Dublin: big-city living on a human scale

Dublin: big-city living on a human scale

If you thrive on city living but are done with long commutes and crowds, Dublin could be the perfect city for you. The Irish capital is one of Europe’s smallest…and one of its friendliest. You can walk anywhere in the centre in half an hour, WIFI is free on all the buses, and you are in easy reach of the seaside and the mountains.
10 best locations for your summer holiday home in Ireland

10 best locations for your summer holiday home in Ireland

Summer is almost on us! Are you one of the organised folk who has already planned the perfect getaway? Imagine having a place of your own in Ireland, that you can easily pop to, and which allows you to avoid the rigmarole of trailing the internet searching for affordable accommodation. If you regularly holiday over in Ireland, it’s possible to save yourself money overall by buying a property to enjoy your holidays in.
Find the ‘sunny southeast’ in Dunmore East

Find the ‘sunny southeast’ in Dunmore East

It’s not often that an April Fool’s joke really gains much traction. However, this year a cheeky The Munster Express journalist fooled the good folk of Dunmore East that Theresa May would soon be in their midst…! Although just a caper, it got us thinking about what this lovely village has to offer those looking to move to Ireland.
How can you buy land to build on in Ireland?

How can you buy land to build on in Ireland?

If you’re a Grand Designs fanatic like so much of the UK, perhaps you’re considering self-building your perfect home when you move to Ireland – so you can have it exactly how you want/ So, today, we’re looking at how to buy land to build on in Ireland, and the major points you need to consider before you embark on a self-build journey. 
Buying in Ireland, part six: the buying system

Buying in Ireland, part six: the buying system

The British have the same right to buy in Ireland as the Irish do, but the legal processes will not necessarily be the same, even if the language is. This week, we’re running over the steps of the house buying process here on the Emerald Isle: when do you sort your finances, how do you choose an agent and how does the sale work?

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