137 Ivy Exchange, Parnell Street, Dublin 1:  €215,000,  Gunne (Glasnevin)

With risk-free options such as deposit accounts still offering paltry returns, investors are unsurprisingly still actively seeking high-yielding pr(...)

The heart of Dublin was so riddled by urban blight 40 years ago that one former Lord Mayor (the late Jim Mitchell, of Fine Gael) complained that it(...)

John Collison, co-founder of Stripe, speaking    during the  Web Summit at the RDS in  November. Photograph: Barbara Lindberg

For the first time since the financial crash, it was harder this year to pick the losers than the winners. As well-known businesses toppled and entrep(...)

Father Mathew Hall: originally designed  as a base for the Halston Street Temperance Sodality

One of Dublin’s best known landmarks, Father Mathew Hall near the Four Courts, originally known for its links to the temperance movement and later to (...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny  at the Mansion House, Dublin, for the launch of the Royal Irish Academy’s Art and Architecture of Ireland. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Taoiseach Enda Kenny described them as “the gospels of Ireland”. President of the Royal Irish Academy Prof Mary Daly said they were “national monumen(...)

 Eddie Irvine built this ultramodern bachelor pad in the noughties after he purchased a small cottage on the half-acre site from businessman Harry Crosbie for €260,000 in 1993.  Photograph: Venturelli/WireImage 2:28

From the moment it was built, it was hailed as the house with the go-faster stripes. Outdoor pool linking to indoor lagoon. Tick. Party-size Jacuzzi w(...)

Working on the docks: until very recently, planners believed it could take 10 years or more to deliver more residential property in Docklands, but now they think it could happen much quicker because of the current shortage of housing in Dublin. Working on the docks: until very recently, planners believed it could take 10 years or more to deliver more residential property in Docklands, but now they think it could happen much quicker because of the current shortage of housing in Dublin

Michael Noonan lost the run of himself recently when he suggested, in true cheerleader style, that Docklands “has the potential to be the Canary Wharf(...)

John and Bernie Gallagher outbid Live Nation, Denis Desmond’s MCD, the Ambassador Theatre Group in the UK, Dublin-based New Beginnings and several private investors to acquire the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.

Wealthy Dublin couple John and Bernie Gallagher, who made a fortune from the sale of Jurys Doyle hotels before the property crash, have acquired the B(...)

Glittering: the theatre on its opening night, in March 2010. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

It is now all but certain that the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, the best-appointed performance space on the island, will be sold off by Nama-appointed re(...)

 Businessman Harry Crosbie. Photograph: Collins

The National Assets Management Agency is entitled to enforce a €77 million judgment against certain assets of businessman Harry Crosbie, a High Court (...)