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Weekly Irish property market news and insights – for the industry, by the industry  

Before we get stuck into the general property news of the week, below are the local and international stories that might be of particular interest: 

  • Property District has teamed up with Hear Me Roar Media and award-winning TikTok agency Nonsensical to deliver groundbreaking campaigns for Ireland-based construction and real estate companies. Contact 

If you missed last week’s round-up, you can catch up here:

As always, you might let me know if I have missed out on any relevant property news by emailing

(Apologies in advance for any typos, it’s difficult to get good help on a Sunday. Also, I use voice to text dictation so just sound out anything that really doesn’t make sense in a strong rural accent and that should help!)


What started as #PropertyMatters, a single 60-minute show on Dublin South FM 93.9FM every Tuesday night, has now evolved into an online station hosting the very best construction, urban planning, property and proptech radio shows and podcasts from around the world. Our new website – produced by Hear Me Roar Media – offers audiences live and recorded access to global built environment content. To have your industry podcast included in the iPropertyRadio line-up, or to contribute as a guest on any of our shows, email the iPropertyRadio team at

In the Proptech Hot Seat on this week Tim Streather, Managing Director of proptech Spica Technologies chats to host Carol Tallon about an integration-first approach to gathering and using smart buildings data.

Spica, is the SmartCloud division of parent company Nordomatic, who makes tech for smart places and people. Our technology encompasses hardware and software solutions for management of BMS (building management systems), workplaces and energy.

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  • Property District West: All PR and communications (ghostwriting, social media management, public consultation and community engagement for placemaking) available through Irish from our Galway base in An Cheathrú Rua. Email for further information.
  • NTA to step up information campaign on Cork BusConnects after local concerns – Ahead of a series of community engagements on the project, the National Transport Authority says it plans to distribute an information leaflet on the scheme to more than 95,000 homes and businesses across Cork City in the coming weeks
  • ‘Why sell Cork’s oasis of calm?’ Northside retreat centre set to close – Ennismore Dominican Centre in Montenotte, in Cork, is set to be put on the market despite providing much-needed social services for those most in need in Cork and beyond.
  • €85m expansion plans for Center Parcs lodged
  • A tale of two towns: Whatever happened to Monard? The recent announcement of a new ‘sustainable’ rail-based town for Dublin, Clonburris, to cost €168.3m, was widely welcomed. But a plan for Cork, originally devised in 2001, is stuck at the station. Monard was to be home to 13,000 people, have its own railway station, and help to expand Cork as a viable counter-balance to Dublin



  • Proptech Ireland is updating the database of 2022 Irish technology providers for the built environment – From smart design and planning right through to the smart property transaction, where does your Irish-led or Ireland-based proptech  or MMC business sit?  Pease take five minutes to add or update your details to our internationally-shared listing here: SIGN UP HERE: * * and email product or service details to





Crowd-sourcing answers topical property questions:    

As many of you might know, my annual property book The Irish Property Buyers’ Handbook (since 2011) was rebranded in 2018 and now appears as part of The Property Insider series, published by Oak Tree Press, the first three titles are now published and available here:

From 2020, the publishers and I wanted to ensure the content remains topical and we are now doing this by crowd-sourcing home buyer and investor queries, with crowd-sourced and editorial team answers. 

Join the Facebook Group here to contribute:

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