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Herald.ie
Fianna Fail leads calls for 'strong deterrent' against thrill-seekersdismay of people about those who put emergency services personnel at risk with
Herald.ie / Posted yesterday
dismay of people about those who put emergency services personnel at risk with foolish actions. Earlier, Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy told Newstalk he was "furious" with people who went swimming during the storm. He said sanctions against such... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Douglas Community School principal: ‘If the roof had struck somebody, they would have had no chance’roof of a house on Victoria Terrace caused by a flying roof from a derelict hou
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
roof of a house on Victoria Terrace caused by a flying roof from a derelict house at St. Lukes, Cork. Picture: Dan Linehan Eoghan Murphy, the minister for housing, planning and local government, met with members of the emergency management group... Read more
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Irish Examiner
No EU funds to cope with Ophelia aftermath; Thousands still without powerand that “over the coming weeks” officials will assess the full extent of the d
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
and that “over the coming weeks” officials will assess the full extent of the damage. Speaking in Cork, Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy said that there was “nothing to date” to suggest that the damage caused by Storm Ophelia would require the need... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Housing Minister 'furious' with people who risked their lives in sea during storm OpheliaMinister says he is "furious" with people who ignored safety warnings during ye
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
Minister says he is "furious" with people who ignored safety warnings during yesterday's storm. Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy, whose department takes the lead on the country's emergency plans, was responding to reports that swimmers had... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Government defends decision to close schools for a second daydefends decision to close schools for a second day Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
defends decision to close schools for a second day Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 09:15 am The Housing Minister, Eoghan Murphy, has defended the Government's decision to keep schools closed again today. Critics say schools which were not... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Government urged to seek emergency cash from EU crisis fundwith cabinet sources saying the total could reach into the millions of euro. M
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
with cabinet sources saying the total could reach into the millions of euro. Mr Varadkar joined Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy, Transport Minister Shane Ross, and others in offering his and the Government’s condolences to three people who... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Affordable housing scheme to help struggling buyersin Dun Laoghaire. Speaking at the Construction Industry Federation conference
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
in Dun Laoghaire. Speaking at the Construction Industry Federation conference at Croke Park, yesterday, Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy said the new affordable scheme will be unveiled in the coming weeks. It is understood that buyers will qualify... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Height restrictions on apartments could be lifted by Christmasas December. The Housing Minister also wants requirements like car-parking, an
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
as December. The Housing Minister also wants requirements like car-parking, and dual-aspect apartments eased. Minister Eoghan Murphy says the measures should make apartment living more affordable. "The department is drafting the guidelines... Read more
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The Irish Times
Government plans to lift building height restrictionsbuildings by the end of the year, according to Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar. His co
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
buildings by the end of the year, according to Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar. His colleague, the Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, has already signalled that the Government plans to remove the restrictions, seen as a barrier to tackling the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Size matters - city launches video explaining scale of Cork boundary extensionon its various social media platforms this morning ahead of another meeting tom
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
on its various social media platforms this morning ahead of another meeting tomorrow of the group set up by Minister Eoghan Murphy to implement the Mackinnon recommendations on local government reform in the region. The proposed city... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sinn Féin: Only 31 homes added to 2018 house building targetsof 3,800 social homes being built next year, included in the minister's speech,
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
of 3,800 social homes being built next year, included in the minister's speech, had been announced by Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy several weeks ago. There are estimated to be between 90,000 and 180,000 vacant homes in the country while more... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Budget social housing figures already known, minister admits amid homeless rowin the evening he said that 1,800 additional units were on top of what has alre
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
in the evening he said that 1,800 additional units were on top of what has already been announced, while Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy said next year the state would build 3,800 new homes. Mr Donohoe, in the traditional post-Budget phone-in on... Read more
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Irish Examiner
'We need to bring back an affordability scheme like we had in the past' - Housing Ministerto build an additional 3,800 social homes and to help 3,000 people out of homel
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
to build an additional 3,800 social homes and to help 3,000 people out of homelessness were revealed. And Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy says there's more to come. "We know people are being locked out of the housing market. Their rent is too high... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Complete coverage of today's budget announcementsthrough acquisitions * A further 2,000 homes will be secured through long-term
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
through acquisitions * A further 2,000 homes will be secured through long-term leasing arrangements. * Total of 7,900. Eoghan Murphy, the Minister for Housing, says Ireland has more than 8,000 homeless people. He has announced a €760m increase... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Budget18: Housing Minister aims to help 3,000 out of homeless next year2017 - 05:55 pm A new target of helping 3,000 people out of homelessness in 20
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
2017 - 05:55 pm A new target of helping 3,000 people out of homelessness in 2018 has been set by the Housing Minister. Eoghan Murphy has also rejected criticism by NGOs that there is not enough urgency in the Budget to tackle... Read more
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Irish Examiner
#Budget18: Housing, Health, Brexit scheme, tax changes and USC form the main pointsthrough acquisitions * A further 2,000 homes will be secured through long-term
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
through acquisitions * A further 2,000 homes will be secured through long-term leasing arrangements. * Total of 7,900. Eoghan Murphy, the Minister for Housing, says Ireland has more than 8,000 homeless people. He has announced a €760m increase... Read more
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Irish Examiner
#Budget18: Main Points - Minister for Health Simon Harris announces funding to tackle waiting liststhrough acquisitions * A further 2,000 homes will be secured through long-term
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
through acquisitions * A further 2,000 homes will be secured through long-term leasing arrangements. * Total of 7,900. Eoghan Murphy, the Minister for Housing, says Ireland has more than 8,000 homeless people. He has announced a €760m increase... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Cork County Council demands arbiter in boundary rowExaminer Sean O’Riordan and Eoin English Local Government Minister Eoghan M
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
Examiner Sean O’Riordan and Eoin English Local Government Minister Eoghan Murphy has been given until Monday to appoint an independent mediator to sort out the row over Cork City’s boundary... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sticking points remain as budget haggling goes to 11th houramid strong disagreement within Cabinet as to the make up of the spending incre
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
amid strong disagreement within Cabinet as to the make up of the spending increases. He is to meet with Fine Gael ministers Eoghan Murphy and Regina Doherty this morning to resolve outstanding measures as Independent members of Cabinet have revealed... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ministerial row over budget welfare prioritiesgiven objections from within Government and from Fianna Fáil. The Irish Examin
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
given objections from within Government and from Fianna Fáil. The Irish Examiner has learned that Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy and officials are to meet Mr Donohoe at 9am today, while Ms Doherty has to hammer out the details of her €450m... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Paying for water services: Funding for water must flow from reservoir of general taxationreferred questions about its future funding to the Department of Housing, Commu
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
referred questions about its future funding to the Department of Housing, Community and Local Government. Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy, in reply to a parliamentary question in the last fortnight, said only that the future funding of Irish Water... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Housing, welfare and health are sticking points as budget haggling goes to 11th houramid strong disagreement within Cabinet as to the make up of the spending incre
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
amid strong disagreement within Cabinet as to the make up of the spending increases. He is to meet with Fine Gael ministers Eoghan Murphy and Regina Doherty this morning to resolve outstanding measures as Independent members of Cabinet have revealed... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Charity attacks system of 'self-accommodation' for homeless familieswith the resources to do so. The charity has said Budget 2018 should ring-fenc
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
with the resources to do so. The charity has said Budget 2018 should ring-fence funding to tackle it. Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has moved to meet increased housing need by increasing height restrictions for apartment blocks in city centres... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Government facing pushback on plans to build high rise housingGovernment is facing a pushback from councillors in Dublin on plans to build hi
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
Government is facing a pushback from councillors in Dublin on plans to build high-rise housing blocks. Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has suggested student accommodation-style buildings that could be affordable for young professionals living in... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Doctors warn: 350 will die unless hospital trolley crisis is addressed in budgetin addition to a new welfare payment targeted at children at risk of poverty, t
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
in addition to a new welfare payment targeted at children at risk of poverty, the package costing €300m. Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy also confirmed plans for new “shared” accommodation developments for young professionals, amid vocal... Read more
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Herald.ie
Apartment height controls to be eased Eoghan Murphy is asking officials to report back on the possibility of changi
Herald.ie / Posted 12 days ago
Eoghan Murphy is asking officials to report back on the possibility of changing planning rules to cut out mandatory car parking in complexes. The minister also tried to dismiss notions that the relaxation of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
We must build upwards to halt 'sprawl' - minister Eoghan Murphy said a complete change in the outlook and approaches to future
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Eoghan Murphy said a complete change in the outlook and approaches to future planning and development of Irish cities was needed October 6 2017 We must build upwards to halt 'sprawl' -... Read more
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The Irish Times
Retailers call for return of ‘living over the shop’ schemebe used as storage for the shops below, while a sizeable number are just left t
The Irish Times / Posted 12 days ago
be used as storage for the shops below, while a sizeable number are just left to fall into disrepair. Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has previously signalled he is looking into how the owners of units above shops might be incentivised to bring... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Doctors warn: 350 deaths due to trolley crisisin addition to a new welfare payment targeted at children at risk of poverty, t
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
in addition to a new welfare payment targeted at children at risk of poverty, the package costing €300m. Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy also confirmed plans for new “shared” accommodation developments for young professionals, amid vocal... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Minister plans to remove restrictions on building heights in Ireland's citiesto develop communal housing blocks for young professionals, in a similar set up
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
to develop communal housing blocks for young professionals, in a similar set up to student accommodation. Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy will also seek to bring down the cost of building apartments, by reducing the requirement for parking spaces in... Read more
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The Irish Times
Irish building firm eyes €500m of religious orders’ landimpact on its business, given that half of its developments will be aimed at fi
The Irish Times / Posted 13 days ago
impact on its business, given that half of its developments will be aimed at first-time buyers. Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy indicated during the summer that the scheme, which was launched in January and allows first-time buyers build... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Planners warn against making mistakes of the past in bid for 'quick fix' housing solutionOctober 06, 2017 - 07:33 am There are warnings against "quick fix" solutions t
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
October 06, 2017 - 07:33 am There are warnings against "quick fix" solutions to the housing crisis as Minister Eoghan Murphy prepares to outline a number of new measures to tackle the issue. The Minister is looking at student... Read more
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The Irish Times
Stock market-bound builder eyes €500m of religious orders’ landimpact on its business, given that half of its developments will be aimed at fi
The Irish Times / Posted 13 days ago
impact on its business, given that half of its developments will be aimed at first-time buyers. Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy indicated during the summer that the scheme, which was launched in January and allows first-time buyers build... Read more
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Herald.ie
No restriction on new building height to ease homes shortagethe end of the year, are aimed at combating urban sprawl and reducing the cost
Herald.ie / Posted 13 days ago
the end of the year, are aimed at combating urban sprawl and reducing the cost of building new homes. Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy will today also outline plans to develop "shared accommodation" for younger workers. He will tell the autumn... Read more
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The Irish Times
Irish firm Deposify to raise additional funds to expand in the USto look beyond having a regulated custodian scheme for rental deposits. He has
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
to look beyond having a regulated custodian scheme for rental deposits. He has has called on Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy to consider the Massachusetts model where landlords are obliged to create joint trust accounts with local... Read more
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The Irish Times
Nama would provide cheap loans to developers under new planrates offered by banks and financiers, which it is claimed makes it less viable
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
rates offered by banks and financiers, which it is claimed makes it less viable to build new homes. Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has acknowledged that smaller builders, in particular, are having problems accessing finance at competitive... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Eoghan Murphy: Senior civil servants did not push for Cork merger | Irish Examiner Saturday, September 30, 2017 Local Government Minister Eo
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
| Irish Examiner Saturday, September 30, 2017 Local Government Minister Eoghan Murphy has rejected claims senior... Read more
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Irish Examiner
'Focus must be on preventing homelessness', as number of homeless children tops 3,000 for first timein homeless single-parent families in the capital which jumped from 733 to 770.
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
in homeless single-parent families in the capital which jumped from 733 to 770. Responding to the figures Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy said: “The trend, unfortunately, is up nationally but we have seen progress in Dublin where we have 32 fewer... Read more
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Irish Examiner
3,000 children now homeless as crisis worsensin accommodation such as hotels and B&Bs in August, up from 1,429 in July. Res
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
in accommodation such as hotels and B&Bs in August, up from 1,429 in July. Responding to the figures Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy said: “The trend, unfortunately, is up nationally but we have seen progress in Dublin where we have 32 families... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Number of homeless families around country continues to risepeople is growing, the number of families in emergency, or temporary, accommoda
Irish Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
people is growing, the number of families in emergency, or temporary, accommodation in Dublin is down. Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy said more will be done to focus on areas outside Dublin which have rising rates of homelessness. Appearing... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Minister claims Rent Pressure Zones are working as number of homeless familes rises nationallyworking as number of homeless familes rises nationally Thursday, September 28,
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
working as number of homeless familes rises nationally Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 11:57 am The Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, says Rent Pressure Zones are working but the number of homeless families nationally is growing. Mr Murphy... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Minister defends scheme to help worst mortgage defaulters which he calls 'game-changer'worst mortgage defaulters which he calls 'game-changer' Wednesday, September 2
Irish Examiner / Posted 22 days ago
worst mortgage defaulters which he calls 'game-changer' Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 01:06 pm The Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy says a scheme to keep the worst mortgage defaulters in their homes has the potential to be a game changer. The... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Strategic plan says country will need 500,000 homes in next two decadesauthority boundaries, as well as the creation of a new independent Office of th
Irish Examiner / Posted 22 days ago
authority boundaries, as well as the creation of a new independent Office of the Planning Regulator. Housing minister Eoghan Murphy said the plan is “a shared vision and ambition” for what Ireland could look like by 2040. “We’ve been through... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sinn Féin councillor with young baby not entitled to maternity leavefrom her male and female colleagues when she called on the county council to wr
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
from her male and female colleagues when she called on the county council to write to Housing and Local Government Minister Eoghan Murphy demanding that he conduct a legal review of article 37 of the Local Government Act, 2001. The Act states that... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sinn Féin councillor with young baby not entitled to maternity leavefrom her male and female colleagues when she called on the county council to wr
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
from her male and female colleagues when she called on the county council to write to Housing and Local Government Minister Eoghan Murphy demanding that he conduct a legal review of article 37 of the Local Government Act, 2001. The Act states that... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Taoiseach vows no sudden property tax risesand refinancing of zoned land that does not carry planning permission. It has
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
and refinancing of zoned land that does not carry planning permission. It has also emerged that Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is to announce details of changes in planning, likely to focus on larger developments and developments in the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Measures on the way to making housing more affordable, says ministerSeptember 25, 2017 - 04:55 pm The Housing Minister says extra measures are on
Irish Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
September 25, 2017 - 04:55 pm The Housing Minister says extra measures are on the way to make houses more affordable. Eoghan Murphy has said new policies will be announced next week and there will be more in the budget. It comes as a new... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Government may introduce measures to help students find accommodationthe Housing Minister launched 79 new social homes at an apartment block on Char
Irish Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
the Housing Minister launched 79 new social homes at an apartment block on Charlemont St in Dublin. There Eoghan Murphy encouraged people with a spare room to consider renting it to students. Eoghan Murphy at the "Topping Out"... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Cork senior hurling quarteri-finals end in drawsminutes remaining. But last season’s county finalists produced a stunning fini
Irish Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
minutes remaining. But last season’s county finalists produced a stunning finish, hitting two goals from Robbie O’Flynn Eoghan Murphy. But Imokilly captain Seamus Harnedy earned the late free to allow Imokilly draw level. Sarsfields also... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Both Cork senior hurling semi-finals end in drawsminutes remaining. But last season’s county finalists produced a stunning fini
Irish Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
minutes remaining. But last season’s county finalists produced a stunning finish, hitting two goals from Robbie O’Flynn Eoghan Murphy. But Imokilly captain Seamus Harnedy earned the late free to allow Imokilly draw level. Sarsfields also... Read more
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