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Dublin: 13 °C Tuesday 21 October, 2014

#Accommodation

# accommodation - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Four years, 10,000 units: Here’s how the Government plans to boost social housing New Gaffs

Four years, 10,000 units: Here’s how the Government plans to boost social housing

Brendan Howlin’s announced €2.2 billion in spending… Here’s how the money will be used.

# accommodation - Thursday 2 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These experts say giving someone a home isn’t a ‘solution’ to homelessness Homeless Ireland This post contains videos

These experts say giving someone a home isn’t a ‘solution’ to homelessness

We speak to people working in Cork Simon and Sophia Housing, and find out the issue is much more complex than it might appear.

# accommodation - Monday 29 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What age, where, and how many: The data on homelessness in Ireland Homeless Ireland

What age, where, and how many: The data on homelessness in Ireland

How many people are sleeping rough in Wexford? Or how many are in emergency accommodation in Tipperary?

From TheJournal.ie Homeless shelter crisis: “It’s not nice saying ‘there are no beds’” Homeless Ireland

Homeless shelter crisis: “It’s not nice saying ‘there are no beds’”

We visit Cork Simon’s emergency shelter to find out about life inside there.

# accommodation - Saturday 20 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 17 simple tips to make the most of your small apartment Flat Hacks

17 simple tips to make the most of your small apartment

Turn your tiny studio into a palace.

# accommodation - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge This student’s sign epitomises the struggle of finding a flat in Dublin Struggle

This student’s sign epitomises the struggle of finding a flat in Dublin

He was spotted holding a sign asking for leads on accommodation.

# accommodation - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From Business ETC Planning a weekend away in Ireland? Now it could cost 10% more Tourism

Planning a weekend away in Ireland? Now it could cost 10% more

The average hotel price is up in the first half of this year with Killarney, Dublin and Galway at the top of the scale.

# accommodation - Monday 18 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Four on hunger strike at “extremely volatile” Direct Provision centre Asylum Seekers

Four on hunger strike at “extremely volatile” Direct Provision centre

Mount Trenchard is based in Foynes, Co Limerick.

# accommodation - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should high achieving Leaving Cert students get preference for campus accommodation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should high achieving Leaving Cert students get preference for campus accommodation?

Should those who got high points get special treatment?

# accommodation - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘I was boiling pasta and eggs in the kettle just to feed the kids’ Homeless Crisis

‘I was boiling pasta and eggs in the kettle just to feed the kids’

Bridget and her two children lived in temporary accommodation over a pub when they became homeless, sharing a toilet with customers.

# accommodation - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New campaign launched to help families in danger of losing their homes Dublin

New campaign launched to help families in danger of losing their homes

There’s been a recent increase in Dublin families presenting to homeless services for support and accommodation.

# accommodation - Saturday 24 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mother returns to domestic violence home as she was unable to get accommodation Emergency

Mother returns to domestic violence home as she was unable to get accommodation

The housing crisis means families are being forced to live in emergency accommodation and become homeless.

# accommodation - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The Daily Edge 11 reasons renting in Ireland is the absolute worst Desperate Times

11 reasons renting in Ireland is the absolute worst

According to Threshold, it’s getting worse for people seeking rented accommodation.

# accommodation - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Hotel Federation hits out at price survey Hotel Wars

Hotel Federation hits out at price survey

The representative body for hoteliers in Ireland has accused a recent survey of hotel prices of being “in no way reflective” of the value on offer in Ireland.

# accommodation - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Tourists will soon be able to sleep in these five Irish lighthouses Bright Idea

Tourists will soon be able to sleep in these five Irish lighthouses

A new project aimed at boosting tourism was announced by Minister Leo Varadkar today.

# accommodation - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

From Business ETC Average weekly earnings fall in seven out of 13 categories Cso Stats

Average weekly earnings fall in seven out of 13 categories

The largest decrease, of around seven euro a week, was recorded in the hospitality sector. The largest increase was in construction.

# accommodation - Monday 5 August, 2013

From Business ETC Latest New York hotel craze? The ‘outdoor bedroom’ Sleeping Under Stars

Latest New York hotel craze? The ‘outdoor bedroom’

It’s a combination of ‘glamping’ and reclaiming rooftops in the vertical city – but this being Manhattan, it will cost you.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick offers new subsidised homes to artists Arts

Limerick offers new subsidised homes to artists

The project from the Limerick Arts Officel will see selected artists moving into six apartments in John’s Square in the city’s cultural quarter.

# accommodation - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seekers protest over accommodation’s ‘expired food and rat infestation’ Millstreet

Asylum seekers protest over accommodation’s ‘expired food and rat infestation’

The Irish Refugee Council has said that the Minister for Justice cannot deny the need for an investigation into the Direct Provision system.

# accommodation - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Protest by homeless women resumes at Bray Town Council offices Accommodation

Protest by homeless women resumes at Bray Town Council offices

The women were due to meet with Bray Town Council this evening but the meetings did not go ahead as planned.

# accommodation - Sunday 19 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish tourists spend more staying abroad than in Ireland Tourism

Irish tourists spend more staying abroad than in Ireland

Hotels.com data shows Irish people tend to look for better value in accommodation when travelling domestically.

# accommodation - Sunday 14 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 53 people seeking asylum have died in State care Deaths

53 people seeking asylum have died in State care

The deaths took place over the past ten years. One quarter of the asylum seekers who died were under five years of age.

# accommodation - Saturday 13 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie PICTURES: Tears at the Priory Hall protest march Priory Hall This post contains images

PICTURES: Tears at the Priory Hall protest march

Hundreds have turned out to mark a year since they were forced to leave their homes.

# accommodation - Monday 8 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Priory Hall: ‘Families have had to press pause on their lives for the last year’ 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.

# accommodation - Monday 24 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Increase in homeless seeking Simon Community’s help Homeless

Increase in homeless seeking Simon Community’s help

The charity is sourcing and acquiring properties across Dublin, Wicklow and Kildare to help people move on from emergency accommodation.

# accommodation - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Closure of asylum seekers’ centre shows “disregard” for rights Direct Provision

Closure of asylum seekers’ centre shows “disregard” for rights

The number of asylum seekers is dropping, so Direct Provision accommodation centres are being consolidated in Ireland.

# accommodation - Friday 24 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Rats, mould and dampness: Priory Hall 10 months on In Pictures This post contains images

Rats, mould and dampness: Priory Hall 10 months on

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

# accommodation - Saturday 21 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Intimate images from asylum seekers’ lives in Ireland In Pictures This post contains images

PHOTOS: Intimate images from asylum seekers’ lives in Ireland

Photographer Rory O’Neill sneaked into ‘direct provision’ accommodation in central Dublin to capture these pictures.

# accommodation - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Zambian and Vietnamese Paralympic teams choose Ireland for London 2012 training base

The countries have also been invited to participate in the Morton Pre-Games in Morton Stadium Santry on July 25.

# accommodation - Saturday 16 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie State spent €70m on private and state accommodation for asylum seekers Asylum

State spent €70m on private and state accommodation for asylum seekers

Over 5,100 people are currently being housed in 37 accommodation centres around Ireland.

# accommodation - Monday 11 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Shatter announces major redevelopment at Limerick Prison Penal Reform

Shatter announces major redevelopment at Limerick Prison

Both the A and B wings will be replaced with a modern, 100-cell accommodation block.

# accommodation - Saturday 9 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie For Dolphin House residents, concerns over ‘inhumane’ conditions continue Dolphin House

For Dolphin House residents, concerns over ‘inhumane’ conditions continue

For Linda Burnett-Bowdler, the ongoing problems with damp and mould at the housing complex in south Dublin have taken their toll on her and her family.

# accommodation - Thursday 29 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Census 2011: Fall in number of Travellers living in mobile homes Census 2011

Census 2011: Fall in number of Travellers living in mobile homes

The Census 2011 gives a fascinating snapshot into the life of Travellers in Ireland. It shows they are younger as a population, and are more likely to be married between the ages of 15 -24 than the rest of the population.

# accommodation - Monday 20 February, 2012

Want €25 accommodation at Euro 2012? Check out the FanCamps…

You Boys in Green, the Republic of Ireland supporters club, have negotiated a discounted rate at the Carlsberg FanCamps in Poznan and Gdansk.

# accommodation - Monday 13 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie TD calls for NAMA to release housing to domestic abuse victims Domestic Violence

TD calls for NAMA to release housing to domestic abuse victims

Mary Mitchell O’Connor said that NAMA has a social objective that goes beyond its commercial remit.

# accommodation - Thursday 9 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton says rent supplement review a “positive” move Rental Supplement

Joan Burton says rent supplement review a “positive” move

Social Protection Minister says December review of rent supplement payments – which cost the State €503m in 2011 – was vital to reflect real rental prices but that ‘no-one will be left homeless’ by changes.

From TheJournal.ie Number of available rental properties hits three-year low Property

Number of available rental properties hits three-year low

Quarterly report from Daft.ie also shows that average rental asking price on largest property website fell slightly over course of 2011 – but is increasing in Cork.

# accommodation - Saturday 7 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Priory Hall residents: Ours will just be the first case of many Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents: Ours will just be the first case of many

Evacuated residents fear that Dublin City Council will also win their challenge not to pay for their temporary housing costs from 3 February.

# accommodation - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Priory Hall residents ask Taoiseach to intervene Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents ask Taoiseach to intervene

Emails show that Taoiseach says he will pass matter onto Phil Hogan – but Minister Hogan won’t meet with residents.

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