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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. Afloat.ie 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 BreakingNews.ie 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…
BG Diamond on its maiden call to the Port of Cork having berthed at Tivoli Container Terminal more than a year ago. AFLOAT adds the Chinese built containership operated by BG Freight Line is a subsidiary of the UK based Peel Ports Group, see today's related story under Ports & Shipping.
#waterfrontproperty - EchoLive reports of updated design plans in Cork for the redevelopment of the Tivoli docklands that were discussed at a recent meeting in City Hall. At the Planning Strategic Policy Committee (SPC), officials outlined the proposed development that would…
A previous proposal from developers Howard Holdings suggested a marina, apartments and shops for the Passage West docks but the plans were never realised.
#waterfrontproperty - People in Passage West, reports EchoLive.ie, have reacted with bitter disappointment to the announcement that the local dockyards are no longer to be sold to Cork County Council. The Evening Echo revealed yesterday that the docks - the location for…
The Cork Harbour site known as The Dockyard in Passage West.
#waterfrontproperty - Plans in Cork Harbour, reports EchoLive.ie, to redevelop the dockyard in Passage West have been scuppered by Brexit. The planned redevelopment of the dockyard site into a modern, urban waterfront settlement had been hailed as a ‘game-changer’ for…
The Royal Plymouth Corinthian Yacht Club on Plymouth Sound is putting its stunning club house on the market after more than 120 years to secure the future of the club
Plymouth's historic Royal Plymouth Corinthian Yacht Club is set to go up for sale. Built in 1688 as part of the Royal Citadel, the imposing property that has its own access to the water, has been used as a clubhouse since…
An outline render of a landmark building on the Custom House Quay site in Cork.
#WaterfrontProperty - Calls for the protection of historic buildings at the Port of Cork that secured in a petition more than 1,500 signatures has been presented to the Lord Mayor of Cork city. The Port of Cork site reports the…
Artist’s rendering of how Rowan Point will appear on completion in Greystones Marina
#Property - A sea view in scenic Greystones is just part of the appeal of Rowan Point at the Wicklow town’s Marina Village development. The first phase of 58 apartments is now for sale off plans, with views either north…
An 8-acre waterfront site up for sale at the former Royal Victoria Dockyard located in Passage West, Cork Harbour. The site is owned by Doyle Shipping Group (DSG). Afloat adds that the property includes a quay (see cargoship's bow) that extends eastward (not included in the photo) to the left.
#WaterfrontProperty - Victoria Dockyard an eight-acre site in Passage West which is up for sale needs to be purchased by the State or Cork County Council in order for a development that benefits the town centre to be built there,…
Superimposed image of the proposed €100 million office development in Galway City located at Bonham Quay alongside Dun Aengus Dock. Afloat adds the basin of the Port of Galway is where the Irish Lights aids to navigation tender ILV Granuaile is docked.
#WaterfrontProperty - Mayor of Galway councillor Pearce Flannery, says the proposed €100 million development at the Docks would be a major step forward for the city. His observation writes Galway Bay FM, was made at day two of the oral…

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