A bountiful harvest at contemporary Limerick house

Contemporary house has a rustic feel helped by the existing owners love for oak, writes Trish Dromey.

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Geraldine: Top 20 and pride of place

Tommy Barker unearths a little gem near Cork’s impressive docklands where development is really picking up pace to meet long-held expectations.

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Montenotte house has 1900s character with a 2010s makeover

Tommy Barker hears this three-bed 1,140 sq ft, after a single story add-on, has a full back wall of glass in the modern kitchen/diner

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Hot property: Future-proofed 1840s-built Roseville gets an extraordinary B1 energy rating

One of the most significant buildings of its type in Limerick has been thoroughly renovated and now has an energy rating that’d be the envy of many a new home, ...

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House of the Week: Well Road, Douglas, Cork

Knocking down and replacing isn’t anything at all new in Ireland’s house market, and especially so in rising and buoyant markets (current tail-end 2018 ...

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Cork Savings Bank transformed into UCC’s Centre for Executive Education

Smart work by a local authority and a university has turned a venerable bank building into a city game changer, writes Tommy Barker.

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House of the Week: Freedom in the Galtee Mountains at €120k

IT’S the berries – so, go galvanise yourself for a life far removed from the hustle and bustle of daily life, with the chance to buy 30 acres of mountain ...

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The ‘London look’, but in a Cork suburb

Mulberry Lane is a block of five top-end, three-storey townhouses on Curraheen Road, all done in a ‘London style’, says Tommy Barker.

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Victorian home sittin’ on the dock of the bay...

Overlooking Cork Harbour, this impressive Victorian home has been practically rebuilt, writes Trish Dromey.

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Terraced townhouse has softer touches

No 51 is an elegant three-storey with traditional interior design touches in the 65-house development, says Tommy Barker.

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Planning for 198 houses in Glenveagh’s €22m Cork deal

Glenveagh Properties has secured a €22m land deal in the Cork suburb of Douglas bringing its total spend on sites here in 2018 to about €50m. The publicly ...

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Tivoli House site a slice of Cork history

This odd-shaped, brick-faced and well-sited ‘60s Tivoli House, replaced a Palladian manor, which had its origins in the mid-1700s.

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House of the week: Carrigtwohill, Cork

THERE’S a blunt honesty in the naming of one of the most exclusive addresses in East Cork’s Carrigtwohill: it’s called the Bog Road.

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Living it large within a walk of Carrigaline

No7 Briarfield is a 4,500sq ft dormer on a site of 0.3 of an acre. A two-storey rear wing was added 10 years ago, says Tommy Barker.

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Victorian gem restored to its former glory

Trish Dromey admires a Victorian gem in Tramore whose owners have recently lavished it with the love it deserves.

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Rochestown's Courtyard a smart home by any yardstick

Tommy Barker steps into The Courtyard and comes away impressed by the quality at a stand-out home.

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Multi-million euro deals for Cork garages

MULTI-million euro garage deals, one in overdrive, the other seen almost in the rear-view mirror, feature in Cork city and surrounds this week, coincidentally via ...

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Looking for flair? Think Bellair - location, revamped, lucky No 13

After a high-end reconfiguration and its considerable comfort factor, this city house is perfect for a trade-down buyer, says Tommy Barker.

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Old Tipp schoolhouse gets top marks

Trish Dromey admires a fine old schoolhouse with stunning views which has been sensitively extended and modernised.

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Dunany delight gives stunning views of ever-changing harbour view

With almost an acre of landscaped, grounds and picture windows, Dunany could be your delight, says Tommy Barker.

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House of the week: Charming Wilton home offers convenience amid city's changing landscape

Verily, Kilmurry, or No 1 Wilton Road in Cork city’s western suburbs has seen enormous changes during its 60-year span lifetime of being an accommodating home ...

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Live a life in showhouse hues as colour makes a comeback in Macroom

Tommy Barker finds that grey clouds are lifting, as colour makes a come back in Macroom new homes development.

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Christmas rush on for land sales

BUILDER and developer appetites for development sites, especially residential ones, are to be tested in several late, and significant, 2018 Cork city and suburban ...

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Beara holiday village gem for €3.5m

AN ENTIRE holiday home complex under the Caha mountains, on 10 waterfronting acres next door to movie maker and writer Neil Jordan’s West Cork hideaway, has ...

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