John Mccartney

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‘To not anticipate workplaces that are proofed against future pandemics is to go right back to the blind spot from which we all started.’

Will Covid-19 bring about the end of the office? It’s a question some businesses are considering as they look at ways to return to something like norm(...)

A much reduced rush-hour traffic on the M50 around Dublin during the Covid-19 lockdown. Photograph: Leon Farrell/RollingNews.ie

The public’s adherence to the country’s strict lockdown rules, credited with flattening the infection curve, may be fraying at the edges. There is evi(...)

Grafton street

Will it be July or September? Whenever it is, it will be to a much changed world. In China, normality is creeping back. Shops are reopening. Pe(...)

Figures this week show Dublin rent inflation has slowed from 9.6 per cent a year ago to 6.6 per cent. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

“What degree of #groupthink is needed to believe that this is consistent with a chronically undersupplied market,” John McCartney, director of researc(...)

The report  noted that building commencement notices, a strong indicator of future supply, fell by 18.5 per cent during the three month period. Photograph: PA

The Government’s housing strategy is under renewed pressure in the wake of a report showing housebuilding in Dublin stalled in the second quarter of t(...)

Irish War of Independence: A woman recites the Rosary in front of Mountjoy prison, Dublin, for imprisoned Sinn Féin members on hunger strike. Photograph: adoc-photos/Corbis via Getty Images

County: Cavan Incident: Ambush at Swanlinbar Date: December 17th, 1920 Fatalities: 1 Come out, ye Black and Tans, come out and fight me like a man, S(...)

First-time buyers Nikki Willis  and Rob Pallin: they   finalised the purchase of a property in Dublin last month

First-time buyers Nikki Willis (26) and Rob Pallin (27) started talking about buying a house about three years ago, but with property prices skyrocket(...)

The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office show residential property prices nationally rose by 2.3% in the 12 months to July. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Property prices in Dublin are now falling for the first time in seven years, according to official figures, which show the average cost of a home in t(...)

Moving home: slowing house-price growth is good for first-time buyers. Photograph: iStock/Getty

Property price inflation is slowing. But is this because housing stock is increasing to meet demand, or are there other factors at play? According to(...)

According to the CSO, 4,920 new homes were completed between April and June, a near 12 per cent increase on last year. Photograph: Alan Betson

The State’s housing market has stabilised with price growth in Dublin and other urban areas likely to remain weak for the foreseeable future, a senior(...)

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