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Case Studies

New Build

  • Reilean, Roscam, Doughiska Road, Galway.

    Reilean, Roscam, Doughiska Road, Galway.
    • Scheme Name: Reilean, Roscam, Doughiska Road, Galway.
    • Developer/Contractor: O’Malley Construction Limited.
    • Local Authority: Galway City Council.
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: Tuath worked in partnership with Galway City, O’Malley Construction, NAMA, the Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government and the Housing Finance Agency to provide 24 newbuild apartments overlooking Galway Bay. The scheme closed in June 2017 with all units handed over fully complete and ready for occupation with tenants from Galway City Council’s Housing List
  • Gort Fionnbarra (Gainsfield), Commons Road, Navan, Co. Meath.

    Gort Fionnbarra (Gainsfield), Commons Road, Navan, Co. Meath.
    • Scheme Name: Gort Fionnbarra (Gainsfield), Commons Road, Navan, Co. Meath.
    • Developer/Contractor: Solidscape Limited
    • Local Authority: Meath County Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: 60 homes in total in a mix of 38 x 2 bedroom and 22 x 3-bedroom homes. A number of these homes have been adapted to facilitate a ground floor bedroom with adjoining wet room for families with a disabled or elderly family member. Phase 1 has recently completed comprising 3 x 3 bedroom and 17 x 2-bedroom houses. €13,539,000 was funded via CALF/HFA with 6 homes funded under CAS through the Housing Finance Agency and the Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage
  • Castlemanor Retirement Village, Drumalee, Co. Cavan

    Castlemanor Retirement Village, Drumalee, Co. Cavan
    • Scheme Name: Castlemanor Retirement Village, Drumalee, Co. Cavan
    • Local Authority: Cavan County Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Assistance Scheme (CAS) mortgage with Cavan County Council through the DHLGH
    • Details: Tuath Housing and Cavan County Council worked in collaboration on this project to purchase ten high quality homes from KPMG using CAS funding from the Department of the Housing, Local Government & Heritage. The scheme illustrates an effective partnership between the public, private and voluntary sector. As well as being within close proximity to the amenities Cavan Town has to offer the residents can also take full advantage of the onsite facilities including an oratory, a hairdressers and a community centre. Positive Age also occupies an office within the development and use the community centre to facilitate activities in which all tenants are encouraged to take part.
  • Cnoc An Luir, Drumshanbo, Leitrim

    Cnoc An Luir, Drumshanbo, Leitrim
    • Scheme Name: Cnoc An Luir, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim
    • Developer/Contractor: Old Castle Developments/WJM Property Limited
    • Local Authority: Leitrim County Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: This mixed-tenure scheme contains 58 homes in total with 10 x 3 bed semi-detached homes purchased by Tuath. Cnoc An Luir” is located on the main arterial routes into Drumshanbo town on the Carrick-on-Shannon road. The scheme was officially opened by then Minister Eoghan Murphy in December 2019. Tuath now have (350) homes in the Connaught demonstrating effective working partnerships with local authorities
  • Clare Village, Clare Hall, Dublin

    Clare Village, Clare Hall, Dublin
    • Scheme Name: Clare Village, Clare Hall, Dublin
    • Developer/Contractor: Albany Homes
    • Local Authority: Dublin City Council
    • Funding Method: NARPS, CAS & Social Leasing
    • Details: Clare Village is a high-density residential development, with over 400 apartments. Forty-nine 1, 2 and 3 bed apartments have been acquired for social housing by Tuath in a €7.3 million deal in partnership with Dublin City Council. A key aspect of the scheme involved the developer completing unfinished apartments at the scheme. Tuath also worked with Dublin City Council and were able to offer accommodation on a temporary basis to families in need of emergency accommodation as a result of the High Court Order on the Priory Hall Development.
  • Heatherside, Vale Road, Arklow, Wicklow

    Heatherside, Vale Road, Arklow, Wicklow
    • Scheme Name: Heatherside, Arklow, Wicklow
    • Developer/Contractor: Ardale Property
    • Local Authority: Wicklow County Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: This is a 38-house scheme with Ardale Property on Vale Road, Arklow. Tuath have now completed and allocated 25 homes across 2 phases and plan to deliver the remaining 13 before the end of 2020. We have also agreed to acquire another 101 homes within the next phase of this development due to start on site in 2021. There is strong demand for social housing in South Wicklow and these units will go some way to alleviating this need. Heatherside is close to Arklow town centre, with a host of services and amenities nearby.
  • Mainear Caisleán Dubh, Navan, Meath.

    Mainear Caisleán Dubh, Navan, Meath.
    • Scheme Name: Mainear Caisleán Dubh, Navan, Meath.
    • Developer/Contractor: Modern Homes Ireland
    • Local Authority: Meath County Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: This standalone development comprises of 26 new build homes. This project was constructed by Modern Homes Ireland Limited (MHI). Uniquely 90% of the build of these homes was completed off site in a factory in Ballyjamesduff, Cavan before being transported to and finished on site facilitating the delivery of all homes in an efficient time effective manner. All 26 homes within this development have now been occupied by tenants from the Council’s Housing list. Tuath worked closely with MHI and Meath County Council to ensure a number of properties were adapted to cater for the needs of some older people and people with disabilities.
  • Browneshill, Chapelstown, Carlow

    Browneshill, Chapelstown, Carlow
    • Scheme Name: Browneshill, Chapelstown, Carlow
    • Developer/Contractor: Nesselside Builders Ltd
    • Local Authority: Carlow County Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: The Browneshill Development is located in Chapelstown, 2 km from Carlow town centre. It consists 53x 2 bed, 8x 3bed and 12x 4 bed homes with an average cost of €225,520 per home. In the wider vicinity, there are a variety of amenities including shops and schools amongst many other community and sports facilities. The houses in the development each have their own individual back gardens in conjunction with communal green areas for residents to utilise. The homes are occupied by tenants from the Carlow County Council Housing list.
  • Castleguard Manor, Louth

    Castleguard Manor, Louth
    • Scheme Name: Castleguard Manor, Ardee, Co. Louth
    • Developer/Contractor: Modern Homes Ireland
    • Local Authority: Louth County Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: Tuath delivered total of 102 new homes which comprise a mix of 2, 3- and 4-bedroom houses. This development was constructed by Modern Homes Ireland Limited (MHI). Uniquely, 90% of the build of these homes was completed off site facilitating delivery of all homes in an efficient time effective manner. MHI completed the first phase of homes in March 2018 and delivered the remaining homes through six further phases until April 2019 when the last homes were allocated. These 102-high quality, A rated homes have been allocated to tenants from Louth County Council’s housing list. Tuath worked closely with MHI and Louth County Council to ensure a number of properties were adapted to cater for the needs of some older people and people with disabilities. Funding was provided through CALF and the HFA
  • Cooleven, Clondalkin, Dublin

    Cooleven, Clondalkin, Dublin
    • Scheme Name: Cooleven, Cloverhill, Clondalkin, Dublin 22
    • Developer/Contractor: Grandbrind Ltd.
    • Local Authority: South Dublin County Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (AIB Social Investment Fund)
    • Details: The Cooleven development provides 83 homes in Cloverhill, Clondalkin, Dublin 22. This development comprises of 20 apartments and 63 houses with the first phase of 45 houses completed in November 2020. This scheme was delivered in partnership with South Dublin County Council and the developer Grandbrind, with whom Tuath have delivered almost 300 homes in Dublin, Meath, Wicklow and Kildare. Funding for the project was provided by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government (DHPLG) and private finance by AIB under their Social Investment fund.
  • Gleann an Ghairdin, Gorey, Wexford

    Gleann an Ghairdin, Gorey, Wexford
    • Scheme: Gleann an Ghairdin, Gorey Co Wexford
    • Developer/Contractor: Adamar Developments
    • Local Authority: Wexford County Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: Gleann An Ghairdin, located on the edge of Gorey town. These homes comprises of a mix of 42 x 2-bedroom apartments and 3-bedroom homes built to the highest A rated NZEB standard. There is an extensive housing list in Gorey and Tuath is delighted to have the opportunity to deliver such quality homes for allocation to tenants from this list. Adamar Developments Ltd are the developers of this scheme and in partnership with Wexford County Council, the Department of Housing and the Housing Finance Agency we are very pleased with the smooth delivery of these homes.
  • Borris Meadows, Borris Road, Portlaoise, Laois

    Borris Meadows, Borris Road, Portlaoise, Laois
    • Scheme Name: Borris Meadows, Borris Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
    • Developer/Contractor: Belgrave Construction
    • Local Authority: Laois County Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: Borris Meadows is a standalone development of 36 homes. Ideally located along Borris Road in a mainly residential area which is within easy access to Portlaoise town centre. The development comprises a total of 36 homes in a mix of 6 x 2 bed, 26 x 3 beds and 4 x 4 bed homes. Funding was by way of CALF and HFA with Accelerated calf in the sum of 10% paid to the developer on signing of contracts which he used as initial working capital. The houses were constructed off site with steel frame by MHI based in Co. Cavan and the average price of €228,600 per house offers excellent value for money.
  • Kerlogue Manor, Wexford Town, Wexford

    Kerlogue Manor, Wexford Town, Wexford
    • Scheme Name: Kerlogue Manor, Rocksborough, Wexford Town
    • Developer/Contractor: Morrowpoint Ltd.
    • Local Authority: Wexford County Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: Kerlogue Manor currently consisting of (x) homes in Roxborough, just outside Wexford Town. On completion this full development will comprise 225 units in total providing a sustainable mix of social and private tenants. Tuath are purchasing 9 x 2 bed apartments with the rest of the units being a mix of 2, 3 & 4 bed homes. The first phase of (x) homes was completed in November 2020 with a further (x) due for delivery in 2021.
  • Bishop's Avenue,Cork

    Bishop's Avenue,Cork
    • Scheme Name: Bishops Avenue, Farranferris, Cork
    • Developer/Contractor: Citi Dwell
    • Local Authority: Cork City Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: Tuath were delighted to surpass the 1000-unit milestone in Munster in 2020 with the delivery of 29 new homes in the first phase of the Bishops Avenue Development in Cork. With another 57 homes to be completed in 2021 this development will provide homes to 86 families on Cork City Council’s waiting list
  • Thornwood, Dublin

    Thornwood, Dublin
    • Scheme Name: Thornwood, Beaumont, Dublin 9
    • Developer/Contractor: Granbrind Ltd.
    • Local Authority: Dublin City Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • 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, Tuath 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.
  • Glenbrook Heights, Newtownountkennedy, Wicklow

    Glenbrook Heights, Newtownountkennedy, Wicklow
    • Scheme Name:Glenbrook Heights, Newtownountkennedy, Wicklow
    • Developer/Contractor: Dwyer Nolan Developments Ltd
    • Local Authority: Wicklow County Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Assistance Scheme (CAS)
    • Details: Glenbrook Heights is a partnership project between Wicklow County Council and Tuath Housing Association which has resulted in the delivery of 32 new homes for €7.2m in Wicklow using Capital Assistance Scheme (CAS) funding made available by the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government. This purchase represented the largest approval from the 2015 CAS allocation both in terms of number of units delivered and level of funding provided. It also settled the Council’s Part V agreement for this prestige development.
  • Glenheron Park, Greystones, Wicklow

    Glenheron Park, Greystones, Wicklow
    • Scheme Name: Glenheron Park, Greystones, Wicklow
    • Developer/Contractor: Cairn Homes
    • Local Authority: Wicklow County Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: Tuath acquired 13 Part V houses at the Glenheron estate in Greystones in 2018. This Cairn Homes development is near to Greystones village and all the facilities that it offers families. The development is also close to the N11, offering quick access to Dublin city centre. The units acquired are a mix of two and three bedroom houses. This acquisition was supported through private finance from the Housing Finance Agency, and CALF funding from Meath County Council, the Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage and Rebuilding Ireland.
  • Dundoogan, Haynestown, Dundalk, Louth

    Dundoogan, Haynestown, Dundalk, Louth
    • Scheme Name: Dundoogan, Haynestown, Dundalk, Louth.
    • Developer/Contractor: Canon Kirk Group
    • Local Authority: Louth County Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: This residential development is on the outskirts of Dundalk town and once completed will consist of 1,100 homes. The 1st phase was completed in 2019 and saw Tuath acquire 112 homes under Part V obligation. These are made up of 40x 2 beds, 66x 3 beds and 6x 4 beds with all tenants coming from Louth County Council waiting lists. All properties are A rated energy efficient and finished to a high standard.
  • Churchfields, Co. Meath

    Churchfields, Co. Meath
    • Scheme Name: Churchfields, Ashbourne, Co. Meath
    • Developer/Contractor: CAIRN HOMES PLC
    • Local Authority: Meath County Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: Tuath 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, Local Government and Heritage (DHLGH) 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.
  • Maoilin, Galway

    Maoilin, Galway
    • Scheme Name: Maoilin, Ballymoneen Road, Galway
    • Developer/Contractor: Burkeway Homes
    • Local Authority: Galway City Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: “Maoilin” is a high-quality scheme of over 100 homes on the west side of Galway City. Tuath 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.
  • Dunville, Co. Meath

    Dunville, Co. Meath
    • Scheme Name: Dunville, Athlumney, Navan, Co. Meath
    • Developer/Contractor: Grandbrind Ltd.
    • Local Authority: County Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: Tuath 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, Local Government and Heritage (DHLGH) and EIB funding through the Housing Finance Agency (HFA).
  • Timber Mills Apartments, Dublin 5

    Timber Mills Apartments, Dublin 5
    • Scheme Name: Timber Mills Apartments
    • Developer/Contractor: Werdna Ltd
    • Local Authority: Dublin City Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: Tuath 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, Local Government and Heritage(DHLGH) and Housing Finance Agency (HFA) funding.
  • Sraith Fhada, Doughiska, Galwa

    Sraith Fhada, Doughiska, Galwa
    • Scheme: Sraith Fhada, Doughiska, Galway
    • Developer: Peppard Investments Ltd
    • Local Authority: Galway City Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Private Finance (HFA/EIB)
    • Details: Tuath acquired 25 Part V units in Galway City with the first 14no x 2 bed apartments completed in early 2020 completed. The Turn Key acquisition at the Sraith Fhada development in Doughiska, Galway City consists of a block of two-bedroom apartments over four floors. Galway City Council have been very supportive of this acquisition which provided an opportunity to refurbish 2 vacant blocks of apartments in an unfinished estate that have been lying incomplete for 12 years. The apartments have received significant upgrades and now fully comply with current standards providing quality, energy efficient homes for tenants from the Council’s housing list
  • An Leargán, Ballymoneen West, Knocknacarra, Galway.

    An Leargán, Ballymoneen West, Knocknacarra, Galway.
    • Scheme Name: An Leargán, Ballymoneen West, Knocknacarra, Galway.
    • Developer/Contractor: O’Malley Construction, Noel J. Farrell & Associates
    • Local Authority: Galway City Council
    • Procurement Type: New Build
    • Funding Method: 100% Capital Assistance Scheme (DHLGH)
    • Details: This is a collaborative project that involved the purchase of a 26-unit apartment block on the west side of Galway City. The project was the result of a successful collaboration between, Galway City Council, Clúid Housing Association, Tuath Housing Association, O’Malley Construction, NAMA the Housing Agency and the Department of the Environment, Community & Local Government.

Secondhand Acquisitions

  • Harold Court, Dublin 12

    Harold Court, Dublin 12
    • Scheme Name: Harold Court, Parnell Road, Dublin 12
    • Local Authority: Dublin City Council
    • Procurement Method: Second Hand Acquisition
    • Funding Method: Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) & Own Reserves
    • Details: Tuath 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.

Social Leasing Initiative

  • Ffrenchmullen House, Dublin 2

    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. Tuath 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.
  • Arus Mhuire, Cork City

    Arus Mhuire, Cork City
    • Scheme Name: Arus Mhuire, Blackrock, Cork City
    • Developer/Contractor: Lyonshall/Clancy Group
    • Local Authority: Cork City Council
    • Procurement Method: Social Lease
    • Details: Arus Mhuire is an award winning 30 home elderly scheme owned by Cork City Council and managed by Tuath Housing. A mix of one- and two-bedroom homes, the development is largely aimed at over 60s who have downsized from larger homes. The scheme was designed by Mahony Pike architects and delivered by Lyonshall / Clancy Group and procured by an EU Competitive Dialogue process. By downsizing to Arus Mhuire, this frees up larger council and privately- owned homes to families on the housing waiting list. The scheme is open to private homeowners, where the council can acquire their former homes subject to eligibility criteria.
  • Hansfield, Dublin 15

    Hansfield, Dublin 15
    • Scheme Name: Hansfield, Clonsilla, Dublin 15
    • Developer/Contractor: Grandbrind Ltd.
    • Local Authority: Fingal County Council
    • Procurement Method: Social Lease
    • Details: Tuath 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.

Direct Build

  • Clos Na Manach, Co. Louth

    Clos Na Manach, Co. Louth
    • Scheme Name: Clos Na Manach, Carlingford, Co. Louth
    • Developer/Contractor: CJ Callan
    • Local Authority: Louth County Council
    • Procurement Type: Direct Build
    • 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.
  • Sundial House, Dublin 8

    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 Type: Direct Build
    • Funding Method: Capital Assistance Scheme (CAS)
    • Details: The inception of this project dates back to 2001 when Tuath 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 Tuath. 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.

Design & Build

  • Fitzherbert Wood, Co. Meath

    Fitzherbert Wood, Co. Meath
    • Scheme Name: Fitzherbert aWood, Navan, Co. Meath
    • Developer/Contractor: Build-R
    • Local Authority: Meath County Council
    • Procurement Type: Design & Build
    • 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. Tuath 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.

NARPS

  • Cloon Lara, Mullingar, Westmeath

    Cloon Lara, Mullingar, Westmeath
    • Scheme Name: Cloon Lara in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
    • Developer/Contractor: Andrew’s Construction
    • Local Authority: Westmeath County Council
    • Procurement Method: NARPS
    • Details: The homes at Cloon Lara were secured as part of a partnership project which resulted in the long-term leasing of twelve new, fully furnished, 3 bedroom dwellings, through NAMA’s Special Purpose Vehicle, NARPS (National Asset Residential Property Services Ltd). These homes were lying vacant and unfinished until the collaboration between Westmeath County Council, Tuath Housing, the DECLG, Housing Agency and NAMA resulted in Tuath leasing 12 new homes within this high quality development. The properties are leased for a period of 20 years and 9 months with an option to purchase in the latter stages of the lease. This development is a valuable contribution to meeting the needs of these housing applicants in Mullingar
  • Cualanor, Dublin

    Cualanor, Dublin
    • Scheme Name: Cualanor, Dun Laoghaire
    • Developer/Contractor: The Cosgrave Group/Nama
    • Local Authority: Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council
    • Procurement Method: NARPS
    • Details: This award-winning scheme saw Tuath acquire 206 homes that are part of the wider 800 home Cualanor development in Dun Laoghaire. Cualanor provides an excellent example of mixed tenure at its best and includes high end owner occupation, substantial private rented homes bought by international funds and social living in a well-designed creative space to ensure a thriving sustainable community has evolved.
  • La Touche Court, La Touche Place, Greystones, Wicklow

    La Touche Court, La Touche Place, Greystones, Wicklow
    • Scheme Name: La Touche Court, La Touche Place, Greystones, Co. Wicklow
    • Developer/Contractor: Portella Developments
    • Local Authority: Wicklow County Council
    • Procurement Method: NARPS Lease
    • Details: The delivery of these 7 homes in the centre of Greystones was as a result of a partnership project between Wicklow County Council, Tuath Housing Association, NAMA and the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government and Portella Developments. La Touche Court was developed with the over 55’s in mind and its strict planning regulations ensures that these homes could only be made available to those in this age bracket. Tuath Housing Association who now manage the scheme were delighted to allocate these homes to a number of people who are over 55, from the housing waiting lists of Wicklow County Council
  • Woodfield, Blarney, Cork

    Woodfield, Blarney, Cork
    • Scheme Name: Woodfield, Blarney, Cork
    • Developer/Contractor: Coleman Brothers
    • Local Authority: Cork County Council
    • Procurement Method: NARPS Lease
    • Details: This is a collaborative project involving Cork County Council, NAMA and Tuath Housing which has resulted in the long term NARPS (National Asset Residential Property Services Ltd) lease of 20 year & 9mth, for 12no 3 bed apartments within Blarney, Co. Cork. Upon completion the units were occupied by tenants from Cork County Council’s housing list in mid-2014. The 12 units are located in 2 apartment blocks, containing 6 apartments in each block, serviced by two separate entrances. Tuath Housing manage the entirety of the apartment blocks which is beneficial from a housing management point of view.
  • Leas Na Mara, Galway

    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: Tuath 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).

On-Site

  • Park West Plaza, Dublin

    Park West Plaza, Dublin
    • Scheme: Park West, Dublin
    • Developer/Contractor: Harcourt Developments
    • Local Authority: Dublin City Council
    • Details: This development is currently on-site and Tuath intends to build 84 social housing units with Dublin City council at the Plaza building in Park West business park having purchased the vacant office building from Harcourt Developments. Conversion of 2 office blocks known as Block 70 and 72 The Plaza Park West into 84 residential units. These office building have been vacant since circa 2000. Delivery is expected across 2021/2022. Excellent location beside the Park West and Cherry Orchard Train Station and just off M50 with various amenities within a short walking distance.