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This week's vital property news: Jameson invests €11m in its Dublin destination

And a visit to Neil Patrick Harris’ speakeasy-turned-townhouse in Harlem.

EXTERIOR Source: Jameson

The Big Movers

The new Jameson factory has now opened its doors following an €11 million investment

After six months and €11 million worth of investment, Jameson Irish Whiskey has opened the doors to its revamped distillery on Bow Street, which boasts three different guided tours around taste testing and also more in-depth whiskey and cocktail masterclasses. Have a sneak peek of what it looks like here.

Over a dozen Irish shopping centres changed hands last year

According to a report from property group Savills, 21 shopping centres were traded across Ireland in 2016 at an overall price of more than €1.9 billion, including Blanchardstown Town Centre which was sold in Ireland’s most expensive property deal ever.

Ireland may be looking at turning some of its 198,000 empty homes into housing

As part of our Would It Work Here series, we investigated whether the UK’s policy to convert empty houses to housing was realistic, and found that the Department of Housing is already looking at ways of compiling a database similar to the UK’s.

Source: Sam Boal

Under Construction

Des Res

Neil Patrick Harris hit the headlines this week for getting a particularly unfortunate tattoo in honour of his new Netflix adaptation of A Series Of Unfortunate Events. Here he and his husband David Burtka show us their Harlem townhouse, which was once a speakeasy for “Irish millworkers”. It’s actually pretty swanky (and it has its own bar) – take a look below.

Source: Architectural Digest/YouTube

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