“If Cowen had been alive to the threat of the financial crisis that was brewing from mid 2007, his government would have had more options in September 2008 when formulating a response.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Brian Cowen’s appearance at the Oireachtas banking inquiry last week had many politicians and media in Leinster House purring about his intellect and (...)

St Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre in Dublin: to undergo a change of ownership and a shake-up. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Dublin’s Stephen’s Green shopping centre is about to undergo a change of ownership and a shake-up. Majority owner Irish Life, with a 73 per cent st(...)

Frascati shopping centre in Blackrock, Co Dublin: Invesco will pay about €68 million for the centre. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ownership of yet another Dublin shopping centre is about to change hands. Invesco, the American investment management company, has agreed to pay in (...)

CGI of Block H in Central Park, Leopardstown: it will be completed in December 2016

Green REIT has moved swiftly to find tenants for the last available vacant office space at Central Park in Leopardstown, Dublin 18, completing contrac(...)

Grattan House in City Junction Business Park at Northern Cross in Dublin 17 is about 50 per cent let

A partially let office building at Northern Cross, close to the M50/M1 interchange at Northern Cross in Dublin 17, goes on sale today at a significant(...)

The vacant ground floor accommodation of the three-storey office and retail terraced building at Fairview extends to 249sq m (2,573sq ft)

Agents Knight Frank is seeking in excess of €960,000 for a partially let three-storey office and retail terraced building at Fairview, Dublin 3. The (...)

The 27 hectares (66.7 acres) have a residential zoning and front on to the M1 motorway, just south of the river Boyne

GVA Don Ó Buachalla is seeking €2.3 million for a prime landbank on the west side of Drogheda town. The 27 hectares (66.7 acres) have a residential z(...)

17-19 The Anchorage: sale of the quayside property for €26 million at a yield of just 4.3 per cent is indicative of how much prime yields have tightened

Investor spend in the Irish commercial property investment market in the second quarter of 2015 was split almost 50/50 between Dublin and the province(...)

Cafes on South William Street: Dublin made it to fourth place in the Matador network’s list of the world’s best cities for coffee lovers and is hosting the world barista championships next year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

(...) maximise the leisure economy . . . if we don’t want to see our streets fade and die”. Against this seismic(...)

Most of the demand for office space is still focused on the city centre as  Dublin 1, 2 and 4  account for 65 per cent of take-up

(...) greater number of firms seeking to augment their office footprint as employment levels in the economy(...)