Tag Archives: Kerry

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 [...]

Read More >

Munster Property Auction seeking entries for May 7th event

The Munster Property Auction are now taking entries for their upcoming public auction which will be held on 7th  May in the Rochestown Park Hotel in Cork. The auction will offer a large selection of properties in Cork, Kerry, Waterford, Tipperary and elsewhere in Munster. The company are the only auction provider in Ireland who do not charge admission or marketing [...]

Read More >

Growth recorded in construction industry for the first time since 2007

Construction activity grew last month for the first time since 2007, the latest monthly survey of companies by Ulster Bank shows. The Ulster Bank Construction PMI index shows that the industry returned to growth last month on the back of an “accelerated” increase in new orders, the first time since May 2007 when the industry [...]

Read More >
The Quality Hotel and Suites

Kerry hotel on the market for €3m

A Co Kerry hotel has been placed on the market with a price tag of €3m. Upon the instruction of receiver David Carson of Deloitte, Savills have been appointed to sell the Quality Hotel & Suites on the N22 Cork – Killarney Road just off the Park Road Roundabout. The 188 bedroom hotel, which is [...]

Read More >
Are things looking up for the property market?

Property reports show signs of stabilisation in market

A number of property reports released in the last week, including MyHome’s own Property Barometer, have suggested that prices are now rising in a number of areas in Dublin. That much will have been widely reported, of course, but there were other positives to take from the information. It is too soon to call the [...]

Read More >

State looking for estate agents to sell 40 former Garda stations

The government is currently searching for estate agents who are interested in disposing of 40 former Garda stations around the country. The buildings are to be sold off because they cannot be identified for alternative State uses. The first 40 stations to be sold are located in rural areas of Clare, Limerick, Tipperary, Carlow, Wexford, [...]

Read More >

O’Connor elected new SCSI president

Micheál O’Connor was elected as the new chair of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) at their AGM on Tuesday. Mr O’Connor succeeds Roland O’Connell having served under him as Senior Vice President. Micheál told the AGM that he believed the Irish construction industry is well positioned to become a global player in high-tech-facility [...]

Read More >
property tax

Unfinished developments not given property tax waivers despite recommendations

Almost 150 unfinished housing developments were not given waivers from the controversial local property tax, despite being recommended for whole or part exemptions by their local authority. Documents released to the Irish Examiner under the Freedom of Information Act show that city and county councils across the country proposed more than 560 estates for exemptions [...]

Read More >
Five year old Cian Parsons, who received a Property Tax bill last week

Five-year-old receives property tax letter

A five year old boy is amongst those to have received a letter from the Revenue Commissioners demanding the new property tax. Cian Parsons from Ballinrobe in Co Mayo received the letter last Tuesday. It demanded that the junior-infant pupil pay €112 on a property in Tralee, Co Kerry – 152 miles from his home. [...]

Read More >

One in four still to pay septic tank charge

Up to one in four households with waste water systems have still to pay their septic tank charge. New figures show that 125,000 have still to register for the new inspection scheme, the deadline for which passed at the start of the month. City councils and some of the country’s larger county councils are the [...]

Read More >