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# derelict

This year
Analysis: 'In a housing crisis, this government is leaving thousands of buildings to rot'
A grim indictment of Ireland’s political policies is the scale of dereliction of buildings throughout the country, writes Dr Frank O’Connor.
Last year
Limerick's dangerous and derelict buildings caused by 'property speculating'
Documents show how Limerick deals with dangerous and derelict buildings.
All time
What is - and isn't - being done about Ireland's 180,000 vacant and derelict buildings
“It cannot make sense for the economy and it cannot make sense for the people who live here.”
Labour's Brendan Howlin says Take Back The City is something 'he wouldn't be associated with'
Howlin yesterday faced down members of his own party at Labour’s think-in in Drogheda.
Multiple fire engines called to blaze overnight at derelict building on Dublin's northside
It’s understood that no one was injured in the blaze.
'It deserves a better legacy than this': Blaze causes significant damage to listed building
Local TD Noel Rock told that it’s a “disaster” that the building has been left idle.
Taking rundown Dublin buildings and turning them into homes
A homelessness charity sees vacant or derelict sites as a way of alleviating the homelessness crisis.
Poll: Would taxing vacant sites make a difference to the housing crisis?
The Green Party has outlined plans for legislation involving the taxation of vacant and derelict properties in a bid to ease the housing crisis.
Green Party thinks taxing vacant sites could help tackle housing shortage
The proposal aims to “incentivise development and discourage land speculation”.
Check out these incredible pictures of the ruins of America's Space Race
Photographer and academic Roland Miller has travelled across America capturing images of the remnants of an international race long forgotten.
These are the new plans for Dun Laoghaire's derelict baths
What do you think of them?
Some of these derelict sites in Dublin have been vacant for years
Many of these buildings could help address the current housing crisis.
Army conducts 'painstaking' search for explosives at derelict building
A “volatile” War of Independence grenade has already been found at the Dublin location and it is believed there may be a number of dangerous devices there.
Council told to "get its house in order" and use derelict Dublin sites
Former Green Party TD Ciarán Cuffe is calling on the Dublin City Council to either make something of the sites they own or sell them
Derelict African skyscraper wouldn't be lost in a sci fi horror
Ponte City apartments were designed to be des res homes – things didn’t go as planned.
Houses evacuated after viable bomb found in Drimnagh
The device, discovered at a derelict house in the west Dublin suburb, has been made safe by army experts.
Vacant sites "should be used for community projects"
The Irish Planning Institute says that derelict or vacant sites should be used for low-cost community projects – instead of being “just turned into car parks”.