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Student Accommodation

The Importance of Take Back The City

At this very moment, the homelessness figure stands at 9,846 people and soon threatens to reach a skyrocketing figure of 10,000. Children now represent 1 in 3 homeless people in Ireland, and under Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy homelessness has…

Student Accommodation & Housing Crisis

“Accommodation” – It’s that abominable word that’s on every student’s tongue.  It’s an inconvenience for those who can afford it, and it’s a truly daunting task for those who cannot keep up with the ruthless property market and its high…

Student Accommodation Set for Stillorgan

An Bord Plenala has approved a number of applications under the Strategic Housing Development scheme for student accommodation in the capital. The Bord has given the go-ahead for student accommodation at the former Blakes and Esmonde Motors sites in Stillorgan,…

UCD Granted Planning Permission for Construction of 2,178 Bedspaces

An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission to UCD for the construction of phase 1 and phase 2 of their proposed new student accommodation which is estimated to cost around €300 million. The application was the first to be accepted…

Trinity College Made €6.5 Million Profit from Student Accommodation Rent in 2016

Trinity College Dublin brought in €10.3 million in rent from their on-campus accommodation and Trinity Halls in 2016. The college made a profit of €6.5 million from the rent intake. Trinity spent €3.7 million running the accommodation, between staff costs…