Town or country? Covid-19 has changed how and where people want to buy – Irish Examiner

The Covid-19 pandemic has utterly transformed the property market, with people now looking at rural areas over urban centres, and a good broadband connection tops the list of must-haves. Ann-Marie Ahern runs probably the largest independent auctioneers in the region, encompassing its major towns such as Midleton and Youghal, as well as picturesque coastal areas and

Northern Ireland records lowest daily Covid-19 cases for month of February –

Image: Shutterstock/Susanne Pommer Image: Shutterstock/Susanne Pommer NORTHERN IRELAND HAS recorded the lowest daily figure of Covid-19 cases in all of February, with 136 new cases reported today. Daily cases have been mostly between 200 and 400 in recent weeks, with a high of 506 on 5 February. 136 is the lowest number of new cases

Concerns raised about HAP recipients being denied free legal aid – Irish Examiner

People who are escaping situations of domestic violence and avail of the Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) are finding themselves above the financial threshold to receive legal aid. The issue has been described as ‘unjust’ by victim support groups. It can affect individuals when it comes to issues such as divorce proceedings, child custody battles and

British execute seven Republicans in Cork – An Phoblacht

One hundred years ago, the spring of 1921 saw an escalation of the war in Ireland as the British regime carried out widespread ‘reprisal’ attacks on civilians and used military courts to sentence prisoners to death. Kevin Barry on 1 November was the first Republican prisoner executed in jail since the 1916 Rising. He had

Will daughter get CGT exemption for renting home in 2014? – The Irish Times

My daughter bought a house in 2001 for £200,000 and rented it from March 2014. She rented another property from October 2013 and, in 2016, she bought a second property which is her family home. Is she entitled to the exemption of capital gains tax which came in 2012-2014 for investment property? She sold the

Homeless man in the Park found a friend in the Áras –

She was a grand dame residing in gated splendour in the Phoenix Park, he the homeless neighbour who lived in a hollowed-out thicket with curious deer and the rain to keep him awake at night. ow Jay Bobinac (23) credits an unlikely rapport with the President’s wife, Sabina Higgins, as the inspiration for turning his

Grayscale’s Ethereum Trust Premium Follows Bitcoin Sibling Into Flipping Negative – Yahoo Finance

Bloomberg Cathie Wood’s Power in Some Stocks Is Even Bigger Than It Seems (Bloomberg) — A rough week for Cathie Wood is reminding Wall Street that Ark Investment Management has a lot of cash in not that many companies. In fact, the firm’s dominance in some stocks may be even greater than it seems.Ark now

Coinbase CEO Armstrong’s Net Worth Is Between $7B and $15B: Report – Yahoo Finance

TipRanks Billionaire Steven Cohen Picks Up These 3 “Strong Buy” Stocks Last week, the NASDAQ slipped below 13,200, making the net loss from its all-time peak, reached earlier this month, 6.4%. If this trend keeps up, the index will slip into correction territory, a loss of 10% from its peak. So what exactly is going

Construction sector ‘spin’ must be challenged, Soc Dems conference told – The Irish Times

The property market is building only for the top 10 per cent of dual earners and the top 1 per cent of single earners, and the “spin” of the construction sector has to be challenged, the Social Democrats national conference has been told. Assistant professor of architecture at UCD Orla Hegarty highlighted the need for

How one company is turning used chopsticks into furniture, shelves, and countertops – Yahoo News

Bloomberg Buffett’s Berkshire Snaps Up Record $24.7 Billion of Own Stock (Bloomberg) — Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. bought back a record $24.7 billion of its own stock last year and said there’s more to come, as the conglomerate struggled to find other ways to deploy its enormous pile of cash.The company’s purchase of $9