Ballyfin in Co Laois: the best hotel in Ireland.

Ballyfin in Co Laois topped the list of best Irish hotels as voted by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine. Six other five-star hotels scored s(...)

Halcam Court, 61 Pembroke Road in Dublin 4: currently producing rental income of €362,148 a year

The newly announced sale of one of the largest houses in Ballsbridge, which is divided into 15 apartments, with three mews houses at the rear, looks s(...)

The uprooted  tree on Northbrook Road, Ranelagh, Dublin. Photograph:  Tom Honan

Three trees on the southside of Dublin city, 60ft-70ft in height and up to 100 years old, had to be removed by a specialist tree surgeon in the afterm(...)

The Hops bar at D Hotel, Drogheda, specialises in signature cocktails, fine wines and craft beers.
Business bites

D for design overhaul D Hotel Drogheda has followed up its newly renovated Hops bar and Il Ponte restaurant with great new menus. The beautifully ref(...)

AP McCoy will talk to Paddy Power at the One-Zero 2017 conference on Tuesday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Monday, October 16th Results: Kuehne and Nagel, Netflix. Indicators: Irish goods exports and imports (Aug); Euro zone balance of trade (Aug). Tuesd(...)

The owners of  Herbert Park Hotel bought  36 and 38 Herbert Park last year for €6.2 million and now plan two four-storey apartment buildings

It’s been a decade since the Block last witnessed developers buying up multi-million euro homes in Dublin 4 only to demolish them and redevelop as apa(...)

Minister for Finance and Minister for Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe’s budget offered few surprises, which was perhaps a surprise in itself

Budget 2018 spread the jam thinly. The winners are middle-income earners, writes Eoin Burke-Kennedy. The losers are sun-bed loving smokers with a tast(...)

Plans for One Ballsbridge. A new streetscape will link Pembroke and Shelbourne roads in Dublin 4.

The Avoca chain of luxury retail outlets and cafes is to open a food hall at a new business, leisure and residential centre to be unveiled shortly by (...)

With the Irish economy expected to continue its recovery and some significant developments due to enter the construction phase shortly, it is likely the number of cranes on Dublin’s skyline will increase

There were 70 construction cranes visible over the centre of Dublin on October 1st from the seventh floor of the Irish Times building on Tara Street. (...)

“It’s inequitable. New apartments at Lansdowne Place in Ballsbridge have prices ranging from €825,000 to €6.5 million. The property tax on €6.5 million is €16,000 a year,” said Paddy McCartan. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Dublin local authorities stand to lose in the region of €30 million by 2019 in Local Property Tax (LPT) foregone on new homes, figures compiled by Dub(...)