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# home - Thursday 22 January, 2015

What else could I get for… the €850k pricetag on the Italian Ambassador's former home

We take a look at what that amount of moolah could get you around the rest of the country.

# home - Monday 19 January, 2015

Life experience: I lived as a house-sitter in Charlie Haughey's mansion ... it was pretty tacky

There was a LOT of green going on — and, intriguingly, a locked room full of paperwork.

# home - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Some Google staff actually live at the office...

Googlers get everything in work, food, showers, gym… sure why not?

# home - Saturday 20 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 unique panics of an Irish Christmas PANICSTATIONS

12 unique panics of an Irish Christmas

‘TIs the season to be absolutely stressed.

# home - Friday 19 December, 2014

Think your home (or your neighbour's) could be Home of the Year?

If so, a new RTÉ show is looking for you.

# home - Thursday 11 December, 2014

A cottage transformed into a city hideaway: Take a look around this cosy home

9 Albert Court East used to be a cottage – now it’s a beautiful and neat home.

# home - Friday 5 December, 2014

Opinion: Despite talk of an improving economy, worrying mortgage arrears on family homes persist

Will the State will put the interests of its people above commercial and provide us with strong consumer protection standards?

# home - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Grand designs on a townhouse with a modern twist

A Blackrock home with a surprise modern addition.

# home - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Family who slept in car after being evicted allowed back home

The family returned on 20 November to find a notice from the Sheriff saying their home had been repossessed.

# home - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Viable bomb found in Offaly house made safe

The explosive device was found in a private residence in the rural Fivealley area, near Birr​.

The shelves at this food bank are looking bare and they need your help

Crosscare are looking for food donations as demand increases ahead of Christmas.

# home - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From bedsit to stunning six-bed: Have a look around this dream home in Dublin

Clarendon, near Rathgar Village, is impeccable on every level.

# home - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Hot Property: An imposing Victorian home with a secret garden

High ceilings, wooden floors, grand windows, in a home with history.

# home - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Landlord fined €55k for not registering tenants

He was sent a number of notices about each tenant, but failed to register them.

# home - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Hot Property: Sea views to live for at St Leonard's

Tea for one on the breakfast deck please.

# home - Monday 15 September, 2014

Watch out for dangerous carbon monoxide in your home Warning This post contains a poll

Watch out for dangerous carbon monoxide in your home

The deadly gas can build up in the home, and can’t be detected by our senses.

Ireland could free up 24,000 hospital beds by letting stroke patients out early

A study published today found extra resourcing to help people get back on their feet in their own homes could also save the health system millions.

# home - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Community rallies to save 'our Sean' from unmarked burial in England

Locals in Glinsk are hoping that a Sean Parker, who died in England, grew up in their town, so he can be repatriated.

# home - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From The42 Sexton's return to Ireland a 'logical decision,' says Ronan O'Gara Blessings

Sexton's return to Ireland a 'logical decision,' says Ronan O'Gara

The former Ireland out-half is now part of the coaching set-up at Racing Métro.

# home - Friday 15 August, 2014

From The42 Munster always a draw but O'Gara feels there is still much to pick up in Paris Home

Munster always a draw but O'Gara feels there is still much to pick up in Paris

The Racing Métro assistant coach would love to work with the likes of Conor Murray and Simon Zebo.

# home - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Explainer: Why thousands of Yazidi people are trapped on an Iraq mountain

We look at what’s happening in Northern Iraq as the Islamic State (formerly ISIS) continues its attacks, causing thousands to flee.

# home - Thursday 7 August, 2014

House prices in the Irish market are still undervalued, says ESRI

The research finds that there is no sign of a ‘bubble’ in the domestic market.

# home - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From The42 Ulster have gone for a unique purple away kit this season Gear

Ulster have gone for a unique purple away kit this season

Check out the northern province’s two brand new jerseys for the 2014/15 campaign.

# home - Monday 28 July, 2014

Could Justice be split in two? The people who wrote today's damning report reckon so...

It’s recommended Frances Fitzgerald’s Department could be split into two portfolios, one for ‘Justice’ and one for ‘Home Affairs’.

# home - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

458 children rescued from Mexican home over sexual abuse

They were held against their will and made to beg, while living in filthy conditions.

# home - Monday 30 June, 2014

Asking prices up nationally for first time since peak of property boom

While the property market in the rest of the country is now on the move, there is still a huge gap between Dublin prices and those outside the capital.

# home - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Opinion: Do rising property prices impact on Local Property Tax payments?

It seems like every month there’s new confusion regarding the Local Property Tax; let’s clear up a couple here.

# home - Monday 2 June, 2014

Why is this house so expensive?

The shortage in the housing supply means regular family homes like this one will now cost you more than half a million euro.

Opinion: The issue at the heart of our housing crisis is an unaffordable private rental market

Adequate housing is a human right, vital to human dignity, security and well-being. No one deserves to be homeless – least of all a child – writes Senator Katherine Zappone.

# home - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Man due in Omagh court over attempt to abduct child outside family home

The incident happened on Wednesday and police had been appealing for anyone with information about the man to come forward.

# home - Monday 19 May, 2014

Couple tied-up at gunpoint and assaulted in east Belfast

A large quantity of jeweller was taken from the house.

# home - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Abandoned: Haunting snapshots of a life once lived in rural Ireland Frozen In Time This post contains images

Abandoned: Haunting snapshots of a life once lived in rural Ireland

This is the latest series of snaps featuring an abandoned Irish property from photographer Donal Moloney.

# home - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Opinion: A man and his dog – being homeless in Dublin

We bump into each other most days in the park, or outside the local shops. We are two very different people but we have one special connection: our dogs.

"There's a stigma attached to it" - Families forced into homelessness to hold protest in Dublin

“As a parent you want to be able to look after your kids and protect them, and it’s hard to do that”.

# home - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Mother charged with murder of her three children

Tania Clarence has been charged with the murder of 4-year-old Olivia and 3-year-old twins Ben and Max.

# home - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Over 232,000 children in Ireland are living in poverty

A review of Ireland’s economy also pointed out that the poorest ten per cent of the population had been hit hardest and said this has been “more or less ignored”.

# home - Monday 14 April, 2014

Expert says disabled child's home needs overhaul - council says there's no money

Seven-year-old Kady Weakley has had a number of falls in her house as the walls and doors are too narrow for either her wheelchair or her walker.

# home - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Column: My life as an ex-pat and the joy of finally coming home

At the height of the recession, thousands of Irish people found employment and new lives abroad. Now, many are returning to Ireland, especially as the economy starts to get back on its feet, Matthew Jones writes.

# home - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Living with your parents? Over 40% of young people do, but it's getting less common

42 per cent of young people live with their parents, down four per cent over four years.

# home - Friday 14 March, 2014

Sinn Féin: ‘Undocumented Irish in US just want to live a full life paying their taxes’

Gerry Adams and Mary Lou McDonald held meetings with US politicians at Capitol Hill in Washington DC on the issue.