Keeping it country: Ballinlough home for under €230,000

Keeping it country: Ballinlough home for under €230,000

ECLECTIC travel collectibles and funky upcycled furniture are the order of the day at 23 South View, a local home with a global feel and a price tag that paves the ...

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Take a swing by the local golf club for €565,000

Take a swing by the local golf club for €565,000

The likely deal-clincher in the sale of Derryquin, 12 Maryborough Hill, is the nice bit of land that comes with it.

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Glounthaune party house with spirited past and fine architectural design

Glounthaune party house with spirited past and fine architectural design

Some homes are destined for supporting roles, but not Algonquin: it’s star material.

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Good looks and charm: Cobh home with pleasing personality

Good looks and charm: Cobh home with pleasing personality

Cutting a dash on Cobh’s Valley Road is Seabreeze, as light and airy a property as its littoral name suggests.

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Have a butchers at prime Fermoy store

Have a butchers at prime Fermoy store

Tales of derring-do, close shaves and great escapes are all wrapped into the riveting history of a former family butcher shop in Fermoy which has come to market ...

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Hamptons glamour in Ardmore for €395,000

Hamptons glamour in Ardmore for €395,000

After-dinner drinks on the patio with a wonderful view are an option in this property.

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Beachfront Beauties: Tragumna and Warren Strand

Beachfront Beauties: Tragumna and Warren Strand

With exceptional views and steps from beaches, Catherine Shanahan looks at seaside boltholes.

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Architect Hugh Wallace on what changes you can expect when you return to your office

Architect Hugh Wallace on what changes you can expect when you return to your office

So you arrive into work in the morning, reach for your office fob, realise it’s tucked in the pocket of a different pair of trousers, press the buzzer, request ...

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Covid-19: 'I could guarantee you a biblical plague by Christmas,' warns UCC Professor

Covid-19: 'I could guarantee you a biblical plague by Christmas,' warns UCC Professor

Almost two decades in Africa taught Prof Gerry Killeen a thing or two about virus transmission dynamics, and it all began with pig dung, he tells Catherine Shanahan ...

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Paul Reid interview: Death of health staff is HSE boss's low point of Covid-19

Paul Reid interview: Death of health staff is HSE boss's low point of Covid-19

The death of HSE staff has been the lowest point in the Covid-19 crisis for health service chief Paul Reid, but he admits the one positive to emerge from the pandemic ...

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HSE's Paul Reid on his prescription for success

HSE's Paul Reid on his prescription for success

Paul Reid left school without a Leaving Certificate and is now head of the Health Service Executive. So where did it all go right, asks Catherine Shanahan

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Sitewatch: Douglas Village Shopping Centre to re-open in November

Sitewatch: Douglas Village Shopping Centre to re-open in November

Douglas Village Shopping Centre which closed last August following a devastating fire is to re-open on November 12, in time for the crucial Christmas period for ...

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Opening date set for fire-hit Cork shopping centre

Opening date set for fire-hit Cork shopping centre

A target date of November 12 has been set for the re-opening of Douglas Village Shopping Centre which closed almost a year ago after a major fire destroyed a key ...

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Special Report:  All the lonely people -  lockdown living

Special Report: All the lonely people - lockdown living

Two months into social distancing and lockdown and virtual hugging of grandchildren, the cracks are starting to show.

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'Bizarre' drop off in suspected stroke patients

'Bizarre' drop off in suspected stroke patients

A doctor with the expertise to save stroke patients from a life of disability has described as “bizarre” the drop-off in patients attending Cork University ...

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Special Report: Saving lives by the second from the silent killer

Special Report: Saving lives by the second from the silent killer

Gerry Wyse was at home in Douglas on a sunny Saturday afternoon when the call came through from Cork University Hospital - a 17-year-old boy, Roger Timon, was on ...

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Green shoots of eco-economy: Irish businesses who have embraced sustainability

Green shoots of eco-economy: Irish businesses who have embraced sustainability

Irish businesses were pursuing sustainability strategies before it became fashionable, writes Catherine Shanahan.

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90th birthday party kiboshed, but Kay hopeful of better days

90th birthday party kiboshed, but Kay hopeful of better days

Cocooning hasn’t played havoc with her life, says Kay Keating, apart from putting the kibosh on her attempts to celebrate her 90th birthday.

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The time has come to give Cork’s quays some of the 'oh là là' flair of Bordeaux

The time has come to give Cork’s quays some of the 'oh là là' flair of Bordeaux

Cork City Council is lining up a new Development Plan. After a family holiday in France, Catherine Shanahan says we could learn much from Bordeaux.

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'I will finally feel free': Cocooner Nuala welcomes relaxation of restrictions

'I will finally feel free': Cocooner Nuala welcomes relaxation of restrictions

Her travel plans were ambitious, but her hopes were modest: Nuala Barry just wanted to walk out her gate “and feel free” for the first time in almost ...

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Covid-19: No panic, but Noel is glad to be safe at home

Covid-19: No panic, but Noel is glad to be safe at home

When Noel Shanahan first heard the government talk about the need to ‘cocoon’ it brought to mind a movie of the same name, where a group of trespassing ...

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Cork woman takes break from swingball to visit park after five weeks of cocooning

Cork woman takes break from swingball to visit park after five weeks of cocooning

The “thwock” of a tennis ball smashing against a racket has become a familiar sound in Beechwood Park in Ballinlough, Cork city as Hannah Kirby makes ...

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Calls to revisit private hospital deal as beds lying empty despite €115m-per-month cost to taxpayer

Calls to revisit private hospital deal as beds lying empty despite €115m-per-month cost to taxpayer

Senior doctors are calling on the Government to revisit a taxpayer-funded €115m-a-month deal with private hospitals as three-quarters of their beds lie empty.

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Catherine Shanahan: Going public with private concerns as effective nationalising of hospitals has come into sharp focus

Catherine Shanahan: Going public with private concerns as effective nationalising of hospitals has come into sharp focus

The surge in Covid-19 cases never materialised, and the State’s effective nationalising of private hospitals has come into sharp focus, writes Catherine Shanahan ...

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 €40,000 off asking price goes in favour of 19th century Cork home

€40,000 off asking price goes in favour of 19th century Cork home

Kingsville, an elegant 1880s terraced property on Wellington Road, Cork gets a price drop, Catherine Shanahan reports.

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CUH staff warned not to wear scrubs in shops

CUH staff warned not to wear scrubs in shops

Staff at Cork University Hospital (CUH) have been warned not to wear their scrubs in supermarkets due to a rising number of complaints from members of the public.

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Just 33 of 4,000 staff at CUH test positive for virus

Just 33 of 4,000 staff at CUH test positive for virus

Just 33 members of a 4,000-strong workforce at Cork University Hospital have tested positive for Covid-19.

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Number who can’t repay debt set to surge

Number who can’t repay debt set to surge

An insolvency expert is predicting a “dam burst” in the number of households unable to make mortgage payments as a result of the Covid-19 crisis in the ...

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Vital signs strong on Waterford Greenway where medical centre is up for sale

Vital signs strong on Waterford Greenway where medical centre is up for sale

No 3 Strandside, in its current guise as a medical centre, has huge potential, writes Catherine Shanahan.

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Construction industry urged to study contracts to avoid disputes in the fallout from Covid-19

Construction industry urged to study contracts to avoid disputes in the fallout from Covid-19

Industry experts are warning that the amount of leeway open to contractual obligations amid the Covid-19 outbreak is subject to a high degree of uncertainty.

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Killer views at Cobh waterfront home

Killer views at Cobh waterfront home

Sandpiper House, a waterfront home on the way into Cobh with absolute killer views, may have a secret buried deep in its chimney breast.

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Nurses call for special overtime allowance to be reinstated

Nurses call for special overtime allowance to be reinstated

Nurses at Cork University Hospital (CUH) and the Mercy University Hospital (MUH) have appealed to their employers to reinstate a special overtime arrangement introduced ...

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Army helped transfer cancer equipment from the Mercy Hospital to new oncology day ward in UCCThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Army helped transfer cancer equipment from the Mercy Hospital to new oncology day ward in UCC

A novel approach to reducing the risk to cancer patients of contracting Covid-19 has seen the oncology day ward at the Mercy University Hospital (MUH) transfer lock, ...

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Ladysbridge family home is contemporary to the core

Ladysbridge family home is contemporary to the core

It's easier to visualise a home as your own when it’s picture-perfect, so anyone viewing No 37 Dealg Bán in Ladysbridge, albeit virtually, will have ...

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Catherine Shanahan: Unflappable Tony Holohan’s bedside manner calms an uneasy nation

Catherine Shanahan: Unflappable Tony Holohan’s bedside manner calms an uneasy nation

Dr Tony Holohan seemingly has few faults yet his self-belief may lead to his downfall writes Catherine Shanahan

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Virtual Reality: Auctioneers’ new world in time of coronavirus

Virtual Reality: Auctioneers’ new world in time of coronavirus

As Covid-19 plays havoc with almost every aspect of life, auctioneers have joined those forced into creative thinking to save their business, writes Catherine Shanahan ...

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How the Construction Industry is coping with Covid-19

How the Construction Industry is coping with Covid-19

At a time when calling to a neighbour’s house for a cup of tea is inconceivable, it’s tricky to get to grips with the “business as usual” ...

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Catherine Shanahan: Crisis will level the playing field in terms of healthcare access

Catherine Shanahan: Crisis will level the playing field in terms of healthcare access

In a move heretofore unimaginable, patients will finally be treated based on need, and not ability to pay, writes Catherine Shanahan

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Elegant Cobh home with American connections

Elegant Cobh home with American connections

An expertly restored period property in Cobh is likely to be snapped up and attract overseas interest, writes Catherine Shanahan

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#selfisolationhelp: 8,000 volunteers sign up to help most in need

#selfisolationhelp: 8,000 volunteers sign up to help most in need

Almost 8,000 volunteers have signed up to a support system designed to mobilise members of the community to help those in need during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Architect to sell his renovated home for chance to self-build from scratch

Architect to sell his renovated home for chance to self-build from scratch

With some sorrow, architect Karl Diskin is putting his beloved and unique home at No 6 Maryville up on the market. He has found an opportunity for a new-build that ...

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New Cork clinic has eye-catching designs in Braille

New Cork clinic has eye-catching designs in Braille

Construction is underway on a new €5m ophthalmology outpatients department on a site adjacent to the existing BreastCheck premises on Infirmary Road, Cork city. ...

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White Cottage, Castletownshed comes to market, jilted, but not jaded.

White Cottage, Castletownshed comes to market, jilted, but not jaded.

Neither driving rain nor howling wind was enough to curb the enthusiasm of the couple that bought this picture-perfect gem 13 years ago.

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Investment opportunity in Carrigaline a banker next to future Aldi

Investment opportunity in Carrigaline a banker next to future Aldi

A banker next to future Aldi

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Seascapes from the Kitchen Sink in €395,000 Knockadoon home

Seascapes from the Kitchen Sink in €395,000 Knockadoon home

Summer lovin’, where we had a blast.... how teenage love lead to more than cúpla focail, cois farraige at Knockadoon in East Cork Catherine Shanahan ...

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Cobh's small town bistro with global clientele

Cobh's small town bistro with global clientele

Gilbert’s in Cobh central location puts it in prime position to capitalise on the growing cruise liner trade, reports Catherine Shanahan

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Move into Grant Thornton's South Mall shoes

Move into Grant Thornton's South Mall shoes

As Grant Thornton joins the list of professional advisory titans shifting their expanding Cork city workforces to larger premises, the slender, refurbished period ...

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In Hot Water in Ballymaloe: Hot tub adds to An Teachín's assets

In Hot Water in Ballymaloe: Hot tub adds to An Teachín's assets

There’s a whole lot of lifestyle on offer at this modest little bungalow right across the parkland from Ballymaloe Country House.

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Check this one out on daff.ie!

Check this one out on daff.ie!

Placenames regularly tie in with the local topography and so it is that Daffodil Fields in Ballincollig was once — you’ve guessed — a daffodil ...

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