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US reeling after storming of Capitol: Here are the main points you need to know this morning
Trump supporters occupied the US Capitol building yesterday. Biden’s win has since been certified.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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'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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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'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.
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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.
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The 'Google Ghetto' may be expanding: 5 things to know in property this week
Plus, Dublin will be extra bright this Christmas.
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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.
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Structural issues could affect 40 Irish schools: 5 things to know in property this week
Plus, a new €10 million spa for Longford.
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Proposed legislation bans controversial landlord charges: 5 things to know in property this week
And College Green plaza plans are refused permission.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Former U2 warehouse set for revamp: 5 things to know in property this week
Plus Ireland’s hosepipe ban could continue.
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Disused quarter of Dundrum set for revamp: 5 things to know in property this week
Plus Glanbia has some major plans for Laois.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.