Detached houses on corner sites in well-located suburbs were prime targets for small developers at the height of the boom. In 2005 there were ambitiou(...)

Illustration: Dearbhla Kelly

On a tour of Ireland, one might easily ask: where are the women? There are statues to a few (we counted just five), a smattering of commemorative plaq(...)

The living area at 17 Library Road in Dún Laoghaire – seating to the front before an inset woodburner, dining in the middle and contemporary fitted kitchen to the rear – has a polished concrete floor.

When this terraced redbrick in Dún Laoghaire last came on the market – just over a year ago – one website called it “the grimmest house in Dublin”. It(...)

Mourners at the funeral of Eileen Battersby in Drogheda at St Peter’s Church, Drogheda, Co Louth.  Photograph: Donall Farmer

Literary critic, author and journalist Eileen Battersby was a “brilliant”, “beguiling”, “beautiful”, “courageous”, “dynamic” romantic who lived by her(...)

Cambridge: punting on the River Cam

Ah, college days, punting along the Cam on a sun-dappled late-August morning, the giant weeping willows on the banks trailing into the water as Newton(...)

St. Benedict’s, Brighton Road, Foxrock, Dublin 18

The dismantling of a Foxrock site once owned by property developer David Agar continues with the arrival on the market of St Benedict’s, a vast dormer(...)

In just over 10 years much has changed at 97 South Circular Road, a few doors up from Leonard’s Corner. Then it was in poor condition and its new owne(...)

A  new report from AIB argues that rising investor interest among big funds and pension schemes in large Irish apartment schemes is “critical” to solving the State’s housing supply crisis and easing rent growth, as they provide much-needed funds to support construction in the sector

The surge in activity among high-scale investors in the property market has prompted criticism that they are vacuuming up supply that might ordinarily(...)

Ryanair pilots in Ireland have balloted on industrial action following a row with the airline over seniority. This could disrupt the holiday plans of (...)

St Alban’s, Albany Avenue, Monkstown, Co Dublin

The family that own St Alban’s, the striking pink property on Albany Avenue in Monkstown, commissioned some research on their house, discovering that (...)

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