By Con O’Neill, Director, Sherry FitzGerald O’Neill Written in 1915, by an unknown author, what is striking about this piece is that it could so easily be written today. Indeed, I’ve attended many a meeting of the Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce where this very subject has been raised. The greater Castlefreke, Rathbarry and Ardfield area … Continued

By Con O’Neill, Director, Sherry FitzGerald O’Neill Forward I think in years to come, we will look back on 2020 as being a catalyst for a lot of change in society. Work-life balance is one aspect which has come into focus with people reassessing what they want in life. The proven test cases of employees, … Continued

By Con O’Neill, Director, Sherry FitzGerald O’Neill A boat load of whiskey running ashore in Clonakilty Bay was never going to end well. I stumbled across this story in the Cork Commercial Courier from September 11th, 1828: “The brig Rose of Dingle, on her passage there from Cork ran on shore in Clonakilty Bay on … Continued

Statement by Marian Finnegan, Managing Director, Sherry FitzGerald. July 1st, 2020 Sherry FitzGerald, Ireland’s largest estate agent, announced today (Wednesday July 1st, 2020) that despite the significant challenges in the wider economy, the average value of second-hand homes in Ireland remained broadly stable in the second quarter of 2020. In the opening six months of … Continued

We’re all doing our best to adjust to the ‘new normal’. Here we give some thoughts on the outlook for the property market in West Cork while highlighting how we are adapting to this new environment. Market Outlook Property prices in West Cork are likely to stay relatively stable in the short term with difficult … Continued

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