Recall The Dáil Immediately To Declare National Housing Emergency-Seamus Healy TD

Deputy Seamus Healy has called for the immediate recall of the Dáil to declare a Statutory National Housing Emergency to deal with the crisis in Housing and Homelessness. He Said: “The Dáil should be recalled immediately to legislate for a housing emergency, to declare a moratorium on all evictions until the emergency is over, and […]

Tipp Local Authority, NAMA and Housing Agency at odds over Social Housing offers – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said that urgent clarification is required following confirmation that many of the reasons cited by Tipperary County Council (TCC) as to why it rejected 148 properties offered to it by NAMA for social housing could have been remedied without any cost to the Local Authority. Deputy McGrath was speaking after […]

Tipperary County Council must explain rejection of NAMA Social Housing offers – Mattie McGrath TD

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Chief Executive of Tipperary County Council Joe MacGrath to clarify reports that the local authority only accepted a fraction of the 161 properties that were offered to it by NAMA for social housing within the county. Deputy McGrath was speaking after information provided to the Irish Times […]

Tipperary Chartered Surveyor Appointed Vice Chairman Of National Estate Agency Group

A Tipperary Chartered Surveyor has been appointed vice chairman of national estate agency group Real Estate Alliance (REA). Eoin Dillon of REA Eoin Dillon in Tipperary was appointed at REA’s AGM in Dungarvan where Frank Daly, Chairman of NAMA, addressed the meeting on the future direction of NAMA and the current housing supply shortage. REA […]

Sack Noonan says Healy

Deputy Seamus Healy has called on Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. to sack Minister for Finance Michael Noonan. Minister Noonan directed Nama to accelerate sales of assets in a weak market, costing the state and the Irish people billions, Project Eagle was but one example. Furthermore he refused to stop the sale of Project Eagle when […]

C&AG Report the beginning of the end for NAMA – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has welcomed the findings contained within the Comptroller and Auditor General’s Report on the National Asset Management Agency and its role in the sale of the Project Eagle portfolio. Deputy McGrath was speaking ahead of a meeting with An Taoiseach and representatives of all political parties and groupings at 4pm today: […]

‘No more excuses on establishing NAMA inquiry’ – Carthy

Sinn Fein MEP Matt Carthy has said there can be no more excuses or stalling on establishing a commission of investigation into NAMA. Speaking in the European Parliament plenary in Strasbourg, Carthy said: “The Fianna Fáil government’s response to the financial and banking crisis in Ireland included well known pillars such as the burdening of […]

Housing Federation welcomes set up of NAMA company to fast-track purchase of social housing

Mr Donal McManus, Executive Director of the Irish Council for Social Housing, reacted to the news ‘The establishment of a special purpose vehicle (SPV) will be crucial in accelerating the transfer of properties for social housing. To date transfers have comprised a circuitous route involving a range of stakeholders such as borrowers, lenders, receivers and NAMA’. […]

Nenagh Councillor Seamus Morris appeals to the Unions to use their vote to stand up for the rest of us

Nenagh Councillor Seamus Morris appeals to the Unions to use their vote to stand up for the rest of us. “There was a lot of furore last week at the treatment of the new Minister for Education Mary Coughlan at the T.U.I conference. In fact the national media would have you believe that the Minister […]