News from around the 32 counties of Ireland



Two receivers are this week-end selling off apartments at very low prices. In Courtown, Co Wexford, the smallest one- bedroom apartments in the Ocean Point development (pictured left) have had prices cut to €59,950. In Mullingar, Co Westmeath, prices for at the Tailteann Court project (pictured right) start at €69,950 for a one-bedroom unit.
(Source: The Irish Independent)


A TV show which focuses on warring neighbors has been overloaded with calls from Co Wicklow residents. Mediators is a 10-episode Sky documentary series that will follow local community mediators as they help to resolve a variety of quarrels -- from unbearable noise to damage to property. Two episodes of the Sky One reality programme are being filmed in Ireland, and so far, residents of the garden county have provided the vast majority of complaints against 'neighbors from hell'.