Paul Lyons

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Grafton Street in December: the latest data show once Christmas finished, footfall  fell off a cliff. Photograph: Tom Honan

Grafton Street in central Dublin may be the country’s prime retail zone and the 13th most expensive shopping street in the world. But it isn’t the Yel(...)

Grafton Street was named the 13th most expensive shopping street in the world by property agency Cushman & Wakefield, and the seventh most expensive in Europe, with rents averaging €3,794 per sq m per year

Danish-Irish shoe retailer Ecco Ireland will next week shut its store on Dublin’s prime shopping zone, Grafton Street, because it says it would be una(...)

Photograph: iStock

The Republic’s banking system “remains vulnerable” to property price corrections, a research note published by the Central Bank of Ireland has found, (...)

At the beginning of the year, the emphasis is on fitness, which mainly consists of running and doing high-intensity exercises. This is the most gruelling and challenging period of the year
Why I Love ... Hurling

From as early as I can remember, I have always been sports mad. No matter what the sport, if it had something to do with a ball, I was in. As I got ol(...)

The average loan drawn down by first-time buyers under the Central Bank’s mortgage rules last year was €185,939. Photograph: iStock

First-time buyers borrowed an average of 78.8 per cent of the value of their property and 2.9 times their income in 2016, according to a Central Bank (...)