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From TheJournal.ie This week’s vital property news: Are we getting rent control? Shovel Ready This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: Are we getting rent control?

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 85% of Dublin flats fail to meet basic standard in inspection Bedsit Ghettos

Almost 85% of Dublin flats fail to meet basic standard in inspection

It has also been found that half of all accommodation inspected is not of an adequate size.

From TheJournal.ie That theoretical two-bedroom flat in the heart of Dublin for €750 a month is probably a scam Too Good To Be True

That theoretical two-bedroom flat in the heart of Dublin for €750 a month is probably a scam

While property sites work hard to root out scammers, people should still be extremely vigilant.

From TheJournal.ie UCD changed its campus accommodation system and some students are NOT happy Supply And Demand

UCD changed its campus accommodation system and some students are NOT happy

New first years will be prioritised when it comes to living on campus.

From TheJournal.ie Castles for everyone: Airbnb to create 200 jobs in Dublin Silicon Docks

Castles for everyone: Airbnb to create 200 jobs in Dublin

The roles will be based in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie From 'cosy' to castles: 9 wonderful Valentine's getaways on Airbnb right now Very Rosemantic

From 'cosy' to castles: 9 wonderful Valentine's getaways on Airbnb right now

Two weeks to go, folks. We’ve done most of the hard work for you…

From TheJournal.ie 'Why have 16 children died in Direct Provision?' Asylum Seekers

'Why have 16 children died in Direct Provision?'

A Sinn Féin Senator wants to know after new figures revealed 16 children died over 12 years.

From TheJournal.ie Four years, 10,000 units: Here's how the Government plans to boost social housing New Gaffs

Four years, 10,000 units: Here's how the Government plans to boost social housing

Brendan Howlin’s announced €2.2 billion in spending… Here’s how the money will be used.

From TheJournal.ie These experts say giving someone a home isn't a 'solution' to homelessness Homeless Ireland This post contains videos

These experts say giving someone a home isn't a 'solution' to homelessness

We speak to people working in Cork Simon and Sophia Housing, and find out the issue is much more complex than it might appear.

From TheJournal.ie What age, where, and how many: The data on homelessness in Ireland Homeless Ireland

What age, where, and how many: The data on homelessness in Ireland

How many people are sleeping rough in Wexford? Or how many are in emergency accommodation in Tipperary?

From TheJournal.ie Homeless shelter crisis: "It's not nice saying 'there are no beds'" Homeless Ireland

Homeless shelter crisis: "It's not nice saying 'there are no beds'"

We visit Cork Simon’s emergency shelter to find out about life inside there.

17 simple tips to make the most of your small apartment

Turn your tiny studio into a palace.

This student's sign epitomises the struggle of finding a flat in Dublin

He was spotted holding a sign asking for leads on accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie Planning a weekend away in Ireland? Now it could cost 10% more Tourism

Planning a weekend away in Ireland? Now it could cost 10% more

The average hotel price is up in the first half of this year with Killarney, Dublin and Galway at the top of the scale.

From TheJournal.ie Four on hunger strike at "extremely volatile" Direct Provision centre Asylum Seekers

Four on hunger strike at "extremely volatile" Direct Provision centre

Mount Trenchard is based in Foynes, Co Limerick.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should high achieving Leaving Cert students get preference for campus accommodation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should high achieving Leaving Cert students get preference for campus accommodation?

Should those who got high points get special treatment?

From TheJournal.ie 'I was boiling pasta and eggs in the kettle just to feed the kids' Homeless Crisis

'I was boiling pasta and eggs in the kettle just to feed the kids'

Bridget and her two children lived in temporary accommodation over a pub when they became homeless, sharing a toilet with customers.

From TheJournal.ie New campaign launched to help families in danger of losing their homes Dublin

New campaign launched to help families in danger of losing their homes

There’s been a recent increase in Dublin families presenting to homeless services for support and accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie Mother returns to domestic violence home as she was unable to get accommodation Emergency

Mother returns to domestic violence home as she was unable to get accommodation

The housing crisis means families are being forced to live in emergency accommodation and become homeless.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

11 reasons renting in Ireland is the absolute worst

According to Threshold, it’s getting worse for people seeking rented accommodation.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

From The42 Zambian and Vietnamese Paralympic teams choose Ireland for London 2012 training base Accommodation

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.

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.

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.