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Council says flat-living is the future of the inner city

Council says flat-living is the future of the inner city

Housing density is future of housing in Dublin’s inncer city – to build as many homes while taking up as little space as possible. But according to the latest Dublin…

Union fights for tenants in Phibsboro

Union fights for tenants in Phibsboro

A ‘No Evictions’ protest organised by the Community Action Tenants Union (CATU) took place last Monday afternoon after tenants in Phibsboro were threatened with eviction. The lunchtime protest was held…

Office and housing development begun on Kevin Street site

Office and housing development begun on Kevin Street site

The demolition of Technological University (TU) Dublin’s old Kevin Street campus is under way and the construction of a €475 million redevelopment project on the site has commenced.  The redevelopment will consist of 53,110 sqm of office space in two 11-storey blocks, along with housing.    “We…

Student accommodations are not meeting the demand from students   

Student accommodations are not meeting the demand from students   

With demand for housing in Dublin city still pushing prices higher, third-level students are facing difficulties with finding accommodation at an affordable price.  Thousands of students have come to Dublin…

New housing at Teresa’s Gardens moves ahead

New housing at Teresa’s Gardens moves ahead

On March 4th, the Land Development Agency (LDA) announced plans to develop new sustainable and affordable housing on the site of St Theresa’s Gardens at Donore Avenue. The Donore Project, being…

Local Property Tax Cut – Expensive Theatrics in Dublin City Council

Local Property Tax Cut – Expensive Theatrics in Dublin City Council

Monday, September 21st, saw Dublin City Council vote in favour of maintaining a 15% cut on Local Property Tax (LPT) for city homeowners. The vote came amidst controversy, as many,…

Council’s ‘super depot’ planned for Marrowbone Lane

Council’s ‘super depot’ planned for Marrowbone Lane

Dublin City Council has voted to rezone a site on Marrowbone Lane for the development of roughly 100 housing units and a council depot – but several councillors in the…

D8 Rent prices reach the roof

D8 Rent prices reach the roof

Rent prices have risen on average by more than 11% in Dublin 8 since September last year, according to the latest report by property website Daft.ie. Despite the Liberties being…

Planned Homes on Player Wills Site Remain in Limbo

Planned Homes on Player Wills Site Remain in Limbo

  Ambitions to develop housing on the John Player Wills site located in the Liberties remain unclear despite it laying vacant for over a decade. Comprised of the former John…

Ghost estates: an Irish epidemic

Ghost estates: an Irish epidemic

The Liberty takes a look at the ghost estates epidemic.…