Latest O’Donnellan & Joyce auction proves a huge success

A portion of the crowd at one of O'Donnellan and Joyce's previous auctions

A total of 23 of the 27 properties up for auction at last Friday’s O’Donnellan & Joyce summer auction in the Harbour Hotel in Galway were sold at the event. In total, there were sales of around €4m on the [...]

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Gunne appointed new CEO of Chartered Land


The former managing director of Key Capital Real Estate, Andrew [...]

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Rising rents mean more young people are likely to stay at home

Rental costs are continuing to rise

A new report indicates that if rents continue to rise [...]

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Standard and Poor’s see no signs of property bubble emerging in Ireland

Standard and Poors

Global ratings agency Standard and Poor’s has said that Irish [...]

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Enda Kenny

Up to 15,000 new houses to be completed this year, insists Taoiseach

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he believes that between 14,000 and 15,000 new houses will be completed this year compared to 8,900 last year. He also said he did not accept that there is a property bubble, but added that the answer lay in building new houses. Mr Kenny said he expected the pressure will [...]

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Kerry tops the poll as favourite holiday destination

Kerry the favourite holiday destination for Irish holidaymakers

Kerry is by some margin the favourite holiday destination for Irish holidaymakers easily beating Galway and Cork into second and third place according to a new survey. Twenty six per cent selected the ‘Kingdom’ as their favourite county for a break while Galway on 15.5% edged out Cork on 14.5% for second place. More than [...]

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DNG chief executive Keith Lowe

Dublin house prices increasing by more than €220 per day, according to DNG

Houses in Dublin increased more €220 per day or over €6,600 per month from April to the end of June, according to the latest DNG Q2 2014 House Price Gauge However the second quarter increase of 5.9% dropped from a high of 8.9% in the first three months of the year, reflecting an increase in [...]

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A portion of the crowd at one of O'Donnellan and Joyce's previous auctions

O’Donnellan & Joyce to host summer auction tomorrow

Galway-based auctioneers O’Donnellan & Joyce will hold their summer auction tomorrow afternoon (Friday) at 3pm in the Harbour Hotel, Galway. There is a remarkable variety of properties on offer at the auction, especially throughout Galway city, with a large number of investment properties and family homes due to go under the hammer. If you are looking [...]

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Fianna Fáil call for government to support 15% cut in property tax

Fianna Fáil Environment Spokesperson Barry Cowen TD has called on the Government to support his party’s campaign to introduce a 15% cut in property tax for homeowners around the country by pledging not to penalise those local authorities which introduce the relief.  This would be consistent with the Government’s rhetoric in the run-up to the [...]

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Irish commercial property sector at its best level since 2006

An index that measures activity levels in the Irish commercial property sector performed at its best level since 2006 in the latest quarter. The JLL Irish Property Index rose in the second three months of this year, marking the eleventh straight quarterly rise. Hannah Dwyer, Head of Research said that: “Stability continues in the market [...]

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