Ashton Park House: Every bit as fine as when it was first built

Ashton Park House: Every bit as fine as when it was first built

Ashton Park House was the home of a leading builder William Meagher, who once employed 1,600, designed by remarkable architects, Chillingworth & Levie, reports, ...

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Join the dashing list of Co Cork castle owners with Glengarriff Castle: It's a snip at €2.75m

Join the dashing list of Co Cork castle owners with Glengarriff Castle: It's a snip at €2.75m

Glengarriff Castle is special enough to beat Covid-19 blues. But, best to have deep pockets....it's only half-way back from being a ruin, says Property Editor, Tommy ...

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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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Most people happy to work from home — but 51% wouldn’t do it full time

Most people happy to work from home — but 51% wouldn’t do it full time

A survey of 500 Irish employees of professional and financial firms done by BNP Paribas Real Estate this week shows 90% of respondent happy to be out of their offices ...

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You could dress this Ballinlough semi up to the 9s for €325,000

You could dress this Ballinlough semi up to the 9s for €325,000

The colonisation and suburbanisation of Cork’s suburban Ballinlough has pretty much come to a stop, bar some small infill site, since it started its mushroom ...

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Detached home on Cork's Orchard Road is ripe for picking for €550,000

Detached home on Cork's Orchard Road is ripe for picking for €550,000

Houses at The Grove, tucked away out of sight off Cork’s Orchard Road, occupy a bit of exalted ground, having been a core part of the once-sizeable Jennings ...

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Harbour and village views from Crosshaven's Drake's Point development

Harbour and village views from Crosshaven's Drake's Point development

The east-west crescents of this new development have plenty to feed the senses, writes Tommy Barker

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Cork harbour's Riverwood is just the place to rest tired sea legs

Cork harbour's Riverwood is just the place to rest tired sea legs

Woodland with enormous Scots Pine trees towering away up to the back; water, yacht club and marina views to the front and south, plus farmland, and churchbells ringing ...

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House of the week: Four-bed on Rochestown Road in walk-in condition

House of the week: Four-bed on Rochestown Road in walk-in condition

A COUPLE on a home-hunt back 12 years ago had a roundabout way of tracking down their dream home — they went searching along a very particular stretch of road, ...

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34-storey hotel in Cork docklands ‘would have adverse impact on existing businesses’

34-storey hotel in Cork docklands ‘would have adverse impact on existing businesses’

Plans for a new hotel in what would be Ireland’s tallest building in the Cork docklands would have an adverse impact on existing hotel and hospitality business ...

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Moore’s Hotel proposal in Cork city is delayed

Moore’s Hotel proposal in Cork city is delayed

Plans to revamp the former Moore’s Hotel in Cork city have been hit with a delay.

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Refurbishment puts No1 back at the top of the street on Cork’s iconic South Mall

Refurbishment puts No1 back at the top of the street on Cork’s iconic South Mall

A €2 million refurbishment is wrapping up on an iconic 1960s Cork city office with a strong and historic back-story and with a raft of new tenants lining up ...

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Attention-seeking home of ex-servicemen in Cork has it taped

Attention-seeking home of ex-servicemen in Cork has it taped

No 9 Haig Gardens has feet in two very different historical camps: first up, it’s set in a niche cul de sac of homes built in the 1920s for Irish ex-servicemen ...

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Dive into Ballycotton at the Depp end

Dive into Ballycotton at the Depp end

East Cork coastal village back in wealthy buyers' spotlight, 25 years after Marlon Brando, Johnny Depp and John Hurt lolled around shooting the aborted movie Divine ...

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Crosshaven's RCYC 1720 sailing celebration left up the creek, but Brightwater still has wind in its sales

Crosshaven's RCYC 1720 sailing celebration left up the creek, but Brightwater still has wind in its sales

Crosshaven developments set to total 390 houses have boosted the population of the quiet seaside village, writes Tommy Barker

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Pandemic means demand for public parks is set to soar

Pandemic means demand for public parks is set to soar

We've increasingly appreciated our public parks and green spaces. But, since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, open and accessible green spaces have been our life ...

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Undaunted example of sustainable building conservation at centuries-old Cork buildingThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Undaunted example of sustainable building conservation at centuries-old Cork building

Conserving old buildings allows our cityscapes to retain their history. Tommy Barker gets the heads-up on a sustainable, best-practice job

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Paint, polish and house staging lifts sale price

Paint, polish and house staging lifts sale price

As lockdown restrictions lift, a crop of property listings is likely to come to market for keen vendors. Put in the preparatory work now, says Property Editor Tommy ...

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All good at Marwood, where No 9's all done up to the nines

All good at Marwood, where No 9's all done up to the nines

Well-set and well-kept, detached no 9 Marwood Lawn has room to be extended, says Tommy Barker

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Jigs and reels to wind up at  UK family's Co Kerry retreat

Jigs and reels to wind up at UK family's Co Kerry retreat

A long love affair with Co Kerry, and jigs and reels, is about to end for an English family, writes Tommy Barker

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House of the Week: Lagoon view is a location for a good life

House of the Week: Lagoon view is a location for a good life

There aren’t too many Irish properties that can lay claim to views over a lagoon, but in West Cork’s Rosscarbery, some can.

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Buyer's jitters brings home back to market, with a price drop

Buyer's jitters brings home back to market, with a price drop

A period mid-terraced family home close to many amenities is back on the market, writes Tommy Barker.

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Form an orderly cue to the bar in €350,000 Cork home

Form an orderly cue to the bar in €350,000 Cork home

A home with a private pub offers the perfect tonic in these testing times, writes Tommy Barker. Pictures by Niamh Whitty.

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New life promised for Cork's North Main Street as €25m project is first of several planned

New life promised for Cork's North Main Street as €25m project is first of several planned

LARGE-scale plans for a second urban regeneration site on Cork city’s North Main Street, focused around the North Main Street Shopping Centre, may follow on ...

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Office take-up in Dublin may be half this year's forecast due to Covid-19

Office take-up in Dublin may be half this year's forecast due to Covid-19

TAKE up of office space in Dublin this year is likely to be half the amount forecast as recently at the start of this year, due to the impact of the Covid-19 virus, ...

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The before and after shots from photographer's west Cork house and garden revamp

The before and after shots from photographer's west Cork house and garden revamp

When photographer Niamh Whitty saw this farmhouse for sale, things clicked into place, says Tommy Barker

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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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House of the week: Second time lucky?

House of the week: Second time lucky?

Back a year or two ago when a batch of homes at Millers Court in Cork’s Ballincollig was coming to market, there was a list of names built up for those in ...

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