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Apartments in converted Lurgan linen factory go on sale

Apartments in converted Lurgan linen factory go on sale

Prices in Johnston & Allen House, which sits on the corner of Victoria Street in the Heart of Lurgan,Co Armagh, start at €112,500 for a 60 square metre one-bedroom apartment.

Cowen plans big cash drive for infrastructure

Cowen plans big cash drive for infrastructure

Minister for Finance Brian Cowen will announce significant extra spending on roads and other capital projects in his first budget this Wednesday.

Tree's company for Yuletide celebration

Tree's company for Yuletide celebration

If you want to be ecologically friendly this Christmas, pick a real tree, preferably a dark green noble fir, writes Ros Drinkwater.

Spitzer's cure worse than the disease

Spitzer's cure worse than the disease

More than a year has passed since New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer completed his attack on bank analysts. And what has happened since then?

Don't invest in things you can't control

Don't invest in things you can't control

Colm O Tuathaill spent 21 years working for Eircom, latterly as a senior manager, before founding an IT consultancy company, IBT Solutions (www.ibtsolutions.net) in 2003.

Two-bed townhouse in quiet cul-de-sac close to city centre

Two-bed townhouse in quiet cul-de-sac close to city centre

A mid terrace townhouse in the Blackpitts area of Dublin 8 is new on the books of HOK Residential with an asking price of about €485,000.

Wolfe in winter still shows sharp teeth

Wolfe in winter still shows sharp teeth

What insight could a 74-year-old author possibly have into contemporary life on a college campus? Quite a good one, if that author happens to be Tom Wolfe.

Haute boudoir

Haute boudoir

Cork businesswoman Beth Haughton has come up with a novel idea to lure customers into her boutique: locating it in a sumptuous boudoir in a hotel.

The indifferent Scottish anarchist who almost blew up Franco

The indifferent Scottish anarchist who almost blew up Franco

Far from being an anarchist's handbook, General Franco, the Angry Brigade and Me is more like a manual on how not to change the world.

Investors wanted for Canary development

Investors wanted for Canary development

Premier Resorts is seeking Irish investors for a development of apartments and villas in an undiscovered part of the Canary Islands.

Towering production of Ballymun's history

Towering production of Ballymun's history

It is a rare and special thing when a production can carry the imagination far beyond the confines of the theatre space.

Totally tropical paradise

Totally tropical paradise

The Caribbean becomes more accessible next season with direct flights from Dublin to Cuba and the Dominican Republic.

Le Premier invests in French commercial unit

Le Premier invests in French commercial unit

The Le Premier property fund has spent €2.87 million on a unit at Le Parc Du Moulin near Orly airport and Paris.

New restaurant raises the bar

New restaurant raises the bar

Rub-a-dub-dub, three foodies want grub. And where do you think they might be?

Holding back the spam tide

Holding back the spam tide

Spam is continuing to irritate us all. Can the law do anything about it ? Neither the EU's Privacy Directive (implemented in Ireland last November), nor the US Federal CAN-SPAM Act, has had any noticeable effect.