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Cork's Docklands: The plans include the re-purposing of the landmark waterfront Odlums Mills building (as above), a new rehabilitation hospital, and the construction of a number of multi-storey office and apartment buildings. Also captured in this AFLOAT 'file' photo along the south jetties at Kennedy Quay is Arklow Rover with stevedores at work with the 'R' class cargoship series ship since disposed by Arklow Shipping, with only a handful of this class still remaining in service.
Along Cork city's docklands, an ambitous multi-million euro plan have been announced which would include the re-purposing of the quayside landmark Odlums Mills building, a new rehabilitation hospital, and the construction of a number of multi-storey office and apartment buildings.…
The Tower on Buncrana’s Swilly Road was the town’s coastguard station for many years at the turn of the 20th century
Offers of over €200,000 are being sought for the landmark former coastguard station in Buncrana which is now on the market. As the Derry Journal reports, the building dates from around 1870 and served as the Co Donegal town’s coastguard station…
Inis Saimer and its Victorian-era residence are now on the market
A private residential island in Co Donegal is now on the market and could be the perfect getaway for those seeking a life of peace and tranquility — without stepping too far away from it all. Former Glory has details…
Artist’s impression of the 13-storey apartment tower in the development proposed for Crofton Road
More than 70 objections have been lodged against plans for a 13-storey apartment block overlooking Dun Laoghaire Harbour, as RTÉ News reports. previously covered the proposals for the fast-track strategic housing development on Crofton Road, consisting of two blocks…
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An abandoned lighthouse on the largest Aran island off Galway bay is for sale for over half a million euros. As reports today, the lighthouse and ruined buildings command a view of the Atlantic from the island’s highest point.…
Artist’s impression of the 13-storey apartment tower in the development proposed for Crofton Road
A site near Dun Laoghaire’s waterfront has been earmarked for a new high-rise strategic housing development. Plans for St Michael’s SHD consist of more than 100 built-to-rent apartments across two buildings on Crofton Road, one of them as tall as…
A very special house in a very special location. Edgewater in Kinsale has direct access to its own 6-boat marina
"Unique" and "iconic" are words so overused they've almost become meaningless. So it says something about a very special harbourside house on the market in Kinsale, that it should so confidently restore the vitality and meaning of those terms -…
€1m for Castle Island in Roaringwater Bay, West Cork
Historial Castle Island in Roaringwater Bay off the coast of Schull, West Cork is on the market for offers in excess of €1m. The island is located immediately east of the entrance to Schull Harbour and south-west of Horse Island.…
Óstan Thóraigh is located right at Tory Island’s main harbour
Brexit uncertainty as well as VAT increases have been cited by the estate agent handling the sale of a Tory Island hotel for its failure to secure a buyer, as The Irish Times reports. noted in April that the…
Cork City Quays: A (CGI) image of the proposed new 25-storey JCD Group residential development on the Carey's Tool Hire and former Sextant bar site AFLOAT adds is located at Albert Quay. Opposite at this stretch of the River Lee is the Port of Cork City Marina located on South Custom House Quay.
A former Fine Gael candidate Julie O’Leary has started a petition in favour of high-rise, high-density development in the docklands. The petition, reports EchoLive, was signed by close to 400 people in its first few hours online, comes after a…
Custom House Quay development. AFLOAT adds the CGI image of the proposed tower development (on right) at the Port of Cork site where existing and historic bonded warehouses are located in the city's 'docklands'
EchoLive reports of an artist who has campaigned against a skyscraper development at the historic Port of Cork site has described new images of the proposed 34-storey tower as “dreadfully ugly”. Cobh-based painter John Adams has garnered over 1,700 signatures…
The Custom House Quay development in Cork. AFLOAT adds at the base of the proposed tower the old Port of Cork's Bonded Warehouses located on both the North and South Custom Quays that form a key focal point in the city's 'docklands'
Developers of the historic Custom House Quay site in Cork are promising a project that will be a ‘symbol not only for the city but an icon for Ireland as a prominent modern European destination’. As EchoLive reports, details of…
Shannon Harbour in Co Offaly has eight of Ireland’s total of 28 houseboat berths
Despite the growing demand for houseboat living in Ireland, there are only 28 residential moorings across the whole of the country, as RTÉ Radio 1’s Morning Ireland reports today (Wednesday 3 July). Grand Canal Dock alone has a waiting list…
The property comprising the two cottages and outbuildings, adjacent to the now automated lighthouse on Rathlin O’Birne Island
Just €75,000 is the asking price for two fixer-upper lightest keeper’s cottages on a Donegal island, as reports. The cottages, which boast six bedrooms between them, are located on Rathlin O’Birne Island, some three nautical miles west of the…
An artist's impression of how the new City Quays 3 will look, AFLOAT adds to the left of what will be Belfast's tallest office building supporting 500 jobs, is the existing historic building belonging to Belfast Harbour Commissioners completed in 1847.
Work on building is due to start this month, writes The Irish News, on the north's tallest building, creating over 500 local construction jobs. The £50 million Belfast City Quays 3 office scheme, granted planning permission in January, will accommodate…
The hotel is located right at Tory Island’s main harbour
A 14-room hotel on one of Ireland’s most remote and picturesque islands is now on the market for less than the asking price of many Dublin homes, as The Irish Times reports. Óstan Thóraigh has been the centre of life…

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