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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Priory Hall

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Column: ‘Friends are marrying, having babies. Our family is still in limbo’
One year after being evacuated from Priory Hall, Alison Doyle describes the impact on her young family.
# Priory Hall
Priory Hall: 'Families have had to press pause on their lives for the last year'
As the one year anniversary of their evacuation appoaches, ex-residents of Priory Hall are planning a ‘March for Justice’ as they continue their search for a solution.
# Prime Numbers
Shortall, security and kicks in the bum: the week in numbers
Exactly HOW many people would be better off on the Dole? And just how many people emigrate from Ireland every day?
# Priory Hall
Dublin City Council spends €638,000 on security for Priory Hall
Figures obtained by reveal G4S Ireland has been paid more than €638k for less than a year’s security, during which time a number of break-ins have occurred on the site.
# In Pictures
Rats, mould and dampness: Priory Hall 10 months on
Security personnel told a visiting resident to watch out for the rats earlier this week.
# Tom McFeely
In pics: D-Day for bankrupt developer Tom McFeely
Photographs show belongings being removed from developer’s family home on Ailesbury Road ahead of today’s court deadline.
# Priory Hall
Dublin City Council says it is focused on finding Priory Hall solution
The council has been criticised by residents at Priory Hall for mishandling the case against the developer Tom McFeely who won his Supreme Court appeal today.
# Priory Hall
Developer Thomas McFeely wins Supreme Court appeal over Priory Hall
The developer won his appeal against a prison sentence and €1 million fine today for failing to carry out repair works on the apartment complex in north Dublin.
# Priory Hall
Thomas McFeely due in court to appeal prison sentence and €1 million fine
The bankrupt developer is appealing against his sentence for failing to fix the major fire safety problems in Priory Hall.
# Courts
Priory Hall developer Tom McFeely declared bankrupt
The builder also faces a Supreme Court judgement on his €1 million fine and three-month prison sentence tomorrow.
# Building standards
ULA to force Dáil vote on making government responsible for Priory Hall repairs
A motion will be discussed on Wednesday and Thursday forcing the government to undertake the remedial works.
Column: Another Priory Hall is coming down the tracks. Here's why.
Phil Hogan is planning to introduce new regulations which are meant to make for better buildings. He’s making a major mistake, writes Mike Morris.
# Priory Hall
Priory Hall residents: Mortgages can’t be dealt with on case-by-case basis
AIB has this morning said it is happy to engage fully with the conciliation process being chaired by a former Supreme Court judge but residents have called on other banks to follow suit.
# Phil Hogan
Minister proposes to strengthen building control system
Phil Hogan has released new proposals to strengthen building controls – saying the failings in building quality “which have been a regular occurrence for homeowners and tenants in recent years” should not be repeated.
# Priory Hall
Priory Hall residents unanimously agree to resolution process
The residents of the Priory Hall apartment complex have unanimously agreed to participate in a proposed resolution process chaired by Supreme Court judge Justice Joseph Finnegan.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.
# Priory Hall
City Council delays Priory Hall appeal to allow ‘resolution process’
Dublin City Council tells the Supreme Court it will not continue its appeal over the costs for rehousing the Priory Hall residents.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.
# celtic tiger
Kenny holds ad hoc meeting with Priory Hall residents - but promises little
Residents of the Priory Hall complex doorstepped the Taoiseach as he visited a nearby industrial estate for a jobs announcement.
# bad planning
An Taisce expects more problems in buildings 'thrown up' during Celtic Tiger
The trust has called for some serious changes to Ireland’s planning enforcement laws and court procedures.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.
# Priory Hall
Banking Federation will not meet with Priory Hall residents
Residents say that the Irish Banking Federation has turned down two requests to meet with it. The federation declined to comment.
# Priory Hall
Priory Hall residents request meeting with Irish Banking Federation
Later this month, they will hear if Dublin City Council has to provide them with temporary accommodation. The residents are requesting that mortgage providers suspend their mortgages until a solution is put in place.
Column: 'I loved living in Priory Hall. I loved this apartment'
Sinéad O’Carroll took a trip out to Donaghmede to see the ill-fated complex for herself – and found the ending to an Irish story of bad planning, weak regulation and greedy lenders.
# Belmayne
Belmayne 'not a similar situation to Priory Hall', says Minister
The Minister for Environment noted how the responsible parties in the Belmayne case were facing up to their obligations, adding “this is clearly not a similar situation to Priory Hall”.
# Priory Hall
Priory Hall residents question developer's ability to afford legal team
The Supreme Court has dismissed Dublin City Council’s appeal to overturn the stay on Tom McFeely’s jail sentence and €1m fine.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
All Tuesday’s biggest news stories, plus some bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.
# Priory Hall
Displaced Priory Hall residents unable to secure meeting with Taoiseach
The owners of the ill-fated properties protested outside the Dáil this morning.
# Priory Hall
Minister: Priory Hall concerns were raised in 2006
Despite inspections raising safety concerns at Priory Hall six years ago, fire safety certificates were still issued for the complex.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
All the day’s main news stories, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.
# Priory Hall
Priory Hall residents hit back at McFeely 'victim' claim
A spokesman for the residents’ committee said the developer’s comments were “beneath contempt”.