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# homes - Friday 13 June, 2014

Opinion: It is a bittersweet time for victims of institutional abuse – the least we can do is listen
# Homes
# Homes

Opinion: It is a bittersweet time for victims of institutional abuse – the least we can do is listen

Jun 13th 2014, 7:30 PM 28 Views 10 Comments

Victims of mother-and-baby homes as well as the Bethany Homes must finally have their voices heard.

# homes - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Taoiseach: If we don't do this properly, Ireland's soul will lie "in an unmarked grave"
# Mother And Baby
# Mother And Baby

Taoiseach: If we don't do this properly, Ireland's soul will lie "in an unmarked grave"

Jun 10th 2014, 4:28 PM 11,376 Views 109 Comments

Enda Kenny said the Government would consult with all opposition parties, other relevant groups and historians as it began its investigation into mother-and-baby homes.

# homes - Monday 9 June, 2014

Education Minister backs Archbishop's call for mother-and-baby homes investigation
# Full Inquiry
# Full Inquiry

Education Minister backs Archbishop's call for mother-and-baby homes investigation

Jun 9th 2014, 9:02 AM 4,160 Views 29 Comments

Diarmuid Martin has called for a “full-bodied investigation” into all mother-and-baby homes.

# homes - Sunday 8 June, 2014

The 7 cheapest houses for sale in Ireland right now
# Gaffs
From The Daily Edge
# Gaffs

The 7 cheapest houses for sale in Ireland right now

Jun 8th 2014, 8:15 PM 206,431 Views 61 Comments

Including a former garda station!

# homes - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Property prices up by 8.5% on last year, but still down on peak prices
# Where The Heart Is
# Where The Heart Is

Property prices up by 8.5% on last year, but still down on peak prices

May 28th 2014, 3:37 PM 9,576 Views 60 Comments

Prices in Dublin lead the way, being up 17.7% on last year.

# homes - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Croke Park: Security in place to prevent One Directioners from queuing too early
# Tensions High
# Tensions High

Croke Park: Security in place to prevent One Directioners from queuing too early

May 22nd 2014, 11:06 AM 24,497 Views 74 Comments

The boys are back in town.

# homes - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

"I'm just terrified, I don't know if I'll make it in a hostel."
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

"I'm just terrified, I don't know if I'll make it in a hostel."

May 20th 2014, 2:10 PM 13,086 Views 50 Comments

Council offices in Blanchardstown were occupied by protesters this morning, including one woman who said she’d be without a home within weeks…

# homes - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Housing shortage could see "tsunami of homeless" in Ireland
# Father Mcverry
# Father Mcverry

Housing shortage could see "tsunami of homeless" in Ireland

May 18th 2014, 7:54 PM 16,294 Views 110 Comments

Minister Jan O’Sullivan said that 25,000 units per year are needed to tackle the issue.

# homes - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

New scheme would help first-time buyers get foot on property ladder
# Bubble Bubble
# Bubble Bubble

New scheme would help first-time buyers get foot on property ladder

May 13th 2014, 10:53 AM 12,408 Views 65 Comments

The scheme, which is being examined by the Department of Finance, would see the State guarantee a proportion of mortgages.

# homes - Saturday 26 April, 2014

# homes - Friday 18 April, 2014

Landlords evicting tenants for putting their homes on Airbnb
# San Francisco
# San Francisco

Landlords evicting tenants for putting their homes on Airbnb

Apr 18th 2014, 3:01 PM 23,984 Views 16 Comments

A petition has been set up calling on lawmakers in San Francisco to stop the evictions.

# homes - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

80,000 new homes are needed but TDs will hear today who needs them and where
# Housing Plan
# Housing Plan

80,000 new homes are needed but TDs will hear today who needs them and where

Apr 15th 2014, 6:45 AM 9,231 Views 42 Comments

A national housing plan is vital argues one social housing group.

# homes - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Here's how much a fire in your house could cost you
# Insurance
# Insurance

Here's how much a fire in your house could cost you

Mar 18th 2014, 10:05 AM 16,332 Views 14 Comments

Plus, new insurance figures show that just one in eight claims are related to burglary.

# homes - Monday 10 March, 2014

"It's going to take for someone to be hurt": Street lighting problems around Ireland
# Lights Out
# Lights Out

"It's going to take for someone to be hurt": Street lighting problems around Ireland

Mar 10th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,425 Views 29 Comments

Chambers Park in Kilcock isn’t the only estate to run into problems with public lighting. Here are your stories.

# homes - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Concern that banks are only tackling "easy" mortgage arrears cases
# Arrears
# Arrears

Concern that banks are only tackling "easy" mortgage arrears cases

Mar 4th 2014, 4:41 PM 7,438 Views 38 Comments

The new figures show that 168 properties were taken into possession by lenders in the last quarter of 2013.

# homes - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Association uses new funding approach to redevelop homes for older people
# FOLD IReland
# FOLD IReland

Association uses new funding approach to redevelop homes for older people

Feb 26th 2014, 10:35 PM 10,561 Views 5 Comments

FOLD Ireland used private funds to redevelop a housing project in north Dublin after ownership was transferred from Dublin City Council.

Councils told 'keep on spending' on flooding repairs
# Insurance
# Insurance

Councils told 'keep on spending' on flooding repairs

Feb 26th 2014, 9:15 PM 6,758 Views 8 Comments

A memorandum of understanding is also due to be introduced for flooding repairs in the near future.

Column: The housing market is a mess, so we must decide – will we be charitable or fair?
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Column: The housing market is a mess, so we must decide – will we be charitable or fair?

Feb 26th 2014, 1:00 PM 58 Views 146 Comments

Incumbent property owners receive special privileges in Ireland – meaning some mortgagors will walk out of this crisis with the same assets they walked into it with, despite not paying for them, writes Karl Deeter.

# homes - Thursday 20 February, 2014

There are just 3,000 properties for sale in the capital with Dublin 15 the most popular
# Bubble Build Up
# Bubble Build Up

There are just 3,000 properties for sale in the capital with Dublin 15 the most popular

Feb 20th 2014, 8:36 AM 18,499 Views 91 Comments

The biggest one off residential sale in Dublin was that of Walford, Shrewsbury Road in March for €14 million.

# homes - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Homeowners with pyrite problems can apply for funding from next week
# Pyrite Heave
# Pyrite Heave

Homeowners with pyrite problems can apply for funding from next week

Feb 19th 2014, 10:11 AM 9,726 Views 11 Comments

Homes in 74 estates were identified as being at risk from ‘pyrite heave’ which causes buckling of floors and walls.

# homes - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

€30m to be spent on insulating 25k council houses
# Home Improvement
# Home Improvement

€30m to be spent on insulating 25k council houses

Feb 18th 2014, 2:22 PM 12,722 Views 92 Comments

The scheme will see local authority homes made warmer, meaning lower energy bills.

# homes - Monday 17 February, 2014

Selling your home? You might have to test it for radon
# Tackling Cancer
# Tackling Cancer

Selling your home? You might have to test it for radon

Feb 17th 2014, 2:24 PM 9,180 Views 27 Comments

A new report from the Department of Environment makes the suggestion as part of the effort to tackle the cancer-causing gas.

# homes - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Concern from homeowners as 13,000 IBRC mortgages to be sold
# Homeowners
# Homeowners

Concern from homeowners as 13,000 IBRC mortgages to be sold

Feb 11th 2014, 6:27 PM 15,105 Views 46 Comments

Deputy Stephen Donnelly appealed to the Finance Minister to allow families to bid for their own homes at market value.

€20m fund to assist distressed local authority mortgage holders
# Arrears
# Arrears

€20m fund to assist distressed local authority mortgage holders

Feb 11th 2014, 2:24 PM 6,580 Views 7 Comments

The new fund will move people onto the mortgage to rent scheme for those who have unsustainable mortgages.

More flooding expected after the River Thames burst its banks yesterday
# UK
# UK

More flooding expected after the River Thames burst its banks yesterday

Feb 11th 2014, 8:20 AM 12,999 Views 14 Comments

More severe weather is expected to hit flooded areas in the UK today.

# homes - Monday 10 February, 2014

UK floods: River Thames threatens homes, soldiers on standby and a cow stuck in the mud
# Storm
# Storm

UK floods: River Thames threatens homes, soldiers on standby and a cow stuck in the mud

Feb 10th 2014, 12:06 PM 13,395 Views 12 Comments

14 severe flood warnings have been issued across the UK, with householders living along the River Thames put on standby.

# homes - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

AIB will write off debt for some split mortgage holders
# Banking
# Banking

AIB will write off debt for some split mortgage holders

Feb 4th 2014, 10:37 PM 11,409 Views 23 Comments

It is understood that the product will only suit some people whose mortgages are in distress.

# homes - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Pics: Limerick residents return home to assess flood devastation
# The Aftermath
# The Aftermath

Pics: Limerick residents return home to assess flood devastation

Feb 2nd 2014, 4:11 PM 25,370 Views 35 Comments

Junior Minister Jan O’Sullivan said the flooding was of such magnitude that it requires a national response.

# homes - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Charity found homes for 51 homeless children last year
# Homes
# Homes

Charity found homes for 51 homeless children last year

Jan 23rd 2014, 11:30 AM 5,097 Views 6 Comments

In a report published today, Threshold said last year was their busiest year ever recorded.

# homes - Thursday 16 January, 2014

NAMA drops 80:20 home buyer scheme citing improving market conditions
# Home Buyers
# Home Buyers

NAMA drops 80:20 home buyer scheme citing improving market conditions

Jan 16th 2014, 5:39 PM 10,279 Views 7 Comments

Under the 80:20 deferred payment initiative, buyers pay 80 per cent of the value up front with a valuation then carried out after five years.

# homes - Monday 13 January, 2014

One dead as Australian blaze razes around 50 homes
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

One dead as Australian blaze razes around 50 homes

Jan 13th 2014, 7:26 PM 11,504 Views 10 Comments

The fire follows from other devastating fires last year.

# homes - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Column: Earth’s forgotten places – the locations humans have left behind
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Earth’s forgotten places – the locations humans have left behind

Dec 26th 2013, 10:00 AM 259 Views 23 Comments

Take a look at some of the locations on Earth which human beings have abandoned.

# homes - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Debt write offs for some, but up to 27,000 homes could be repossessed
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis

Debt write offs for some, but up to 27,000 homes could be repossessed

Dec 17th 2013, 8:13 AM 10,715 Views 165 Comments

A new report says that 40 per cent of mortgages will begin to re-perform next year.

# homes - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Number of families becoming homeless in Dublin has doubled - charity
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Number of families becoming homeless in Dublin has doubled - charity

Dec 8th 2013, 3:02 PM 7,989 Views 51 Comments

Sixteen families are now losing their homes in the capital every month, according to Focus Ireland.

# homes - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Today is the deadline for registering to pay property tax online
# Gaffs
# Gaffs

Today is the deadline for registering to pay property tax online

Nov 27th 2013, 6:45 AM 7,693 Views 43 Comments

Any homeowners who haven’t yet let Revenue know how they plan to pay the Local Property Tax has until the end of today to fill in the online form.

# homes - Sunday 17 November, 2013

VIDEO: The secrets of Dublin tenements
# Hidden History
# Hidden History

VIDEO: The secrets of Dublin tenements

Nov 17th 2013, 9:15 AM 12,893 Views 14 Comments

Why do some tenement homes have thick blue paint on the walls? An expert explains.

# homes - Friday 8 November, 2013

Cancer-causing radon found in over 430 Irish homes
# Cancer Danger
# Cancer Danger

Cancer-causing radon found in over 430 Irish homes

Nov 8th 2013, 9:15 PM 21,964 Views 22 Comments

One home in Tralee was found to have 26 times the acceptable level of radon.

# homes - Monday 4 November, 2013

Poll: Should people who give up their mortgages be allowed on housing lists?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should people who give up their mortgages be allowed on housing lists?

Nov 4th 2013, 11:04 AM 15,490 Views 130 Comments

Anyone who goes through the mortgage arrears process but still ends up surrendering their home will be able to join the local authority housing waiting list. Good idea? Bad idea?

# homes - Thursday 24 October, 2013

New date of home renovation scheme 'will boost construction'
# Homes
# Homes

New date of home renovation scheme 'will boost construction'

Oct 24th 2013, 10:01 PM 7,913 Views 12 Comments

The tax incentive is for homeowners to carry out home improvements and it is hoped it will decrease black market activity.

# homes - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Hundreds of mini-robot cleaners could clean your house in a jiffy
# Hive Of Activity
# Hive Of Activity

Hundreds of mini-robot cleaners could clean your house in a jiffy

Oct 19th 2013, 9:15 AM 11,339 Views 23 Comments

Award-winning idea came after designer observed the movements of swarms of bees pollinating flowers.