A construction worker lays a row of bricks on the Cairn Homes Plc Marianella residential construction site in Dublin in November 2016. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Listed builders here will offer about 2,000 new homes for sale or rent this year, some 9 per cent of the total 22,000 dwellings that are expected to b(...)

Charles Gallagher, executive chairman of Abbey, speaking at the company’s agm in Malahide. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The suggestion by housebuilder Abbey’s executive chairman, Charles Gallagher, that cutting the 13.5 per cent VAT rate on houses would boost both the s(...)

Abbey executive chairman Charles Gallagher. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government should scrap VAT on houses to boost the supply of new homes, even it means higher profits for developers, according to Charles Gallaghe(...)

Abbey chairman Charles Gallagher had said the Dublin-listed company would “probably do 80 plus” Irish sales.

Housebuilder Abbey almost doubled its Irish house sales last year, the company said in a trading update on Friday. The listed firm completed 606 hous(...)

Claire Malone believes the legal restrictions on abortion put her life at risk. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

A Co Wexford woman who believed her pregnancy could kill her due to her existing health conditions was unable to have a termination after doctors judg(...)

 Charles Gallagher, executive chairman, of Abbey plc. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Housebuilder Abbey aims to more than double its Irish house sales this year, to levels not seen since before the State entered an international bailou(...)

Abbey completed 586 home sales during the year. Photograph: iStock

Dublin-listed housebuilder Abbey said on Friday that its turnover for the year to the end of April has come in “moderately short” of the €220 million (...)

Youghal Clock Gate Tower:   the new interpretative centre tells the story of the town from the 1400s to the 1900s. Photograph: Google Street View

It was once a place to be avoided serving as a gallows and jail but on Friday Youghal’s historical Clock Gate Tower opened its doors to welcome visito(...)

Charles Gallagher:  “Ireland has benefited over time from its very competitive tax structure. Now the UK is closing the gap”

The decline of sterling will cause significant cost problems in the Republic, the executive chairman of listed housebuilder Abbey has warned. In an (...)

Digiweb founder Colm Piercey: said there were “definitely no talks”.

The Sunday Times reports that Digiweb has hired IBI Corporate Finance to review its strategic options, including a possible sale of the telecoms comp(...)

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