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From TheJournal.ie 'A cause for huge concern': Rents now 30% higher than Celtic Tiger peak Daft Report

'A cause for huge concern': Rents now 30% higher than Celtic Tiger peak

The Daft.ie report found that rents nationwide have risen by 11.3% in the last year.

From The42 Sign him up! Marcelo's 8-year-old son dazzles Madrid dressing room in header challenge Not Bad This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie 'The Celtic Tiger was ridiculous - it was a moment that needed to be dramatised'

'The Celtic Tiger was ridiculous - it was a moment that needed to be dramatised'

We talk to Isobel Mahon, the writer and star of the play Boom?, which looks at boom-time Ireland.

From The42 Dustin Johnson smashes a drive almost 500 yards - but it won't count as a record DJ

Dustin Johnson smashes a drive almost 500 yards - but it won't count as a record

The world number one took some of his frustration out at the par-five 12th hole in Austin last night.

From TheJournal.ie 'Deeply troubling': Dublin rent €380 higher a month than at Celtic Tiger peak Getting Boomier

'Deeply troubling': Dublin rent €380 higher a month than at Celtic Tiger peak

The lowest average rents were in Leitrim, at €542; and Donegal, at €599, a Daft.ie Rent Report found.

From The42 Impossible for Premier League spending to be sustainable, warns Spurs boss Levy Boom To Bust

Impossible for Premier League spending to be sustainable, warns Spurs boss Levy

“Somebody spending £200m more than they’re earning, eventually it catches up with you.”

From TheJournal.ie House price growth 'unexpectedly slowed' in Dublin in December Pause

House price growth 'unexpectedly slowed' in Dublin in December

Experts say new schemes to help buyers are likely to push prices up again.

From TheJournal.ie The price of property across the country continues to go one way Up And Up And Up

The price of property across the country continues to go one way

The price of houses in the South East has gone up almost 10% in the last three months, alone.

From TheJournal.ie Business up for vast majority of hoteliers across the country Fáilte Ireland

Business up for vast majority of hoteliers across the country

A new survey shows four out of five hotels said that they had experienced increased profitability.

The 15 greatest photobombers of 2015, ranked in reverse order

The 15 greatest photobombers of 2015, ranked in reverse order

The art of photobombing is not dead.

From TheJournal.ie Houses are becoming less and less affordable... again Apartment

Houses are becoming less and less affordable... again

But don’t worry, property prices are still well below the boom time peak

From The42 Not even Roger could handle this monstrous, history-making serve sent down by Sam Groth Cannonball This post contains videos

Not even Roger could handle this monstrous, history-making serve sent down by Sam Groth

It was the second-fastest ever serve recorded at Wimbledon.

From TheJournal.ie Jurassic World just had a MASSIVE weekend Eating The Competition

Jurassic World just had a MASSIVE weekend

The film has gone to number one in the 66 markets it has been released in internationally.

From TheJournal.ie Up. Up. Down... Housing construction surged, then slowed to a trickle late last year Getting Boomier

Up. Up. Down... Housing construction surged, then slowed to a trickle late last year

We’re in for a “turbulent” year in the home construction sector in 2015, it’s being predicted.

From TheJournal.ie Manual workers were 140% more likely to die than professionals during the boom Celtic Tiger

Manual workers were 140% more likely to die than professionals during the boom

Rich or poor, life expectancy for all groups in Ireland is at an all time high – but the gap between those groups has increased.

From TheJournal.ie Buying a house in Dublin? You'll feel the brunt of the new mortgage rules the most Property Prices

Buying a house in Dublin? You'll feel the brunt of the new mortgage rules the most

In Dublin, property values are estimated to have risen by 19.5%.

From TheJournal.ie Klaus Regling has said the Irish were 'obsessed' with property Obsessed Much?

Klaus Regling has said the Irish were 'obsessed' with property

The ECB man told the banking inquiry it is hard to overstate the part our ‘cultural attitude’ played in the crisis.

From The42 Rory McIlroy has only gone and bagged first professional hole-in-one in Abu Dhabi Boom! This post contains videos

Rory McIlroy has only gone and bagged first professional hole-in-one in Abu Dhabi

The world number one holed on the 15th during this morning’s second round.

From The42 This dunk from the 19-year-old 'Greek Freak' lit up the NBA last night Boomshakalaka
From TheJournal.ie The world could be booming again by the end of 2015 Sure Why Not?

The world could be booming again by the end of 2015

This is according to UK think tank the Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr)

From The42 Oooomph! 13 huge hits that shook our bones in rugby this year Lucky For Some

Oooomph! 13 huge hits that shook our bones in rugby this year

“Are you ready to give up, or are you thirsty for more?”

From TheJournal.ie This has been a pretty massive year for car sales Sucking Diesel

This has been a pretty massive year for car sales

Figures for new vehicles licenced have hit a five year high.

From The42 We need to rethink the laws of physics after seeing Paul O'Connell driven backwards by Cudmore

We need to rethink the laws of physics after seeing Paul O'Connell driven backwards by Cudmore

The Canadian had a little help, but it was still a monstrous hit.

From TheJournal.ie Property prices in Dublin are 25% higher than this time last year... CSO

Property prices in Dublin are 25% higher than this time last year...

… but that still puts them 37.8% lower than their 2007 peak.

From TheJournal.ie Pressure is on to get building, but those in construction need to learn new skills Build It Up

Pressure is on to get building, but those in construction need to learn new skills

The Irish Green Building Council says Ireland is going through a “revolution in standards and regulation”.

From TheJournal.ie What role did the media have in the financial crisis? The banking inquiry wants to find out Property Supplements

What role did the media have in the financial crisis? The banking inquiry wants to find out

Terms of reference for the investigation into the collapse of the Irish banking system were finalised today.

From The42 6.5 hours, 19 innings into a baseball game, Albert Pujols hit this walk-off home run Boom!

6.5 hours, 19 innings into a baseball game, Albert Pujols hit this walk-off home run

The LA Angels and Boston Red Sox played an epic last night.

From TheJournal.ie Daft report: More houses coming onto market, Dublin prices up by 21 per cent Property Prices

Daft report: More houses coming onto market, Dublin prices up by 21 per cent

There were also price rises in Cork and Galway, but decreases in Limerick and Waterford cities.

From TheJournal.ie Asking prices up nationally for first time since peak of property boom Gaffs

Asking prices up nationally for first time since peak of property boom

While the property market in the rest of the country is now on the move, there is still a huge gap between Dublin prices and those outside the capital.

From The42 Wide receiver catches two footballs while doing a backflip Boom!

Wide receiver catches two footballs while doing a backflip

Logan Hutton, take a bow.

From The42 Jermaine Jones floored by referee and Good-night John Boye for Ghana Comedy Of Errors

Jermaine Jones floored by referee and Good-night John Boye for Ghana

Four-month FIFA ban for the ref?

From TheJournal.ie Bubble? What bubble? Here's why Noonan isn't worried by rising property prices Pop

Bubble? What bubble? Here's why Noonan isn't worried by rising property prices

The finance minister noted that prices are still 47 per cent lower than their 2007 peak.

The ultimate coke-mentos eruption involves nutella and a condom

He might be a bit hoarse after this.

From TheJournal.ie Estate agents report "mini-boom" as price increases spread outside Dublin Roar

Estate agents report "mini-boom" as price increases spread outside Dublin

A survey by the Real Estate Alliance reveals an average rise in prices across the country of 6 per cent.

From The42 This is quite a belter from Gareth Bale Boom! This post contains videos

This is quite a belter from Gareth Bale

Bale’s 12th goal of the season helped Real Madrid back to the top of La Liga (for now).

From The42 VIDEO: Is this the best dunk of the NBA season so far? Boom!

VIDEO: Is this the best dunk of the NBA season so far?

The answer is yes by the way.

From The42 Seamus Coleman piledriver breaks the deadlock for Everton Donegolazo
From The42 VIDEO: Neil Ruddock is still pretty good at football Boom!

VIDEO: Neil Ruddock is still pretty good at football

The former Liverpool player nailed this effort.

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