The chief executive of Cairn Homes — one of the largest home builders in the State —said that shortages of labour are not standing in the way of more housebuilding but that it will nonetheless take time for the industry to respond to the demand for homes that first-time buyers can afford.
As she climbed the podium in Hungary to receive first prize in the European Masters Powerlifting Championship, the sound of Amhrán na bhFiann playing over the speakers, Cork grandmother Karen Barry felt an immense rush of pride.
Ray D’Arcy can’t do without his morning jog – and now he’s on a mission to get his listeners running too. ‘Run With Ray’ comes to Cork on Monday, the first of five live radio shows the radio presenter is hosting across the country. Try it and you’ll be hooked, he tells
The chief executive of Cairn Homes, the country’s largest housebuilder, said annual peak new supply will reach only 25,000 in the coming years, meaning too few homes will be built to keep the housing crisis and runaway rents under control.
Fianna Fáil has accused Communications Minister Denis Naughten of acting like ‘ Comical Ali’ by refusing to allow an immediate review of the Government’s broadband plan because he believes it is still on track.
An Oireachtas committee has recommended that the TV licence fee should be collected by Revenue instead of An Post, and redesigned as “a non-device-dependent public service broadcasting charge” payable by all, including those who do not have a television.
A Dublin man, who set up a fake Facebook account to meet a woman who had stopped contact with him, told gardaí he strangled her when she screamed on seeing the pellet gun, Stanley knife and cable ties he had brought to frighten her.