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Wednesday 19th August The Morning Show with Declan Meehan

     Earlier today I chatted to Declan Meehan on the Morning Show about the current rental crisis,  suggestions for fixing the broken marketplace and explained why NAMA is not the discount seller it is perceived to be, in fact, it might just be the premium seller in […]

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Stirring up a TV Writers’ Revolution: MediaCityUK

   About SitcomCircle SitcomCircle is the writers’ circle for television writers (all genres) in the UK. While founded in MediaCity UK, our groups are now spread across the country, with 600+ members.  This is a place for existing, emerging and aspiring TV writers to come together to […]

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Guide to surviving the college accommodation hunt – for parents

Within moments of your teenage son or daughter receiving their CAO offer, the initial feeling of relief fades quickly as suddenly the realisation hits, your baby is no longer a baby. For most teenagers, starting college is the start of a new phase of their lives. It […]

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Costs of Buying Residential Property in Spain

As a general rule, the fees depend upon the type of property, the value and where the property is purchased from. Also, if a mortgage is being used to fund the purchase, the costs will be increased. As a guide, it is recommended that purchasers have approximately […]

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Mapping Opportunities for Property Investors in a Changed Spain

A recently published book ‘Atlas de la Crisis’ [Atlas of the Crisis] by Ricardo Méndez of the CSIC analyzes the socioeconomic impact of six consecutive years of crisis and severe austerity policies on Spain from the years 2007 to 2013. The changes in Spain over the past […]

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Real Estate Investment 2015: Where in the World?

Almost eight years on from the global financial crisis that plunged property markets across the globe into a downward spiral, recovery is the latest order of business in 2015, but what does that even look like? More importantly, will investors follow strong yields or pricing trends? Quick […]

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Men invited to Women in the Media conference to debate common challenges

  The third Women in Media conference is this year inviting men to discuss the common challenges and issues that they both face working in the media and dealing with journalists. Former Tánaiste and Progressive Democrats leader Mary Harney will open the weekend conference on Saturday April […]

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Writing for TV: Top Tips from Lisa Chernin

Last week SitcomCircle hosted the ‘Writing for TV’ course and workshops in the Media Lounge, MediaCityUK. This intensive course was delivered by Lisa Chernin, a media professional with more than 25 years experience in scriptwriting, sitcom writing and TV comedy performance in the US and the UK. […]

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Dealing with Difficult People – By Roy Lilley

  During a recent trip to the library, the title of this book caught my eye.  This is an issue that almost everyone needs to know about as most of us will need this on regular basis (also, I have long suspected that I may be one […]

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Three Feet from Gold

With so many wealth, business and leadership books available, it is easy to get caught up with the latest management jargon or wealth buzzwords – no doubt many of these are worthy, however, from time to time, I feel it is worth revisiting the classics and this […]

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