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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House sales clocking up at latest Cork development

House sales clocking up at latest Cork development

Sales are clocking up at Glenveagh Properties' lofty Mount Woods Cork development, says Property Editor Tommy Barker

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Cheap Irish Houses? Well, close enough anyway

Cheap Irish Houses? Well, close enough anyway

The programme Cheap Irish Houses is a welcome and well-timed addition to the canon of Irish property-related TV shows.

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Cork's city centre can thrive again

Cork's city centre can thrive again

With intelligent planning, Cork’s streets can return as bustling thoroughfares, writes Stephen Fox.

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Hold the front page(s): Lockdown 'property' project sent me up the walls

Hold the front page(s): Lockdown 'property' project sent me up the walls

The country’s lockdown provided Property Editor Tommy Barker with a chance to become an architect/builder ... well, of a shed, at least.

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Beguiling beauty of Beara’s essentials

Beguiling beauty of Beara’s essentials

Set in the natural landscape of West Cork’s most rugged peninsula, this Ardgroom cottage is an escape bolthole from city living, writes Tommy Barker.

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