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# first home

Last month
November 2023
The average age for first-time buyer mortgages reaches 35
Just a fifth of first-time buyers are under the age of 30.
This year
Extending eviction ban would reduce number of rental properties even more, says O'Brien
The Housing Minister formally announced today that the eviction moratorium will be lifted from 31 March
Housing minister rejects warning government scheme may push up house prices
Darragh O’Brien said he does not believe a state-backed scheme will have any “major implications” on driving up house price inflation.
Last year
Government's €400 million shared equity scheme for first-time buyers now open for applications
The scheme aims to help people secure a home by providing part of the purchase price of the dwelling in return for a minority equity stake.
All time
Elliott's Andy Dufresne back to winning ways at Punchestown
Mark Walsh was on board for success after a shock loss at Navan last month.
More success for Mullins as Min takes John Durkan glory at Punchestown
Cilaos Emery took the feature race at Cork today.
Letters to a Fresher: College graduates tell us what they wish they'd known in first year
We asked three recent graduates to write a letter to their former selves. Here’s what they had to say…
Flying the nest: What to pack and how to settle in
New job, new third-level world, or even just finally getting enough cash to move from your parents’ house to your own space: our guide to getting settled.
Brendan Grace interview reveals Charlie Haughey helped buy his family their first house
Brendan Grace said money he received from an action taken against the former Taoiseach allowed him buy his family home.