Threshold calls on Housing and Finance Ministers to reveal strategy to protect renters caught up in sale of non-performing mortgage loans February 23, 2018 National housing charity Threshold has said that the sale by Permanent TSB and Ulster Bank of non-performing home loans is a matter of grave concern to the thousands of tenants who will be affected and threatens to exponentially increase pressure …
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Simon Cumbers Student Scheme
Simon Cumbers Media Fund Student Scheme open to third level students from all faculties February 19, 2018 The Simon Cumbers Media Fund is now seeking applications from third level students interested in reporting on development issues for a national media outlet. The Student Scheme is teaming up with Newstalk and TheJournal.ie to offer two students the opportunity …
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Antony Jordan
Writer Anthony Jordan donates archive to the National Library of Ireland February 14, 2018 The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has announced receipt of the archive of Irish writer and historian Anthony Jordan. The archive is an extensive record of Mr Jordan’s writing career and working life in education, and includes correspondence from literary …
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Price stability required to build sustainability in private rented sector – Threshold February 13, 2018 National housing charity Threshold, has said that stronger policing and extension of Rent Pressure Zone (RPZ) legislation is essential in promoting compliance among landlords, and lower rent inflation. Chief Executive John-Mark McCafferty was responding to today’s (13.02.18) Daft.ie Rental Price …
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Heritage Council launches programme for European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 January 29, 2018 Irish people have a stronger sense of pride in their local heritage sites, and are more likely to engage in a traditional activity – such as playing music or dancing – compared with EU counterparts. That’s according to a Eurobarometer …
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Threshold welcomes appointment of Bob Jordan as national director for Housing First programme January 22, 2018 The national housing charity, Threshold has today (22.01.18) welcomed the appointment of Bod Jordan as national director for the Housing First programme, which is part of the Government’s Rebuilding Ireland action plan for housing and homelessness. Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy announced former …
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Mary Raftery Journalism Fund announces Brian Maguire fundraising collaboration January 18, 2018 The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund (MRJF) is delighted to announce a new fundraising collaboration with artist Brian Maguire who has kindly agreed to donate the proceeds from the sale of his unique print ‘War Changes Its Address – Aleppo March …
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Heritage Council calls for applications under Community Heritage Grant Scheme January 15, 2018 The Heritage Council has issued a call for funding applications under its Community Heritage Grant Scheme. To mark the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 (EYCH), this year’s scheme focuses on the theme ‘Make a Connection’, encouraging communities throughout Ireland …
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Increase in over-holding a symptom of pressures in the private rented sector January 12, 2018 The national housing charity, Threshold has said that figures reported today (12.01.18) by the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) showing an increase in the number of cases of over-holding is a direct indication of the difficulties currently being faced by tenants in the …
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