Homeowners who switch mortgages to raise funds to improve the energy rating of their house can now end up with lower monthly repayments. This is thanks to the entry of new low-cost, green mortgage rates in the market.
The new State body responsible for developing housing projects on State-owned land has suffered a setback to one of its first major schemes after it was refused planning permission to build over 200 new homes.
Just under 19,000 residential buildings were under construction across the country in June of this year, according to the latest GeoView Residential Buildings Report compiled by EY Economic Advisory for GeoDirectory.
The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage has confirmed an extension to the Working Group on the Defective Concrete Block Grant Scheme following a request from members of the working group.
Plans are to be lodged with Clare County Council in the coming days for a new €1.2 billion data centre campus on the outskirts of Ennis, which will create 250 data centre jobs and 1,200 jobs during the project's construction phase.