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#Priory Hall

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Column: ‘Friends are marrying, having babies. Our family is still in limbo’
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# Opinion

Column: ‘Friends are marrying, having babies. Our family is still in limbo’

Oct 11th 2012, 7:00 AM 41 Views 35 Comments

One year after being evacuated from Priory Hall, Alison Doyle describes the impact on her young family.

Priory Hall: 'Families have had to press pause on their lives for the last year'
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Priory Hall: 'Families have had to press pause on their lives for the last year'

Oct 8th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,463 Views 25 Comments

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.

Shortall, security and kicks in the bum: the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Shortall, security and kicks in the bum: the week in numbers

Sep 29th 2012, 7:30 PM 4,685 Views 13 Comments

Exactly HOW many people would be better off on the Dole? And just how many people emigrate from Ireland every day?

Dublin City Council spends €638,000 on security for Priory Hall
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# Priory Hall

Dublin City Council spends €638,000 on security for Priory Hall

Sep 26th 2012, 6:00 AM 8,336 Views 27 Comments

Figures obtained by TheJournal.ie 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.

Rats, mould and dampness: Priory Hall 10 months on
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# In Pictures

Rats, mould and dampness: Priory Hall 10 months on

Aug 24th 2012, 6:45 AM 15,042 Views 19 Comments

Security personnel told a visiting resident to watch out for the rats earlier this week.

In pics: D-Day for bankrupt developer Tom McFeely
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# Tom McFeely

In pics: D-Day for bankrupt developer Tom McFeely

Aug 10th 2012, 7:15 AM 7,867 Views 35 Comments

Photographs show belongings being removed from developer’s family home on Ailesbury Road ahead of today’s court deadline.

Dublin City Council says it is focused on finding Priory Hall solution
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Dublin City Council says it is focused on finding Priory Hall solution

Jul 31st 2012, 3:22 PM 4,211 Views 20 Comments

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.

Developer Thomas McFeely wins Supreme Court appeal over Priory Hall
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# Priory Hall

Developer Thomas McFeely wins Supreme Court appeal over Priory Hall

Jul 31st 2012, 11:38 AM 5,478 Views 17 Comments

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.

Thomas McFeely due in court to appeal prison sentence and €1 million fine
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Thomas McFeely due in court to appeal prison sentence and €1 million fine

Jul 31st 2012, 8:40 AM 2,897 Views 20 Comments

The bankrupt developer is appealing against his sentence for failing to fix the major fire safety problems in Priory Hall.

Priory Hall developer Tom McFeely declared bankrupt
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# Courts

Priory Hall developer Tom McFeely declared bankrupt

Jul 30th 2012, 1:50 PM 5,903 Views 16 Comments

The builder also faces a Supreme Court judgement on his €1 million fine and three-month prison sentence tomorrow.

ULA to force Dáil vote on making government responsible for Priory Hall repairs
# Building Standards
# Building Standards

ULA to force Dáil vote on making government responsible for Priory Hall repairs

Jun 2nd 2012, 1:23 PM 3,012 Views 43 Comments

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.
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# Opinion

Column: Another Priory Hall is coming down the tracks. Here's why.

May 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 135 Views 18 Comments

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 residents: Mortgages can’t be dealt with on case-by-case basis
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# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents: Mortgages can’t be dealt with on case-by-case basis

Apr 30th 2012, 11:00 AM 5,217 Views 34 Comments

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.

Minister proposes to strengthen building control system
# Phil Hogan
# Phil Hogan

Minister proposes to strengthen building control system

Apr 27th 2012, 9:03 PM 4,364 Views 57 Comments

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 residents unanimously agree to resolution process
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# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents unanimously agree to resolution process

Apr 22nd 2012, 7:45 AM 4,538 Views 16 Comments

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.

The Daily Fix: Friday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Apr 20th 2012, 8:01 PM 6,091 Views 2 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

City Council delays Priory Hall appeal to allow ‘resolution process’
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# Priory Hall

City Council delays Priory Hall appeal to allow ‘resolution process’

Apr 20th 2012, 6:11 PM 2,126 Views 24 Comments

Dublin City Council tells the Supreme Court it will not continue its appeal over the costs for rehousing the Priory Hall residents.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Apr 18th 2012, 8:00 PM 3,299 Views 0 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Kenny holds ad hoc meeting with Priory Hall residents - but promises little
# Celtic Tiger
# Celtic Tiger

Kenny holds ad hoc meeting with Priory Hall residents - but promises little

Apr 18th 2012, 3:41 PM 4,378 Views 50 Comments

Residents of the Priory Hall complex doorstepped the Taoiseach as he visited a nearby industrial estate for a jobs announcement.

An Taisce expects more problems in buildings 'thrown up' during Celtic Tiger
# Bad Planning
# Bad Planning

An Taisce expects more problems in buildings 'thrown up' during Celtic Tiger

Apr 17th 2012, 7:00 AM 3,810 Views 14 Comments

The trust has called for some serious changes to Ireland’s planning enforcement laws and court procedures.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Apr 11th 2012, 8:06 PM 5,332 Views 6 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Banking Federation will not meet with Priory Hall residents
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# Priory Hall

Banking Federation will not meet with Priory Hall residents

Apr 11th 2012, 3:19 PM 3,902 Views 55 Comments

Residents say that the Irish Banking Federation has turned down two requests to meet with it. The federation declined to comment.

Priory Hall residents request meeting with Irish Banking Federation
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Priory Hall residents request meeting with Irish Banking Federation

Apr 9th 2012, 3:53 PM 3,577 Views 36 Comments

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'
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Column: 'I loved living in Priory Hall. I loved this apartment'

Apr 2nd 2012, 7:30 AM 353 Views 78 Comments

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 'not a similar situation to Priory Hall', says Minister
# Belmayne
# Belmayne

Belmayne 'not a similar situation to Priory Hall', says Minister

Mar 18th 2012, 9:15 AM 4,219 Views 17 Comments

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 residents question developer's ability to afford legal team
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# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents question developer's ability to afford legal team

Mar 16th 2012, 8:35 PM 5,441 Views 45 Comments

The Supreme Court has dismissed Dublin City Council’s appeal to overturn the stay on Tom McFeely’s jail sentence and €1m fine.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Mar 13th 2012, 7:51 PM 4,622 Views 0 Comments

All Tuesday’s biggest news stories, plus some bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.

Displaced Priory Hall residents unable to secure meeting with Taoiseach
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Displaced Priory Hall residents unable to secure meeting with Taoiseach

Mar 13th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,100 Views 34 Comments

The owners of the ill-fated properties protested outside the Dáil this morning.

Minister: Priory Hall concerns were raised in 2006
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# Priory Hall

Minister: Priory Hall concerns were raised in 2006

Mar 10th 2012, 8:00 AM 2,872 Views 21 Comments

Despite inspections raising safety concerns at Priory Hall six years ago, fire safety certificates were still issued for the complex.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Mar 4th 2012, 7:50 PM 5,137 Views 2 Comments

All the day’s main news stories, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.

Priory Hall residents hit back at McFeely 'victim' claim
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Priory Hall residents hit back at McFeely 'victim' claim

Mar 4th 2012, 12:51 PM 4,373 Views 31 Comments

A spokesman for the residents’ committee said the developer’s comments were “beneath contempt”.