The Lodge on Mount Prospect Avenue impresses with its turret and castellated wall

Moya Doherty and John McColgan, are downsizing.Their 9,000sq ft home is on the market

In bloom: the rear of 45 Sandford Terrace, Ranelagh

The country’s best-known gardener is downsizing which means leaving her fine Georgian house in Ranelagh and her beloved, much visi(...)

Developer and hotelier Paddy McKillen has turned an estate on 600 acres in the picturesque south of France into a biodynamic viney(...)

Historic Mayo property on sale after a long battle by Browne family to retain ownership

55 Percy Place: developed by Oakmount, run by  Paddy McKillen Jr and Matt Ryan, with London based U+I plc

New Grand Canal development combines water views with impressive design

Property market review - what a difference a year makes.

Year began bullish before the Central Bank’s tighter lending rules kicked in and properties coming to the market decreased

The graph shows the total number of units permitted in the Dublin region

Latest figures reveal drop in permissions and raise concerns about supply

Strand Road property has direct access to beach and views from Dalkey Island to Bray

Young London-based Irish couple buy west Cork holiday home of former billionaire

Number 31, Wellington Place, Dublin 4 was formerly the home of Seamus Ross jnr of Menolly Homes

The three-beds feature an additional study/family room off the kitchen area with a multimedia wall, while the four-beds have two en suite bedrooms including a spacious master at second-floor level.

Ashtown three- and four-beds with quality finish on offer for €295,000-€345,000

(L-R) John Moran, CEO, JLL Ireland and Conor O’Gallagher, MD of Guardian Property Asset Management. Photography: Conor McCabe Photography/ Jll Picture

JLL Ireland (Jones Lang La Salle) has bought Guardian Property Asset Management

Michael Flatley at Castlehyde  in north Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The ancestral home to Ireland’s first president, this €20m mansion is considered one of the finest structural restorations of a h(...)

All 20 of the first release of houses at Diswellstown Manor sold last weekend

Steady stream of new builds feeding demand

An Aladdin’s cave of furnishings combines eastern culture and utilitarian style

Fintragh, 11 Shrewsbury Road: an eight-bedroom property with a pool and tennis court is on the market for €10.5 million

An influx of new owners are undertaking dramatic luxury refurbishments on this exclusive road where Fintragh, one of the few remai(...)

Presenter is downsizing from a restored Victorian he bought two years ago

Maureen O’Hara: ‘I have so many happy memories of Lugdine’. Photograph:Frank Miller

The scenic coastal home on 35 acres was on the market for €2.3 million

Beulah is elegant and light-filled, but its substantial grounds are what make it special

Asking €10.5m, Inniscorrig is one of the most striking properties in south Dublin

Number 1 Sorrento Terrace has spectacular views of Dublin Bay and is situated on the area’s most exclusive coastal strip

Dalkey property has long held title of ‘Dublin’s most expensive home’ goes to US buyer

If we have learned anything, it’s that the one-size-fits-all approach to housing simply doesn’t work. Photograph: Thinkstock

Critics of proposals to build smaller units are missing the bigger picture

London City Island: Ballymore Group plans to transform a 12-acre spit of wasteland into a new living quarter with the relocated home of the English National Ballet as its centrepiece

Ballymore Group planning apartment development in East London

The deal will deliver an immediate presence for Sherry FitzGerald in the lucrative Foxrock area where Daphne Kaye has dominated f(...)

Son of property investor Paddy McKillen sells luxury Hollywood pad three years after he bought it for €6m

Duffy and wife Lisa are building afresh and have put their Roganstown home on sale at €1.3m

Kinmere on 2.55 acres in Quarrylands, Co Meath for €1.55 million

A 6,000sq ft contemporary home for €1.55m near Dunboyne and an ultra modern €525,000 adaptable home that can be extended or downsi(...)

One of Ireland’s most architecturally important houses, Bellamont Forest in Cootehill, Co Cavan has sold

Sean Dunne and his wife Gayle Killilea in Ouragh’s vast first-floor drawingroom during a photoshoot for the New York Times in 2008.  ©Photograph: Derek Speirs

Ballsbridge home for sale at €7m is almost 9,000sq – with all the boom-time trappings

The four-storey home was designed in keeping with its stately detached Victorian neighbours

Carlow developer spared no expense on the palatial four-storey, five-bedroom house

International bidders are gearing up to purchase one of Ireland’s most architecturally significant houses.

The upgraded 18th hole of the North Course in Quinta do Lago, Portugal

The €9.6 million upgrade of Quinta do Lago’s North Course has resulted in it being hailed as Europe’s best new golf course

Thormanby Hill, by Cosgrave group, has spacious houses each landscaped for €40,000

Glin Castle – ancestral home of the FitzGerald clan – is one of the last great Irish castles

A two-year project returned Wilford House in south Co Dublin to its full Georgian glory

Mountainstown House has been in the Pollock family since the 1750s. Located on 120 acres, it has some striking features and comes (...)

The Retreats  are set  on the wooded grounds of The Park Hotel in Kenmare, Co Kerry. Each has its own wine cellar, south-facing balcony and four-seat cinema. Asking prices are between €495,000 and €535,000

Improved confidence perhaps, but luxury holiday homes in coastal areas are again desirable

Land of Lyre is set on three acres and has been refurbished extensively

The site at Long Acre slopes gently down towards the Baily Lighthouse on Howth Head  and is  in a special amenity area which means it can’t be used for development purposes

Long Acre, on the south side of Howth summit, has magnificent views and cannot be used for development purposes

The building and the cost of operating it were a major element of the investigations of the Mahon Tribunal in 2008

Detached three-bed redbrick in Drumcondra, Dublin 9, was Bertie’s constituency HQ

Long-term interest in Ireland: Luke Comer in the kitchen of the new Hersil Wood development in Knocklyon, Dublin 16. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Comer brothers bought thousands of acres at a discount. This week they launch their first new homes scheme

When Brian and Mary Pat O’Donnell sought bankruptcy in London in 2012 it was reported that Gorse Hill, above,  was valued at €30 million at the height of the boom, but the O’Donnells said in their statement of affairs it was now worth €6 million to €7million. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Home of 9,000 sq ft has outdoor pool and tennis court, with indoor gym and sauna

High Cross on Temple Road in Dartry is a stately Victorian redbrick set on nearly an acre of sunny, landscaped gardens. It will b(...)

Stylish mews on Church Lane originally designed for its architect owners extends to 2,750 sq ft over three storeys and is on the m(...)

Courtown Demesne set to enhance growing portfolio of lands around Dublin

Allsop’s new online auction will allow buyers to bid for properties via the internet where the winning bid will be binding. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Sale of 70 properties at online-only auction scheduled for March 18th over 24 hours

Galway bypass: the proposed new route  is expected to cost between €500 million and €750 million under public private partnership. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Proposed route could result in the demolition of 30 and 130 homes

Through the clever use of glass, stone and natural materials, this stylish 1930s house still manages to feel homely. It’s on the (...)

Patrick’s Hill  in Cork: house price growth in the city has been gathering pace since the middle of last year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Shortgage of properties to buy and absence of new homes building driving increases

This is Dublin-born Karen Barrett Baral’s 17th restoration, but her first in Ireland

Looking ahead: The obvious release valve on price pressure will be the construction of new homes in desirable areas in 2015

A key cooling factor is the proposed Central Bank mortgage limit to double the deposit requirement, as buyers, sellers and builde(...)

Coastal property is set on 30 acres has two houses and a private beach

The Hollybrook scheme is the final part of the Robswall development in Malahide

Hollybrook takes unusual step of selling during festive season

The top selling houses of 2014: €7.9 million,  Deepwell, Blackrock, Co Dublin

It has been a year of two halves for Dublin property – galloping price rises, then a reality check.

The Clancy Quay development in Dublin is a sign of what the private rental market here could look like – with a range of shared f(...)

Hillfield is an exclusive development of 11 detached houses on a private, seven-acre site on Ferndale Road in Rathmichael, and is (...)

Paddy McKillen senior: the expression of interest was issued in recent weeks by solicitors for Soundwave, a company owned by the McKillen property development family. Photograph: PA

Club considers leaving its 108-year-old grounds for five-acres in Booterstown

Khyber Lodge on Dublin’s Nerano Road has had its share of drama in the last decade - it's now back on the market for auction in hi(...)

. . . . sadly, by the time I arrive the kitchen has been firmly closed to guests’ - Madeleine Lyons, property editor

Victorian redbrick in Dublin 4 bought last year for about €1.5m and extensively refurbished

The Hollywood star is selling her scenic coastal property, Lugdine Park, which is set on 35 acres.

 Eddie Irvine built this ultramodern bachelor pad in the noughties after he purchased a small cottage on the half-acre site from businessman Harry Crosbie for €260,000 in 1993.  Photograph: Venturelli/WireImage

Irvine’s lavish Dalkey home has lost some of its whizz-bang appeal

Killiney House, one of the oldest in the vicinity of the Co Dublin village, was once the home of Jim Kerr and Patsy Kensit. It has(...)


This weekend boomtime developer Gerry Gannon returns to the new homes market with the launch of Millers Glen in Swords, a Nama-f(...)

Megan O’Shaughnessy (left) and Shantelle Farrell are the first and second in queue respectively to buy houses at the Millers Glen housing development, in Swords, Co. Dublin, when the properties go on sale on Saturday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Sixty new homes in Gerry Gannon’s Millers Glen scheme go on sale on Saturday at 2pm

Mike and Lou Soden bought 37 Mespil Road in 2002 when he became chief executive at Bank of Ireland. They upgraded the canal bank p(...)

A stylishly upgraded four-bed with charm inside and out

Revenue will only provide clearance to sellers if they can show the valuation placed on their property on May 1st last year was made in good faith and is broadly accurate . Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Revenue to assess bands if home sells for 15% more than estimate for LPT

The former residence of the Canadian ambassador on Strathmore Road, last sold in 2007 amid controversy, is back on the market

Developer Larry O’Mahony  was involved in the disastrous Priory Hall apartment scheme

Larry O’Mahony’s Shrewsbury Road home for sale

Dundarave Estate, close to the Giant’s Causeway in Antrim, is historic seat of clan Macnaghten

Built in the 1850s, this French-style chateau comes with magnificent riverside gardens, a golf course and private fishing rights -(...)

Georgian mansion set on nine acres in prime coastal location in west Cork

St Andrews is a must for golfers, but it’s also an atmospheric town worth visiting

Lyons Estate: €30 million

For most people, the idea of owning a magnificent old mansion on acres of rolling parkland is an impossible dream. But someone is (...)

Renovation results in 360-degree views of Dalkey Island, Howth and Dublin mountains

Marlin is a grand, end-of-terrace Victorian townhouse and is on the market for €2.8million. Its singer owner is trading down for s(...)

Glenthorne on Sandford Road has undergone a dramatic transformation, using the best craftspeople and designers to balance period e(...)

Built by a sea captain and refurbished by his great-grandson, Lismaura is priced at €1.75m

Ireland’s most expensive country home, Lyons Demesne originally came to the market asking €80 million

Former home of late Ryanair founder Tony Ryan has been on market since 2009

155 Upper Leeson Street, Dublin 2: seven-bed guiding €650,000 viewed by 40 parties within two days

Sparse supply and strong demand is driving larger than usual numbers to open viewings

The sale of Deepwell, the former home of the Reihills of Tedcastle Oil, for just 20 per cent below the bullish asking price signal(...)

The biggest one-off residential sale was the former home of Sean Dunne and his wife Gayle Killalea, Walford on Shrewsbury Road in Ballsbridge, in March 2013 for €14 million

Analysis of Residential Property Price Register shows significant rise

Letoonia Golf Resort, an all-inclusive hotel in Turkey
Turkish delight

Letoonia Golf Resort’s fun-in-the-sun experience scored a 100 per cent hit rate with Madeleine Lyons’s two children

Yvonne and Ronan Keating’s mansion in Dublin's Malahide is for sale

Ashtown Lodge in Castleknock  on a 25-acre estate

Properties in Castleknock and Killiney net €5.5 million and €4 million respectively

Walford, Shrewsbury Road, Dublin 4:  €14 million

With transaction levels improving, it was the former Celtic Tiger trophy homes, including those in the embassy belt and south Du(...)

house price rise

Canny investors are happily picking off prime properties at the right price. The rental market is flying because of serious shorta(...)

Purchased as a renovation project eight years ago, the owners of Abbeylands, a handsome double-fronted Victorian built in 1861, ha(...)

Abbeville, Kinsealy, Co Dublin. Photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

250-acre Georgian house at Kinsealy in north Dublin acquired by Japanese businessman in hospitality sector

Abbeville, Kinsealy, Co Dublin: The former home of Charles J Haughey has been sold to a Japanese businesman for a figure believed to be about €5.2 million.

250-acre Georgian house at Kinsealy in north Dublin acquired by Japanese businessman in hospitality sector

Paddock Wood on Killiney Hill Road in Dalkey: Joan Nagle told an auction yesterday a €1 million air ventilation system never worked, the  swimming pool was faulty, structural fins installed were the wrong size and eight doors in the house that opened outwards had been lost in high winds

€1m air ventilation system never worked, pool was faulty

Terry Coleman bought Sorrento House for £5.9m, the highest auction price for a Dublin house

Milverton, Herbert Park, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, which has  sold at auction for €4.6  million

Sale is highest price achieved at auction for a residential property in recent years

 St Thomas, Whitechurch, Dublin 16

Georgian house on about 15 acres in Rathfarnham now likely to be developed as a sports facility and clubhouse

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