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Construction activity continues to grow

Construction activity continues to grow

A rise in the number of family homes being built around the country is helping the construction sector to recover. The latest construction index from Ulster Bank shows there has been a fifth, consecutive, monthly rise in activity. Housing and commercial work are performing best,…
Finance Minister welcomes new bank loans for investors

Finance Minister welcomes new bank loans for investors

  Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said the new development of banks offering mortgages targeted at landlords could help alleviate problems in the rental market. Earlier this week state-owned Permanent TSB launched new loans for buy-to-let investors. It comes as rents have been rising in Dublin and…
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