The Irish Times view on the rental market: the rent trap generation – The Irish Times

If you can’t afford to buy a home, renting is cheaper. That was the age-old rule of thumb, but it not longer applies. According to figures in Daft’s most recent rental report, repaying a mortgage on a typical three-bedroom home is now less expensive than paying rent in nearly every region in the country. Only

Two prestigious office buildings in Dublin's Georgian core for €6.5m – The Irish Times

Two adjoining Georgian buildings at 12 and 13 Fitzwilliam Place, in Dublin city centre’s most prestigious Georgian core, have come to market seeking €6.5 million. Colliers has launched the sale of 12 and 13 Fitzwilliam Place, together with their original mews buildings, numbers 12 and 13 Lad Lane, and 15 car parking spaces, with a

Going green with nuclear, strong mortgage data; and question about rents – The Irish Times

Ireland’s European Commissioner Maireád McGuinness is moving closer to classifying nuclear energy and gas as having a role to play in the transition to climate neutrality as an energy price crisis consumes the European Union. Naomi O’Leary reports from Brussels. New mortgage data shows continued strong growth in both approvals and drawdowns during the third

Galway's Corrib Shopping Centre on the market for €18.5m – The Irish Times

US investment fund Marathon Asset Management continues to step up its divestment of retail assets across the country, this time putting a Galway shopping centre up for sale, its second such asset in recent months. Corrib Shopping Centre, located just a stone’s throw from Eyre Square and minutes from Shop Street, Galway’s retail high street,

Property showing signs of stability after Covid plunge –

The Covid-linked plunge in commercial property values has moderated but prices in prime shopping districts are more than a third below pre-pandemic levels. ey segments of Ireland’s commercial property market are showing signs of stabilising, according to MSCI’s highly regarded IPD/SCSI Ireland Quarterly Property Index for the quarter ended September 30, 2021. The industry benchmark showed that

Dublin is the best city for students in Europe – The Times

Dublin is the best city for students in Europe, a study by a UK-based educational consultant has found. The study, carried out by Studee, also ranked Ireland as the thirteenth best student city worldwide. Tokyo was ranked in first place, followed by Melbourne and Seoul. The Russian cities Tomsk, Novosibirsk and St Petersburg were placed

Could a 19th century economist unlock the Irish rental crisis? –

Opinion: Henry George’s ideas about the human right to a home continue to hold relevance for today’s property problems in Ireland By Niall Whelehan, University of Strathclyde and Eoin McLaughlin, UCC Ireland is in the midst of a rental crisis. Rents in Dublin have almost doubled in the last decade, and rents outside the capital

Tax vacant homes now – The Irish Times

Sir, – Eoin Burke-Kennedy’s article (Business, October 25th) outlining that Ireland has the 10th-highest rate of vacancy in the world, comes amid spiralling rents, exponentially increasing house prices, and bulk-buying of homes and apartments by institutional landlords. That the vacant stock is enough to house the homeless population 31 times over is also particularly shocking,

Social welfare Ireland: Three key groups who won't get Christmas Bonus as payment date confirmed – Irish Mirror

People in Ireland who are in receipt of social welfare payments will be in for a Christmas bonus as the festive season approaches. The government has confirmed that the boost for weekly pensions and welfare benefits will be sent out between December 6 and December 10, 2021. It will be paid along with your normal

Glandore's Michael Kelly: 'We are a launch pad for foreign investors' – Belfast Telegraph

Michael Kelly, founder and managing director of flexible workspace business Glandore, says the 20-year-old all-Ireland firm came about “by chance”. ith its foundations in Dublin, the business branched out over the years and today its Belfast arm plays an integral role in attracting foreign direct investment into Northern Ireland. The demand for the Glandore model of working has