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# homes - Monday 5 January, 2015

Mortgage rates drop: First Permanent TSB, now BoI ring in the changes
# Gaffs
# Gaffs

Mortgage rates drop: First Permanent TSB, now BoI ring in the changes

Jan 5th 2015, 2:47 PM 25,391 Views 51 Comments

But only new customers will reap the full rewards.

# homes - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Homes destroyed in worst bushfires in South Australia for three decades
# Blaze
# Blaze

Homes destroyed in worst bushfires in South Australia for three decades

Jan 4th 2015, 9:09 AM 8,694 Views 4 Comments

More than a dozen homes have already been destroyed in the fire and there are concerns that lives could be at risk.

# homes - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia
# Lives At Risk
# Lives At Risk

Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia

Jan 3rd 2015, 6:11 PM 10,455 Views 5 Comments

Firefighters have been struggling to contain the blaze due to strong winds.

# homes - Friday 2 January, 2015

Property prices rose by 16.3% last year - and they're not expected to stop climbing
# Bubble Bubble
# Bubble Bubble

Property prices rose by 16.3% last year - and they're not expected to stop climbing

Jan 2nd 2015, 2:22 PM 10,597 Views 59 Comments

The highest rise was in Dublin.

# homes - Friday 19 December, 2014

Six homeless people just got the keys to their new houses
# In Time For Christmas
# In Time For Christmas

Six homeless people just got the keys to their new houses

Dec 19th 2014, 6:55 PM 18,316 Views 14 Comments

It’s all thanks to ALONE.

# homes - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Fears that survivors will die before mother-and-baby home probe even begins
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

Fears that survivors will die before mother-and-baby home probe even begins

Dec 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 3,599 Views 8 Comments

The founder of one survivors’ group said they don’t want any more p

# homes - Friday 12 December, 2014

Mother-and-baby home survivors want fully inclusive inquiry into what happened to them
# Redress
# Redress

Mother-and-baby home survivors want fully inclusive inquiry into what happened to them

Dec 12th 2014, 4:40 PM 4,201 Views 12 Comments

It is anticipated the terms of reference of the Commission of Inquiry will be discussed by Cabinet next week.

# homes - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Trying to work with an older extension - how one architect solved the problem
# Renovation Station
# Renovation Station

Trying to work with an older extension - how one architect solved the problem

Dec 11th 2014, 11:53 AM 3,729 Views 0 Comments

A Wexford couple wanted a bigger kitchen – they got a whole new feel to their home into the bargain.

# homes - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Take 4: Homes for every budget around Ireland
# Cutting Your Cloth
# Cutting Your Cloth

Take 4: Homes for every budget around Ireland

Dec 4th 2014, 4:04 PM 3,172 Views 2 Comments

Here is our pick of properties from €250,000… up to €1 million.

# homes - Friday 28 November, 2014

Austrian police raid homes, prayer rooms and mosques for jihad recruiters
# Vienna
# Vienna

Austrian police raid homes, prayer rooms and mosques for jihad recruiters

Nov 28th 2014, 9:24 AM 5,649 Views 30 Comments

150 people have so far been discovered leaving Austria to join jihadists in Syria and Iraq.

# homes - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Would you live in apartment blocks like these? Sure you would
# Fantasy Flats
# Fantasy Flats

Would you live in apartment blocks like these? Sure you would

Oct 30th 2014, 6:21 PM 4,711 Views 0 Comments

A fresh view on apartment living at the World Architecture Festival.

Hot Property: Light and space at Cuil Min
# Des Res
# Des Res

Hot Property: Light and space at Cuil Min

Oct 30th 2014, 6:19 PM 3,013 Views 0 Comments

A perfect family home.

Opinion: Six things that need to change in Ireland's rental market
# Homes
# Homes

Opinion: Six things that need to change in Ireland's rental market

Oct 30th 2014, 8:00 AM 436 Views 41 Comments

The rented sector as we traditionally know it is not keeping pace in terms of quantity or quality.

# homes - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

WATCH: People are fleeing their homes because of this deadly lava
# Hawaii
# Hawaii

WATCH: People are fleeing their homes because of this deadly lava

Oct 29th 2014, 8:39 AM 11,291 Views 12 Comments

The lava is from the Kilauea volcano, and is flowing 17 metres an hour.

# homes - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Hot Property: Sea views to live for at St Leonard's
# Des Res
# Des Res

Hot Property: Sea views to live for at St Leonard's

Oct 23rd 2014, 4:28 PM 6,176 Views 1 Comment

Tea for one on the breakfast deck please.

The most extraordinary houses built in the world this year
# Fantasy Homes
# Fantasy Homes

The most extraordinary houses built in the world this year

Oct 23rd 2014, 4:27 PM 7,299 Views 3 Comments

Feast your eyes on these.

# homes - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Saving to buy your first home? Michael Noonan had some good news for you...
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Saving to buy your first home? Michael Noonan had some good news for you...

Oct 14th 2014, 6:00 PM 15,539 Views 22 Comments

First time buyers will get a refund on the money they saved for their deposit.

# homes - Sunday 12 October, 2014

There were 365 repossession orders made in the first 6 months of this year
# Court Orders
# Court Orders

There were 365 repossession orders made in the first 6 months of this year

Oct 12th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,612 Views 25 Comments

There were 313 made in the Circuit Court and 52 made in the High Court.

# homes - Friday 10 October, 2014

Opinion: Questions remain unanswered over the Tuam mother-and-baby home
# Tuam
# Tuam

Opinion: Questions remain unanswered over the Tuam mother-and-baby home

Oct 10th 2014, 12:04 PM 230 Views 24 Comments

To understand what happened, it is vital to hold inquests into the deaths of all those buried at the site of the former home.

# homes - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Buying a house? Here's what you need to be earning under the new rules
# Mortgage Your Future
# Mortgage Your Future

Buying a house? Here's what you need to be earning under the new rules

Oct 7th 2014, 10:59 PM 200,928 Views 255 Comments

The Central Bank has revealed some new guidelines to banks. Here’s how they might affect you.

# homes - Friday 3 October, 2014

Worried about losing your home? These guides are for you
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis

Worried about losing your home? These guides are for you

Oct 3rd 2014, 6:30 AM 7,314 Views 10 Comments

The guides cover both the Circuit and High courts.

# homes - Thursday 2 October, 2014

These experts say giving someone a home isn't a 'solution' to homelessness
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

These experts say giving someone a home isn't a 'solution' to homelessness

Oct 2nd 2014, 10:30 AM 5,111 Views 9 Comments

We speak to people working in Cork Simon and Sophia Housing, and find out the issue is much more complex than it might appear.

# homes - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

A new plan to deal with the social housing crisis is on its way
# Housing Stock
# Housing Stock

A new plan to deal with the social housing crisis is on its way

Sep 17th 2014, 4:09 PM 12,535 Views 51 Comments

Alan Kelly wants the plan to be before the government within the next few weeks.

# homes - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor
# Thornton Heights
# Thornton Heights

President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor

Sep 9th 2014, 6:59 PM 20,324 Views 32 Comments

It took 10 years for the scheme in Inchicore to be completed.

# homes - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Learning the lingo - how to talk the talk when buying your first house
# Glossary Over It
# Glossary Over It

Learning the lingo - how to talk the talk when buying your first house

Sep 4th 2014, 12:19 PM 2,608 Views 0 Comments

EA? BER? WTF? We’re here to explain it all.

# homes - Friday 1 August, 2014

Good news: Fewer homes are in negative equity
# Up Up Up
# Up Up Up

Good news: Fewer homes are in negative equity

Aug 1st 2014, 6:30 AM 7,324 Views 38 Comments

The author of the report David Duffy says it is expected house prices will continue to increase in 2014.

# homes - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Exclusion of institutions from inquiry concerning to mother-and-baby groups
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Exclusion of institutions from inquiry concerning to mother-and-baby groups

Jul 16th 2014, 8:14 PM 5,360 Views 4 Comments

Groups representing mothers and their children question why some institutions may not be included.

# homes - Monday 14 July, 2014

Footage from Gaza: Israel uses 'knock on the roof' bomb warning before destroying home
# Protective Edge
# Protective Edge

Footage from Gaza: Israel uses 'knock on the roof' bomb warning before destroying home

Jul 14th 2014, 10:23 AM 26,991 Views 282 Comments

The technique has been condemned by Amnesty International.

# homes - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Who will chair the mother-and-baby inquiry? The Minister's been given a list of candidates
# The Commission
# The Commission

Who will chair the mother-and-baby inquiry? The Minister's been given a list of candidates

Jul 10th 2014, 4:12 PM 4,792 Views 8 Comments

The Commission of Investigation into the State’s network of mother-and-baby homes is expected to be set up before the Oireachtas summer recess.

# homes - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Opinion: Once the bricks and mortar are in place, let's encourage communities to develop
# Community
# Community

Opinion: Once the bricks and mortar are in place, let's encourage communities to develop

Jul 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 49 Views 19 Comments

‘Building sustainable communities’ may not sound very exciting, but the truth is that strong communities create the foundation for generations to come.

# homes - Monday 7 July, 2014

Burton's social housing promises 'can't be more spin'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Burton's social housing promises 'can't be more spin'

Jul 7th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,403 Views 26 Comments

The new Labour leader is being asked to scrap the Home Assistance Payment.

# homes - Friday 4 July, 2014

Over 90,000 homes may have 'dangerous levels' of radon gas... just 8% have been checked
# Cancer-causing
# Cancer-causing

Over 90,000 homes may have 'dangerous levels' of radon gas... just 8% have been checked

Jul 4th 2014, 7:14 PM 21,546 Views 27 Comments

The radioactive gas is linked to 250 cases of lung cancer every year in Ireland.

# homes - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units

Jul 2nd 2014, 7:00 AM 11,068 Views 16 Comments

A councillor in south Dublin said the plan would to “nothing to tackle the growing house crisis” in the area.

# homes - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Handover of 25,000 mother-and-baby files indicates "scale and breadth" of investigation
# Bessborough
# Bessborough

Handover of 25,000 mother-and-baby files indicates "scale and breadth" of investigation

Jul 1st 2014, 2:49 PM 6,648 Views 10 Comments

Some 25,000 files have been handed over by the Sacred Heart Adoption Society to the Cork offices of Government agency ‘TUSLA’.

# homes - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Commuter belt three-bed home prices rising faster than Dublin says survey
# Tighten The Belt
# Tighten The Belt

Commuter belt three-bed home prices rising faster than Dublin says survey

Jun 26th 2014, 10:40 PM 15,131 Views 37 Comments

The price of an average three-bed semi in Irish towns and cities has risen by 11.12% to €170,074 since the end of December.

Rush for homes as property market "changes dramatically" in Galway
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

Rush for homes as property market "changes dramatically" in Galway

Jun 26th 2014, 6:30 AM 22,242 Views 61 Comments

An all-day auction is set to take place in Galway on Friday.

# homes - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Number of people looking for planning permission and building homes is on the rise
# Residential
# Residential

Number of people looking for planning permission and building homes is on the rise

Jun 24th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,945 Views 32 Comments

There were 3,524 residential construction projects started in the first four months of 2014 compared with 1,517 for the same period in 2013.

# homes - Friday 20 June, 2014

The number of houses granted planning permission will probably surprise you
# Burst Bubble
# Burst Bubble

The number of houses granted planning permission will probably surprise you

Jun 20th 2014, 7:23 PM 22,145 Views 31 Comments

The latest CSO figures show a drop of 30.5% in the first three months of the year.

# homes - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Warning of future nursing homes crisis if 'action isn't taken now'
# Growing Population
# Growing Population

Warning of future nursing homes crisis if 'action isn't taken now'

Jun 18th 2014, 10:41 PM 7,713 Views 11 Comments

Nursing home representatives believe more resources are needed to prevent future shortages.

# homes - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Now is finally your chance to buy that bank you've always wanted*
# Allsop Space
# Allsop Space

Now is finally your chance to buy that bank you've always wanted*

Jun 14th 2014, 6:03 PM 19,973 Views 10 Comments

*Well, it’s more of the building that contains the bank instead of the actual bank, but still…