Rural Village

Let’s reverse rural depopulation. Here’s how communities can fight back!

It never ceases to amaze me that so many infrastructural and development plans - and investments - are made on the basis of where population levels are at currently, rather than looking at the potential of the area and the underlying, simmering demand for what that area might be able to contribute, if given a small shove along. I'm talking primarily here about the Western half of Ireland, of course. Such...

Ireland Small Towns

4 reasons why your dream home in a small town or village isn’t being built

So the dream is that your 'forever home' should be a nice, big, efficient, modern home - let's throw in a home-office for good measure - all in a rural town or village, within easy access of a larger town or city. Sounds great! Well, you're not alone. Think of the lifestyle. No traffic to speak of. Clean air. Lots of space and green things all around. Easy access to some pretty amazing scenery. Sports...

A new dawn for homebuyers

What is Homebuyer’s Hero?

Homebuyer's Hero is a new dawn for homebuyers. It represents a whole new way of thinking about how people can buy a home. Shelter is one of humanity's most fundamental needs and yet, as a society, we have left it vulnerable, it would seem, to every shock and wobble thrown up by the modern world. Regardless of how the economy is doing - we all still need a home. Regardless of issues with supply and demand -...

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