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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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Shipping Container Home – Building Workshop with Q&A Panel

Shipping Container Build – One day workshop Bringing together all the expertise needed to complete your shipping container home build in Ireland and the UK. Delivered by members of the teams that created the first homes in both the Republic of Ireland and in Northern Ireland. SCHEDULE […]

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Grillagh Water House by Patrick Bradley

Yesterday I had the pleasure of visiting Grillagh House, the stunning shipping container home created by Patrick Bradley Architects in Northern Ireland. The weather was horrendous so please excuse the dark photos, which do not do this amazing, light-filled property justice! As a testament to how well […]

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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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House Price Surges Outside The Capital

Q1 2015: Focus on Carlow and Kilkenny   It’s official, I have made the transition from property commentator to property cynic seamlessly. Speaking this morning with John Masterson on the Sue Nunn Show on KCLR 96fm (serving the Carlow/Kilkenny areas) I was asked about the Irish Independent […]

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Sunday Independent: The starter home now just a fairytale for our children

Sarah Caden, writing in the Sunday Independent, 8 March 2015   The starter home now just a fairytale for our children Youth of today told to forget about the property ladder while an older generation sits snug in their semi-ds It’s hard to know which would be […]

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