Post Reporter

Post Reporter

So you want to be a Free Runner

So you want to be a Free Runner

What it is: Parkour - the extreme sport or ‘way of life' created by Frenchmen David Belle and Sebastien Foucan.

Dalkey house sells for €2.175 million

Dalkey house sells for €2.175 million

Old Rock on the Ardbrugh Road in Dalkey sold under the hammer for €2.175 million through Sherry FitzGerald.

News round-up

News round-up

It took a long time to come onto the market but The Old Chocolate Factory scheme in Kilmainham, Dublin 8, proved a huge success, selling out within days of its launch and grossing €65 million in sales for developer Lalco Developments.

Commercial briefs

Commercial briefs

Kehoe's pub in Kilmore Quay, Co Wexford, has come on the market through Kehoe & Associates and is expected to sell for more than €1.5 million when it is auctioned on March 31.

First Active customers grasp new benefits

First Active customers grasp new benefits

Two years after the launch of its Current Account Mortgage, First Active has said that the product now accounts for one in three of its new mortgage customers.

Add a splash of colour this summer

Add a splash of colour this summer

Bring your garden to life this summer with imaginative colour schemes, writes Ros Drinkwater.

Buying in Scotland

Buying in Scotland

Although the term ‘overseas property' usually conjures up images of sun, sea and sand, there are plenty of attractive options closer to home, writes Diarmaid Condon.

Making a new pact on debt

Making a new pact on debt

For Ireland and similar EU countries to be able to leverage funding for infrastructural projects, they need the Stability and Growth Pact to be reformed.

Ulster Bank options for first-time buyers

Ulster Bank options for first-time buyers

Tanya Waters, mortgages product manager, outlines the options at Ulster Bank.

Movers and Shakers

Movers and Shakers

Iarla Flynn is the new head of regulatory affairs with Smart Telecom.

EU should focus on boosting growth

EU should focus on boosting growth

European Union leaders meet this week to try to give a push to the Lisbon Agenda, the plan to make the EU a more competitive economy.

Buy Sell Hold

Buy Sell Hold

Adeccowas raised to buy'‘ from “neutral'‘ by analyst Britta Simon at Bank Sarasin * Cie.

Get the most out of your money

Get the most out of your money

John McAlinden of IIB Homeloans advises consumers how to hedge their bets in relation to their mortgage by looking at flexible, tailor-made mortgage packages.

An Post to appoint team for financial services help

An Post to appoint team for financial services help

An Post is set to appoint an external team of business advisers to help the semi-state body develop its financial services division.

Overseas briefs

Overseas briefs

The Prestige Group has further expanded its operations in the North by setting up a new introducer programme that will see the company linking up with William Cooper's RJW Developments and Cooper Irvine accountants in Enniskillen in Co Fermanagh.