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Accommodation

# 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.

# accommodation - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

From Business ETC Rents rise across Ireland for first time since 2008 Daft.ie

Rents rise across Ireland for first time since 2008

The latest Daft.ie quarterly report on rent prices shows continuing divergence between the demand for accommodation in rural and urban areas.

# accommodation - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

From TheJournal.ie NAMA suggests 332 apartments to be used for Priory Hall residents Priory Hall

NAMA suggests 332 apartments to be used for Priory Hall residents

NAMA hands handed over a list of properties which could be used to house residents, and will cover the cost of completion works.

# accommodation - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Have a sleepover with the Brogan brothers. No, really. Decksy Midnight Brothers This post contains images

Have a sleepover with the Brogan brothers. No, really.

Dubs stars take to the decks at sleepover to launch new hostel in Smithfield.

# accommodation - Thursday 29 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Homeless charity warns of ‘tsunami’ of demand Homeless

Homeless charity warns of ‘tsunami’ of demand

Launching its 2010 annual report today, the Dublin Simon Community says it is experiencing a surge in requests for emergency accommodation and sleeping bags.

# accommodation - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

From Business ETC Average hotel room prices rise 2 per cent Hotels

Average hotel room prices rise 2 per cent

The price rise is the first for Ireland’s hotel industry in three years – but the country still remains the least expensive in western Europe.

# accommodation - Thursday 25 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Students in sleepout protest over rogue landlords Landlords

Students in sleepout protest over rogue landlords

The USI is highlighting calls for a deposit protection scheme – Housing junior minister Willie Penrose says he is awaiting feedback from the PRTB on the issue.

# accommodation - Saturday 20 August, 2011

From Business ETC Poll: Do you think Ireland is good value for tourists? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland is good value for tourists?

A survey has found that while more Irish people still holiday abroad than have a ‘staycation’, most believe that Ireland is increasingly a good-value tourist destination. Do you agree?

From TheJournal.ie Irish find value in ‘staycations’ since recession Tourism

Irish find value in ‘staycations’ since recession

A majority of Irish people in holiday survey think that prices have dropped enough in the recession to make Ireland a good-value destination.

# accommodation - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

From Business ETC Rental prices levelling off across Ireland – report Property

Rental prices levelling off across Ireland – report

The latest Daft.ie report says the average rental price in July 2011 was exactly the same as it was in July 2010.

# accommodation - Monday 13 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie €813m: Ireland’s bill for housing asylum seekers since 2002 Asylum Seekers

€813m: Ireland’s bill for housing asylum seekers since 2002

Government figures indicate that the accumulated cost of housing Ireland’s asylum seekers will top €800m this year.

# accommodation - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

From TheJournal.ie NAMA chief: We’re not to blame for cheap hotel rooms Hotels

NAMA chief: We’re not to blame for cheap hotel rooms

NAMA’s chairman Frank Daly dismisses criticisms that NAMA’s hotel ownership was forcing down the market prices.

# accommodation - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Up to 4,000 Travellers living in ‘inadequate’ conditions Society

Up to 4,000 Travellers living in ‘inadequate’ conditions

Thousands of Traveller families are living in “hazardous and deplorable” conditions throughout the country – despite agreement by local authorities to arrange suitable accommodation.

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