Barry O’Leary: broke cover with three reasons to be cheerful

Three must be a magic number for Barry O’Leary, the former chief executive of IDA Ireland who left the agency in August, where he was replaced by Mart(...)

Castleknock Golf Club, on 125 acres and close to the Phoenix Park in Dublin, sold for well in excess of the €2.5 million-plus asking price

The profitable Castleknock Golf Club close to the Phoenix Park in Dublin has been sold for nearly 80 per cent over its guide price. Receivers PwC hav(...)

Prime headline rents continued to rise in the third quarter of 2014 and are now approaching €440 per sq m (€41 per sq ft)

Lisney’s latest update on the Dublin office market reports that prime headline rents continued to rise in the third quarter of 2014 and are now approa(...)

A €40 million development which will provide accommodation for 500 students has been announced for the Digital Hub in Dublin’s Liberties area. Pear Tree pictured in The Digital Hub Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A €40 million development which will provide accommodation for 500 students has been announced for the Digital Hub in Dublin’s Liberties area. (...)

Nama is to receive up to €100 million in relation to Treasury Holdings and its former chieftains Johnny Ronan (above) and Richard Barrett.

It isn’t popular to praise Nama, but sometimes the state’s favourite bad bank almost forces us into it. A muted welcome therefore for yesterday’s news(...)

Local youths enjoy the fine weather at Grand Canal Dock, near the tract of land earmarked for development. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Nama has teamed up with Bennett Construction and US-based Oaktree Capital Management, one of the world’s biggest distressed assets investors, to launc(...)