House prices may increase 11pc by 2020 – ESRI

House prices may increase 11pc by 2020 - ESRI Stock photo: GETTY House prices could rise by 11pc between now and 2020 after a period of dramatic increases and drops never before seen, new research from...

Housing bottleneck will worsen as population growth speeds up

Housing bottleneck will worsen as population growth speeds up Dublin will need to build at least 200 homes a week Five years ago, as many wondered whether the green shoots were actually emerging, the Central Statistics...

Eurozone agrees deal to pave way for end to Greece’s bailout

Eurozone agrees deal to pave way for end to Greece’s bailout It also got another injection of 15 billion euros under the deal. Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos speaks with European Commissioner for Economic and Financial...

Low-cost carrier Norwegian launches direct flights from Ireland to Canada

Low-cost carrier Norwegian launches direct flights from Ireland to Canada Direct services to Hamilton, Ontario set for take-off in March 2019, the airline says The CN Tower in Toronto Norwegian will start a new daily service between...

Celebrity suicide is not a fashion to be copied

Celebrity suicide is not a fashion to be copied Robin Williams The language brigade have pulled me up once or twice for using the phrase "committed suicide" and told me it is "died by suicide". They...

Denouncing Ireland as a tax haven is as dated as calling it homophobic because...

Denouncing Ireland as a tax haven is as dated as calling it homophobic because of our past Ireland's FDI success story has come under fire - yet again - from the other side of the...

Hi-de-hi, campers! 70 years since Butlin’s came to Co Meath

Hi-de-hi, campers! 70 years since Butlin's came to Co Meath When Mosney opened in 1948, objectors feared it would become a new ­English ­colony and den of vice, but it proved to be a stronghold...

Poundworld denied £4.1m business rates lifeline ahead of collapse

Poundworld denied £4.1m business rates lifeline ahead of collapse The Government’s revaluation of business rates was supposed to hand the retailer a tax cut. Poundworld has started stock clearance sales (Jane Barlow/PA) Poundworld was denied a £4.1...

Politics created the euro – will they doom it as cracks spread?

Politics created the euro - will they doom it as cracks spread? 'Italy is a member of the euro. A threat to the single currency threatens everything.' Stock image The European Union is fundamentally a political...

Where to find affordable new homes for first-timers

Where to find affordable new homes for first-timers In a market where house prices are rising with every new development phase, we scour the schemes for family homes at €300k to €315k 'New homes within the...

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