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# need-to-know - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Nine more people with the virus die, and the difficulty with reopening playgrounds: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s what Covid-related news is making headlines today.

# need-to-know - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Buy your own island out West for €1.25m: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus Reddit is set to open a Dublin office, its first location outside the US.

# need-to-know - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Locals fight plans for Vicar Street hotel: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus, how many homes were sold in Ireland last year?

# need-to-know - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Tayto Park's new rollercoaster gets the green light: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus, a new six-storey Dublin office block hits the market for €155m.

# need-to-know - Thursday 7 February, 2019

UK co-working space opens its first Dublin location: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus, the State has spent over €100k on private security for an unused barracks.

# need-to-know - Thursday 31 January, 2019

State fund set to deliver 7,500 new homes in five years: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus, Dublin’s Suffolk St is about to be pedestrianised… but just for six weeks.

# need-to-know - Thursday 24 January, 2019

U2 visitor centre gets go-ahead for Grand Canal Quay: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus, US tech giant Salesforce reckons our housing crisis will ease by 2021.

# need-to-know - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Green light for Vicar St hotel with 185 bedrooms: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus planning rows over a Scientology-linked drug centre hit the High Court.

# need-to-know - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Dublin City Council takes the planning board to court: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus, Ibec says Ireland needs tens of thousands more builders if we’re to meet construction demand.

# need-to-know - Thursday 3 January, 2019

'Faster' way to buy and sell homes introduced: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus nearly 300 vacant sites are now subject to a levy.

# need-to-know - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Overseas developers confirm 3,000 new Dublin homes: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus, Primark gets a new Belfast premises following a fire earlier this year.

# need-to-know - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Rent hike legislation to be brought to Cabinet next week: 5 things to know in property right now

Plus, a new report says Dublin is one of Europe’s ‘best bets’ for real estate investment.

# need-to-know - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Pat Kenny wins planning row with developer: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus, renewed discussions about an ‘airport city’ in the midlands.

# need-to-know - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'Spa-like showers' for Dublin Airport in €1.7bn upgrade: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus excess heat from Amazon’s data centre will be used to warm Tallaght homes.

# need-to-know - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Average of €25k payback for Bus Connects homeowners: 5 things to know in property this week

New bus and cycle lanes will affect some people’s front gardens and parking spaces.

# need-to-know - Thursday 8 November, 2018

The 'Google Ghetto' may be expanding: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus, Dublin will be extra bright this Christmas.

# need-to-know - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Dún Laoghaire's €20m hub axed (but no-one can agree on why): 5 things to know in property this week

And Dublin’s Metrolink has been delayed due to a high volume of public feedback.

# need-to-know - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Structural issues could affect 40 Irish schools: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus, a new €10 million spa for Longford.

# need-to-know - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Proposed legislation bans controversial landlord charges: 5 things to know in property this week

And College Green plaza plans are refused permission.

# need-to-know - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Galway's sports stadium gets €30m facelift: 5 things to know in property this week

And a Dublin development of close to 1000 new homes gets the green light.

# need-to-know - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Green light for Galway ring road after two decades: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus Sinn Féin proposes a €400 second-home tax.

# need-to-know - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Closing time for Starbucks in Cork city: 5 things to know in property this week

And is Dublin’s house price growth finally slowing down again?

# need-to-know - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Plans for new hotel in Arnotts car park approved: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus US firm Equinix buys a Dublin site for its new data centre.

# need-to-know - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Red light for kids' play centre at the Wright Venue: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus Cork’s Wilton Shopping Centre is on the market for €86m.

# need-to-know - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Supermac’s boss hits another stumbling block: 5 things to know in property this week

And, voting has been put on hold over the sale of a historic building.

# need-to-know - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Five-star Druids Glen resort on sale for €45m: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus a luxury five-star hotel hits the market.

# need-to-know - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Pope's parade to cause transport delays for Dublin residents: 5 things to know in property this week

And a Docklands apartment-block-in-progress is on sale for €52.5m.

# need-to-know - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Do you live in one of the world's friendliest cities? 5 things to know in property this week

Cork, Dublin and Galway all got the nod from Condé Nast Traveler.

# need-to-know - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Dublin's water supply could run out in 70 days: 5 things to know in property this week

And work on Cork’s massive Horgan Quay development is set to kick off in the next fortnight.

# need-to-know - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Last waterfront site in Dublin's docklands for sale: 5 things to know in property this week

And plans for a U2 visitor centre have already met roadblocks.

# need-to-know - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Former U2 warehouse set for revamp: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus Ireland’s hosepipe ban could continue.

# need-to-know - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Disused quarter of Dundrum set for revamp: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus Glanbia has some major plans for Laois.

# need-to-know - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Irish buyers are setting their sights on Disney World: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus Ireland’s highest earning construction firm revealed.

# need-to-know - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Plans for 1,000 fast-track apartments announced: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus the owner of Muckross Park Hotel bags €40m to expand nationwide.

# need-to-know - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Ireland needs 2,000 more surveyors: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus Dublin has been named one of Europe’s top cities for real estate investment.

# need-to-know - Thursday 21 June, 2018

TD calls new town plan 'one of the worst ever': 5 things to know in property this week

Plus Dublin’s skyline could look completely different by 2040.

# need-to-know - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Dublin living costs are now higher than Abu Dhabi: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus Prince Charles and Camilla cause traffic disruption down south.

# need-to-know - Thursday 7 June, 2018

DART Underground halts city-centre development: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus a new superpub on Dublin’s Harcourt Street gets the go ahead.

# need-to-know - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Cork's controversial incinerator gets the green light: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus the hunt is on for a door thief in Co Laois.

# need-to-know - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Red light for a rooftop cinema at Stephen's Green: 5 things to know in property this week

Plus a second home for Google at Boland’s Quay.

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