Sixties architecture at Blackrock's Dundanion Court

There’s a stealthily growing appreciation of Modernist architecture in Ireland, and abroad, and now another chance to buy into an award-winning 1960s housing scheme in Cork’s Blackrock has come along.


Kinsale’s Ardbrack property has it all

Trish Dromey hears about a property in Kinsale that has it all —superb location, stunning views and great size.


Rising tide lifts coastal West Cork properties

<B>Tommy Barker </b>says you can really get away from it all in splendorous isolation overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

Bridgefield Curraheen

First time home seekers continue their search

First time buyers have been out in force this year and, as economists wrangle about the possible impact of the Central Bank’s proposals to change mortgage deposit requirements, they are continuing to shop.

Cork Airport Business Park

Record €4bn plus year for Irish investment market

2014 was the busiest year on record in terms of the Irish investment market with more than €4bn worth of properties due to be sold by year-end. 

The Pallisades, Ardbrack, Kinsale, sold for €1.95 million

A look back at a year in the Cork residential property market

This year was the year of the Big Ask, but of a lot less delivery, in the multi-million euro house sale league.


Country house market: A year in review

There is little doubt that the country market is now at a threshold, with 2015 poised to be possibly the most definitive year since 2008 crash.


Look to No 6 in award-winning Emmet Square, Clonakilty

Clonakilty, West Cork  €185,000
Size: Sq m 97 (1,040 sq ft)
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3


Designer family home in Waterford

Dungarvan, Co Waterford €550,000
Sq m: 371 (4,000 sq ft)
Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 5
BER: Pending


A little pre-Christmas gift well worth unwrapping

Barrack Street, Cork City €150,000
Sq m 62 (675 sq ft)
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Best Feature: Punches above its weight



High-end houses

Rose Martin looks at a new book illustrating architecture in high places.


Kinsale home a shoe-in

This detached home boasts an impressive walk-in wardrobe and gym as part of its attraction.


Schoolhouse fits to a Model T

It requires serious renovation but this West Cork building comes with motoring history.


Oven-ready and dishy

When it comes to keeping up with neighbours — like a certain Rachel Allen, perhaps, who as it happens lives close-by? — this East Cork home went all-out in the cooking stakes— or, more appropriately, steaks, given the size of its outdoor barbecue.