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#Student Accommodation

# student-accommodation - Monday 22 August, 2022

Students’ union pleads with homeowners to make spare rooms available this September
# Housing
# Housing

Students’ union pleads with homeowners to make spare rooms available this September

Aug 22nd 2022, 9:17 AM 37,381 Views 53 Comments

The union said some students have been forced to defer their course because they can not find affordable accommodation.

# student-accommodation - Sunday 7 August, 2022

3,000 Ukrainians will have to leave student accommodation by the end of the month
# Housing
# Housing

3,000 Ukrainians will have to leave student accommodation by the end of the month

Aug 7th 2022, 4:19 PM 31,975 Views 31 Comments

Student beds are being provided by a number of universities as well as private providers.

# student-accommodation - Saturday 16 July, 2022

Trinity get go-ahead for 358 new student beds despite objections from local residents
# Trinity College
# Trinity College

Trinity get go-ahead for 358 new student beds despite objections from local residents

Jul 16th 2022, 8:00 AM 39,944 Views 17 Comments

Criticism of the location of the student accommodation has arisen, with residents saying it goes against the “spirit” of the local area.

# student-accommodation - Monday 13 June, 2022

Eight sites identified for modular homes to house Ukrainian refugees
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Eight sites identified for modular homes to house Ukrainian refugees

Updated Jun 13th 2022, 6:00 PM 34,598 Views 38 Comments

Student accommodation will no longer be available for refugees at the end of the summer.

# student-accommodation - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Council planners recommend refusal for contentious Dún Laoghaire student accommodation
# Student Units
# Student Units

Council planners recommend refusal for contentious Dún Laoghaire student accommodation

Nov 18th 2021, 8:31 PM 18,314 Views 21 Comments

A decision is due on the application by An Bord Pleanála in January.

# student-accommodation - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Locals and An Taisce oppose six-storey student housing scheme for Dun Laoghaire
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

Locals and An Taisce oppose six-storey student housing scheme for Dun Laoghaire

Nov 3rd 2021, 7:23 PM 24,596 Views 41 Comments

Baker’s Corner pub would be demolished as part of the scheme

# student-accommodation - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Dublin City Council chief Owen Keegan apologises for 'sarcastic' comment to Students' Union
# Accommodation Crisis
# Accommodation Crisis

Dublin City Council chief Owen Keegan apologises for 'sarcastic' comment to Students' Union

Oct 13th 2021, 5:30 PM 20,954 Views 21 Comments

Owen Keegan came under heavy fire after saying that students’ unions should become developers to fix the accommodation crisis.

# student-accommodation - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Taoiseach says Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan should withdraw comments on student housing
# Dismissive Comments
# Dismissive Comments

Taoiseach says Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan should withdraw comments on student housing

Oct 12th 2021, 10:25 PM 54,839 Views 50 Comments

“I couldn’t believe it, I thought it was facile. I just didn’t understand the point he was making.”

# student-accommodation - Thursday 23 September, 2021

'We're outraged, we're frustrated: Students to sleep outside Dáil to highlight accommodation crisis
# No Keys No Degrees
# No Keys No Degrees

'We're outraged, we're frustrated: Students to sleep outside Dáil to highlight accommodation crisis

Updated Sep 23rd 2021, 5:40 PM 26,632 Views 51 Comments

The protest is seeking funding to build further student accommodation and action to retain student beds.

# student-accommodation - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Taoiseach says he doesn't want to see students staying in hotels due to lack of accommodation
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach says he doesn't want to see students staying in hotels due to lack of accommodation

Sep 15th 2021, 4:24 PM 15,557 Views 29 Comments

The Taoiseach said a “close eye” will be kept on colleges and what they charge in for rent.

# student-accommodation - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Green light for €160m student accommodation in south Dublin despite political support for locals' concerns
# Goatstown
# Goatstown

Green light for €160m student accommodation in south Dublin despite political support for locals' concerns

Jun 8th 2021, 6:28 PM 25,358 Views 21 Comments

The site is 850 metres from UCD.

# student-accommodation - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Students isolating in Queen's University Belfast accommodation after Covid-19 outbreak
# Colleges
# Colleges

Students isolating in Queen's University Belfast accommodation after Covid-19 outbreak

Sep 29th 2020, 9:17 AM 21,697 Views 18 Comments

The outbreak follows the re-opening of the university and the return of students.

# student-accommodation - Thursday 24 September, 2020

NUI Galway to refund students who don't take up places in campus accommodation this year
# Galway
# Galway

NUI Galway to refund students who don't take up places in campus accommodation this year

Sep 24th 2020, 11:41 AM 20,315 Views 2 Comments

Students were informed late in August that their time on campus may be limited this year.

# student-accommodation - Monday 14 September, 2020

No fall in student rent prices over the past year, report says
# Student Housing
# Student Housing

No fall in student rent prices over the past year, report says

Sep 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 14,835 Views 17 Comments

The latest Daft.ie report shows rents have remained largely unchanged across the country for students.

# student-accommodation - Monday 31 August, 2020

Students should have rents refunded in event of second lockdown, says higher education minister
# College
# College

Students should have rents refunded in event of second lockdown, says higher education minister

Aug 31st 2020, 11:06 AM 20,055 Views 43 Comments

Simon Harris also defended the fact that college fees would remain the same, even as courses move online.

# student-accommodation - Sunday 16 August, 2020

'Unprecedented situation' could see students renting on campus a few days a week
# Coronavirus Era
# Coronavirus Era

'Unprecedented situation' could see students renting on campus a few days a week

Aug 16th 2020, 9:00 PM 50,379 Views 32 Comments

This academic year will be vastly different to previous years for third-level students.

# student-accommodation - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

UCD students protest against on-campus rent increase
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

UCD students protest against on-campus rent increase

Updated Feb 18th 2020, 12:30 PM 24,316 Views 49 Comments

Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin is to meet with some colleges over rent increases.

# student-accommodation - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Green light for 'boutique hotel' style student accommodation in Dublin’s Liberties in spite of locals' concerns
# Taking Liberties
# Taking Liberties

Green light for 'boutique hotel' style student accommodation in Dublin’s Liberties in spite of locals' concerns

Dec 19th 2019, 10:00 PM 24,365 Views 26 Comments

Residents say he increase of transient type accommodation will have a negative impact on the current community in the Liberties.

# student-accommodation - Monday 16 September, 2019

368-bedroom student apartment block likened to 'boutique hotel' planned for Dublin's Liberties
# Ardee Point
# Ardee Point

368-bedroom student apartment block likened to 'boutique hotel' planned for Dublin's Liberties

Sep 16th 2019, 7:34 PM 36,182 Views 33 Comments

3,888 student bed-spaces are already planned within 1km of the site.

# student-accommodation - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Third-level students are suffering from extreme anxiety and depression, study shows
# Education
# Education

Third-level students are suffering from extreme anxiety and depression, study shows

Aug 27th 2019, 10:39 AM 17,808 Views 54 Comments

Those without stable student accommodation were likely to suffer from anxiety (50.0%) and depression (77.8%).

# student-accommodation - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Students should be 'vigilant' in the search for accommodation, student unions warn
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

Students should be 'vigilant' in the search for accommodation, student unions warn

Aug 15th 2019, 9:30 PM 11,247 Views 17 Comments

Thousands of students are now on the hunt for accommodation.

# student-accommodation - Friday 9 August, 2019

Student accommodation planned for former Rialto Cinema site
# Rialto Cinema
# Rialto Cinema

Student accommodation planned for former Rialto Cinema site

Aug 9th 2019, 6:33 PM 18,453 Views 44 Comments

The plans state that the original Art Deco facade would be retained, but the rest of the site demolished.

# student-accommodation - Saturday 25 May, 2019

257-bed student housing complex on site of historical bakery in Dublin's north inner city given green light
# Student Housing
# Student Housing

257-bed student housing complex on site of historical bakery in Dublin's north inner city given green light

May 25th 2019, 11:00 AM 21,268 Views 23 Comments

The complex will be built near two other student developments in the area.

# student-accommodation - Friday 19 April, 2019

'A kick in the teeth for the community': Another 235 student beds approved for The Liberties
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

'A kick in the teeth for the community': Another 235 student beds approved for The Liberties

Apr 19th 2019, 6:05 AM 35,554 Views 45 Comments

The new beds will be operated by Global Student Accommodation.

# student-accommodation - Monday 1 April, 2019

80% surveyed in student accommodation in Dublin city are international students paying average €250 a week rent
# Dublin
# Dublin

80% surveyed in student accommodation in Dublin city are international students paying average €250 a week rent

Apr 1st 2019, 6:10 AM 19,602 Views 10 Comments

A new report commissioned by DCC looks into student accommodation in the capital.

# student-accommodation - Friday 14 September, 2018

'Most professionals couldn't afford it' - student unions applying rent caps to ads to try and tame the rental crisis monster
# No Room At Any Inn
# No Room At Any Inn

'Most professionals couldn't afford it' - student unions applying rent caps to ads to try and tame the rental crisis monster

Sep 14th 2018, 12:05 AM 31,482 Views 74 Comments

DIT student union has refused to endorse any property it believes is beyond the reach of the average student as the accommodation crisis rages on.

# student-accommodation - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

'Exercise particular caution': Here's how to make sure you don't fall victim to a fake rental scam
# Renting
# Renting

'Exercise particular caution': Here's how to make sure you don't fall victim to a fake rental scam

Aug 21st 2018, 8:52 AM 14,981 Views 19 Comments

This time of year sees a spike in rental scams, housing and tenant advocacy charity Threshold has said.

# student-accommodation - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Students facing 27% rent hikes in accommodation should take a case to the RTB, says chief
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

Students facing 27% rent hikes in accommodation should take a case to the RTB, says chief

Jun 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 8,218 Views 10 Comments

Rosalind Carroll said student should contact the RTB with cases.

# student-accommodation - Monday 4 June, 2018

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil team up to force government into addressing rising student rents
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil team up to force government into addressing rising student rents

Jun 4th 2018, 7:00 AM 18,788 Views 38 Comments

The issue of spiralling rents in student accommodation has been at the forefront of the political debate in recent months.

# student-accommodation - Thursday 3 May, 2018

A proposed new law aims to prevent 27% student rent hikes
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

A proposed new law aims to prevent 27% student rent hikes

May 3rd 2018, 6:15 AM 10,392 Views 15 Comments

The Residential Tenancies (student rents, rights and protections) Bill 2018 was introduced in the Dáil yesterday.

# student-accommodation - Sunday 15 April, 2018

There are supposed to be rent limits in Dublin, so why can student accommodation providers hike rents by 27% a year?
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

There are supposed to be rent limits in Dublin, so why can student accommodation providers hike rents by 27% a year?

Apr 15th 2018, 9:00 PM 26,925 Views 33 Comments

There have been calls to increase protections for students living in the sector.

# student-accommodation - Friday 6 April, 2018

DCU president calls for government intervention as student complex hikes rents by 27%
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

DCU president calls for government intervention as student complex hikes rents by 27%

Apr 6th 2018, 10:04 AM 13,639 Views 35 Comments

A group of students staged the protest last night in response to the hikes.

# student-accommodation - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Students living in €249-a-week accommodation offered partial refunds due to months of construction work
# Mill Street
# Mill Street

Students living in €249-a-week accommodation offered partial refunds due to months of construction work

Mar 31st 2018, 12:05 AM 22,739 Views 31 Comments

A number of students have complained about loud construction work ongoing since October.

# student-accommodation - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Fears The Liberties will become 'another Temple Bar' as latest student accommodation gets planning approval
# The Liberties
# The Liberties

Fears The Liberties will become 'another Temple Bar' as latest student accommodation gets planning approval

Mar 20th 2018, 12:05 AM 31,585 Views 42 Comments

Concerns have been raised at the pace of change in one of Dublin’s oldest areas.

# student-accommodation - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you
# Facebook Live
# Facebook Live

Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you

Aug 27th 2017, 7:00 PM 13,495 Views 14 Comments

We’re holding a Facebook Live on Tuesday evening and we want to hear your stories and your questions.

# student-accommodation - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Proposal for floating student accommodation met with cautious optimism by USI
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Proposal for floating student accommodation met with cautious optimism by USI

Aug 23rd 2017, 8:30 PM 35,296 Views 42 Comments

Two barges could house up to 400 students in Galway.

# student-accommodation - Monday 21 August, 2017

'The rise of absolute cowboys': Scammers are targeting students desperate for somewhere to live
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

'The rise of absolute cowboys': Scammers are targeting students desperate for somewhere to live

Aug 21st 2017, 12:00 AM 22,079 Views 22 Comments

With the first round of CAO results out today, students across the country will be scrambling to find a place to live.

# student-accommodation - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

8 things you could buy for the cost of rent in the new student accommodation in Dublin
# Student Gaffs
From The Daily Edge
# Student Gaffs

8 things you could buy for the cost of rent in the new student accommodation in Dublin

Jul 18th 2017, 9:00 PM 6,978 Views 3 Comments

That’s a lot of instant noodles.

# student-accommodation - Monday 17 July, 2017

Dublin homeowners are being asked to rent out their spare rooms to students
# Student Digs
# Student Digs

Dublin homeowners are being asked to rent out their spare rooms to students

Jul 17th 2017, 6:05 AM 50,591 Views 63 Comments

Dublin is in the midst of a serious housing crisis, with demand for properties far outstripping supply.

# student-accommodation - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Fraud, high rents, no accommodation: The problems facing Ireland's international students
# International Students
# International Students

Fraud, high rents, no accommodation: The problems facing Ireland's international students

May 28th 2017, 6:45 AM 14,408 Views 8 Comments

International students studying in Ireland are facing a myriad of problems.

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