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# high-rise - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Firefighters rescue man by ladder as he attempts to flee burning high-rise building in LA
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Firefighters rescue man by ladder as he attempts to flee burning high-rise building in LA

Jan 30th 2020, 8:30 AM 28,037 Views 16 Comments

Seven people, including a three-month-old child, were taken to hospital after the incident.

# high-rise - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

There are now seven counties in Ireland where the average monthly rent is over €1,000
# Non Stop Rise
# Non Stop Rise

There are now seven counties in Ireland where the average monthly rent is over €1,000

Dec 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 36,389 Views 55 Comments

Rents across the board have risen by 8.2% since last year, according to the Residential Tenancies Board.

# high-rise - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Poll: Should Dublin go high-rise?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Dublin go high-rise?

Jul 4th 2019, 9:30 AM 31,287 Views 93 Comments

Is it possible, and if so, is the right thing to do?

# high-rise - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Should Dublin get a high-rise skyline? Maybe, but not to solve the housing crisis
# Ireland 2029
# Ireland 2029

Should Dublin get a high-rise skyline? Maybe, but not to solve the housing crisis

Jul 3rd 2019, 8:30 PM 21,097 Views 37 Comments

New guidelines are going to push our cities higher – but is that the best way to house our growing population?

'Building upward has a knock-on effect': Could a high-rise skyline make Dublin more liveable?
# Ireland 2029
# Ireland 2029

'Building upward has a knock-on effect': Could a high-rise skyline make Dublin more liveable?

Jul 3rd 2019, 9:01 AM 23,689 Views 43 Comments

And could it happen in the next 10 years? Hear more on episode two of Ireland 2029.

# high-rise - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'If there's a fire ladder needed in Blanchardstown or Tallaght at 6pm, there will be lives lost'
# Warning
# Warning

'If there's a fire ladder needed in Blanchardstown or Tallaght at 6pm, there will be lives lost'

Mar 22nd 2018, 7:51 PM 29,108 Views 50 Comments

A major fire ripped through a building in Ballymun last night.

# high-rise - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Johnny Ronan's plans for a Dublin skyscraper have been knocked back again
# High Rise
# High Rise

Johnny Ronan's plans for a Dublin skyscraper have been knocked back again

Mar 21st 2018, 12:33 PM 25,897 Views 75 Comments

The well-known developer wanted to build a 22-storey building on the banks of the Liffey.

# high-rise - Saturday 14 October, 2017

A jungle high above the city streets - living in Milan's elite 'Vertical Forest'
# Vertical Forest
# Vertical Forest

A jungle high above the city streets - living in Milan's elite 'Vertical Forest'

Oct 14th 2017, 7:30 AM 34,041 Views 25 Comments

The matching skyscrapers have won multiple awards worldwide for their design by architect Stefano Boeri.

# high-rise - Friday 6 October, 2017

Government plans to have young people sharing kitchens and living rooms to help ease the rental crisis
# Going Up
# Going Up

Government plans to have young people sharing kitchens and living rooms to help ease the rental crisis

Oct 6th 2017, 11:02 AM 31,465 Views 139 Comments

Minister Eoghan Murphy says Dublin has to go high-rise.

# high-rise - Monday 31 July, 2017

Poll: Is it finally time that Dublin went high-rise?
# Tall Tale
# Tall Tale

Poll: Is it finally time that Dublin went high-rise?

Jul 31st 2017, 9:53 AM 37,825 Views 133 Comments

Is it time for the Irish capital to finally bite the bullet and embrace high-rise structures?

# high-rise - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'Kildare, here we come': A top architect says Dublin's sprawl has to stop
# High Rise
# High Rise

'Kildare, here we come': A top architect says Dublin's sprawl has to stop

Jun 24th 2017, 7:30 AM 32,118 Views 38 Comments

Hugh Wallace, a judge on RTÉ’s ‘Home of the Year’, says high-rise buildings are needed.

# high-rise - Friday 28 April, 2017

Simon Coveney thinks Ireland should go high-rise 'in the right places'
# Moving On Up
# Moving On Up

Simon Coveney thinks Ireland should go high-rise 'in the right places'

Apr 28th 2017, 6:05 AM 10,896 Views 45 Comments

“Obviously we don’t want to be building skyscrapers in Georgian Dublin.”

# high-rise - Friday 23 September, 2016

'Building up instead of out will prepare Dublin for 21st century city living'
# High Rise
# High Rise

'Building up instead of out will prepare Dublin for 21st century city living'

Sep 23rd 2016, 8:16 AM 13,690 Views 45 Comments

Business groups are calling on councillors to scrap changes that would limit the height of some city centre buildings.

# high-rise - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Poll: Do you think high-rise buildings would be a good idea?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think high-rise buildings would be a good idea?

Aug 23rd 2016, 10:15 AM 19,569 Views 95 Comments

Rents in Dublin city are 5.2% higher than their previous peak in early 2008, and when compared to their lowest rates in 2010, have grown by 51.3%.

With a housing crisis and fierce competition for investment, it's time to consider high-rises
# Reaching Up
# Reaching Up

With a housing crisis and fierce competition for investment, it's time to consider high-rises

Aug 23rd 2016, 7:00 AM 191 Views 53 Comments

Ibec’s Aidan Sweeney argues that lowering our building heights will make it harder for us to increase our housing supply.

# high-rise - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Poll: Should Irish cities become high-rise?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Irish cities become high-rise?

Jun 2nd 2016, 9:50 AM 23,000 Views 106 Comments

Plans have been approved to increase the height limit of apartments in Dublin.

# high-rise - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Poll: Should Ireland's cities go high-rise?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland's cities go high-rise?

Oct 21st 2015, 8:44 AM 24,849 Views 113 Comments

A huge development is planned for Dublin’s Docklands.

# high-rise - Saturday 7 March, 2015

For Dublin, it’s high rise or high unemployment
# Opinion
# Opinion

For Dublin, it’s high rise or high unemployment

Mar 7th 2015, 8:00 AM 95 Views 64 Comments

We can’t afford to lose one single investment because of our current lack of office space.

# high-rise - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Apartment living no longer desirable as planning permissions drop by 73%
# CSO
# CSO

Apartment living no longer desirable as planning permissions drop by 73%

Sep 25th 2014, 12:24 PM 10,042 Views 35 Comments

There has been a drop of over 16% in the number of dwellings to get planning permission.

# high-rise - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

This tower-block bungee jump will make your heart stop
# OMG
From The Daily Edge
# OMG

This tower-block bungee jump will make your heart stop

Apr 17th 2013, 9:18 AM 1,836 Views 0 Comments

Just like it nearly did to the bungee jumper.

# high-rise - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Top of the world, Ma! Rory McIlroy tees up on Dubai hotel
# High Rise
From The42
# High Rise

Top of the world, Ma! Rory McIlroy tees up on Dubai hotel

Dec 21st 2011, 12:00 PM 1,136 Views 0 Comments

It’s a long way from the tee-box at Holywood Golf Club….