Press Releases

Clúid Housing’s, Eibhlin O’Connor Wins Building and Design Woman of the Year

Clúid Housing’s, Eibhlin O’Connor took home the top accolade at the national Irish Building and Design Awards 2017 last week. She was acknowledged as Building and Design Woman of the Year. Eibhlin is Head of Delivery and has worked with […]


Minister Coveney launches research on stigma in social housing

This morning (Thursday, 30th March), Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, will launch Changing Perceptions – Stigma and Social Housing in Ireland. Clúid’s Head of Policy, Simon Brooke said, “There is no doubt that stigma is […]


Clúid houses 426 more families in 2016

In 2016 Clúid housed a further 426 families across Ireland. And Clúid is aiming to deliver many more. 2,500 homes are in the pipeline over the next three years. Clúid’s spokesperson Simon Brooke said: “We simply cannot deliver housing without […]


Minister Coveney Visits Clúid Housing’s Newest Scheme

The Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., visited Clúid Housing’s newest scheme in Galway city this morning. Clúid, in partnership with NAMA and Galway City Council completed what was once an unfinished apartment block; producing […]


25 families move from waiting list to a home in Mornington, Co. Meath

Clúid Housing, in partnership with Meath County Council and Urban Life Ltd, has purchased 25 new homes in Seabury Lawns in Mornington. As a result 25 families have moved from the local authority housing waiting list into their new affordable […]


29 families move from the waiting list to a home in Cork

Clúid Housing, in partnership with Cork County Council, has purchased an apartment complex in Macroom and as a result 29 families are currently moving into their new home. There are 4,800 people on the local authority housing waiting list in […]


Latest research highlights that, as people get older, they want to stay in their own home and should be able to do so with appropriate supports

•    Government could save €224 million every year by closing the gap between sheltered housing and nursing home care This morning (29/10/2015 from 10am at 63-66 Amiens Street, Dublin 1) Clúid is launching a research report, A Home for Life: […]


Impact of Budget 2016

Clúid has taken some time to compile the impact of this afternoon’s budget announcements on social housing: Most of the increase in social housing spending (€47.7m out of €69m) will be on Housing Assistance Payment.   This is a subsidy paid […]


North Dublin local wins education award

Elizabeth Kehoe, from Killarney Court, Dublin 1, has won a Stepping Stones award. The bursary, which is awarded by Clúid Housing, supports tenants through education and business. Stepping Stones is a grant awarded by Clúid on an annual basis to […]


Celebrity gardener Diarmuid Gavins joins Cork Lord Mayor Cllr. Chris O’Leary to celebrate Clúid awards

Bandon man, Michael Foley was named as the overall winner of the 2015 Great Places to Live Competition at a ceremony in City Hall on 20 August. On hand to present the award was celebrity gardener Diarmuid Gavin and Lord Mayor of Cork […]