Sunday Property Roundup May 5th 2024

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




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Below are the local and international stories that might be of particular interest















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Open public consultations and community engagement 













Rural Proof







  • Ireland is on the path to becoming a centre of excellence for offsite and other Modern Methods of Construction in Europe, says Paul Tierney, CEO of MMC Ireland in PBC Today & BIM Today

    “The deep expertise and robust international experience of Irish manufacturers and project teams are positioning the country as a leader in the MMC sector. As the CEO of MMC Ireland, I believe that our focus on growing a sustainable, buildable pipeline across all sectors is crucial to achieving this goal. Through collaboration with relevant bodies and the Irish government, MMC Ireland is actively working towards this vision, at both policy level and at project level…”:

    *Also, join us later this month in Kilkenny for the  MMC Ireland National Conference 2024


































Construction Careers

Constriction careers on Breaking ground news




Senior Living: Viable Private Sector Delivery

Joining host Carol Tallon on Breaking Ground on iProperty Radio this week is Malepeli Malataliana (MBA) (MRICS), Senior Quantity Surveyor, to discuss the need to put a focus on building independent senior living homes, and the shortage of smaller homes available for our ageing population as an alternative to nursing homes.

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 – Watch back and listen back:










  • Council urged to start compulsory purchase orders after surveying properties in Cork city: Council said it is working with the owners of 705 vacant/derelict properties across the city, following a survey of more than 13,000 properties in the summer of 2023





















PODCAST: The Property Roundup on

The business of estate agency and new homes in County Wicklow

This week on the Property Roundup host Carol Tallon is joined by Derek Byrne MIPAV TRV of Derek Byrne Property Consultants in the showhouse of a new Dwellings development, Chancel Way in Newcastle, County Wicklow. We take a look at Wicklow property market trends, the pipeline for new homes and chat through the homes available at Chancel Way.

Check out the new development here 👉

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Proptech Ireland is updating the database of 2024 Irish technology providers for the built environment – 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 👉





  • Could fractional ownership work in Ireland? What might that look like? ‘Can’t Afford a House? Buy a Piece of One Instead’: In a chaotic housing market that has shut many buyers out, fractional home ownership and investing trends are taking off.




PODCAST: The Proptech Hot Seat on


Unlocking Homeownership

In the ‘Proptech Hot Seat’ on iProperty Radio recently, MARK DUFFY, Founder of Dwellr – Unlocking Homeownership joined host Carol Tallon to discuss Dwellr’s lease-to-own proposition and its potential to get many currently excluded on the property ladder. Listen back to the full interview to hear about how Dwellr works, and the future of the platform.

Proptech Hot seat is sponsored by Proptech Ireland, the hub for innovators, investors and industry leaders – Watch/ listen back:















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