Sunday Property Round-Up March 26th, 2023

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:

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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!)



We are excited to share the growth of iPropertyRadio! What started as #PropertyMatters, a 60-minute weekly show on Dublin South FM 93.9FM over 4 years ago, has now evolved into a global online station for the best construction, urban planning, property and proptech content. Check out our website,, brought to you by Hear Me Roar Media for live and recorded access to all the week’s built environment news.

Want to have your industry podcast included or be a guest on our shows? Reach out to us at Last year, we hit a massive 7.5 million digital impressions across our brands and this figure is growing – Q4 2022/Q1 2023 we now have an  average of 765,876 digital impressions each month, not including radio listenership and website visits. Huge thanks to all of you for your continued support!

This week on iPropertyRadio…


*How to prepare your home for a sale*

This week on ‘Property Matters’ on iPropertyRadio, host Carol Tallon is joined by Lorraine Scully, Real Estate Agent & Associate Director at Sherry FitzGerald Galway, to discuss their recent win – Sherry FitzGerald Branch of the Year 2023 Award! Lorraine gives some insiders tips and tricks for how to prepare yourself andyour home for the sales market, for example, picking the right sales agent for you, looking at marketing options and maximising the value of your property.

Robert Colleran Dublin

*Development land and commercial property opportunities*

This week on ‘Property Matters’ on iPropertyRadio, we hear from Robert Colleran, Owner of Robert Colleran Property Consultants LTD to discuss development land opportunities across Ireland, construction costs and vacant commercial properties. Robert also speaks on possible policy changes over the next 12 months.

Produced by Hear Me Roar Media

Watch back and listen back:

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  • Planning refused for dozens of apartments at former site of metal company on Cork city’s northside: The site has been vacant for a number of years and, according to a planning statement submitted with the application, was previously used as a scrap metal yard and historically as a tannery





































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  • Earlier this week, our newest team member, Katie Tallon, took part in a 3D Concrete Printing course with FutureCast (, with thanks to Caitríona Ní Aimhirgín, Consultant at FutureCast and Women in Construction & Quarrying champion…
















































































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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.

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