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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# modular homes

This year
Debunked: Government has not forbidden business grants and modular homes for Irish people
A video viewed more than 47,000 times claimed modular homes don’t pass safety regulations for Irish people.
New modular homes for refugees in Cork could be shipped to Ukraine in the future
In the coming days, Ukrainian families will move into the first rapid build housing units to be brought on stream.
Taoiseach 'horrified' by burning of refugee tents as ministers to meet gardaí over protests
Migrant groups have expressed grave concern for the safety of asylum seekers sleeping rough.
A makeshift camp for migrants on Dublin's Sandwith Street was torched on Friday night amid demonstrations.
Integration Minister Roderic O'Gorman said people have the right to protest but not to 'intimidate'.
The Green Party TD said 180 beds will become available to be offered to migrants in the coming days.
First batch of 200 modular homes for Ukrainian refugees to be ready next month
A report by
Christina Finn
A target of delivering 700 units has been missed by Government.
Not one modular home ready for Ukrainian refugees as government way off target of 700
A report by
Eoghan Dalton
The programme aims to house people fleeing the war in Ukraine.
Only seven sites for modular homes to accommodate families fleeing the war in Ukraine have been found so far.
These sites have a combined capacity for 312 rapid-build homes - but it's some way off the government's own target of 700 homes.
One Social Democrats TD said the low delivery 'smacks of the government making a high-level decision and then not putting in the work to implement' the programme.
Tourist season set to take 1,300 beds from system housing refugees
A report by
Christina Finn
Pod-style modular homes which will be delivered in a shorter time frame, but may not last as long, are being considered.
Last year
Taoiseach keen to see more modular homes built to tackle housing crisis
Houses built off site in factories have already been used to accommodate Ukrainian refugees in Ireland.
Explainer: What exactly are the modular homes causing disquiet in our refugee response?
The government is planning to use modular homes to house Ukrainian refugees, but it’s proving controversial.
Kildare protest against housing for Ukrainians postponed as group to meet minister
A local group said it has a range of issues with plans for modular homes in Newbridge.
All time
Dublin City Council issues €1bn tender for factory-built homes in effort to reduce social housing list
The council has plans to construct around 1,000 rapid-build homes at different locations throughout the city.
Proposals for more modular housing sites announced - here's where they are
Fingal and Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown councils have put forward the proposals.
The first modular homes are being fast-tracked to be in place by Christmas
But where will they be put?
Are prefab villages really the future of housing?
Innovative solutions are required to solve the housing and homelessness crisis, not “off the shelf” solutions, writes Mary Hughes.
Could one of these six homes be the answer to the homeless crisis?
The four Dublin local authorities have opened a demonstration of modular housing.