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# vacant - Monday 28 October, 2019

Owners of vacant properties urged to make them available for homeless people ahead of Christmas

“Bringing a vacant home back into use can change people’s lives for the better.”

# vacant - Friday 23 August, 2019

Nearly 100 State buildings managed by Office of Public Works lying idle around the country

Just over two-thirds of the buildings are former garda stations that were shut as part of a policing plan in 2012 and 2013.

# vacant - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Justice Department hit with €27,000 levy by Dublin City Council for vacant site it is trying to transfer to the council

The site at 51A Old Kilmainham Road, Dublin 8, has been vacant for a number of years.

# vacant - Monday 17 September, 2018

Labour's Brendan Howlin says Take Back The City is something 'he wouldn't be associated with'

Howlin yesterday faced down members of his own party at Labour’s think-in in Drogheda.

# vacant - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

A long-shuttered Dublin city centre building is getting a facelift

The plan proposes building a 100-room hotel with a restaurant and three retail units.

# vacant - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'It's a beautiful place to live and work': Doing business in Ireland's 'most vacant' town

Donegal’s Ballybofey has recorded the State’s highest rate of empty shops and offices.

# vacant - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

This town has the highest rate of empty shops and offices in Ireland

Almost one-third of commercial property is lying unused in Edenderry, County Offaly.

# vacant - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Poll: Would taxing vacant sites make a difference to the housing crisis? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would taxing vacant sites make a difference to the housing crisis?

The Green Party has outlined plans for legislation involving the taxation of vacant and derelict properties in a bid to ease the housing crisis.

Green Party thinks taxing vacant sites could help tackle housing shortage

The proposal aims to “incentivise development and discourage land speculation”.

# vacant - Saturday 29 October, 2016

'Rural communities deserve better': Two in three IDA properties vacant

Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor said the IDA needs to have available properties to offer to prospective investors.

# vacant - Friday 18 December, 2015

Major end-of-year property auction pulls in €35 million

Allsops has noted a number of vacant residential properties being bought in Dublin.

# vacant - Monday 7 September, 2015

Priests being sent forms to identify vacant properties for refugees

Bishop Kevin Doran is asking parishioners to flag properties “be it a vacant house or a granny flat”.

# vacant - Friday 28 August, 2015

Epilepsy unit at Beaumont Hospital closed because of staff shortages

Vacant positions have been filled but the unit will not reopen until 21 September.

# vacant - Friday 3 July, 2015

Building in central Dublin occupied without permission by homeless group

The Irish Housing Network plans to occupy other State-owned buildings.

# vacant - Friday 22 May, 2015

From The42 6 men who could fill Leinster's vacant head coach position Wanted

6 men who could fill Leinster's vacant head coach position

We’re expecting Jake White to be in the news a lot this summer.

# vacant - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Squatters have another week in the derelict Grangegorman complex

The group occupying the site say they have come to a loose agreement with receivers to let them stay another week while they try to come up with a solution.

# vacant - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Here's how you turn vacant buildings into creative spaces

Dublin City Council runs a scheme that links up vacant spaces with artists and creative people.

# vacant - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

House-sitters bunk down in hotels, pubs and convents to keep vandals at bay

A company based in Dublin is offering owners of vacant properties a security solution with a bit of a difference.

# vacant - Monday 2 December, 2013

Communities can take back their town with pop-up museums in vacant spaces

The Heritage Council is hosting a workshop in Kilkenny to teach people how to create their own pop-up museums.

# vacant - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Why is a former AIB building bought by the State ten years ago still empty? – Patrick Nulty TD asks

The building was bought over a decade ago at a cost of almost €1.5 million by the taxpayer for use by the Probation and Welfare Service – but has lain empty ever since because the service declined to relocate there.

# vacant - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Limerick company launches scholarship to fight skills shortage

Emutex has launched a scholarship and internship for third level undergraduate students, after having to go abroad to hire seven out of 10 people in 2012.

# vacant - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

More than 1 in 10 business properties are lying empty

Almost 24,000 commercial properties in Ireland are vacant, with the highest rates found in Sligo and Leitrim.

# vacant - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Virtual 3D gallery wraps around empty Dublin shop unit Prettyvacant This post contains images

Virtual 3D gallery wraps around empty Dublin shop unit

It’s the latest project by the PrettyvacanT team, who are making use of recessionary empty spaces.

# vacant - Monday 2 April, 2012

Disused garda stations to be used as primary health care facilities - Minister

An application for a €50 million annual building allocation for primary care centres will be made, says the Minister of State for Primary Care Róisin Shorthall.

# vacant - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

From The42 No LOI football in Terryland Park as GUST vote against mergers Vacant

No LOI football in Terryland Park as GUST vote against mergers

Proposals from Salthill Devon and Mervue United were rejected last night meaning Galway United won’t be represented in the Airtricity League this season.

# vacant - Thursday 3 November, 2011

From The42 Keano still in the mix for Foxes job as Lee Clark staying put Vacant This post contains videos

Keano still in the mix for Foxes job as Lee Clark staying put

The former Ireland skipper was on the sidelines at El Madrigal with his former sparring partner Patrick Vieira last night.