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Christmas FM raises €412,021 for Barretstown to ‘press play’ on over 1,400 days of life changing programmes for seriously ill children

Radio station has raised almost €2.25 million for various charities since its inception in 2008 Christmas FM, the popular radio station that is seen by many as the official soundtrack to the festive season, is delighted to announce that it has raised €412,021 for Barretstown, their chosen charity for 2019. The original goal to raise […]

Estate agents expect national property values to rise by 3.8% in 2020 – more than double the rate forecast for Dublin

Most affordable homes are located in Leitrim, Longford and Sligo where 3-bed semis can be bought for as little as €90,000 Border towns showed the highest rise in median prices during 2019 (up 10.1%) Huge disparity across the country with the equivalent three-bedroom property costing €450,000 in places like Greystones, Co Wicklow and €330,000 in Ashbourne, Co […]

Residential prices in Dublin will grow by maximum of 5% while new ‘Near Zero Energy Buildings’ regulations will significantly impact construction costs according to Lisney Outlook 2020

Investment market turnover grew by 18% in 2019 and will remain strong in 2020, with tech sector continuing to dominate the office market Trend in increased enquiries from UK based buyers for upper end of the residential market expected to continue into 2020 Sustainability agenda is forcing industry to adapt quickly Uncertainty stemming from global […]

Dublin estate agents expect property values to rise by 1.6% in 2020, according to The Sunday Times Dublin Property Price Guide

This is the least optimistic estate agents have been about Dublin house values since the recession Ranelagh, Milltown and Sandymount are among the top five most expensive areas to buy a three-bedroom property while Neilstown and Clondalkin in Dublin 22 and Ballymun in Dublin 11 are the cheapest places to invest in a residential property […]

€751 was the highest fare by a Lynk taxi passenger in 2019, a wedding dress was the most unusual item left in a taxi and drivers paid over €1.3 million on M50 tolls

“I thought Ariana Grande was a font” – funniest comment heard by a Lynk taxi driver in 2019 “Can you transport my budgie from Dublin to Brussels?” – the oddest passenger request 2019 stats from Dublin’s taxi booking app reveals that 41% of passengers now use the app to book their taxi, compared to 34% […]

Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland releases latest Complaints Bulletin

21 advertisements found to be in breach of the ASAI Code on grounds relating to Misleading Advertising, Health and Beauty, Principles, Decency & Propriety The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland’s (ASAI) independent Complaints Committee has released its latest Complaints Bulletin, which contains 25 case reports on complaints recently investigated by the organisation. 21 of the […]

€1.5 million invested in launching Ireland’s first ever age-friendly smart tablet device for older people

New ‘ACORN’ device, created by an Irish company, makes digital engagement easier and more accessible for older people ACORN is the result of over three years of research and development An Irish company has invested €1.5 million in the development of a new smart tablet created specifically for older people. ‘ACORN’ is Ireland’s first age-friendly […]

Niall Teague wins the 2019 Hard Rock Cafe Christmas FM Song Contest!

‘Santa Claus’ by Niall Teague voted Best Christmas Song by Christmas FM listeners ‘Santa Claus’ by Galway based musician Niall Teague has been announced as the winner of the Hard Rock Cafe Christmas FM Song Contest for 2019. Now in its twelfth year, the song contest on Ireland’s favourite Christmas radio station attracts hundreds of […]