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Property prices rise almost 7% in a single year, CSO figures show
Mortgage experts have warned that ‘property prices are really only going one way for the foreseeable future’.
Residents evacuated after fire engulfs one of Dubai's tallest skyscrapers
It is the second time that The Torch has suffered a huge fire in recent years.
Construction begins on top of the range €100 million Dublin office building
‘The Reflector’, as it is known, will eventually provide space for more than 1,000 employees.
This week’s vital property news: A major property auction and Longford gets a holiday resort
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
House prices were up a whopping 16.3% in Ireland at the end of 2014...
… giving us easily the largest increases seen across the EU last year.
Here are some of Dublin's most impressive empty houses
A report released by Dublin City Council has identified sites suitable for renovation.
South Dublin County Council will NOT be charging for child safety signs
Previously residents were required to pay €200 for a sign and pole and €120 for just the sign.
Man tasered as 4 arrested on Islamist-related terror offences
The men have all been taken to police stations in central London.
Nama's transformation from the world's biggest landowner to Ireland's biggest landlord
Nama has taken on a host of new objectives – it looks like a sensible move now, but will it work out?
Construction activity remains "robust" in tenth month of growth
The rate has slowed slightly in the past couple of months but remains strong according to an index by Ulster Bank.
House, apartment prices up 10.6% nationally in year to May
Latest CSO figures show residential property prices rose 22% in Dublin since May 2013.
Number of people looking for planning permission and building homes is on the rise
There were 3,524 residential construction projects started in the first four months of 2014 compared with 1,517 for the same period in 2013.
Here's how many houses the banks have repossessed so far this year
New data from the Central Bank also show mortgage arrears declining, although long term problems remain.
42 prosecutions over substandard housing in Dublin city
Dublin City Council has a team of inspectors visiting rented accommodation on the North Circular Road.
Plan to target land-hoarders could create tens of thousands of jobs
A plan to impose a harsh levy on developers hanging on to prime land is being considered by Cabinet. It’s hoped the measure could help boost the supply of family homes, particularly in Dublin.
Dublin driving continued growth of property prices
House prices across Ireland rose by 2.3 per cent over the last year with Dublin achieving growth levels of 8 per cent.
Pics: Plane crashes into houses, four found dead
The propeller-driven plane struck two small homes near Tweed New Haven Airport in Connecticut, USA. The victims have not yet been identified.
Property prices are now half the price they were in 2007
However, the CSO figures show that for the first time in five years property prices are up.
Poll: What do you think about house prices rising?
Asking prices for homes in parts of Dublin have risen by up to 12 per cent over the past year – but is this a good thing?
Again? House prices in parts of Dublin jump by 12%
Two separate reports into house prices have found prices are still dropping around the country – except in Dublin.
40 hours to go until property tax deadline
Around 1.1 million homeowners have so far paid the charge.
Pipe bomb partially explodes on residential street in Belfast
Police said the people responsible for the device showed a complete disregard for the safety of the local community.
30,000 people a day are sending in property tax returns
With less than two weeks to go until the final deadline for paying the property tax, the number of people paying has increased…
Watchdog to inspect disability centres for the first time
There are around 9,500 people living in residential centres around the country – and this is the first time the centres will be subject to independent scrutiny.
Revenue property tax website cost just under €50,000, says Noonan
Latest figures from Revenue show just over 7,000 people have paid the property tax in its first fortnight.
579 people pay the property tax in its first week
Figures released by the Revenue also show there were more than 600,000 hits on its new website to calculate property tax.
House prices are still falling - except for South County Dublin
The average asking price for a house in Ireland is now €167,000 – down by 54 per cent since the peak of the boom.
At last: Long-awaited register of property prices in Ireland is here, which provides detailed information on residential property prices in Ireland, was launched this afternoon.
Bears break into sweet shop, cars searching for food amid US drought
An exceptionally dry summer has depleted bears’ usual food supplies of berries and vegetation – pushing them further into residential areas.
10 per cent of Irish mortgages are in arrears says Central Bank
1 in 10 mortgage holders are at least three months behind with repayments according to the new figures.
More than one million have not yet paid the household charge
Just over 31,000 payments were made in the past day – a slight decrease on the previous 24 hours.
Approved planning permission for homes almost halved in one year
CSO data on planning permission for dwelling units shows a drop of 45.9 per cent between Q3 2010 and the same period of 2011.
NATO says "weapons system failure" killed Libyan civilians
Two children were among nine people killed by an airstrike which NATO says went astray.
Nearly 50,000 residential mortgages in arrears of three months or more
However, the Central Bank says new measures to make mortgage lenders help customers make more manageable arrangements for repayments are in force.