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# residential - Friday 4 August, 2017

Residents evacuated after fire engulfs one of Dubai's tallest skyscrapers
# The Torch
# The Torch

Residents evacuated after fire engulfs one of Dubai's tallest skyscrapers

Aug 4th 2017, 6:56 AM 22,819 Views 15 Comments

It is the second time that The Torch has suffered a huge fire in recent years.

# residential - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Construction begins on top of the range €100 million Dublin office building
# The Reflector
# The Reflector

Construction begins on top of the range €100 million Dublin office building

Sep 8th 2016, 9:11 AM 31,644 Views 40 Comments

‘The Reflector’, as it is known, will eventually provide space for more than 1,000 employees.

# residential - Thursday 10 September, 2015

This week’s vital property news: A major property auction and Longford gets a holiday resort
# Shovel Ready
# Shovel Ready

This week’s vital property news: A major property auction and Longford gets a holiday resort

Sep 10th 2015, 5:14 PM 3,528 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# residential - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

House prices were up a whopping 16.3% in Ireland at the end of 2014...
# Price Explosion
# Price Explosion

House prices were up a whopping 16.3% in Ireland at the end of 2014...

Apr 15th 2015, 4:51 PM 11,716 Views 28 Comments

… giving us easily the largest increases seen across the EU last year.

# residential - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Here are some of Dublin's most impressive empty houses
# Looking For A Bargain?
# Looking For A Bargain?

Here are some of Dublin's most impressive empty houses

Mar 5th 2015, 6:24 PM 7,554 Views 0 Comments

A report released by Dublin City Council has identified sites suitable for renovation.

# residential - Friday 21 November, 2014

South Dublin County Council will NOT be charging for child safety signs
# Poleaxed
# Poleaxed

South Dublin County Council will NOT be charging for child safety signs

Nov 21st 2014, 1:50 PM 6,944 Views 7 Comments

Previously residents were required to pay €200 for a sign and pole and €120 for just the sign.

# residential - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Man tasered as 4 arrested on Islamist-related terror offences
# London
# London

Man tasered as 4 arrested on Islamist-related terror offences

Oct 7th 2014, 3:58 PM 9,470 Views 25 Comments

The men have all been taken to police stations in central London.

# residential - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Nama's transformation from the world's biggest landowner to Ireland's biggest landlord
# Explainer
# Explainer

Nama's transformation from the world's biggest landowner to Ireland's biggest landlord

Jul 17th 2014, 6:45 AM 15,215 Views 32 Comments

Nama has taken on a host of new objectives – it looks like a sensible move now, but will it work out?

# residential - Monday 14 July, 2014

Construction activity remains "robust" in tenth month of growth
# Residential
# Residential

Construction activity remains "robust" in tenth month of growth

Jul 14th 2014, 10:24 AM 5,719 Views 4 Comments

The rate has slowed slightly in the past couple of months but remains strong according to an index by Ulster Bank.

# residential - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

House, apartment prices up 10.6% nationally in year to May
# Property
# Property

House, apartment prices up 10.6% nationally in year to May

Jun 25th 2014, 11:38 AM 8,353 Views 46 Comments

Latest CSO figures show residential property prices rose 22% in Dublin since May 2013.

# residential - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Number of people looking for planning permission and building homes is on the rise
# Residential
# Residential

Number of people looking for planning permission and building homes is on the rise

Jun 24th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,936 Views 32 Comments

There were 3,524 residential construction projects started in the first four months of 2014 compared with 1,517 for the same period in 2013.

# residential - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Here's how many houses the banks have repossessed so far this year
# Keys Back
# Keys Back

Here's how many houses the banks have repossessed so far this year

Jun 5th 2014, 11:24 AM 22,804 Views 88 Comments

New data from the Central Bank also show mortgage arrears declining, although long term problems remain.

# residential - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

42 prosecutions over substandard housing in Dublin city
# Courts
# Courts

42 prosecutions over substandard housing in Dublin city

Apr 2nd 2014, 3:10 PM 6,895 Views 17 Comments

Dublin City Council has a team of inspectors visiting rented accommodation on the North Circular Road.

# residential - Monday 24 February, 2014

Plan to target land-hoarders could create tens of thousands of jobs
# Developer Levies
# Developer Levies

Plan to target land-hoarders could create tens of thousands of jobs

Feb 24th 2014, 11:16 AM 16,044 Views 101 Comments

A plan to impose a harsh levy on developers hanging on to prime land is being considered by Cabinet. It’s hoped the measure could help boost the supply of family homes, particularly in Dublin.

# residential - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Dublin driving continued growth of property prices
# On The Up
# On The Up

Dublin driving continued growth of property prices

Aug 20th 2013, 1:04 PM 8,823 Views 70 Comments

House prices across Ireland rose by 2.3 per cent over the last year with Dublin achieving growth levels of 8 per cent.

# residential - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Pics: Plane crashes into houses, four found dead
# Connecticut
# Connecticut

Pics: Plane crashes into houses, four found dead

Aug 10th 2013, 7:10 PM 22,042 Views 9 Comments

The propeller-driven plane struck two small homes near Tweed New Haven Airport in Connecticut, USA. The victims have not yet been identified.

# residential - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Property prices are now half the price they were in 2007
# House Prices
# House Prices

Property prices are now half the price they were in 2007

Jul 23rd 2013, 12:04 PM 11,513 Views 80 Comments

However, the CSO figures show that for the first time in five years property prices are up.

# residential - Monday 1 July, 2013

Poll: What do you think about house prices rising?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What do you think about house prices rising?

Jul 1st 2013, 9:32 AM 11,760 Views 51 Comments

Asking prices for homes in parts of Dublin have risen by up to 12 per cent over the past year – but is this a good thing?

Again? House prices in parts of Dublin jump by 12%
# Gaffs
# Gaffs

Again? House prices in parts of Dublin jump by 12%

Jul 1st 2013, 6:30 AM 13,416 Views 35 Comments

Two separate reports into house prices have found prices are still dropping around the country – except in Dublin.

# residential - Monday 27 May, 2013

40 hours to go until property tax deadline
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

40 hours to go until property tax deadline

May 27th 2013, 8:02 AM 10,684 Views 170 Comments

Around 1.1 million homeowners have so far paid the charge.

# residential - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Pipe bomb partially explodes on residential street in Belfast
# Melrose Street
# Melrose Street

Pipe bomb partially explodes on residential street in Belfast

May 25th 2013, 11:28 AM 3,634 Views 2 Comments

Police said the people responsible for the device showed a complete disregard for the safety of the local community.

# residential - Thursday 16 May, 2013

30,000 people a day are sending in property tax returns
# Deadline
# Deadline

30,000 people a day are sending in property tax returns

May 16th 2013, 10:17 PM 14,764 Views 103 Comments

With less than two weeks to go until the final deadline for paying the property tax, the number of people paying has increased…

# residential - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Watchdog to inspect disability centres for the first time
# Scrutiny
# Scrutiny

Watchdog to inspect disability centres for the first time

May 14th 2013, 3:07 PM 3,326 Views 6 Comments

There are around 9,500 people living in residential centres around the country – and this is the first time the centres will be subject to independent scrutiny.

# residential - Monday 25 March, 2013

Revenue property tax website cost just under €50,000, says Noonan
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Revenue property tax website cost just under €50,000, says Noonan

Mar 25th 2013, 7:15 AM 9,321 Views 60 Comments

Latest figures from Revenue show just over 7,000 people have paid the property tax in its first fortnight.

# residential - Saturday 16 March, 2013

579 people pay the property tax in its first week
# Gaffs
# Gaffs

579 people pay the property tax in its first week

Mar 16th 2013, 7:15 AM 15,863 Views 112 Comments

Figures released by the Revenue also show there were more than 600,000 hits on its new website to calculate property tax.

# residential - Monday 1 October, 2012

House prices are still falling - except for South County Dublin
# Cribs
# Cribs

House prices are still falling - except for South County Dublin

Oct 1st 2012, 6:30 AM 10,650 Views 29 Comments

The average asking price for a house in Ireland is now €167,000 – down by 54 per cent since the peak of the boom.

# residential - Sunday 30 September, 2012

At last: Long-awaited register of property prices in Ireland is here
# Gaffs
# Gaffs

At last: Long-awaited register of property prices in Ireland is here

Sep 30th 2012, 3:08 PM 69,286 Views 77 Comments

Propertypriceregister.ie, which provides detailed information on residential property prices in Ireland, was launched this afternoon.

# residential - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Bears break into sweet shop, cars searching for food amid US drought
# Bears
# Bears

Bears break into sweet shop, cars searching for food amid US drought

Aug 9th 2012, 9:20 AM 3,446 Views 15 Comments

An exceptionally dry summer has depleted bears’ usual food supplies of berries and vegetation – pushing them further into residential areas.

# residential - Friday 25 May, 2012

10 per cent of Irish mortgages are in arrears says Central Bank
# Mortgage Arrears
# Mortgage Arrears

10 per cent of Irish mortgages are in arrears says Central Bank

May 25th 2012, 11:09 AM 1,973 Views 35 Comments

1 in 10 mortgage holders are at least three months behind with repayments according to the new figures.

# residential - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

More than one million have not yet paid the household charge
# 3 Days To Go
# 3 Days To Go

More than one million have not yet paid the household charge

Mar 28th 2012, 6:10 PM 8,750 Views 191 Comments

Just over 31,000 payments were made in the past day – a slight decrease on the previous 24 hours.

# residential - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Approved planning permission for homes almost halved in one year
# Planning
# Planning

Approved planning permission for homes almost halved in one year

Dec 21st 2011, 11:40 AM 1,222 Views 10 Comments

CSO data on planning permission for dwelling units shows a drop of 45.9 per cent between Q3 2010 and the same period of 2011.

# residential - Monday 20 June, 2011

NATO says "weapons system failure" killed Libyan civilians
# Libya
# Libya

NATO says "weapons system failure" killed Libyan civilians

Jun 20th 2011, 8:19 AM 261 Views 5 Comments

Two children were among nine people killed by an airstrike which NATO says went astray.

# residential - Friday 20 May, 2011

Nearly 50,000 residential mortgages in arrears of three months or more
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Nearly 50,000 residential mortgages in arrears of three months or more

May 20th 2011, 11:46 AM 276 Views 0 Comments

However, the Central Bank says new measures to make mortgage lenders help customers make more manageable arrangements for repayments are in force.