Progress on Cherry Orchard rapid-builds, Dominick St and Charlemont St. Delays with the lands initiative and at St Teresa’s Gardens. Danger at O’Devaney.
A Case of Chemicals: Who’s Been Polluting Poppintree Park?
Eight times over the last two years, the lake in Poppintree Park in Ballymun has been polluted. Dublin City Council suspects the latest incidence was intentional dumping, not an accident.
For Ballymun Rapid-Build Homes, Has Council Ignored Its Own Standards?
Three-bedrooom houses in Dublin should ideally be at least 100 sqm, a standard the council held an Ailesbury Rd development to in September. But smaller homes are apparently okay in Poppintree, for rapid-build houses, for homeless families.
Still Waiting: Was “Modular Housing” Ever Going to Be Done on Time?
People working in the industry say that it was always an impossible mission to get the homes ready before Christmas.
Frank: Modular Homes for Homeless Families Could Be Lovely
If the houses are built to anything like the standards that apply in Austria or Scandinavia, the families who’ll end up living in them won’t want to leave.
In Poppintree, Can Co-ops and the Council’s Modulars Co-exist?
Dublin City Council says it’ll install 22 modular houses for homeless families on a site in Poppintree before Christmas. But a housing co-op already has plans for the site.