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Charlie Weston: 'Investors and downsizers are the cash kings in property realm'    (Stock picture) People struggling to qualify for a mortgage will be bemused that so many buyers can sidle up to an estate agent and offer to buy a property with cash. Almost half of the residential properties bought last year were purchased with cash or savings. Surging price rises and Central...

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Norwegian Air boss takes share hit in bid to raise fresh cash Share save: Norwegian CEO Bjorn Kjos has faced takeover speculation as it bids to cut costs NORWEGIAN AIR will sell new shares at just a third of the current market price when the loss-making airline seeks to raise money from investors the next few weeks, it said on Monday. It...
An Post plans nationwide network of parcel lockers as online shopping soars    Hitting the hay: Mairead McGuinness interviews Leo Varadkar and Michael Creed at the Farm Friday event, which was streamed live on Facebook. Stock picture An Post is advancing plans for a nationwide network of self-service parcel locker stations to enable customers more conveniently access online deliveries and make returns. It...
Derry Girls series two: everything we know so far ahead of the premiere Back to school: Jamie-Lee O'Donnell with her fellow class-mates in Derry Girls Hit comedy Derry Girls returns with a special premiere in Derry city. The cast - including the 'wee English fella' - will be in the city for a special screening event on Monday night. Derry native Lisa McGee's...
How sheep farmers can have enough grass supply in time for the 'Magic Day' Walking the farm and keeping it simple are sheep farmer Dan O'Loughlin’s main grassland management tips for reaching the 'magic day' (when grass growth equals demand) on his farm near Monasterevin, Co Kildare. The sheep farmer’s lambing season is due to start on March 6 and his...
Murder accused told gardai he struck pensioner (90) in 'self defence', trial hears Paddy Lyons (90) A murder accused told gardai that he repeatedly struck a 90-year-old pensioner in “self-defence”, a jury is to hear. Ross Outram (28), of Ferryland, Waterford Road, Clonmel in Co Tipperary, has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Paddy Lyons (90) at Loughleagh, Ballysaggart, Lismore, Co...
Honda to close UK car plant in 2022 putting 3,500 jobs at risk - report Honda CR-V Japanese carmaker Honda is set to announce the closure of its Swindon car plant putting 3,500 jobs at risk, Sky News reported on Monday. Sky News said that the announcement by Honda could come on Tuesday, and that the plant was scheduled to close in...
No-deal Brexit will push up UK food prices 'by up to 20pc' - Birds Eye chief Packets of Birds Eye frozen fish fingers A no-deal Brexit will lead "virtually instantaneously" to price rises on popular food products in shops, the head of Birds Eye in the UK has warned. The frozen food specialist's managing director for the UK and Ireland, Wayne Hudson,...
Almost half of properties snapped up by cash buyers Prof Mary Lambkin: There is a need for 350,000 new homes. Picture: Frank McGrath Almost half of all the residential properties bought last year were purchased with cash or savings. Some 25,000 properties were bought without the need to take out a mortgage. This was not far off the level in the recession years,...
'Invisible and undervalued' - report shines light on 'squeezed middle' Burden on the lower-middle classes is clear, says report A hard-hitting new report warns Ireland's working and middle classes are amongst the most "squeezed" in Europe. Hard-working families face a high cost of living and lack of universal provision in public services, in particular health, childcare and housing. It says the "squeezed...

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