Case Studies

  • Scheme: Leas Na Mara, Galway

    • Scheme Name: Leas Na Mara, Ballymoneen Road, Knocknacarra, Galway
    • Developer/Contractor: NAMA
    • Local Authority: Galway City Council
    • Procurement Method: NARPS
    • Details: Túath worked in partnership with NAMA and Galway City Council in order to lease 50 units in Leas na Mara on the Ballymoneen Road in Galway city. This development consists of a mix of 1, 2, 3 & 4 bed apartments, duplexes and houses. It has been finished to a very high standard and all units are fully furnished through NAMA’s Special Purpose Vehicle, NARPS (National Asset Residential Property Services Ltd).
  • Scheme: Maoilin, Galway

    • Scheme Name: Maoilin, Ballymoneen Road, Galway
    • Developer/Contractor: Burkeway Homes
    • Local Authority: Galway City Council
    • Procurement Method: Part V
    • Details: “Maoilin” is a high-quality scheme of over 100 homes on the west side of Galway City. Túath completed the purchase of all 10 Part V homes in collaboration with Galway City Council. Funded via CALF and HFA/EIB funding totalling €2,047,798.
  • Scheme: Clos Na Manach, Co. Louth

    • Scheme Name: Clos Na Manach, Carlingford, Co. Louth
    • Developer/Contractor: CJ Callan
    • Local Authority: Louth County Council
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: This development is located within Clos na Manach estate Carlingford. Clos Na Manach is a modern high-quality scheme situated along the Greenore Road, to the south-eastern end of Carlingford Village in Co. Louth. Its location provides easy access to a wide range of facilities including schools, banks, cafes, restaurants, shops and recreational facilities on offer in Carlingford Village but is also within a short drive of Dundalk town and the M1 motorway. The development completed in June 2018 provided an additional 10 units to the existing development in a mix of 6 x Three-bedroom semi-detached houses, 2 x Two-bedroom semi-detached houses, 1 x Two-bedroom terraced style home and 1 x One-bedroom bungalow style home suitable for older and/or disabled people.
  • Scheme: Fitzherbert Wood, Co. Meath

    • Scheme Name: Fitzherbert Wood, Navan, Co. Meath
    • Developer/Contractor: Build-R
    • Local Authority: Meath County Council
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: Fitzherbert Wood is an existing development located on the Slane Road in Navan, Co. Meath. Túath Housing in Partnership with Build-R and Meath County Council are currently constructing an additional 44 Units on the site consisting of 4 no. 3 Bedroom Detached Dwellings and 40 no. 3 Bedroom Semi-Detached Dwellings. The first phase of units are due for completion in November 2018. The proposed dwellings will be finished to a very high standard and will incorporate traditional hipped roofs and brick facades to integrate into the existing development.
  • Scheme: Thornwood, Dublin

    • Scheme Name: Thornwood, Beaumont, Dublin 9
    • Developer/Contractor: Granbrind Ltd.
    • Local Authority: Dublin City Council
    • Procurement Method: Turnkey Acquisition
    • Details: The Thornwood development contains 68 high quality homes (8 apartments and 60 houses and duplexes). The site was an infill ‘dormant’ site located in a well-established residential community area. With the support of Dublin City Council, Túath seized the opportunity to acquire these high-quality homes for families on the housing waiting list. Thornwood was the Biggest single EIB approval in 2016 and the first build and Acquire EIB funded scheme. The total cost of the 68 homes was €25.9m with CALF at €7,770,000.
  • Scheme: Ffrenchmullen House, Dublin 2

    • Scheme Name: Ffrenchmullen House, Charlemont Street, Dublin 2
    • Developer/Contractor: McGarrell Reilly
    • Local Authority: Dublin City Council
    • Procurement Method: Social Lease
    • Details: Ffrenchmullen House on Charlemont Street is in one of Dublin’s oldest communities. The residents of the old flats, on Charlemont Street, finally moved into their new homes in 2017, more than 20 years after the regeneration of the complex was first proposed. The Charlemont Street scheme is a public-private-partnership initiative completed by Dublin City Council. The entire regeneration development when completed will contain over 500 apartments with 79 of which are now completed and allocated to social housing residents. Túath manage the 79 social homes on behalf of Dublin City Council and 49 of the 79 social units were allocated back to families who lived in the old apartments.
  • Scheme: Churchfields, Co. Meath

    • Scheme Name: Churchfields, Ashbourne, Co. Meath
    • Developer/Contractor: CAIRN HOMES PLC
    • Local Authority: Meath County Council
    • Procurement Method: Part V
    • Details: Túath are delighted to acquire 33 Part V social homes over a number of phases at Churchfields, Ashbourne, Co. Meath, a CAIRN HOMES PLC development. This acquisition was supported by Meath County Council and funded using CALF funding from the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government (DHPLG) and EIB funding through the Housing Finance Agency (HFA). Churchfields offers a mix of 2,3 and 4 bedroom family homes ideally located within walking distance of Ashbourne town, all homes outside of the Part V units are sold to the private market.
  • Scheme: Dunville, Co. Meath

    • Scheme Name: Dunville, Athlumney, Navan, Co. Meath
    • Developer/Contractor: Grandbrind Ltd.
    • Local Authority: County Council
    • Procurement Method: Part V and Turnkey Acquisition
    • Details: Túath were delighted to acquire 64 homes at Dunville comprising of 30 Part V homes and 34 additional homes in this beautiful development located at the edge of Johnstown Village. All homes comprise of a mix of 2,3 and 4 bedroom homes including a number of much sought after bungalows. Grandbrind Ltd delivered these homes over a number of phases throughout 2018.
      Dunville will comprise of approximately 320 homes on completion, with the remaining homes sold on the private market.
      This acquisition was supported by Meath County Council and funded using CALF funding from the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government (DHPLG) and EIB funding through the Housing Finance Agency (HFA).
  • Scheme: Hansfield, Dublin 15

    • Scheme Name: Hansfield, Clonsilla, Dublin 15
    • Developer/Contractor: Grandbrind Ltd.
    • Local Authority: Fingal County Council
    • Procurement Method: Social Lease
    • Details: Túath manage a total of 63 homes in Hansfield which comprise of 11 houses and 52 apartments on behalf of Fingal County Council. The majority of the ground floor apartments were adapted to facilitate disabled tenants. Our Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and our Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy visited the scheme and met a number of tenants in November 2017.
      Hansfield is a very large residential area which will deliver 1,000s of homes throughout 2018 and 2019. The above homes acquired by Fingal County Council were in satisfaction of the Part V requirement.
  • Scheme: Sundial House, Dublin 8

    • Scheme Name: Sundial House, 140 James St, Dublin 8
    • Developer/Contractor: Gerry Cahill Architects and McInerney Contracting
    • Local Authority: Dublin City Council
    • Procurement Method: DHCLG, Dublin City Council & Túath Housing Association via CAS funding. Project Cost €8.5m
    • Details: The inception of this project dates back to 2001 when Túath Housing Association and Dublin City Council worked together to agree a design for the project on a particularly difficult site. Depaul provide the support services in partnership with Túath. Depaul Ireland was brought in as a joint partner to provide expert management services at a later stage. Sundial House provides a permanent home with support and three nutritional meals a day for 30 long-term homeless and often chaotic street drinkers. The facility was one of the first of it’s kind that provided space for the consumption of alcohol on site, along with space for dry areas and access to an on-site nurse. The project is an excellent example of a successful strategic partnership to create a facility designed and developed by a housing association and managed by committed professionals. The project opened its doors on in September 2008.
  • Scheme: Harold Court, Dublin 12

    • Scheme Name: Harold Court, Parnell Road, Dublin 12
    • Local Authority: Dublin City Council
    • Procurement Method: Second Hand Acquisition
    • Details: Túath acquired these 23 apartments in Dublin City Centre in 2018 for €8,750,750. Built in 2006, the scheme was fully refurbished in 2017 and Dublin City Council were fully supportive of the acquisition to use the homes for families on their housing waiting list. Harold Court is a five-storey over-basement building containing 23 own-door apartments and basement car parking. The units are located in one block and have lift services to all floors. The 25 car parking spaces are located in a secure underground and gated car park. The development overlooks the Grand Canal and within a short distance of Dublin City Centre.
  • Scheme: Timber Mills Apartments, Dublin 5

    • Scheme Name: Timber Mills Apartments
    • Developer/Contractor: Werdna Ltd
    • Local Authority: Dublin City Council
    • Procurement Method: Part V and Turnkey Acquisition
    • Details: Túath were delighted to acquire 24 apartments x 2 bedroom apartments in 2 phases at Timber Mills, ideally located within Artane village. The entire development comprises of approximately 200 homes.
      These apartments were completely refurbished and presented in turnkey order.
      This acquisition was supported by Dublin City Council and funded using CALF funding from the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government (DHPLG) and Housing Finance Agency (HFA) funding.