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Sunday Property Round Up: June 11th

As expected, the weekend’s newspapers are dominated by the fallout of the UK vote so the property coverage in the main sections (outside of the property supplements) is limited. As regular readers will be aware, I am a strong proponent of digital marketing and PR as a […]

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Sunday Property Round Up: June 4, 2017

The expectation for today’s broadsheets was a full analysis of our Housing Minister’s keenly fought battle for Fine Gael leadership, which he lost out on to Leo Varadkar. Instead, all the Sunday papers, broadsheet and tabloid (with the noted exception of The Sunday Business Post) are dominated […]

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RTE Radio 1: The Business with Richard Curran

Listen back to the RIPPLE story and hear about the evolution of shipping container homes and business popping up all around Ireland with Ireland’s property bloggers:  

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RIPPLE: Ireland’s First Shipping Container Home Celebrated Internationally

It is not often that Irish design and innovation within the property industry is celebrated internationally, so I am especially proud to see that my pet project, Project RIPPLE , has been celebrated this week (more than 18 months after completion) on influential U.S. website Inhabitat.com Inhabitat.com […]

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Pat Kenny Show, Newstalk: Property Market 2016

  AnotherNew Year, another new Irish property report… To kick off 2016, Carol Tallon, author of the Irish Property Buyers’ Handbook annuals joined Pat Kenny on Newstalk, with the ever-engaging Karl Deeter of Irish Mortgage Brokers to discuss the latest property report from MyHome.ie (Q4 2015). Listen […]

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CSR is Dead; Long Live Industry-Specific Corporate Social Impact

Resources being spent addressing social needs without the structure of a business model are unsustainable and therefore incapable of having any significant impact. The business world can seem overly complex to the charity sector; an ‘us versus them’ attitude has always prevailed, making collaboration between the two […]

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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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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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The changing face of housing in Ireland

If the State is not in a position to deliver a solution, then its need to get out of the way of the people who can There have been many reasons to feel angry and frustrated and let down by the State about its response to housing […]

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Ireland’s first shipping container home – Press Release

Project RIPPLE: Creating Ireland’s first, fully-compliant, shipping container home in Ireland Press Release Ireland’s first fully-compliant shipping container home will be built on the grounds at IMMA (Irish Museum of Modern Arts) over three days, from Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th November as part of an innovative […]

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