Blackrock still has plenty of pulling power as two €1.75m+ deals secured

Blackrock still has plenty of pulling power as two €1.75m+ deals secured

Blackrock still has plenty of pulling power, as two €1.75m+ deals are secured writes Tommy Barker.

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A magnificent and manageable mansion, Arbutus Lodge is pure Cork

A magnificent and manageable mansion, Arbutus Lodge is pure Cork

Cork’s landmark Arbutus Lodge is spacious and packed with original features. It is also Pure Cork, writes Tommy Barker.

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Quality period home with room available for developments at €575,000

Quality period home with room available for developments at €575,000

Tommy Barker on a superb fermoy period home with zoned land.

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Rathealy House has acres and acres of potential

Rathealy House has acres and acres of potential

A price drop should renew interest, says Tommy Barker.

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Click bait for tech jobs on Cork's South Mall

Click bait for tech jobs on Cork's South Mall

The arrival of a US-based IT/digital-based international marketing company to high-spec offices within a 200-year old Cork city centre Georgian building — ...

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200 years Fermoy history at Presentation Convent sale

200 years Fermoy history at Presentation Convent sale

Presentation Convent is about to leave the order’s hands, after almost 100 years in their ownership.

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Scilly Money? Silly Walk? Kinsale's Scilly plot sale may be a super-smart step for some

It might be a bit tiresome, and very, very predictable, but the folk at Kinsale's Scilly have to live with an affliction. It is to do with the very address where ...

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Cost of conserving Cork's 200-year-old Bonded Warehouses in new development may rise above €25m

Cost of conserving Cork's 200-year-old Bonded Warehouses in new development may rise above €25m

Conserving and adapting Cork city's protected 200-year-old Bonded Warehouses to new uses at the planned 34-storey, hotel tower site at the Port of Cork/Custom House ...

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Privacy with plenty of room for extension

Number two Shrewsbury Downs is situated in a sought after area and will tick a lot of boxes for those trading up, writes Tommy Barker

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Homes at the heart of Glanmire village

Tommy Barker views an century-old shop which has been transformed into two homes with river frontage Glanmire, Cork

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DLR Lexicon library's architects bring exceptional Cork city home to book

Tommy Barker hails a home with genius slices of architectural clear-sightedness, set close to Cork City

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Well above par: Putting green and basement gym in Cork house sale

There's more than first meets the eye at the large, private home at 25 Heatherfield

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Cork set to reach for the stars as hotel plan unveiled

Cork set to reach for the stars as hotel plan unveiled

Plans for a 34-storey Cork city centre hotel, which would become Ireland’s tallest tower and twice the height of the 17-storey Elysian building, are finally ...

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Lofty ambitions: Plans revealed for country’s tallest tower

Lofty ambitions: Plans revealed for country’s tallest tower

The development and design team for a proposed 34-storey hotel tower at Leeside’s Port of Cork site is to host a public information event tomorrow on the €150m ...

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Model Farm Road development site on a sale for mark-up of €2 million

Model Farm Road development site on a sale for mark-up of €2 million

A CORK suburban development site which sold for a very strong €3.5m less than two years ago, has been quielty returned to the market, at a c €2m mark-up, ...

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We'll keep feel and vibe of docks setting, pledge O'Callaghan Properties after €47.5m Cork site deal

We'll keep feel and vibe of docks setting, pledge O'Callaghan Properties after €47.5m Cork site deal

20 year development time-frame for 31-acre docks site

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Irish funds swoop on two Cork retail investments

Irish investment funds IPUT and Davy have made two separate swoops on suburban Cork retail assets.

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Bandon’s bridge from the past into the future

A historic home in Co Cork has got a new lease of life with a cosy, modern two-storey extension, writes Tommy Barker

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A quiet slice of life for €450,000 in rural Rochestown

A quiet slice of life for €450,000 in rural Rochestown

Tommy Barker visits a property that has the best of both worlds, set in a rustic idyll yet just a short hop in the car to the bright lights of the city

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Tractors not included: Cork city house unearths family treasures

Tractors not included: Cork city house unearths family treasures

These two houses steeped in family history on Cork City’s northside could become a premium redevelopment site or whimsical homes. Pictures: Eddie O'Hare.

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Cork harbour lodge home is postcard pretty with lots of charm

Cork harbour lodge home is postcard pretty with lots of charm

Time to drop anchor at Cork harbour’s shipshape Roscuan, says Tommy Barker. Pictures: Eddie O’Hare

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Hideaway home has city - and a Tesco Express - on its doorstep

Hideaway home has city - and a Tesco Express - on its doorstep

Going up the leafy drive to Elm Bank, you could be forgiven you’d accidentally time-travelled off Cork City’s main Douglas Road, and ended up, on a country ...

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Instagram-worthy West Cork farmhouse is up a pretty creek

Instagram-worthy West Cork farmhouse is up a pretty creek

With its farm home authenticity, Tommy Barker says Vale Cottage is a style-steal at €285,000 Mill Cove, Rosscarbery, West Cork

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Douglas four-bedroom comes with a €630k price tag

Reckoned to be the first resale of a four-bed detached within the upmarket, crisp, contemporary-designed Elden scheme on Cork’s Maryborough Hill, No 3 arrives ...

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Two land parcels in Cork have housing potential

Two land parcels in Cork have housing potential

TWO land offers in Cork that have residential development prospects come to market this week, with agents CBRE, in Whitechurch, close to Cork city, and in Mallow, ...

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Docklands plan to see Cork skyline hit new heights with country's tallest building

Docklands plan to see Cork skyline hit new heights with country's tallest building

Cork’s skyline is set to reach new heights with the country’s tallest building planned for the city’s docklands.

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Video: 25-storey apartment tower proposed for Cork's Albert Quay

Video: 25-storey apartment tower proposed for Cork's Albert Quay

A 25-storey apartment tower is proposed for a Cork city centre site on Albert Quay.

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Hettyfield ticks a lot of the property boxes

Hettyfield ticks a lot of the property boxes

THERE’S a robust build quality - and both house and site-purchase options – at Clogheen, a detached and quite sizeable five-bed family home, in the very ...

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€395,000 period home is bright, breezy and within a stroll of Cork city

You can be sitting pretty in this elevated St Luke’s Cross area period home, writes Tommy Barker.

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Fota Resort pitch 28 acre 88-house plan

Fota Resort pitch 28 acre 88-house plan

DEVELOPMENT land on the grounds of the five-star Fota Island Resort, with full planning in place for 88 houses, half of them pitched at the “executive family ...

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Youghal’s historic past rejuvenated

The 2,300 men and women taking part in Ireland’s first ever Ironman think they are built for the long haul — but the event’s host town of Youghal ...

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Whose pensions could cover the cost of rent post-retirement, asks leading developer

Whose pensions could cover the cost of rent post-retirement, asks leading developer

A NEW 'HERD' mentality and political consensus in favour of an Irish house market of 50% rental/social housing, and 50% homes to buy, risks creating a new welfare ...

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Dealer's harbour home in a state of chassis in Crosshaven

How would the late George Hawkins, car dealer and the previous owner of Camden Lodge, describe his long-time private home and 'forecourt' as it comes up for sale ...

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On the doorstep of UCC: a domestic lesson in class

On the doorstep of UCC: a domestic lesson in class

Corner-set Oakhurst has UCC, and the five-star Hayfield Manor, on its doorstep, says Tommy Barker

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Foiled again: top Cork address second Ardfoyle Crescent home for sale, hot on the heels of the one next door

Foiled again: top Cork address second Ardfoyle Crescent home for sale, hot on the heels of the one next door

Coming to market, hot on the heels of a house right alongside on Cork's charming Ardfoyle Crescent in Ballintemple is a three-bed semi-d called Glenmore, and while ...

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Two Cork homes for sale in a row, and €85k between them: why?

No 3 Grand View Terrace is in mint condition, says Tommy Barker. Pictures: Ted Murphy

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Blackrock Road's wide, well-set site to bring wide interest to Modeligo

Blackrock Road’s Modeligo by Menloe has some serious, high-end and well-heeled neighbours, says Tommy Barker

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Ovens housing hot spot 'on the doorstep of one of Cork’s largest employers'

HAVING a major employer, with 2,500 jobs, over the boundary fence is expected to underpin developer/builder confidence in pursuit of 12.5 acres in two fields, fresh ...

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Hennessys' Cork harbour home hideaway

Hennessys' Cork harbour home hideaway

THE arrival of Monkstown’s oft-coveted Castle House for sale on a weekend when Cork celebrates all things ocean and harbour related is an irony that would ...

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Kinsale remains an address with great appeal

Kinsale remains an address with great appeal

Tommy Barker on local property values.

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House of the week: Take the plunge with this West Cork home

House of the week: Take the plunge with this West Cork home

It's not only the streets, the back roads and the boreens of Schull which will be teeming with sporting activity this day next week – so too will be the churning ...

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€20m Cork Airport Business Park offices deal landed

€20m Cork Airport Business Park offices deal landed

Five Cork Airport Business Park office buildings, totalling 120,000 sq ft, including two let to Amazon, and which had been by a Norwegian billionaire for over €15 ...

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House of the week: Cork's a city rising under St Luke's Cross home

House of the week: Cork's a city rising under St Luke's Cross home

THERE’S a set-back charm, on the double, to sunnily set 66, Wellington Road, in Cork city’s genteel (or, at least, regentrifying) St Luke’s Cross, ...

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Cork home has harbour at its feet

Cork home has harbour at its feet

Summer is coming, and Cork’s tourist attraction the historic Camden Fort Meagher is gearing up for weekend openings, showing off the defensive wonders of the ...

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Sustainability hits new South Mall office heights

Sustainability hits new South Mall office heights

The first new office building to be constructed on Cork city’s South Mall in a generation is 35% more energy efficient than comparable buildings, constructed ...

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International interest expected as Cork apartment block goes on market for €17.5m

International interest expected as Cork apartment block goes on market for €17.5m

Tommy Barker An entire apartment development with 62 units in Cork city’s suburbs is for sale, as a single lot, being offered to investors with a guide price ...

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Cork's South Mall on the road back to business

Cork's South Mall on the road back to business

The property for sale shows excellent timing: the street’s bouncing back to rude good health.

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Time for a sea-change maybe?

Time for a sea-change maybe?

No 8’s in show home condition in Kinsale’s Cluain Mara scheme at Farm Lane, reports Tommy Barker.

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House of the Week: The grandeur of Ardfoyle Crescent

House of the Week: The grandeur of Ardfoyle Crescent

There's hardly a row of homes in Cork city’s older southside suburbs with as much ‘kerb appeal’ as those on one side of Ardfoyle Crescent: even ...

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Anyone for tennis? Glounthaune's Arden serves an ace

Anyone for tennis? Glounthaune's Arden serves an ace

What can one de-deuce from this smashing Glounthaune offering? Well, just that it’s game, set and hard to match, Tommy Barker says I

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