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From TheJournal.ie Boomtime beauties: 6 Celtic Tiger buildings that deserve more appreciation, according to architects Insider Guide
From The42 'It wasn't like the All-Ireland but it was something else' - McManus thrilled for friend Woods Celtic Tiger

'It wasn't like the All-Ireland but it was something else' - McManus thrilled for friend Woods

The Limerick native says that the 43-year-old’s victory at Augusta National was ‘one of the iconic moments in sport.’

From TheJournal.ie Siptu firefighters call for fire risk assessment of all Celtic Tiger buildings Dublin Fire Brigade

Siptu firefighters call for fire risk assessment of all Celtic Tiger buildings

Siptu said that buildings constructed between 2000 and 2014 was when “so-called light-touch regulation was at its most extreme”.

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 TheJournal.ie Structural issues could affect 40 schools as Taoiseach says it will be difficult to find alternative classrooms Celtic Tiger

Structural issues could affect 40 schools as Taoiseach says it will be difficult to find alternative classrooms

Leo Varadkar has promised to “pursue the builder in the courts” in order to get the issues resolved.

From The42 Galway United set to benefit from proposed soccer centre of excellence Soccer Hub

Galway United set to benefit from proposed soccer centre of excellence

A €20 million investment will be used to develop what was formerly the GAA’s Mountain South site.

From TheJournal.ie Profile: The rise and fall of Anglo's David Drumm Celtic Tiger

Profile: The rise and fall of Anglo's David Drumm

The former chief executive was this week jailed for six years.

From TheJournal.ie €4000 model car among 3,000 items sold off from Café En Seine auction For Sale

€4000 model car among 3,000 items sold off from Café En Seine auction

The bar was a hotspot during the Celtic Tiger.

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 TheJournal.ie It's 'unlikely' big housebuilders will buy any of the remaining 250 ghost estates The Boom

It's 'unlikely' big housebuilders will buy any of the remaining 250 ghost estates

Asset management firm Investec says there are ‘few if any’ opportunities for the main construction firms.

From TheJournal.ie Items from Clerys, Shelbourne Hotel and iconic Celtic Tiger nightclubs going under the hammer Going Going Gone

Items from Clerys, Shelbourne Hotel and iconic Celtic Tiger nightclubs going under the hammer

A host of items from Howl at the Moon and the Residence Club are to be sold off.

What Percent Celtic Tiger Cub Are You?

We can tell you.

This video about Irish mobile phone usage in 2006 on RTÉ Archives is peak Celtic Tiger

“A lot of people have one phone for during the week, and another for the weekend.”

From TheJournal.ie One of Ireland's biggest developers says it may never repay its €120m debt Building And Property

One of Ireland's biggest developers says it may never repay its €120m debt

Gannon Homes was founded by prominent Celtic Tiger builder Gerry Gannon.

From TheJournal.ie Whatever happened to... a gigantic underwater tunnel linking Ireland and the UK? Sea Link

Whatever happened to... a gigantic underwater tunnel linking Ireland and the UK?

The idea to connect the two islands by rail has been around for over 100 years.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's 'lost decade' ends as domestic spending returns to Celtic Tiger peak Growth

Ireland's 'lost decade' ends as domestic spending returns to Celtic Tiger peak

Goodbody said the Irish economy will reach full employment by the end of next year.

From TheJournal.ie This chart shows the massive drop in housing supply compared to the Celtic Tiger years Population Growth

This chart shows the massive drop in housing supply compared to the Celtic Tiger years

One homeless charity says the government’s housing plan is moving far too slowly.

From TheJournal.ie Whatever happened to... A giant Disneyland-style theme park in north Dublin? Vega City

Whatever happened to... A giant Disneyland-style theme park in north Dublin?

The development would have been the biggest ever in Ireland – even including a monorail.

18 things that are inextricably linked to the Celtic Tiger

Eddie, extensions, and eating paninis.

How much fun did your family have during the Celtic Tiger?

It’s time to add up the ensuites and second properties to measure how much fun you had during the Celtic Tiger .

From TheJournal.ie Whatever happened to... A Luas light-rail system for Cork city? Republic Of Luas

Whatever happened to... A Luas light-rail system for Cork city?

Trams have been a success in Dublin, and there were hopes the southern city could follow suit.

From TheJournal.ie Two men face trial accused of stealing €250k in Celtic Tiger-era land deal Courts

Two men face trial accused of stealing €250k in Celtic Tiger-era land deal

The two Louth men stand accused of tricking a man by telling them they were involved in a €35 million deal.

From TheJournal.ie Whatever happened to... Cable cars suspended hundreds of feet above the River Liffey? Pie In The Sky

Whatever happened to... Cable cars suspended hundreds of feet above the River Liffey?

The developer behind ‘Suas’ wanted to create a Dublin icon like the London Eye or Eiffel Tower

From TheJournal.ie Whatever happened to... A billion-euro 'park in the sky' on O'Connell Street? Building And Property

Whatever happened to... A billion-euro 'park in the sky' on O'Connell Street?

Developer Joe O’Reilly had grand plans to revitalise Dublin’s main street.

From TheJournal.ie Whatever happened to... A €460m 'Las Vegas-style' casino in Tipperary? Building And Property

Whatever happened to... A €460m 'Las Vegas-style' casino in Tipperary?

The project is the brainchild of businessman Richard Quirke, one of Ireland’s richest men.

From TheJournal.ie Whatever happened to... A massive Chinese business centre in Westmeath? Athlone

Whatever happened to... A massive Chinese business centre in Westmeath?

It was hoped that the huge €175m Athlone-China hub would create thousands of jobs.

From TheJournal.ie Whatever happened to... The long-overdue Metro North? Celtic Tiger

Whatever happened to... The long-overdue Metro North?

We look at the many delays to the project, which was talked about as far back as 2001.

From TheJournal.ie Investors blamed for 'dramatic' rise in Dublin house prices Vicious Circle

Investors blamed for 'dramatic' rise in Dublin house prices

Rising prices are forcing people into the rental market, pushing rents up and making properties more attractive to landlords.

From TheJournal.ie Solicitor admits stealing from clients to help pay €6.5m debts from property boom Celtic Tiger

Solicitor admits stealing from clients to help pay €6.5m debts from property boom

The woman will be sentenced in two weeks’ time.

From TheJournal.ie The average commuter adds 800 calories a week to their diet, a new report has found Commuting

The average commuter adds 800 calories a week to their diet, a new report has found

Research from the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) suggests that people who commute for long periods of time are potentially “shortening their lives”.

From TheJournal.ie Rents in Dublin have now smashed through their highest Celtic Tiger price level The Only Way Is Up

Rents in Dublin have now smashed through their highest Celtic Tiger price level

The pace of price growth has slowed in recent times, however.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's most dangerous homes: 'The wood of the balcony crumbled like Weetabix' Celtic Tiger

Ireland's most dangerous homes: 'The wood of the balcony crumbled like Weetabix'

A new documentary questions the safety of homes built in the Celtic Tiger era.

From TheJournal.ie Catching a fugitive: How ex-solicitor Michael Lynn stayed on the run for eight years Boy In Brazil

Catching a fugitive: How ex-solicitor Michael Lynn stayed on the run for eight years

Facing criminal charges, he could soon be back in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie How boomy is this? Big boost in car sales but good luck getting your banger insured Motoring On

How boomy is this? Big boost in car sales but good luck getting your banger insured

There was a 30% boost in private cars being licenced last year.

From TheJournal.ie More people have flown through Dublin Airport this year than ever before On The Up

More people have flown through Dublin Airport this year than ever before

There has been a big increase in the number of routes through the airport.

14 unmistakable signs that the boom is back

We all partied.

From TheJournal.ie Irish rents have scored a new record - and it's not a good one Nosebleed

Irish rents have scored a new record - and it's not a good one

Prices have topped the peaks of even the Celtic Tiger property bubble.

From TheJournal.ie Doesn't look like Bernard McNamara will be giving ANYONE his number Not Playing Ball

Doesn't look like Bernard McNamara will be giving ANYONE his number

His responses to the banking inquiry could most generously be described as… unhelpful.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's biggest regional shopping centre is going under the hammer Spending Spree

Ireland's biggest regional shopping centre is going under the hammer

The Whitewater Shopping Centre in Newbridge is expected to fetch €150 million plus.

From TheJournal.ie Longboat Quay residents will still have to find '€2 million' for repairs after final offer of help Legacy

Longboat Quay residents will still have to find '€2 million' for repairs after final offer of help

The Authority said it would contribute some of the costs.

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