Looking for flair? Think Bellair - location, revamped, lucky No 13

After a high-end reconfiguration and its considerable comfort factor, this city house is perfect for a trade-down buyer, says Tommy Barker.

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Old Tipp schoolhouse gets top marks

Trish Dromey admires a fine old schoolhouse with stunning views which has been sensitively extended and modernised.

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Dunany delight gives stunning views of ever-changing harbour view

With almost an acre of landscaped, grounds and picture windows, Dunany could be your delight, says Tommy Barker.

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House of the week: Charming Wilton home offers convenience amid city's changing landscape

Verily, Kilmurry, or No 1 Wilton Road in Cork city’s western suburbs has seen enormous changes during its 60-year span lifetime of being an accommodating home ...

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Live a life in showhouse hues as colour makes a comeback in Macroom

Tommy Barker finds that grey clouds are lifting, as colour makes a come back in Macroom new homes development.

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Beara holiday village gem for €3.5m

AN ENTIRE holiday home complex under the Caha mountains, on 10 waterfronting acres next door to movie maker and writer Neil Jordan’s West Cork hideaway, has ...

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Christmas rush on for land sales

BUILDER and developer appetites for development sites, especially residential ones, are to be tested in several late, and significant, 2018 Cork city and suburban ...

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Trading Up Homes: A selection homes in the city and country

We scan a selection of trading up homes in city and country...

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Room to breathe in Cork’s desirable Maryborough Hill

There’s plenty of space in this extended home in Cork’s desirable Maryborough Hill, writes Tommy Baker.

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Beautifully-maintained modern home in East Cork

Trish Dromey admires an attractive three-bed house in the scenic village of Ballycotton in East Cork.

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House of the Week: Tried and truly tested Douglas home still comes through

No 2 Tuloch Beag – home to a family of eight – has been tried, and truly tested, and still comes through, shining and robust and well-presented: so says ...

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7th heaven: Hermitage — cared for religiously

In the same family’s possession since 1999, Tommy Barker says the hi-spec home was reconfigured during the post-Celtic Tiger slump.

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The 'Out of Africa’ look Tipp home making Banner headlines

A Brady Bunch-style home with an ‘Out of Africa’ look — this Tipp home still making Banner headlines, says Trish Dromey.

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Not rocket science to upgrade to Ardkeale

This three-bed semi shows how a family home can be expertly refurbished without breaking the bank, writes Tommy Barker.

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Brexit fears tick property boxes

FEARS of a hard Brexit are feeding into demand for quality industrial and logistics space for firms dealing with other EU countries, it’s claimed, as a developer ...

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What occupiers want — space

AS a country, our employment landscape continues to evolve in line with global trends, with the move from rural to urban locations now the dominant feature of the ...

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Two substantial deals in Mahon

TWO very significant deals wrap up a very positive year for Cork’s Mahon suburb.

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Rendezvous sold for €1.5m as Clancy’s hits the hammer

One of Cork city’s longest established suburban bars, the Rendezvous, has changed hands, for close to €1.5 million.

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Webworks building makes over €16m

There’s a sale agreed, at over €16 million, of the 43,000 sq ft Webworks building, next to Cork City Hall and the Elysian. It’s understood to be ...

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The answer to solving the housing shortage is at our doorstep

Vacant houses, empty holiday homes, unused upper-floors in city blocks, and ‘dead space’ in estates can all help solve the housing shortage, says Patrick ...

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Co-housing offers new ways to build homes

Joe O’Shea meets a collective aiming to drive a radical rethink in the way we approach housing in Ireland.

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House of the Week: Cork Harbour homes which have just a couple of bonds in common

Tommy Barker reports on two homes that form our house of the week.

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Central perk in Cork city: A home in a lovely and lively old neighbourhood

Tommy Barker admires a large light-filled home in a lovely and lively old neighbourhood minutes from Cork city centre

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Spacious Tramore home comes with an astonishing garden and suite of bars

Pub crawl in back garden with its range of themed bars is an easy-peasy slice of paella, says Trish Dromey.

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Gorgeous Kenmare cottage is pretty as a picture

Trish Dromey inspects a true rarity — a gorgeous cottage in one of the south-west’s picture-postcard towns.

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This Ballycotton beauty is a gem in East Cork

A whole new wave of folks now realise what a gem we have in coastal East Cork, writes Tommy Barker.

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Location, location, location in Cork's quirkily laid out Cleve Hill home

Location is top-drawer at Cork City’s Blackrock Road’s quirkily laid out Cleve Hill, says Tommy Barker

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Greenfield Cork city site with a gilt edge

Greenfield sites hardly come any better, or beguiling, than this. Seven acres of ‘farm’ land, recently shorn of its annual crop of maize, between the ...

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Blarney’s towering plan for nursing home and housing development

The site of one of Europe’s once-great Roman/Turkish baths and hydrotherapy complexes, the Hydro in Tower, Blarney — near the world-renowned Blarney ...

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It’s a country house, but in the Cork suburbs

The late Georgian-era Temple Lawn House is 4,600 sq ft on 1.5 acres, a manor hidden off Cork’s elite Blackrock Road, says Tommy Barker

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Richard Harris’ home in Limerick comes with star appeal

Richard Harris’s former home could make an outstanding family residence, writes Trish Dromey

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Cheaper housing, plenty of jobs and great quality of life puts Cork firmly on first-time buyer’s map

With a thriving jobs market, lower cost of living and an excellent quality of life, it’s no wonder many ex-Corkonians are considering the move home.

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On your marks for six-minute house

A home which has had previous lives as a creche and a shop gets a gorgeous transformation, says Tommy Barker

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There are rooms to manoeuvre at Tinvane House in Tipp

The four-storey Tinvane House, in Tipperary, has 12 bedrooms and could be used as a hotel or as a B&B, says Trish Dromey

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A ‘Tudor’ on Castle Rd

The 1990s-built Oaksprings is on 0.38 of an acre behind high gates in the suburb of Blackrock, says Tommy Barker

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Maldron in South Mall cauldron promises to have pre-Christmas guests

IF there are still some bare building bones sticking out at Cork City’s newest hotel (which promises to have pre-Christmas guests in situ by December 18) it’s ...

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House of the week: Mount Oval - €795,000

YES, indeed, the year and the years are indeed rolling by, and a reminder is the build date attached to 71 Dewberry. The big and rather fine, grown-up family home ...

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Game on for perfect cottage in Adare

Trish Dromey admires this extensive home which has been crafted around a lovely 19th century home in Adare

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Living large in huge sea-front mansion

The eight-bedroom Maryland House, near Crosshaven, has a games wing and swimming pool. It was once a hotel, says Tommy Barker

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One for you in Killaloe

With class views of Lough Derg, this former home of a UL president has been put on the market, Trish Dromey reports

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A pre-Christmas wrap anyone?

‘Tirol’ is sure to be an odd-ons favourite in the run up to the festive season, reports Tommy Barker

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