Post Reporter

Post Reporter

So you want to buy...a home in Tuscany

So you want to buy...a home in Tuscany

Tuscany offers the irresistible combination of gracious living, glorious countryside, good climate and fabulous food, plus the perks of having Florence and the coast within easy reach.

On view today

On view today

Drynam Hall, Kinsealy: three and four-bed houses from €340,000, 3-5pm, Sherry FitzGerald New Homes. NORTH DUBLIN:

Booming Budapest

Booming Budapest

Sunshine floods the Duna-pest Residences, Budapest's newest apartment block, where Boglarka Gyorey is giving me the grand tour.

Preview: Viewing highlights of the week

Preview: Viewing highlights of the week

Ireland has lost over 80 peacekeepers on United Nations duty, but only one remains officially classed as missing in action. Leargas: The Peacekeeper Who Never Came Home, Monday, 7.30pm, RTE 1:

Fetac campaign to hit screens

Fetac campaign to hit screens

Fetac, the Further Education and Training Awards Council, has launched a new TV and cinema campaign which is set to hit screens in the coming weeks.

Movie highlights of the week

Movie highlights of the week

A modern-day crime epic focusing on the efforts of two unorthodox, maverick (aren't they all?) cops to bring down a drug-trafficking gang specialising in crack cocaine. New Jack City:

In the spotlight: Desperate Housewives

In the spotlight: Desperate Housewives

In-fighting among the Desperate Housewives cast has sent America's favourite soap into a downward spiral.

Planning for an active future

Planning for an active future

Brendan O'Hora is head of marketing with First Active. He has worked in the Irish financial services sector for the past 15 years and is a marketing graduate of the College of Marketing and Design in Dublin.

Multi-million-euro sales as season hots up

Multi-million-euro sales as season hots up

Pembroke McDonnell sold 165 Seafield Road East in Clontarf for €2.15 million, having guided €1.1 million. DUBLIN 3:

She's in fashion

She's in fashion

Olga Maguire is one half of Armadillo, the Irish clothing range. She was raised in London, attended boarding school in Dublin, and graduated with a BA in business management.

Comment: Battle of the standards in the accounting world

Comment: Battle of the standards in the accounting world

Accountants of listed companies and their overseas subsidiaries will be all too aware of the additional burden arising from the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as they prepare to publish interim results for the first time this year

Top Ford post

Top Ford post

Pauline Walsh, from Newbridge, Co Kildare, has been appointed director, manufacturing quality, at Ford of Europe.

On the forecourts

On the forecourts

PRICE: €36,950. MODEL: 2002 MERCEDES C220 CDI ESTATE AUTO

Momentous day for the GAA

Momentous day for the GAA

May I express joy and satisfaction with the momentous decision taken by the GAA in opening up their grounds to other sporting organisations.

Television: Pick of today's viewing

Television: Pick of today's viewing

The surprise election of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger as Pope Benedict XVI last Wednesday was the culmination of an intricate and highly secretive voting process involving all 117 of the Vatican's cardinals. White Smoke: Election of a Pope, 6.30pm, BBC2