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11/04/2018

“Housing Ourselves” - conference on community led design and co-housing

Co-operative housing Ireland and its member, Cloughjordan Co-housing, will participate in a conference bringing together people with an interest or involvement in co-operative housing, co-living projects, community land trusts, community development, planning, green building and social finance.

07/10/2017

Co-operative Housing Ireland publishes annual report for 2016

More than 70 representatives from the eleven member socities of Co-operative Housing Ireland attended an Annual General Meeting in Cork to hear the association's results for the year 2016.  The report highlights successes that include the delivery 191 new homes across the country and the creation of a new co-operative for the Connacht region.

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CoopStarter - international support for new co-op business

07 Apr 2014 | 0 comments
The current economic crisis is hitting European businesses hard, and younger generations are paying most of the bill. European co-operators are convinced that now more than ever co-operatives are the business model of the future and that they are key to sustainable prosperity. As co-operative organisations, we feel a great responsibility to find ways to contribute to a solution to unemployment, especially for young people.

NABCO shares best practice in energy retrofitting

13 Mar 2014 | 0 comments
Speaking at the SEAI's national Energy Show today, NABCO's Director of Development, Geoff Corcoran shared the Association's experience of developing warmer homes for co-operative members.  NABCO has played a leading role in delivering the SEAI's Better Energy Area Based Warmer Homes initiative in the Dublin region.

Co-operative Manifesto for European elections

03 Mar 2014 | 0 comments
NABCO, Ireland's national body for the co-operative housing movement, has announced its support for the 2014 European Co-operative manifesto.  The manifesto has been produced by Cooperatives Europe, which represents 123 million co-operative members across the continent.

NABCO approved for funding by Housing Finance Agency

28 Feb 2014 | 0 comments
Speaking at a Housing Finance Agency (HFA) seminar in Dublin this morning, Minister for Housing and Planning, Jan O'Sullivan TD announced that NABCO had been approved for direct lending by the HFA.  The announcement makes NABCO one of the few Approved Housing Bodies certified for lending from this source.

NAMA units converted to co-operative homes in Cork

02 Jan 2014 | 0 comments
NABCO, Ireland's national representative body for the co-operative housing movement, has provided thirteen new homes for families in Cobh, Co. Cork.  The homes were delivered through a partnership with NARPS, a subsidiary of NAMA established to deliver social housing.

NABCO publishes 2012 Annual Report

09 Dec 2013 | 0 comments
Members of the co-operative housing movement from across Ireland attended the Annual General Meeting of NABCO in Dublin on 7th December.  Attendees included members from new co-operative housing developments in Killiney and Mulhuddart in Co. Dublin.

Gala Dinner closes 40th Anniversary Year

15 Nov 2013 | 0 comments
Members of Ireland's co-operative housing movement gathered at a Gala Dinner in the Gibson Hotel in Dublin last night to clebrate the 40th Anniversary of the foundation of NABCO.  Established in 1973 to represent, promote and develop the co-operative housing movement, NABCO continues to support members to work together to grow and develop communities across Ireland.

International Co-operators gather in Cape Town

04 Nov 2013 | 0 comments
Co-operators from across the world gathered in Cape Town, South Africa, this week to discuss plans to deliver the 'Blueprint for a Co-operative Decade' - an ambitious plan to make co-operative enterprise by 2020:

President of International Co-operative Alliance visits Dublin

12 Jul 2013 | 0 comments
The President of the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA), Dame Pauline Green, paid a visit to co-operative members on a recent trip to Dublin.  Dame Pauline, who was in Dublin to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the Dublin Food Co-op, also took time to meet with Ireland's only full members of the ICA, NABCO.

NABCO opens Ireland's largest housing co-operative

23 May 2013 | 0 comments
The largest residential development to finished in the country this year, as well as being the largest single housing co-operative in Ireland, is to be officially opened today in Mulhuddart, West Dublin. The €53m development by NABCO, developed in partnership with Fingal County Council and the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, consists of 240 homes in Avondale Park Housing Co-Operative.  It has already been partly occupied by families from the local housing waiting list, which currently stands at just over 5,000. 

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