense - issues get resolved by negotiation’
# Minister For Foreign Affairs
# Minister For Foreign Affairs

Simon Coveney: ‘Calls to expel Israeli ambassador make no sense - issues get resolved by negotiation’

Jun 6th 2021, 6:30 AM 14,290 Views 47 Comments

What did Ireland do with its UN Security Council seat in the 11 days that violence erupted between Israel and Hamas?

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