'He was a big softie': pub landlord remembered by family and friends – The Guardian

When Dawn Hopkins reopened her pub, the Rose Inn in Norwich, after months of closure because of coronavirus, what should have been a day of celebration was laced with grief. Four days after the prime minister had announced on 16 March that people should avoid pubs and other social venues, her partner of more than

Call to cut college fees to relieve stress on students – Extra.ie

Pressure is growing on Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris to cut third-level fees in response to the pressure placed on student income by COVID-19. Students working to put themselves through college are among the biggest economic casualties of the pandemic, Fianna Fáil TD James Browne has warned. The Wexford TD has asked

What buyers and renters can expect from Greater Manchester's property market – Manchester Evening News

Read More Related Articles Read More Related Articles They attributed the increase to less supply and elevated demand as the market returned. Separately, their House Price Index found that Manchester had one of the greatest year-on-year house price increases at 3.9 pc, only slightly less than the 4.3 pc in Nottingham. Almost two months since

State plans to buy up AirBnb properties, says housing minister – thejournal.ie

Image: Leah Farrell Image: Leah Farrell THE STATE PLANS to buy up properties that, previous to the pandemic, were for rent on short-term letting platforms such as AirBnb. There has been a marked increase in the number of rental properties available in Ireland and elsewhere as former short-term lets came back on the market amid recent

State tenants chip in for half IDA Ireland rent at Park Place – The Times

IDA Ireland paid €7.7m last year to rent its new HQ at Park Place in Hatch Street, Dublin, but recouped about half the cost by subletting three of the nine floors. Its tenants include state-backed Science Foundation Ireland and the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland. Its annual report, published last week, also showed that the

Covid eviction ban is 'untenable', say Irish government sources – The Times

The government is expected to narrow the ban on evictions, designed to protect tenants during the Covid-19 pandemic, amid fears that a blanket ban will not withstand a High Court challenge. Paul Gallagher, the attorney general, has raised doubts about the legality of extending the prohibition on evictions until October, because the reopening of the

Final cut for IMC cinema in Tallaght | Ireland – The Times

A multiplex cinema in the Square shopping centre, in Tallaght, Dublin, has shut. The owner cites the Covid-19 pandemic as one of the reasons. The 12-screen complex was owned and operated by Irish Multiplex Cinemas (IMC) and reopened in April 2012 after a refurbishment. According to a press statement, the closure will mean the loss

Eviction ban leads to sales bottleneck | Ireland – The Times

Emergency legislation that protects residential tenants from eviction during the Covid-19 crisis is creating bottlenecks in the property market by making it impossible for landlords to secure the vacant possession needed to complete a sale, accountants have warned. The legislation, enacted on March 27, has made it illegal to evict tenants or increase their rents

Coronavirus: Two More Deaths Confirmed – Midlands103

Fines of up to €2,500 will be imposed for those failing to wear face masks on public transport. Latest Figures: The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that 2 people with COVID-19 has died. There has now been a total of 1,746 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Friday 10th July, the HPSC has been notified of

Landlords urge removal of Covid-19 crisis rent freeze and eviction ban – Irish Examiner

Landlords are calling on the Housing Minister not to extend the emergency measures introduced to protect renters during the Covid-19 crisis beyond July 20th. The measures, including a temporary rent freeze and ban on evictions, were signed into law March 27 as thousands lost their jobs as a result of the crisis and were set