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€1m Restoration Scheme for pre 1960’s Farm buildings

€1m Restoration Scheme for pre 1960’s Farm buildings

Many traditional farm buildings are to be rescued from near extension by a new EU-funded grant scheme. The project aims to restore traditional Irish Farm buildings around the country to their former glory in order to help preserve our past traditions, history and culture i.e. ‘things’ that are “distinctively Irish”; “old farm buildings are what make …

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Threefold increase in 'Sale Agreed' properties

Threefold increase in 'Sale Agreed' properties

Threefold increase in 'Sale Agreed' propertiesThere has been a threefold increase in the number of ‘sale agreed’ second hand homes in January compared to the same time last year according to new research carried out by MyHome.ie. The new data shows that sale agreed properties in Dublin rose by over 300% with 658 properties reaching sale agreed status last month compared with just over 200 …

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Opportunities in India for Irish Construction Workers

Opportunities in India for Irish Construction Workers

Opportunities in India for Irish Construction Workers

The Ireland India Business Association (IIBA) in conjunction with the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) organised a meeting today to highlight the current opportunities in the property and construction sectors in India to Irish companies.

This morning, construction businesses, bosses and employees alike heard about the plethora of work and money available in India in the sector and …

MyHome.ie Budget 2010 Response

  MyHome.ie welcomes extension of Mortgage Interest Relief Scheme to 2017 but expresses disappointment at the "missed opportunity" to substantially reduce stamp duty rates. MyHome.ie,…
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Let the free market determine who buys what and where?

Let the free market determine who buys what and where?

Let the free market determine who buys what and where?The recent survey of first time buyers conducted by MyHome.ie showed that 48% had received a loan approval, a further 31% were actively seeking a loan approval and 58% of those surveyed intended buying within the next twelve months indicating an underlying demand for housing yet to be satisfied.

But one third of first time buyers …

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Should we be sceptical about €460 million project?

Should we be sceptical about €460 million project?

Should we be sceptical about €460 million project?

Despite the international economic crisis, and Ireland’s own crippling recession, work is expected to begin in the New Year on a €460 million project located just beside Two-Mile Borris in Tipperary.

Plans for the 800-acre development include a casino, a National Hunt racecourse, a 7,000 seat greyhound track, five-star hotel, a 15,000 seat concert venue – with retractable …

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