Eimear Mulhern's ambitious plan for Ireland's bloodstock industry faces its final hurdle in September.
Almost 500 houses in Dublin sold for more than €1 million each last year, according to figures from estate agent Sherry FitzGerald.
Risk equalisation has dominated the headlines this Christmas. While it will have little immediate effect on the two million people in Ireland with private health insurance, the eventual outcome is likely to have a significant impact on policy holders
The chief executive of health insurer Vivas has said that his company would consider buying Bupa's subscriber base if the British firm withdrew from the Irish market.