Donal Buckley

Donal Buckley

Cork home of former queen of Paraguay sells at auction

Cork home of former queen of Paraguay sells at auction

The reputed Co Cork home of the former queen of Paraguay, Eliza Alicia Lynch, was sold to a loca...

Regional cities see a strong rebound in office take-up

Regional cities see a strong rebound in office take-up

Signs that the recovery is spreading to regional cities is reflected in rising prime office rent...

Buy-to-let investors are back

Buy-to-let investors are back

Rising house prices and rising rents, coupled with paltry bank deposit interest rates and the ending of the CGT relief, have seen the sector boom

Signs of growth in retail rental re-emerge in regional areas

Signs of growth in retail rental re-emerge in regional areas

The slow recovery in retail sales has at last begun to ripple out to some of the regional towns and cities.

Offers sought for retail unit in central Dublin

Offers sought for retail unit in central Dublin

Quinn Agnew is seeking in excess of €545,000 for Unit 5 Mellor Court, 19 Lower Liffey Street.

Dublin's commercial property market performs better than New York and Tokyo'

Dublin's commercial property market performs better than New York and Tokyo'

Dublin's commercial property market outperformed some of the biggest investment markets in the world in the 12 months to the end of June.

Queen of Paraguay's Cork home for €20,000

Queen of Paraguay's Cork home for €20,000

A Cork house, believed to be where Eliza Lynch was raised, is now up for auction, writes Donal Buckley.

Rumour of Hollywood glitz at Allsop auction

Rumour of Hollywood glitz at Allsop auction

A Hollywood actor is understood to have bought a Cork office block at the Allsop Space auction last Wednesday for €1.4 million.

Meet the darling of the property sector

Meet the darling of the property sector

Commercial property has delivered its highest quarterly return since 1995, but values for retail and industrial spaces are still muted, writes Donal Buckley.

Fifteen millionaires spend over €30m on Dublin trophy homes

Fifteen millionaires spend over €30m on Dublin trophy homes

As many as 15 millionaire buyers have splashed out more than €30 million buying houses in the last three months.

Dublin gets its development ducks in a row

Dublin gets its development ducks in a row

The capital has more than 5,500 acres of land which is already zoned and could provide homes for 269,000 people.

Sandymount five-bed makes €1.7m

Sandymount five-bed makes €1.7m

Two Dublin south-side houses were among the five auction properties to sell successfully last week and generated more than €5 million in sales.

Planning rules make urban housing harder to develop

Planning rules make urban housing harder to develop

High demand for housing in Dublin has developers scrambling for development sites, writes Donal Buckley.

Budget 2015: What happens when we wave goodbye to the waiver?

Budget 2015: What happens when we wave goodbye to the waiver?

The capital gains tax waiver that played its part in kick-starting the reawakening of the Irish property market ends this year. What will ensue?

Million-plus price range a hard sell

Million-plus price range a hard sell

Properties below the million euro price level fared best at this week's auctions with seven of them selling.