The Ibec logo is based on the spiral patterns of a sunflower. The seeds are arranged in a manner that makes efficient use of the available space, giving maximum room for each seed to flourish and minimising wastage of space.

Strolling along Baggot Street in Dublin recently, I noticed a plaque at the entrance to the Ibec head office. It was a logo with a circular pattern of(...)

Co Cork, Ireland: €200,000, Michael Russell and Co
Take Five for about €200,000
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  • March 27, 2014, 00:00

Michael Russell and Co is seeking €200,000 for this two-bed bungalow in Grosvenor Lodge, Galways Lane, Douglas, Co Cork

Shanghai teenagers put the rest of the world to shame when it comes to reading, maths and science, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperat(...)

Will 2014 be DIT’s year?

1 Teacher strikes loom As the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland (ASTI) hangs tough, a lot is riding on the latest ballot on a different ver(...)

People have a fascination with league tables and lists. There must be some psychology to it all. A top 10 of almost anything will keep people interest(...)

Donoughmore Cross, Co Cork: €350,000, ERA Downey McCarthy
Take Five
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  • October 24, 2013, 00:00

Ireland: Co CorkERA Downey McCarthy is seeking €350,000 for this six-bedroom house in Donoughmore Cross, Co Cork, on half an acreFrance: Midi Pyrenees(...)

Whitechurch, Co Cork: €300,000, Jeremy Murphy and Associates
Take five for €300,000
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  • August 29, 2013, 00:00

Spain A short walk to shops and other amenities, this terraced house in Nueva Andalucia has a livingroom with fireplace opening on to a terrace a(...)

Unable to get an Algerian visa in Paris, we sped south through Italy to catch the ferry from Sicily to Tunisia and see if we could blag our way(...)