A terrible state o’ chassis

An investigation into the rise of substandard student accommodation.

With Dublin’s traditional commuter towns of Ashbourne and Greystones recently being declared “pressure zones” due to an increase in rents across the board, student accommodation is increasingly difficult to find for students on a tight budget. The most affected are


Galway Students’ Unions reject opposition to development of student accommodation

NUI Galway Students Union and GMIT Students’ Union released a joint press statement expressing their displeasure at the opposition

NUI Galway Students’ Union and Galway-Mayo IT Students’ Union have rejected councillors and local residents’ opposition to the development of high end student accommodation in Galway city.

The local four-star Westwood Hotel was to be demolished and replaced by 400


296 bed student accommodation to be constructed for 2018

The accommodation will be located in Merchants Quay

A €43 million contract for the development of a 296 bed student residence was signed earlier today by BAM Ireland and Global Student Accommodation (GSA), and is expected to be completed by September 2018.

The residence, Uninest Mill II, will


Trinity given permission by Dublin City Council for Oisin House redevelopment

The project is budgeted to cost €50million and aims to provide 250 new places for students

NEWSCollege have been given permission by Dublin City Council for plans to redevelop Oísin House, which is set to cost €50 million to complete.

Dublin City Council’s report approved Trinity’s new planning submission for the “reduction in height, mass and