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# Property Boom

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How much fun did your family have during the Celtic Tiger?
It’s time to add up the ensuites and second properties to measure how much fun you had during the Celtic Tiger .
'Our home is crumbling into the ground': Family in Mayo forced to abandon house
Thousands of houses around the country are affected by pyrite and mica.
Could RTÉ sell off some its Donnybrook land to make some cash?
Alex White said RTÉ “needs to be vigilant with their costs”.
Opinion: Opposition to mortgage caps is worryingly shortsighted – have we learned nothing?
Irish house prices are increasing at a rate 30 times the eurozone average. If you think this seems like a bubble, it’s because it certainly looks like one.
Was Eddie Hobbs pimping property during the boom?
We spoke to the financial advisor involved in Lucinda Creighton’s new party about his advice to consumers during the boom.
Extract: The role of the media in the Irish economic crisis
Some commentators have noted that Irish news organisations failed to give proper warnings of the impending crash. But why?
Poll: Should there be a limit on how much you can borrow for a mortgage?
Is self-regulation now a non-runner?
Government housing adviser: This is not a crisis, prices have a "natural braking mechanism"
The cost of buying a home in Dublin is up almost 25 per cent on last year, and people have been queuing for houses in Swords this week…
Column: House prices are rising again, so should we be concerned about a bubble?
With property prices increasing in some parts of the country – and notably in Dublin – Ronan Lyons discusses whether we’re looking at a housing boom or a housing bubble.
Column: The fall of the Celtic Tiger – what next?
The scale of the economic and financial catastrophe that befell Ireland was virtually unprecedented in post-war industrial country history; we need to examine the inadequacies of the Irish policymaking process, write Donal Donovan and Antoin E Murphy.
Former Anglo Irish Bank files for US bankruptcy
The move is being made to protect the institution’s US assets.
No date for rescheduled property auction after protesters force cancellation
Allsop Space were forced to abandon the event this morning after a handful of demonstrators entered the venue and demanded it be called off.
Chinese 'Dubai' turns into deserted island
Phoenix Island was the epitomy of a property boom – now it stands quiet and desolate and unlucky owners are ‘desperate’ to sell.
Residential property prices fell by 8.1% from January to October
The CSO’s Residential Property Price Index shows property prices fell nationally by 0.6 per cent in the month of October.
Property prices continue to rise in September
However CSO data shows house prices in the capital are 55 per cent lower than at the peak of the boom in 2007.
Carlow estate to become first Nama social housing project
Fifty-five houses in the Oakley Wood estate in Tullow have been purchased by housing association Respond.
A public service buyer mini-boom? A guide to the Irish art world... takes a deeper look at the international art market and discovers a mini-boom among retired public servants in Ireland and billionaire battles between the Russians and Chinese.
10 per cent of Irish mortgages are in arrears says Central Bank
1 in 10 mortgage holders are at least three months behind with repayments according to the new figures.
Column: Did you hear the one about the developer, the banker and the politician?
Former trader Nick Leeson on bidding wars at boom-time black-tie balls… and how someone saw fit to flick the over-ride switch so the excess could continue.
Priory Hall residents demand meeting with Minister for Environment
Environment Minister Phil Hogan has refused to meet with the residents of the doomed development saying that he “cannot interfere in individual cases”.
Poll: Is it time to stop treating property developers as 'social pariahs'?
Today, we’re asking is it time to forgive the property developers and no longer consider them as “social pariahs”, as government minister Brian Hayes suggests?
Apartments withdrawn after one bid... of €106 each
An auction of 47 luxury apartments in a single lot in Donegal collapses, after there’s just one bid: €5,000 for the building.