Collectors poised to swoop on Cork for major antiques fair

Jewellery, silver, art, furniture and militaria will lure treasure-hunters in their droves, writes Des O’Sullivan.

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Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland answers the great big green energy questions

Kya deLongchamps asks the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland to address five key issues on home upgrades

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Hit the horticultural highway to Mallow

Excitement is growing ahead of the Home & Garden Festival, writes Peter Dowdall.

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Time for a sea-change maybe?

No 8’s in show home condition in Kinsale’s Cluain Mara scheme at Farm Lane, reports Tommy Barker.

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Bursting with country charm and character

A prettily decorated cottage with countryside views, a fish pond and wood panelling. Just needs a pretty name writes Trish Dromey.

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Expressionist artist puts bishop in frame

Des O’Sullivan casts an eye over Morgan O’Driscoll’s online art sale BISHOP Willie Walsh of Killaloe is generally considered by liberals in Ireland ...

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House of the Week: The grandeur of Ardfoyle Crescent

There's hardly a row of homes in Cork city’s older southside suburbs with as much ‘kerb appeal’ as those on one side of Ardfoyle Crescent: even ...

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Anyone for tennis? Glounthaune's Arden serves an ace

What can one de-deuce from this smashing Glounthaune offering? Well, just that it’s game, set and hard to match, Tommy Barker says I

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The work’s done, so just buy and relax

Strong interest can be expected in this recently beautified Bishopstown family home, says Tommy Barker.

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Antiques: Be cautious when buying bronze pieces and be gentle when caring for them

Kya deLongchamps warns us to be cautious when buying bronze and gentle when caring for it

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Country home has 'Aga can-do' attitude as birthplace of Coolmore Foods

With a landscape straight out of a Constable painting this historic Brinny farmhouse on seven acres is picture perfect, writes Tommy Barker.

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Period home near Cork city's south docks and new office blocks

Tommy Barker says life can be good and No 10 can get full marks after some gentle tweaks at this terrace off the Old Blackrock Road.

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Cork's crime and poverty levels assessed before German fund paid €19m for Webworks building

CRIME and poverty rates in Cork, as well as waste management strategies, public transport and sustainability issues were among the indicators a €9bn German ...

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Farm with a beach to woo buyer from overseas

THE land’s not great, the house needs work, the sheds have seen better days, nonetheless, there’s a €745,000 price guide on this Foilnamuck, Ballydehob ...

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Beautiful Buxton Terrace in Sunday’s Well to attract interest

With its close proximity to UCC and the city centre, beautiful Buxton Terrace should attract plenty of interest, writes Tommy Barker.

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Ballyphehane family home is bright, breezy and cheerful

Tommy Barker gives the lowdown on this modest, but personality-packed, family home in Ballyphehane.

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New homes at Cork's Harper's Creek right on track

THE presence of an important wetland habitat for migratory birds by the N25 road and a commuter rail line has generated the sales and marketing motto for Cork’s ...

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Massive 815-unit buy to let sell off includes 50 Cork apartments

FIFTY apartments in Cork’s Harty’s Quay, earning €760,000 a year in rent after 40% rental growth since they last sold, are included as part of one ...

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Lessons must be learned to deal with Ireland’s rental crisis

Trying to rebuild the Irish housing market post-crash, by relying on the private sector to provide accommodation as before is akin to not learning the lessons of ...

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Modern home with dual aspect language

Trish Dromey reports on an affordable Ballymakeera three-bed semi which is within commuting distance of Cork city and Killarney

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House of the Week: Calling all underbidders to this Blackrock hideaway

ESTATE agent Timothy Sullivan barely hedges his bets, when he says he reckons that No 15 Barnstead Drive is most likely the best individual house, in this rather ...

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To the Manor born: Kinsale 4-beds make for affordable buy

Interest is high, says Tommy Barker

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Ballinskellig beauty in the eye of the beholders

A five-minute walk down the road to the Skellig Chocolate factory. How sweet is that? Trish Dromey reports

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Living in Harmony: A smart one-off family home with a unique intergenerational link

Tommy Barker takes a leisurely wander around a smart one-off family home with a unique intergenerational link

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Signs of quality investment —inside and out

A three-storey 1890s build has been lovingly restored to perfect condition, says Tommy Barker

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Property kicks off for Kinsale’s rugby 7s

Kinsale’s ‘house and a half’ townhouse with apartment is well converted, says Tommy Barker Property Editor

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History on the hoof at Cork's Walton Court sale

There’s always been a sort of wayward independence attached to the coastal Cork property Walton Court — and, little wonder really, as this historically ...

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Sale of Cork store part of Eason's sale and leaseback plan

The planned c €100m roll out of sale and leaseback of retail properties by Irish bookseller Eason continues to gather pace, with the arrival of its Cork flagship ...

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Cork city's Good Shepherd Convent back up for sale with planning for 202 units

A controversial Cork city convent site, which has had five owners since 1996 and which was twice ravaged by fire, in 2003 and again 2012, is back for sale.

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Rare chance to live in charming Castle Grove

There will be many bids for a rare chance to live in Castle Grove, writes Tommy Barker.

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Ballymaloe Cottage a tasty offering in East Cork

Eve Kelliher reports on the sale of 1860s-built Ballymaloe Cottage, located adjacent to the world-famous Ballymaloe Country House.

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House of the week: Clock ticks down for Douglas bungalow

THERE’S a clock ticking in the background of this bungalow home called Vermar.

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True turn-key sale as grand piano is an optional purchase at Palaceanne House

Tommy Barker is impressed by a graceful, elegant property which provides modern living in a period home

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Douglas Cork investment has long and varied past

A primely set, corner investment property in the heart of Cork’s suburban Douglas village which once was the focus for an €8m bar and restaurant venture ...

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Clancy’s bar to get €1m spend after €2.5m purchase by consortium

Cork city’s Clancy’s bar is set to rise again, in time for its 195th birthday, part of a c€3.5/€4m total investment by its new consortium of ...

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Buying a new house? Phil Spencer reveals the warning signs to walk away from now

It’s all about Information, information, information, says the property guru. Luke Rix-Standing finds out more.

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