Tag Archives: Wexford

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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Gary Disley, marketing director eircom, and Maura Fenlon, Carlow Property Management

Carlow Property Management wins Digital Boost contest

Carlow Property Management are the latest winner in Eircom’s Digital Boost competition, representing the first winner from the property sector. The Digital Boost initiative enables organisations to ‘boost’ their digital presence with a package worth €10,000 which includes a free business app, a free unlimited eMobile plan for 18 months, a Sony tablet and smartphone [...]

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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 [...]

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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, [...]

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EBS to host mortgage information evenings

EBS is hosting free mortgage information evenings throughout the country this May. Experts will be on hand to give you all the mortgage advice you need to help make it happen for you and your family. Some of the topics that will be discussed include: the mortgage process, buying for the first time, trading up, [...]

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Number of new homes being built falls but may be down to weather

There has been a 14% drop in the number of new homes and extensions being built in Ireland in the first two months of 2013, according to new data from Link2Plans. The national housing construction index also found a 3% fall in planning applications made between January and February compared to last year. Data showed [...]

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85% price drop for Wexford-based Georgian house

A landmark Georgian House, which sold for €3.25 million at auction just six years ago, will go under the hammer again next week with a reserve price of just €475,000 – an 85% drop from its peak price. Hyde Park estate in Inch, Co Wexford will be auctioned off by Colliers International on Thursday November [...]

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Banogue Hill

Gorey land to go under the hammer

An 18.5 acre parcel of land at Banogue Hill, just outside Gorey in Co Wexford, will go under the hammer on Tuesday, with a guide price of just under €10,000. Auctioneer Denis Howell of Warren Estates in Gorey said it’s a nice block of land in two fields, which is under wheat at the moment. [...]

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Real Estate Alliance continue to expand

Estate agent group the Real Estate Alliance have added to new members to its networking, taking its number of agents nationwide to 43. The latest members to join the REA are Martin O’Donnell of REA O’Donnell in Carrickmines, Dublin 18 and Michael O’Connor of REA O’Connor Murphy in Limerick. In total nine new firms have [...]

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The roll out of water meters will commence next year, according to the Department of the Environment

Water meter roll out to start next year

The roll out of water meters in homes across the country will begin next year. A Department of the Environment spokesperson confirmed the matter to The Journal in light of reports earlier today that the meters would not be ready in time for the government’s 2014 target for the roll out of water charges. The [...]

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