Murtagh Rochfortbridge Co Westmeath 3006
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Murtagh Bros – Rochfortbridge, Co. Westmeath – 30/06
Murtagh Bros bring to auction via LSL Auctions a property at Rochfortbridge, Co. Westmeath on Thursday, 30 June, 2022 at 16:00. Lot: 1 Superb c. 19 acres of Agricultural land, close to the M6 Motorway. Information: Here. Register to bid: Here. Contact Murtagh Bros on: +353 44 934 2512. LSL Auctions, LSL News.
Raymond Potterton Mace, Rathowen, Co. Westmeath
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Raymond Potterton – Mace, Rathowen, Co. Westmeath – 30/06
Raymond Potterton brings to auction via LSL Auctions a property at Mace, Rathowen, Co. Westmeath on 30 June 2022. Description:A super residential grassland farm on C. 140 ACRES (in Lots) with valuable road frontage to three roads and the river Inny. The lands are situated 2km off the N4 in an area renowned for its fattening land. See the catalogue: Here. Register to bid: Here. Contact Raymond Potterton on: +353 46…
PPS numbers construction projects
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Slow processing of PPS numbers impacts construction projects
New building projects across the country appear to be held up due to the slow issuing of Personal Public Service (PPS) numbers for construction workers. As such, this is extending timeframes for some projects . Minister of Social Protection, Heather Humphreys, has been contacted by the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) to highlight the matter. A PPS number is required by construction workers to complete a Safe Pass programme, which allows…
Saint Martin’s Ballydarragh Gorey Co Wexford
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Quinn Property – Saint Martin’s Ballydarragh, Gorey, Co Wexford – 29/06
Quinn Property brings to auction via LSL Auctions a property at Saint Martin’s Ballydarragh, Gorey, Co Wexford on 29 June 2022 at 15:00. A Substantial 5 Bed Dormer Residence On C. 1 Acre Site In Need Of Modernisation. Lot 1, QUINN PROPERTY – Saint Martin’s Ballydarragh, Gorey, Co Wexford Y25 Y589. GUIDE PRICE: €250,000. Ref: P5597.Location: St. Martins enjoys a wonderful country setting within close proximity to Gorey, just 5…
Sherry Fitzgerald Caltraghmore Newtowncashel Co Longford
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SOLD – Sherry Fitzgerald – Caltraghmore, Newtowncashel, Co. Longford – 27/06
Lot 1, Price 90000.00Lot 2, Price 80000.00Lot 3, Price 135000.00Lot 4, Price 180000.00Lot 5, Price 305000.00Lot 6, Price 610000.00Sherry Fitzgerald P. Burke brings to auction via LSL Auctions a property at Caltraghmore, Newtowncashel, Co. Longford on 27 June 2022. 6 Lots: Lot 1: 10.55 acresLot 2 C. 8.25 acres Lot 3 C.11 acres & Sheds Lot 4 C. House & C. 1.acre Lot 5 C. House Sheds & C. 12.95…
First Home scheme
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First Home scheme roll-out set for July 2022
The First Home shared equity scheme, designed to benefit middle-income home buyers, will be rolled out from early July 2022 according to Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien. Government has allocated a minimum €400m funding to help thousands of first-home buyers to bridge the gap between a too-low income and being able to afford a mortgage. The First Home scheme will be jointly funded by mortgage lenders with the State providing an interest-free…
home buyers
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Average age of home buyers stands at above 40
Statistics compiled by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) indicate that the average age of house buyers is going up – it seems that the median age of single home buyers has gone above 40, with joint purchasers standing at 38. Their recent data on the characteristics of Residential Property Purchasers in all Local Electoral areas (LEA) in the country was based on 2019 figures. The median national average age has…
Sean O Boyle Williamstown, Co Galway 24/06
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Sean O Boyle – Williamstown, Co Galway – 24/06
Lot 1, Price 86000.00Sean O Boyle Auctioneers bring to auction via LSL Auctions a residential and commercial property at Main Street, Williamstown, Co. Galway at in Tarmey’s Pub, Williamstown on Friday 24 June, 2022 at 16:00. Lot 1:This is a substantial property new to the market. Comprises of residential and commercial which offers great potential. Whilst in need of refurbishment this property presents an ideal investment. Suitable for rental accommodation,…
Hennessy Land Property Auctions
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Hennessy Land Property Auctions – Co. Laois – 24/06
Hennessy Land Property Auctions brings to auction via LSL Auction a property at Co. Laois on Friday, 24 June, 2022. Lot: 1 C. 120 acre (48.57Ha) residential farm laid out in one division which includes approx. 15 acres of forestry (planted approx. 25 years). Description The land is presently in grassland production. The land is laid out in nice sized fields. The farm has a central road way leading from…
Census 2022
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Housing stock increased by over 6% units, census 2022 shows
The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has released figures from the Census 2022, showing the preliminary population on Sunday 3 April 2022 as 5,123,536 persons. This is the first time that a census has recorded a population of more than five million people in over 170 years. The population increased by 361,671 persons, or 8%, since April 2016. The housing stock in Ireland increased by over 120,000 units (6%) between 2016…
Pat Gavin Church Road Castlelost Rochfortbridge
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SOLD – Pat Gavin – Church Road Castlelost Rochfortbridge Co. Westmeath – 23/06
Lot 1, Price 195000.00    Lot 2, Price 405000.00   Lot 3, Price 600000.00     Pat Gavin Auctioneers brings to auction via LSL Auctions a property at Church Road Castlelost Rochfortbridge Co. Westmeath on 23 June, 2022 at 15:00. 3 Lots: Lot 1: 4 Acres top quality land Zoned Residential all services adjacent to the property. Lot 2: 17 Acres top quality land good level ground in one division. Lot 3: The…
Murtagh Clonard House, Dublin Road, Mullingar 2306
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Murtagh Bros – Clonard House, Dublin Road, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath – 23/06
Murtagh Bros bring to auction via LSL Auctions a property at Clonard House, Dublin Road, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath on 23 June 2022 at 15:00. Lot 1: A 5 Bed period residence on c. 1.7 acres. See the catalogue: Here. Register to bid: Here. Contact Murtagh Bros on: +353 44 934 2512. LSL Auctions, LSL News.
rooftop solar panels
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Exemptions for home solar panels and other buildings proposed
The Minister of State for Planning and Local Government, Peter Burke, TD, this week published proposed revisions to the existing planning exemptions for the installation of solar panels on the roofs of houses and certain non-domestic buildings. A public consultation process as part of the Strategic Environmental Assessment process is now open, and will run until 13 July. The proposed changes are aimed at increasing Ireland’s generation of solar energy and national…
James L Murtagh Rhode Co Offaly
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SOLD – James L Murtagh – Rhode, Co. Offaly, Westmeath – 17/06
Lot 1, Price 230000.00Lot 2, Price 105000.00Lot 3, Price 72000.00Lot 4, Price 50000.00James L Murtagh brings to auction via LSL Auctions 4 Lots at Rhode, Co. Offaly, Westmeath on 17 June, 2022 at 15:30. Land & Farm Lot 1: c.18.6 Acres Lot 2: c.5.9 Acres  Lot 3: c.4.2 Acres  Lot 4: c.1.96 Acres  View the catalogue: Here.Register to bid: Here. Contact James L Murtagh on: +353 4493 40088. LSL Auctions, LSL News.
Cloonaloughan Cloughjordan County Offaly
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SOLD €326000.00 – REA Eoin Dillon – Cloonaloughan Cloughjordan, County Offaly – 16/06
REA Eoin Dillon brings to auction via LSL Auctions a property at Cloonaloughan, Cloughjordan, County Offaly on 16 June, 2022, at 4.30pm. Lot 1: An impressive parcel of agricultural lands comprising of 12.46 Ha (30.79 acres). The lands are in two fields and comprised in part Folio OY399F. The lands are all currently set and have been well tended to by the current owner. Vacant possession will be available in July…
Murtagh Bros Moranstown Ballynacargy
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SOLD €416000.00 – Murtagh Bros – Moranstown, Ballynacargy, Co. Westmeath – 16/06
Murtagh Bros brings to auction via LSL Auctions a property at Moranstown, Ballynacargy, Co. Westmeath on Thursday, 16 June 2022 at 15:00. Lot 1: C. 42. 844 Acre. Description: A non-residential farm in permanent pasture with good road frontage, c.500m from Ballynacargy Village, renowned for its fattening abilities. With a large bedded cattle shed and private well water. See the catalogue: Here. Register to bid: Here. Contact Murtagh Bros on: +353…
poverty rates
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Home repayments impact poverty rates
The impact of rent and mortgage repayments on poverty rates affects single parents, disabled people, and renters who depend on housing support most severely, according to a recent Central Statistics Office (CSO) report. Equality think tank Social Justice Ireland (SJI) says almost 20% of the population is in poverty after making rent and mortgage repayments. “The overall poverty rate in Ireland increases from 11.6% before housing costs are included to…
building materials
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High price volatility in building materials must be curbed – SCSI  
The main reasons for current price inflation is high price volatility across building materials – particularly insulation, cement, plasterboard metals, according to the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI). Their Real Cost of New Apartment Delivery reports published in 2017 and 2021 respectively showed that lower-rise suburban apartment delivery costs rose from €155,000 to €177,000 during the four-year period. The report also highlights other factors such as labour cost increases…
town renewal
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Application deadline for Town and Village Renewal Scheme
The Town and Village Scheme is one of a series of national and local support measures designed to rejuvenate small rural towns and villages throughout Ireland, under the Department of Rural & Community Development’s Rural Development Investment Programme. Since its launch in 2016, over €113 million of funding has been approved for more than 1,400 projects across Ireland. The Scheme is managed on behalf of the Rural and Community Development Department by…
GVM Limerick Moore Street Cappamore
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GVM Limerick – Moore Street, Cappamore, Co. Limerick – 14/06
GVM Auctioneers Limerick brings to auction via LSL Auctions a property at Moore Street, Cappamore, Co. Limerick on 14 June 2022 at 15:00.  This will take place at GMV’s Limerick City Auction Rooms (UPS) at 25/26 Glentworth Street, Limerick City (on the kind instructions of the owners). Disclosed Reserve €75,000. Lot: 1 For those in search of a rewarding project this very substantial two storey premises stands on a prominent…
Places for People National Policy on Architecture
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Places for People highlights National Policy on Architecture
A new Irish film titled Places for People airs the vision of Ireland’s new National Policy on Architecture. The production featured at the New European Bauhaus (NEB) Festival this past week, 9 -12 June, 2022. At the centre of the film are extensive interviews with Ireland’s Cultural Ambassadors for Architecture, Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, who won the most prestigious prize for architecture in Europe – the EU Mies Award…
Mortgage interest rates
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ECB expected to raise interest rates from July
Variable and tracker interest rates are likely to increase in July as well as September, according to the European Central Bank (ECB). Those with mortgages linked to these rates could face two increases of 0.25pc, which means an extra €360 a year on a €250,000 tracker mortgage with a margin of 1.25pc over the ECB rate and a 20-year repayment plan. Mortgage holders will have to fork out an additional…
planning permissions
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Home planning permissions increase by over 21%
The latest statistics from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) indicate that planning permissions were granted for 8,463 new homes between January and March of 2022 – of which 4,687 were houses and 3,776 were apartments. The total amount of planning permissions granted for homes jumped over 21% in the first quarter of 2022, when compared with the same period last year. Sorcha O’Callaghan, Statistician in the Business Statistics Division of…
increase homeownership
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Measures to increase homeownership are working – update
The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, has published an update on the planning measures he introduced a year ago to increase homeownership and restrict the practice of bulk purchasing by institutional investors. It demonstrates that almost 16,000 residential units have been ring-fenced for individual buyers and restricted from bulk buying or multiple sales to a single purchaser. In May 2021, Ministerial Guidelines for Planning Authorities (“Regulation of…
Quinn Property Skeeter Park & Bargy Commons
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Quinn Property – Skeeter Park & Bargy Commons, Cleariestown, Co. Wexford – 10/06
Quinn Property brings to auction a property at Skeeter Park & Bargy Commons, Cleariestown, Co. Wexford on 10 June 2022 at noon. Lot 12A: A compact C. 13 Acre roadside holding. Location: The lands are located in south Co. Wexford along the Duncannon Road R733, opposite Murphy’s Barn, 10km southwest of Wexford town, 3km from the village Cleariestown, 8km off the N11 at the Whitford Roundabout and 15km from the…
James L Murtagh - Ballynahown, Clonaslee, County Laois
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James L Murtagh – Ballynahown, Clonaslee, County Laois – 09/06
James L Murtagh brings to auction via LSL Auctions 3 Lots at Ballynahown, Clonaslee, County Laois on 9 June, 2022, at 15:00. Lot: 1 Residence and equestrian facilities on c.8 acres  Lot: 2 c.41 acres of agricultural lands  Lot: 3 Entire Residential Farm & Equestrian facilities on c.49 acres of agricultural lands See the catalogue: Here. Register to bid: Here. Contact: James L Murtagh on +353 4493 40088. LSL Auctions, LSL News.
housing supply
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Call for membership of Housing Supply Clearing House Group
The Housing Supply Clearing House Measure is being introduced in anticipation that some people displaced by the Ukraine conflict will require temporary accommodation in Ireland over the medium to long term. The Housing Supply Clearing House process is aimed at facilitating consideration of matters that might warrant action being taken by the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, local authorities, or other State agencies, to expedite the delivery of…
HAP Housing Assistance Payment
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Increased HAP discretion rate will secure more tenancies
July will see an increase in the Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) discretion rate of up to 35%. This was confirmed by Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien at a recent FEANSTA conference. As such, local authorities can now pay up to 35% more than the current set HAP rates – which differs between local authorities. The Minister also announced that he would also be expanding the couple’s rate to single people.…
Vacant Properties Ireland
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Low volume of vacant properties across Ireland
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has revealed that there is a low number of vacant residential units across the country. This was established after a preliminary analysis of local property tax (LPT) returns was done by Revenue Commissioners. The Minister commented that he and his department will still have to fully examine the figures before reverting to Government with proposals for a vacant property tax. There is thought to be as…
Sherry FitzGerald Moneyhore Enniscorthy
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Sherry FitzGerald – Moneyhore, Enniscorthy – 17/06
Sherry FitzGerald OLeary Kinsella brings to auction via LSL Auctions land at Moneyhore, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford on 17 June, 2022. Lot: An exceptional C.37.77 acre holding situated approximately 7km from Enniscorthy town. The land is of top quality prime agricultural land suitable for tillage or grazing. Currently it is laid out in a number of paddocks and is under grass. With entry via a very short avenue, access to this…