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Unique gardens with breathtaking views at Caragh Lake, Killorglin

Kya deLongchamps says with minor updating, Lakefield would be a handsome home to love and to live in.

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Rochestown’s Kilcrenagh House on market for €585,000

Tommy Barker says that this upgraded one-off comes to a Cork area buoyed by several €500,000-plus sales.

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Six-bedroomed period house in the west Cork town is deceiving

Laurie O’Flynn says this six-bedroomed, four bathroom period house in the west Cork town is deceiving.

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Carr Cotter Naessens Architects bookended by success

A Cork-based architecure firm has won accolades for its work on the stunning dlr Lexicon Library in Dun Laoghaire, writes Carol O’Callaghan with the prospect of more to come on the world’s stage.

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VIDEO: Architect Paul McNally has total belief in the passive house system

Kya deLongchamps talks to Paul McNally, a Cork architect who’s just won an RIAI Annual Award.

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Retreat from the world in American-style property in Kinsale

Rose Martin delights in this American-style property on a waterside site of 1.67 acres, minutes from Kinsale.

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Dromana House in County Waterford open its doors to history

Mary Leland delves into the rich history which visitors can enjoy at next week’s Dromana 800 celebrations.

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Top dollar for Glanmire contemporary build

Tommy Barker looks at this spacious ‘no expense spared’ quality build with lots of light and shade.

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‘Castle’ in Garryvoe has views fit for a king

Laurie O’Flynn discovers an East Cork gem overlooking Ballycotton Bay and Garryvoe.

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Room for a pony or two in Roovesbeg, Coachford

Trish Dromey sees huge potential in this small holding at Roovesbeg, Coachford which has 11 private acres.

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Carrigtwohill cottage is pristine and private

Laurie O’Flynn visits this Carrigtwohill cottage transformation by an enthusiastic engineer owner.

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Kilkenny home is charming from pillar to post

The Old Post Office in Piltown is certain to send investors into a flurry of excitement, writes Trish Dromey.

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Desirable detached home in Montenotte, Cork

Detached houses never come on the market here. That’s according to auctioneer Mark Gosling of Behan, Irwin & Gosling, who has just listed 7 Springfort, in Cork’s Montenotte with an asking price of 395,000.

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Have a look inside the home of UCC maths professor George Boole

Tommy Barker revisits the one-time home of UCC maths professor George Boole as the 200th anniversary of his birth is celebrated.

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Period property in north-east Cork was carefully modernised

Trish Dromey says this period property in north-east Cork was carefully modernised and now scores a C1 BER.

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Carrigaline family home is a home to nest in

Tommy Barker says there is a lot of quirky charm to Raven’s Rest and an independent granny flat too.

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Five-bed on third-of-an-acre outside Cork

An Cearta is set by the Lee Valley, near Inniscarra, seven miles from the city fringes, says Tommy Barker.

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Life at the top in city centre home

Three-storey, two-bed townhouse in Cork is high-end, with a mid-floor kitchen and en-suites, says Tommy Barker.

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Home as good as new in Glanmire

The pristine No 5, Gleann Caoin, is a split-level four-bed in a quiet cul de sac in Cork village, says Laurie O’Flynn.

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You’ll feel high and mighty at Spy Hill home in Cobh

VIEWS and space are the main attractions of 2 West End, a semi-detached Victorian property located up on Spy Hill above the town of Cobh. 

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A designer lifestyle in Ballincurra House, Limerick City

Mirabelle was built in 1981 by its architect-owner in a leafy, secluded enclave in Limerick, says Trish Dromey.

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Move uptown in Newtown, Co Waterford

Laurie O’Flynn reports on an elegant late Victorian period home, rare to the market in Waterford city.

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Rosewood Manor in Innishannon is set to bloom again

A stalled development from the economic downturn in 2008 is is back on track in a superb location on the N71.

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Cork harbour home is awash with opportunity

Tommy Barker says now that Cork harbour has rediscovered its mojo, so too will properties like Simla.

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Douglas home could be lucky 13 for you

Three of the biggest and best homes in the ever-popular Paddocks development in Douglas were sold back in 2014, at prices reported in the Price Register at €680k, €747k and €765k.

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Blackrock home, Diundanion, is courting favour

Soaring demand for houses in one of Cork city’s award-winning architectural gems is pushing prices upwards.

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Ovens home is nice on many fronts

Tommy Barker says the mature looks of this ivy-clad property belies its Eighties architect-designed origins.

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Rare DaVinci haus on market in Kinsale for €1.35m

Tommy Barker gets with the system for this post-and-beam home on Compass Hill, above Kinsale harbour.

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Modern Limerick mansion new to the market for €1.2m

Trish Dromey reports on a eight-bedroom modern mansion which is new to the market in Co Limerick.

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TV-inspired home with a range in Clonakilty, Co Cork

Tommy Barker discovers a little slice of America’s Cape Cod/New England style down west in County Cork.

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Eco-beauty at Bartlemy, North Cork

There are plenty of eco-aware build features in this modern Scandinavian-inspired bungalow, built in a rural Irish setting at Cykeel South near Bartlemy in North Cork. 

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New-build demand in Mayfield, Cork

Tommy Barker says there are green shoots in the construction sector.

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The Old Rectory in Douglas is classical yet contemporary

APPROPRIATELY, there’s a view still to be had down from the wooded grounds of 2, Carrs Hill, to the exquisite spire and grounds of St Luke’s Church in Cork’s Douglas — the in-spired view is relevant, because this house was for most of its life the rectory that housed the various clergy and their families.

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Ballydehob farmhouse shows what happens when east meets west

PEOPLE are lured from all over the world to the beauty spots and hideaway havens of West Cork and, to a lesser extent, to East Cork.

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Waterford is taking its cues from Bilbao

Regeneration of Waterford receives a boost with recognition of its Medieval Museum, says Marjorie Brennan.

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Brade makes the grade in Union Hall, West Cork

Juggling day-to-day professional jobs back in Cork city, and now with young children, means the owners of this Union Hall home have had to move closer to the big smoke, so they’ve decided to re-offer up this upgraded farmhouse to a much-improved market.

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Macroom home is a world-class conversion

The vendors of this mid-Cork farmhouse conversion are world-travellers who brought back more than souvenirs from their travels abroad....they even brought back stone for their renovtations, along with some lofty ideas for their homefront.

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Jamesbrook home is full of eastern promise

Cork harbour homes are attracting a lot of attention from UK buyers with a powerful pound, says Tommy Barker.

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Well Road home draws on its garden features

Former home of artist Gladys Leach has great gardens and access to a virtually private park, finds Tommy Barker.

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Great charm in Drimoleague farmhouse

Tommy Barker says carpenter owner worked well at this venerable West Cork courtyard cluster.

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Return of Rochestown des-res

The guide for this substantial four bed detached home indicates a resurgent market, writes Tommy Barker.

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Slice of sylvan serenity in Glanmire, Cork

This cottage’s private rural, river setting has great grounds for a unique family home, writes Tommy Barker.

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When it comes to buying, strategy can triumph over any market conditions

THE property market nationwide is undisputedly in recovery mode; some areas are recovering with more gusto than others but overall, the trajectory is positive. 

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Work in progress on millionaires row in Killarney

Trish Dromey hears there is phenomenal interest in this Killarney elevated property at Ardagh, needing completion.

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