Post Reporter

Post Reporter

Island in the sun

Island in the sun

Valletta was once famously described by Sir Walter Scott as “the city built by gentlemen for gentlemen'‘.

Chelsea's wonderful purple haze

Chelsea's wonderful purple haze

This year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show confirmed that where planting is concerned, we are further into the Biba labyrinth any colour will do as long as it is plum or purple.

News round-up

News round-up

* The buoyancy of demand for residential property seen this year could result in developers bringing forward completions planned for 2006, according to a report from the Sherry FitzGerald Group.

Skoda scores high with new Octavia

Skoda scores high with new Octavia

The new Skoda Octavia has had great success since it went on sale in Ireland last autumn.

Bookings taken for Galway apartments

Bookings taken for Galway apartments

Bookings are now being accepted for the first phase of 46 apartments in a new development on the former Connacht Mineral Water site in Galway city.

Explosive tale of bomb experts

Explosive tale of bomb experts

A Special kind of courage, 321 EOD Squadron Battling the bombers, By Chris Ryder, Methuen, €27.35

Irish investors turn to syndicates

Irish investors turn to syndicates

Commercial property syndicates are growing in popularity, but investors should thoroughly research all projects, writes Diarmaid Condon.

So you want to buy... an Arts & Crafts country house

So you want to buy... an Arts & Crafts country house

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HOK sale features iconic images of Ireland

HOK sale features iconic images of Ireland

In 1954, Gerard sent Dan a hand-painted Christmas card depicting two chaps watching someone with a big stick driving geese up a hill.

Tech week: IT Alliance expands

Tech week: IT Alliance expands

Outsourcing firm IT Alliance plans to hire 40 technology graduates from third-level institutions this year as it continues to expand.

Black is the new black

Black is the new black

One of those visual gags that hits the digital in-tray every so often is the one about the car showrooms for women.

Money briefs: New book from RTE's financial wizard

Money briefs: New book from RTE's financial wizard

Eddie Hobbs, the wellknown presenter of RTE's Show Me the Money, has recently published a book, Short Hands, Long Pockets.

In the spotlight: Kylie Minogue

In the spotlight: Kylie Minogue

“Sweet Jesus holy Mary mother of whatever Yahweh almighty. Australian pop goddess-cum-gay icon Kylie Minogue has been diagnosed with breast cancer.”

June Irish launch date for new Volkswagens

June Irish launch date for new Volkswagens

The new generation Passat is one of three new Volkswagen models to be launched in Ireland in June.

Forecourt advertising

Forecourt advertising

Network cabling companyKedington has partnered with CAds, a newly-launched media company, to roll out an entertainment media system targeted at garage forecourts.