Many Irish emigrants, Irish Americans or people with a grá for Ireland living abroad dream of returning to the Emerald Isle to live. With all the recent financial uncertainty and talk of “property bubbles” and “price increases” people could easily be turned off the idea of investing, but we’ve taken a look at some real bargains left on the market.

Okay so some of these houses and apartments might be “doer uppers,” but for between $10,000 and $20,000 you can’t really argue. For a little corner of your very own in Ireland isn’t some hard work and creativity the least of your worries?!

Read more: Ireland’s most expensive properties - your dream castle or mansion (PHOTOS)

Here are best cheapest houses on the Irish market:

Where?

No 10 St Martins Row, Belturbet, County Cavan

How much?

$ 9,713 (€7,500)

What?

End of terrace house, one bedroom, one bathroom.

Floor area of 46.5 sq. meters (501 sq. ft.)

End of terrace stone built property situated in the heart of Belturbet town and within walking distance of The Shannon/Erne Waterway.

Small enclosed yard to rear.

 

Where?

210 Summerhill, Bundoran, County Donegal

How much?

Reserve not to exceed $12,950 (€10,000)

What?

Second floor two bedroom apartment.

Floor area of 71 sq. m (764 sq. ft).

Location Bundoran is located approximately 35km north of Sligo and approximately 77km south west of Letterkenny.

The property is situated on Main Street in Bundoran.

Local amenities including schools, shops, bars and restaurants are available in Bundoran.

 

Where?

Apts 19, The Old Mill, Castlerea, County Roscommon

 

How much?

$19,424 (€15,000)

What?

Two bedroom apartment with one bedroom.

Floor area of 72.10 sq. ms. (776 sq. ft.)

A modern, purpose built building comprising retail units and apartments.

Constructed in 2006, adjacent to Castlerea town center, convenience store and LIDL supermarket.

 

Where?

No. 3 The Courtyard, Loughrea, County Galway

 

How much?

$19,424 (€15,000)

What?

One bedroom apartment with one bathroom.

Ground floor apartment located just off Main Street, Loughrea.

Located to the rear of a courtyard area and is accessed through an archway with electronic gate.

 

Where?

7 Riverview, Quarry Lane, Boyle, County Roscommon

How much?

Reserve not to exceed $19,424 (€15,000)

What?

First floor one bedroom apartment.

Floor area of 51.66 sq. m (556 sq. ft).

Essential amenities can be found in Boyle Town with further amenities available in Sligo Town including a wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants.

Transport links in the area include Bus Eireann, Boyle Train Station and the N4 highway.

Read more: Ireland’s most expensive properties - your dream castle or mansion (PHOTOS)

Where?

13 Hazelwood, Bridgetown, County Wexford

How much?

Reserve not to exceed $19,424 (€15,000)

What?

Mid terrace two bedroom house.

Rear garden.

Floor area of 62 sq. m (667 sq. ft).

Approximately 5 miles north of Kilmore Quay.

Amenities in Wexford Town includes a range of shops, bars and restaurants.

 

Where?

Meenahony, Donoughmore, County Cork

How much?

$19,424 (€15,000)

What?

Detached two-bedroom house.

Two story cottage in poor condition.

Situated 15.5 miles from Cork City and Mallow.

 

Where?

Billa, Coolaney, County Sligo

How much?

$19,424 (€15,000)

What?

One bedroom detached house.

Semi-derelict cottage on 1/4 acre.

Where?

Main Street, Convoy, County Donegal

How much?

$19,424 (€15,000)

What?

Three-bedroom terraced house in need of full refurbishment.

Own your very own little piece of the Emerald Isle for as little as $10,000.Getty Images/iStockphoto