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This week’s vital property news: The banking inquiry and a plush home in Dalkey

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
Sep 3rd 2015, 5:21 PM 3,268 0

THIS WEEK THE banking inquiry was back in full swing with former Irish Nationwide CEO Michael Fingleton appearing before it.

There has also been a development in the controversy surrounding AIB overcharging some of its customers.

Here is all the week’s property news.

The Big Movers

Banking inquiry 

This week the former CEO of Irish Nationwide Michael Fingleton has appeared before the banking inquiry.

The former banking boss stated that he did not regret any of the decisions that he had taken in his time in charge, and that he continued to personally pay the price for the financial collapse.

michael fingleton Michael Fingleton Source: Leah Farrell/

He went on to state that he felt that the public were the victims of the downturn in the United States and the failure of a number of international financial organisations.

Hardly cheap 

This home in Dalkey has come onto the market for €10.5 million.

The lavish mansion was built by Dublin physician Dominic Corrigan in the mid-19th century.

The home has its own private dock and boat house for holding parties.

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Dalkey mansion The mansion in Dalkey Source:

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Des Res

Neil Young is hardly known for his opulence. With that in mind, it may come as a surprise that the veteran rock star owns a multi-million dollar Hawaiian hideaway. His estate has come onto the market for $24.5 million (€22 million), reports Business Insider. 

All photo credit to Clark Realty 

And Finally…

In recent weeks there has been the disturbing news Isis has destroyed a number of heritage sites in Syria. Thankfully, teams at Harvard and Oxford have teamed up with UNESCO World Heritage to help digitally preserve historic monuments, reports ArchDaily. 

Read: Take a look around the Miami mansion LeBron James just sold for €12m

Also: Going back to school won’t be a hardship with this gorgeous old schoolhouse

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