Sunday Property Roundup 31st March, 2024

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

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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:



















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!)


SUNDAY LISTEN – iProperty Radio

#Property Roundup

Designing for Future Generations

This week on #PropertyRoundup on iProperty, Alicia Greene, Flex Space Consultant with Knight Frank, joins us to discuss who is coming to her door looking for flexible working space in 2024, trends ahead of 2024 and the very exciting new WeWork space! Listen back to the full interview to get an idea of the offerings available in the Dublin market.

*Also, the iProperty Radio team, in partnership with, will be travelling across the country in 2024, meeting estate agents and learning about rental and sales trends on the ground. If you would like to get involved in these ‘Property Roundup’ shows, email


*Property Roundup is sponsored by, Ireland’s most visited property website 

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#Proptech Hot Seat

Connecting Lease and Resident Management

In the Proptech Hot Seat on iProperty Radio this week is Edward Tinsley, General Manager of Residently. Ed joins us to discuss the evolution of property management, how increasing the existing stock of single-family homes is fundamental to solving the UK housing crisis and making data easily understandable and actionable for property managers

*Proptech Hot seat is sponsored by Proptech Ireland, the hub for innovators, investors and industry leaders.*

Proptech Hot seat is sponsored by Proptech Ireland, the hub for innovators, investors and industry leaders

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“There’s somebody in a facility somewhere making something and there is a market for that…”

On #BreakingGround on iProperty Radio this week is Colin Murphy, Managing Director of Premier Publishing & Events Ltd, and David Keniry, Consultant with Keniry Advisory Services to talk about the upcoming National Construction Summit.

The summit, in its 10th year, will bring together some of the most influential people in construction, including the Minister for Housing, Darragh O’Brien TD.  2024 is on track to be the largest Construction Summit ever held in Ireland with an expected 6,000+ registrants: Register to attend the Summit here 👉

Breaking Ground is sponsored by PLACEengage – Your Virtual Town Hall, a data-driven platform for more successful public consultation and community engagement for your next development project

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Produced by Katie Tallon, with Hear Me Roar Media on sound








  • Three major infrastructure projects in West Cork have been put on hold, because of risk to the endangered freshwater pearl mussel. The projects include flood-relief works on the main road to Cork City and the upgrade of a sewage-treatment plant. Https://















  • RURAL IRELAND: In light of the most recent anti-rural policy kite-flying, there will be an online meeting on Thursday afternoon of the new industry group established for housing developers, property investors and estate agents trying or intending to deliver new homes, businesses or important infrastructure in RURAL IRELAND – if you wish to receive an invite link this, please email 













  • MMC Ireland announces two-day MMC Ireland National Conference 2024 which takes place in Kilkenny 22nd & 23rd May 👉Book at: Also, if you have a passion to drive the adoption of MMC in Ireland and genuine willingness to collaborate, email or visit 👉 










































  • Proptech Ireland is updating the database of 2024 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


  • Proptech Ireland: Ireland’s CONSTRUCTION and REAL ESTATE ESG technologies resource hub. Confused about how and where to start on your ESG journey? Contact us 👉








  • Allbridge and Uniguest Partner to Accelerate PropTech Adoption Throughout Hospitality and Senior Living Markets: New Certification Broadens Reach for Uniguest’s Digital Engagement Platform for Meaningful Guest and Resident Experiences




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  • Council’s climate plan will see investment of more than €2.2bn in green initiatives in Cork city: Included is spending of €1.9bn on housing, which the council says will see the provision of high-quality homes with a minimum BER of A2.



































  • ‘Council can’t make retail happen’, but Cork city chief executive says huge investment will bring footfall: She acknowledged that some independent traders have closed “for different reasons” but said Cork City Council has been supporting businesses.
















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