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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# House

All time
# made of money
7 rules Irish people have for talking about money
They MUST have won the Lotto.
# spring clean
9 telltale signs you've been putting off the cleaning for too long
Someone’s got to do it.
# Burglary
Almost half of Irish homeowners do not have a burglar alarm
A survey also found that a quarter of people are leaving spare keys in obvious places outside their homes.
# Construction
Home-building at fastest rate in nine years as industry 'turns corner'
A survey by Ulster Bank found rising activity has prompted firms to expand their staffing levels.
# ballymena
Boy (12) hit by brick thrown through his bedroom window
A number of windows in the house were damaged during the incident.
# boom? what boom?
'We're only barely getting off the ground': Noonan dismisses boom suggestions
The Minister for Finance is in Brussels for a Eurogroup meeting, who said Ireland is “proof” that austerity packages ‘deliver results’.
# the ultimate prank
Irish lads prank their housemate by building a wall through his room
Watch the video here.
# Illinois
Man films terrifying video of tornado devastating his house and neighbourhood
The man and his daughter sheltered in their home as the storm passed.
# phalling prices
Residents fear house price drop as estate 'resembles a giant penis' from above
Google Earth, you are a cruel mistress.
# home owner
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.
# Heritage
EU Commission assessing if demolition of Kilkenny ‘heritage house’ is in breach of EU directive
A local group has said that there is a medieval gable wall at one of the houses but the council said there is not yet sufficient evidence of this.
# Suspect Device
Explosive device 'designed to kill officers' thrown at police in Northern Ireland
The viable explosive device would have killed or maimed had it exploded.
# Drugs
Cocaine seized from house in Clare
A 40-year-old man was arrested at the scene after the drugs were found at the Clare house.
# mobile property porn
Here's a look inside Will Smith's swish €1.8 million two-storey tour trailer
Known as “The Heat”, there’s €20,000 worth of leather in it. Twenty. Thousand. Let’s have a look inside.
# Threat
Hogan reports email threat to burn his family home to gardaí
A spokesperson for the minister said he had previously received threats in relation to the household charge but they were “not like this”.
# hive of activity
Hundreds of mini-robot cleaners could clean your house in a jiffy
Award-winning idea came after designer observed the movements of swarms of bees pollinating flowers.
# Open for Business
US employees ordered to return to work today as shut down ends
President Barack Obama signed the measure which will raise the debt ceiling and reopen the federal government late last night.
# Budget Bingo
PLAY: Budget Bingo 2014
The Budget is here again, so why not turn it into a fun game with’s Budget Bingo?
# Shutdown
US shutdown enters third day after failed White House talks
Hundreds of thousands of federal workers home, museums and national parks are shut, much scientific research is on hold and the shutdown is now threatening already sluggish economic growth.
# Stalemate
Government closure possible in US as politicians deadlocked over budget
Many agencies have been mandated to begin shutting their doors unless a deal can be reached by midnight on Monday.
# Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad creator teaming up with the writer of House for a new project
And you’ll only have to wait until next year to see it.
# The Wall
The DOs and DON'Ts of writing nasty notes to neighbours
It’s an unappreciated art form.
# thumb in butt
WATCH: Stephen Colbert and Hugh Laurie read dirty words together
Contains NSFW language, of course.
# how to
Getting a broken key out of a lock and other DIY annoyances
Video ‘how to’ guides that you might find helpful…
# House
Stolen pesto? Microwave politics? It's time to play Lunchtime Bingo
How many boxes can you tick?
# Mortgage Arrears
Permanent TSB tells customer in arrears of €200 to sell her house
The woman’s case was reviewed recently as she has been on an interest-only payment plan for around three years.
# Pure luck
Truck crashes into sitting room as family were watching TV in Clare
The incident happened on Wednesday evening in Ennistymon, Co Clare.
# Property Porn
Photos: Most expensive house in America is up for sale priced €145 million
Let’s have a gawk.
# Finglas
Device explodes beside car in Finglas
There were people in the house the device exploded outside, but no one was injured.
# Ah here
The most annoying things that happen when you live with someone
Will someone please clean those dishes before I have to write a strongly worded note?
# Property Prices
Property prices continue to drop, down 1.5pc in February - CSO
Residential property prices in Dublin fell by 0.3% last month, while the rest of the country experienced a drop of 2.1%.
# Property Porn
Photos: Here's what a €30 million house in the Cayman Islands looks like
Got some spare millions lying around? Worried about looking flashing if you buy a gaff in Ireland? Never fear.
# fixer upper
For sale: 'Grotty', 'rickety' and 'slimy' Dublin house
This description is brilliantly honest.
# Your Say
Poll: Do property repossessions need to happen for recovery to continue?
As painful and as stressful as it will be for those involved, do large scale property repossessions need to take place for Ireland to recover?
# georgian
Negotiations ongoing over future of Number 29 Georgian museum
But there are no plans for the ESB to close it down, the company told
# Hoax
Hoax device leads to evacuation in Tallaght
Residents of homes in Deerpark Avenue in Tallaght were forced to leave as gardaí and the army bomb squad investigated the suspicious device.
# Investigation
Gardaí find man's body in Drumcondra house
Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of the body in the early hours of this morning.
Dutch architect to build house with 3D printer
The 12,000 sq ft ‘house’ would take around 18 months to build (and you might even be able to build it on the moon).
# Your Say
Poll: Would you consider buying a house this year?
With housing prices possibly due to fall another 20 per cent, would you buy in the current market?