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# Priory Hall

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# Priory Hall
Building failures in Ireland: 'There isn't even a helpline you can call'
A Green Party motion on building standards will be debated in the Dáil tomorrow.
# Priory Hall
The government will propose making builders a registered trade
Experts told a housing committee that developers were effectively “self-regulating”.
# Priory Hall
The cut-priced 'New Priory' apartments have been snapped up
One of the apartments in the old Priory Hall complex sold for just €145,000.
# New Priory
Council says first phase of Priory Hall apartments have been fully refurbished
It was confirmed earlier this week that the council would be asking councillors for the go-ahead to sell the first phase of the apartments.
# For Sale
Dublin City Council to start selling refurbished Priory Hall apartments
The council has spent €27 million revamping the apartments and will look to begin recouping some of that by selling the units.
# Priory Hall
Thomas McFeely 'fails to give address and disclose assets' in bankruptcy proceedings
The High Court has heard that the developer did not provide his place of residence or disclose his interest in “significant assets”.
# bust to boom
An estate agent has been appointed to sell Priory Hall 2.0 (don't all queue at once)
Buy-to-let owners at the complex are “very hopeful for a name change”.
# NO MORE PRIORY HALLS
Enda Kenny vows to crack down on cowboy developers
“Nobody wants to go back to the bad old days of the construction and property boom.”
# foi requests
Ever wanted to ask the Gardaí something about their records? Now you can
A new law extends Freedom of Information requests to cover limited areas of an Garda Síochána and other organisations. They don’t have to answer you though…
# fresh start
Refurbishment works to begin on Priory Hall - and there are hopes for a name change
The works are expected to take two years to complete.
# Priory Hall
'No ill will': Stephanie Meehan's classy response to McFeely suicide comment
In a new interview, Priory Hall developer Tom McFeely said he couldn’t be held responsible in any way for the death of Fiachra Daly.
# No Apologies
I don't think Priory Hall is a shoddy building --- Tom McFeely
“I don’t think it is any different than most of the other buildings in Dublin.”
# Priory Hall
Stephanie Meehan says decision to give her McFeely cash a “very thoughtful gesture”
€5,000 of the €200,000 found at the developer’s old home in September was released to the house’s new owners, and they’ve decided to pass it on to the former Priory Hall resident.
# Priory Hall
"Our citizens were failed": President welcomes Priory Hall residents to Áras
President Michael D Higgins said he hoped they could look forward to a new year in which they could “move out of the shadows of anxiety, hurt and disappointment and look forward to new possibilities”.
# Pyrite
Government announces €10 million for pyrite repairs
The funding will be available for about 1,000 properties that require immediate repair but homeowners who have already paid for repairs will not be compensated.
# Pyrite
Details of pyrite repair funding due tomorrow
It is hoped the pyrite remediation scheme will be approved by Christmas.
# Priory Hall
"We can finally put Priory Hall behind us" - deal is reached on apartment complex
Residents will be offered new mortgages, as well as being given 12 months to find a new house.
# Priory Hall
Hogan hopes Priory Hall proposals will be seen as 'balanced, equitable and fair'
The government has put forward proposals to resolve the long-running plight of the former residents of the derelict and dilapidated Donaghmede apartment complex.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
Everybody’s talking about Priory Hall, breaches in patient data and Gerry Adams.
# Priory Hall
“Breakthrough” as Priory Hall residents are offered a deal
The Environment Minister has said that a deal will reflect the circumstances of what he called “one of the worst examples of the failures of the Celtic Tiger”.
# Priory Hall
Announcement on Priory Hall expected as 21 day deadline ends
Minister Phil Hogan’s self-imposed three week deadline to find a solution ends today. Talks with residents and other stakeholders have been ongoing.
# house of cards
'I don't want to embarrass you': 5 winners and 5 losers from the political week
You win some, you lose some…
# Priory Hall
Hogan on Priory Hall: 'I wasn't going to ignore the legal process'
Minister Phil Hogan said he could not intervene following the collapse of the mediation process until he was formally notified by Dublin City Council.
# Leaders' Questions
Gilmore: Nobody is going to be barred from the insolvency process
The Tánaiste was speaking at his first Leaders’ Questions of the new Dáil term this morning.
# Enda talks
'They're now free spirits': Taoiseach on RA rebels, Seanad and his future
Enda Kenny gave a wide-ranging interview to RTÉ’s Morning Ireland this morning. Here’s what he said.
# News Fix
Here’s what happened today: Monday
Get up to speed on the mass shooting in Washington DC, the latest word from Michael Noonan on the Budget and the major child abuse investigation under way in Northern Ireland.
# stephanie meehan
Priory Hall resident whose partner died by suicide welcomes 21 day timeline for solution
Minister Phil Hogan has tasked Department of Environment officials with the job of talking to all the stakeholders at the Donaghmede complex and proposing a solution within the next three weeks.
# Priory Hall
Hogan wants proposed resolution to Priory Hall debacle within three weeks
A spokesperson for the Priory Hall Residents Committee hasn’t “had any contact” with the Department of Environment despite press reports of a planned meeting today.
# Dáil
They're back: Here are 8 questions we're asking ahead of the new Dáil term
The Seanad is also back but will it be abolished? We look at that and seven other questions ahead of the return of TDs and Senators this week.
# Priory Hall
Priory Hall residents: 'If talks are to take place we want to be a part of them'
Priory Hall residents say they have been unofficially approached about talks that are due to take place.
# you told us
Top readers' comments of the week
Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?
# Priory Hall
Taoiseach: ‘I don’t have any objection to meeting the Priory Hall residents’
Kenny was speaking at a press conference to launch Fine Gael’s referenda campaigns today when he was asked about the situation at the uninhabitable apartment complex in north Dublin.
# Priory Hall
Hogan still expecting report on Priory Hall, despite reports mediation has collapsed
The former residents believe that the process has fallen apart, with bank bosses indicating last week they would seek their own solutions for mortgage-holders.
# new fix
Here's what happened today: Sunday
Everyone is talking about Priory Hall, Syria and hurling.
# Priory Hall
KBC Bank will not pursue Priory Hall's Stephanie Meehan for mortgage
The bank said it “deeply regrets” if the bank added further to the upset following the death of her partner Fiachra Daly.
# Priory Hall
Priory Hall resident tells Minister: ‘I am sick to death of your government’s excuses’
Several Sunday newspaper reports detail more problems for residents evacuated from the north Dublin apartment complex nearly two years ago.