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This week's vital property news: Dublin Airbnbs causing issues for locals

Plus a tour of Conor McGregor’s ‘Mac Mansion’ in Las Vegas.
Mar 29th 2017, 5:24 PM 1,700 0

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Stag and hen parties using Dublin Airbnbs cause problems issues for locals

According to Labour senator Kevin Humphreys, stag and hen parties booking short-term accommodation in city centre apartment blocks are keeping local people awake and damaging communities. He says a growing number of apartment block dwellers are experiencing problems with units being let on renting websites.

Households which waste water ‘to face prosecution’ under proposed new plans

Those who “wilfully waste” water will face prosecution under proposed new plans currently under consideration by the Oireachtas. The draft working report which looks to address Ireland’s obligations under the Water Framework Directive (WFD) has proposed that “those who wilfully abuse water or permit wastage can be prosecuted”.

A major vacant-site development has stalled as it may spoil views from Dublin Castle

Environmental charity An Taisce has delayed the construction of a mixed-use development on a vacant lot in Dublin’s city centre over concerns that it will spoil the view from Dublin Castle. Galway-headquartered Luxor Investments received planning permission in December last year to build a six-storey development on Ship Street Great and Chancery Lane in inner-city Dublin.


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Conor McGregor caught headlines this week when he was spotted driving around his hometown Crumlin in his Batman-esque Lamborghini. Take a guided tour with the world’s UFC lightweight champion and infamous trash talker of his self-described “Mac Mansion” summer home in Las Vegas.

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