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RTE Morning Edition: Converted shipping containers to make up our city skyline..?

  The morning after our hugely successful City Limits event, hosted by Dublin City Council, I joined City Architect Ali Grehan  with Keelin Shanley on RTE Morning Edition.  On the show, we discussed a number of the interesting proposals for alternative uses for some of the vacant […]

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Chronic shortage of family homes in South County Dublin

On Friday, I joined an all-female panel (go Women on Air!) of Fine Gael candidate Samantha Long and Journalist Oonagh O’Farrell on The Friday Forum, hosted by Bryan Fox on Dublin South FM to discuss the chronic shortage of family homes in South Dublin. Other topics up […]

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City Limits: Innovative Uses for Urban Spaces

  On 13th February Dublin City Council hosted an event organised by Cathal O’Sullivan (our Allotment Homes champion) to discuss innovative potential uses for some of the 630 vacant or disused sites around the city centre.  The stunning Wood Quay Venue was packed to capacity with more […]

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The impact of new building regulations on home-owners

by Carol Tallon & Derek Trenaman [Originally published in The Sunday Business Post, February 16 2014]   The Building Control Amendment Regulation (SI.9 of 2014) comes into effect on 1st March 2014 and will apply to all new houses or extensions greater than 40 sq meters on […]

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Easy Properties, for Easy Money?

There are many different types of property investors actively seeking a bargain in Ireland at the moment, from professionals looking for safely ‘park’ their cash for the next few decades right through to the large institutional investors who are looking to buy up entire blocks and developments. […]

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