Mount Alverno, Monte Alverno, Sorrento Road, Dalkey

Granite-clad villa with sea views on three sides and space to entertain in style

Keith Lowe, DNG managing director: The portals annual figures are going to go into orbit if this keeps up.

Discrepancies between the property portal figures and those of the two leading estate agencies are quite stark

Solicitor’s 17,000sq ft home replete with ballroom, cinema, three bars and 11 bedrooms

‘Marilyn Mansion’ in Clondalkin an internet sensation since going on the market

Nirvana is on Millionaire’s Row just beyond the Castleknock gate of the Phoenix Park.

The 8000sq ft home of former Baltimore Technologies chief, Fran Rooney, comes with a 15m indoor pool, sauna, cinema, bar, snooker (...)

At least €70,000 has been spent preparing the property for sale

Ex-owners of Killiney property fought lengthy legal battle with bank on loan repayments

Gorse Hill: “Those with €8.5million to spend buying  it are unlikely to be overly bothered by its controversial recent past.”

The controversial O’Donnell mansion on Vico Road has had a €70,000 facelift and is on the market for €8.5million

5 Argyle Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4.

Crampton-built property has been gradually upgraded to create a luxurious family home

Lyons Estate in Co Kildare: property was the single biggest transaction recorded in 2016, selling  for €12 million

The dearest house cost €18m, in a year when prices rose but fewer properties sold

Sean Dunne with his wife Gayle Killilea in 2008. Photograph: Derek Speirs

Trophy Celtic Tiger home where Dunne and Gayle Killilea lived up to 2007, purchased by an Irish buyer

Home of late Brian Lenihan snr now on market for €1.3m following death of widow Ann

One of Dublin’s oldest homes once visited by Queen Victoria on market for €2.75m

With its turrets and arched windows, Luggala is a Gothic Revival fantasy.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Bohemians rhapsodise about it and high society have always loved the magical estate in Wicklow

Garech Browne became custodian of Luggala Estate in Co Wicklow after his mother Oonagh Guinness’s death in 1970. Photographs: Neil Gavin, Walter Pfeiffer

One serious overseas offer on table would accommodate 77-year-old custodian

The RTÉ mast on the broadcaster’s Donnybrook site in south Dublin. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Broadcaster tells staff the sale of Dublin 4 land will raise ‘much-needed funding’ for future

Luggala, currently the home of Guinness heir Garech Browne, is  going on sale with a $30 million (€28 million) price tag. Photograph: Walter Pfeiffer

Beatles, Mick Jagger and Michael Jackson among famous guests who stayed at Luggala

New homes schemes remain well below what is required but latest policy measures should offer a stimulus as more buyers enter the m(...)

This area of the north docklands is fast becoming one of Dublin’s most active development hotspots

Paddy McKillen-backed Oakmount to build five floor hotel, bar and restaurant in strategic North Quay development zone

Caroline Quentin and Piers Taylor in The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes

A new big budget BBC show will have those obsessed with property in raptures - and there’s not a single grumpy Kevin McCloud on t(...)

Outside of Dublin, there are 27,000 less rental properties since 2011

Move to encourage more REITs into the rental market noted

To say these properties are in poor repair is something of an understatement

Shearwater in Kenmare, Co Kerry which sold for €2.7 million

The year saw a shift from D4 to D6 while the country market slowed on the previous year

While the number of new homes built in the first eight months of the year  is up around 30 per cent on last year, in Dublin new homes under construction have  fallen almost 3 per cent. Photograph: Istock

Chronic shortage of houses persists, rents continued to rise but the Central Bank eased its mortgage lending restrictions

Shelly McNamara and Yvonne Farrell, of Grafton Architects, at their office in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Grafton Architects collaborated on the UTEC project with local partners to create a new campus building for Lima’s specialist engi(...)

Prime properties in Dublin rose to 5.5 per cent  annually, according to Knight Frank

Dublin in 13th position globally as prices show general decline worldwide

Clever makeover expands and updates coastguard cottage

New Generation Homes’s Patrick Crean (left) will take control of the new business as Greg Kavanagh (right) departs.

Developer gets multimillion-euro payout as UK backer takes control of property firm’s assets

Goblusk House was styled on a Palladian villa and lies on 20 acres of landscaped grounds on the shores of Lough Erne. It comes on(...)

Minister for Housing Simon Coveney was blue in the face fending off criticism that his budget was a one-trick pony . Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Income tax rebate for first-time buyers aims to boost housing supply and property market

The Building Information Index reflected a 15 per cent fall-off in the combined value of residential schemes from €4.46 billion in the first half of 2015 to €3.81 billion in the first half of 2016

Latest building figures show residential projects are slowest to get off the ground

This substantial property on the only remaining intact Georgian street north of Dublin’s Liffey has been lavishly refurbished to a(...)

Blackrock House, a Georgian building dating from the late 1700s

This Georgian property has been converted into 27 luxury apartments

Semi-detached three bed recently upgraded for €635,000

Harristown Demesne in Co Kildare is on the market for €25 million

Harristown Demesne is a fine mansion on 750 acres. Nearby, the rich soil has produced great horses

The controversial development was announced in 2006 and has eventually come to fruition, with the first phase of Marina Village ho(...)

Burger millionare Pat McDonagh splashes out on Galway’s finest house

Dungooley Lodge in Co Louth

The €4.1m asking price includes 27,000sq ft ‘shell’ house and 256 acres in Co Louth

5 Belvedere Place, North City Centre

With major refurbishment, this four-storey mixed-use could be a stylish city residence

 The house at 19 Temple Road, Dartry, Dublin  6 was sold in May, in a quiet, off-market deal. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sale of the Victorian property in Dublin 6 is the highest price paid in State so far this year for a residential property

Owners of Ashton Wood sold bigger home, retaining some of garden to build anew

In Dublin the northside accounts for most of the sales growth where transactions grew by 19 per cent last year, mostly accounted for by new homes. Photograph: IStock

While it may seem the market is picking up, appearances can deceive

Victorian shooting and fishing estate beside Lough Conn on sale as couple downsizing

A Fante painting from John Cunningham’s collection. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Collector John Cunningham is spearheading the IMMA 1000 campaign to raise funding for artists

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(...)

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