One option in Dublin for a buyer on an income of €37,000 is a two-bedroom house on Clonard Road in Crumlin, Dublin 12, which is asking €199,000.

Not so long ago, a reader had a query as to whether or not there was “any hope” for them to buy a house. Single, and earning about €37,000 a year in a(...)

The introduction of Help To Buy and an overall rise in development means first-time buyers  have more choice now than they would have had in the recent past, and bidding isn’t as frenzied

They are aged about 34, earning about €69,000 if they live outside of Dublin, and €81,000 in the capital, and looking to buy a new home in Dublin 15, (...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Francesca McDonagh

AIB and Bank of Ireland have emerged from the wreckage of the Republic’s financial system a decade ago with a near-dominant position in the market. Wi(...)

Kerry Group’s Stan McCarthy: received a performance-related pay bonus of $1.67 million, up from $1.34 million. Photograph: David Sleator

Kerry Group’s former boss Stan McCarthy saw his remuneration jump nearly 50 per cent last year, making him one of the highest-paid Irish chief executi(...)

Central Bank rules on mortgage lending mean that only 20% of first-time buyers are allowed to borrow more than 3.5 times their income.

First-time buyers and trader uppers looking to borrow more than Central Bank rules allow are already running out of time to secure an exemption for a (...)

Turned down for a mortgage? Here’s why it might have happened. Photograph: Getty

If there are many reasons why people might want to buy a house now – rapidly rising rents and house prices to name just two – there seem to be just as(...)

All indicators suggest that house price and rental growth will continue into 2018, with double-digit hikes expected in the former and price growth of between 4-7 per cent for the latter. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s been a year of highs – US markets reached new peaks, while rents exceeded Celtic Tiger levels. And lows, as evidenced by the ongoing tracker mort(...)

Brian Reilly: “We are wholly confident that this initiative can be achieved, and on an ethical basis, especially following last week’s successful meetings in New York.”

Plans to establish a benevolent vulture fund in Ireland, which would buy up €5 billion of distressed mortgages and let the properties back to the occu(...)

RTÉ broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan with Traveller activist Brigid Quilligan after they were  conferred with  honorary doctorates at UCC. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Traveller activist Brigid Quilligan spoke of the need to reverse funding cuts which hit the Traveller community hard during the austerity years as she(...)

Dr Michael Dowling outisde the  inquest into the death of Marian Tracy. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A medical intern who sent photos of a seriously-ill patient to a doctor-on-call was following instructions, an inquest heard. The intern-on-call at (...)

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