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

Property auction specialist Allsop Space will this week launch an online auction that will allow buyers bid for properties via the internet where the (...)

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

Galway residents have expressed serious concern at proposals to route a new bypass around the city that will result in the demolition of between 30(...)

Woodlands Park is an unexpected oasis of calm between the two heaving arteries of the N11 and the Rock Road that daily ferry suburban commuters to (...)

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

The residential property market in Cork is likely to overtake the Dublin market this year. House price growth in Cork has been gathering pace since(...)


Before Karen Barrett Baral came to Dublin from her Sydney home, her property development credentials were firmly intact. Her business in Australia is (...)

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

The new year brings with it fresh speculation as to how the property market will perform in 2015. But if anything was learned last year, it’s that (...)

In the dog days of January thoughts turn to escape, and the buyers of Drishane Point in west Cork have secured a permanent escape to rival most fol(...)

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

A new homes scheme in Malahide is using the holiday period to attract prospective buyers by taking the unusual step of launching over Christmas. Holly(...)

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

If 2013 was the year when the tumbling property market found a floor, 2014 was the one where property values, particularly in the capital, not only(...)


Experiences of the recent past have knocked a serious dent in the national obsession with property ownership. This, combined with an increasingly m(...)