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Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Sold

This month
January 2023
# Ulster Bank
12 Ulster Bank branches to close today
A further 13 branches will close next week before becoming branches of Permanent TSB.
Last year
2022
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Muhammad Ali’s Rumble in the Jungle belt sold at auction for €6.16 million
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay bought the belt after a bidding battle.
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Rubens masterpiece Portrait Of A Lady sells for €3.1 million
It was the first painting by Rubens ever to appear on the Polish market and was put up for sale by a British citizen.
All time
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Brown Thomas and Arnotts sold in €4.7bn Selfridges deal
The two department stores form part of the Selfridges group, which is being sold by the Weston family.
# Whisky Business
‘World’s most expensive’ whisky miniature fetches £6,440 (€7,500) at auction
The Springbank 1919 was part of a collection that sold for £56,732.95 (€66,400)
# stobart air
Operator of Aer Lingus regional service Stobart Air sold to Isle of Man firm
The airline said it is well positioned as markets return and economies begin to recover.
# Proclamation
Copy of Proclamation sells for €190k at auction
It was expected to fetch between €100k and €150k.
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The government has agreed to buy an airport in Connemara
Cabinet approved plans to buy the airport, which is 28 kilometres west of Galway City, this afternoon.
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Kurt Cobain's cigarette-singed cardigan sells for €300,000
Cobain wore the cardigan during Nirvana’s 1993 Unplugged performance.
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Ulster Bank sells portfolio of 3,175 mortgages to Pepper
There are 2,800 home loans and 375 buy-to-let loans included in the portfolio.
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Bolton Wanderers back from the brink as takeover deal completed
The League One club had been given 14 days to find a buyer or face extinction.
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Atletico Madrid sign veteran Porto defender in €20 million deal
30-year-old Felipe will swap the Portuguese giants for Atleti.
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PTSB transfers thousands more of its customers to vulture fund servicer
Many of the mortgage-holders sold today had engaged with the bank and reached arrangements.
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Marie Antoinette pendant fetches €31 million at Sotheby's auction
The sale price shattered the pre-sale estimate of €1.75 million.
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Galway businessman and solo sailor Enda O'Coineen agrees deal to buy Sunday Business Post
O’Coineen, who is not based in Ireland, said he sees this new venture as “a reason to spend more time on the island”.
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Moussa Dembele departs Celtic as forward agrees €20 million deal to join Lyon on five year contract
Celtic have confirmed that they have agreed a deal to sell Moussa Dembele to Ligue 1 club Lyon.
# Start Mortgages
PTSB defends timing of letters to homeowners about mortgage sale to vulture fund
The announcement was made about the loans earlier this week – and it has since emerged that the portfolio included performing loans.
# enough is enough
Gary Neville calls on failing Man United stars to be sold
It’s the players or the manager, according to the ex-England man, who can’t see the Portuguese leaving Old Trafford any time soon.
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The famous Jonathan Swift ferry that runs from Dublin to Holyhead is being sold
Irish Continental Group is offloading the vessel for over €15m.
Lily O'Brien's chocolate manufacturer bought by Polish company for €40 million
Lily O’Brien’s was founded by Mary Ann O’Brien in the kitchen of her home in 1992.
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10,000-year-old skeleton of woolly mammoth sells for over €500,000 at auction
The giant skeleton was bought by the chief executive of a French waterproofing company whose logo is of the prehistoric mammal.
# Alwine
Photos: East German village sells for €140,000
Only about 20 mostly retired people still live in the cluster of decaying homes.
# past the post
Sale of iconic Harold's Cross greyhound stadium for €23m gets go-ahead
The 89-year-old stadium shut in February and a school will be built on the site.
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Harold's Cross Stadium is being sold to make way for schools
But nobody is saying for how much.
# Family Home
'Emotional day' for family as Westport House sold to local businessmen
It was an emotional day for the Browne family, as they finalised the sale of their home.
# CASH from the static
RTÉ to sell off part of its Donnybrook HQ in the coming months
The national broadcaster has been financially struggling.
# left bank
Central Bank completes sale of its Dublin HQ for €67 million
The iconic Dame Street building has been sold to real estate investors Hines Ireland and Peterson Group.
# sold off
Renters in Limerick apartments to be evicted after homes bought by vulture fund
One local councillor said there are only a handful of properties for rent in Limerick City.
# Research
€945 million sale of Blanchardstown Shopping Centre was most expensive in Ireland's history
New research found Q2 of this year was Ireland’s strongest ever in the commercial property market.
# Spencer Dock
This Dublin office building has sold for €242 million
The sale of the 21,000 square metre Dublin office block is one of the most high profile office investment sales to occur in Ireland.
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Copy of Proclamation sells for €150,000 at auction
A bundle of keys for the GPO also sold for €3,400.
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Handcuffs used on Countess Markievicz to go under the hammer
The handcuffs will be sold later this month with an estimate of €5,000 to €8,000.
# Property
One Earlsfort Terrace sold for €19.2 million
The rent will now rise to €1 million per annum this September.
# E-Commerce
This is the surprising first thing ever sold online
It wasn’t pizza.
# Property
Major end-of-year property auction pulls in €35 million
Allsops has noted a number of vacant residential properties being bought in Dublin.
# acquired
Arnotts has been bought by international retail group Selfridges
The company also owns Brown Thomas.
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Jersey worn by Irish-born former All Blacks captain sells for world record €243,000
Dave Gallaher was born in Ramelton, Donegal.
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Ryanair has voted to sell its Aer Lingus shares
The decision paves the way for the sale to IAG to be completed.
# Landmark
Watch: Locks changed in Clerys as shocked workers told all the jobs are gone
Liquidators were appointed to the company.
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Desperate times? UTV sells off radio station Juice FM 'to cope with the mounting losses from UTV Ireland'
The company is selling off assets in order to “reduce existing group indebtedness”.