The Coastguard Station tucked away at the end of Sutton’s Strand Road is a rare find. Steeped in maritime history, the original terrace of low buildings is one of a number constructed by the British navy around Ireland in the 1850s to protect the Irish coastline. The current owners purchased the simple brick-faced cottage and […]
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Another opportunity for lovers of church property will spring up soon at Hampton, after An Bord Pleanála granted planning permission for 54 houses, 39 apartments and a 69-bed nursing home within the high walls of a former Carmelite convent in Drumcondra. The Carmelite nuns ran an enclosed order on the Hampton site for about […]
The poet William Butler Yeats lived in Howth for a couple of years, when he was a teenager, at a time when he was likely to have been impressionable. The family moved to a cliffside cottage in 1881, when Yeats was 15. The village at the time was a small and windswept fishing community […]
Sutton Castle, once the country home of the Jameson whiskey family, is perched on the cliffs of Sutton and set in seven and a half acres of magnificent gardens with strolling paths and water features, against a wooded hillside backdrop of mature trees. Now an upmarket apartment development, it’s a location that will appeal to […]
IPAV have recently proposed new measures to tackle the housing crisis and to reduce the cost of new home prices. The document is aimed towards the new government and has a range of suggestions; Incentivise builders by providing finance at interest rates of between 1% and 3%. The current high rates of interest of 15 […]