Autumn 2012 Archive

Tag rugby

The Young Surveyors Committee recently hosted two very successful sporting events. Our thanks to the organisers of each event who gave up their free time to provide these fantastic occasions. The ever-popular five-a-side football tournament took place in UCD on Friday, May 21. There was a great collection of teams, including Savills, Colliers International and

Minister addresses RICS

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin TD was guest speaker at the RICS International Governing Council Dinner, which took place during the Institute’s recent Governing Council meeting in Dublin. Mr Howlin spoke about the Government’s capital spending programme of over €17 billion for the next five years, and its commitment

Michelangelo eat your heart out!

Carmona Services provides a range of day and residential services and supports for children and adults with an intellectual disability in South Dublin. The mission for the day was twofold: to help out with a clean up of Cintra Nurseries, run by Carmona, which sells a variety of plants and shrubs

Cause for optimism

From the articles in this edition of the Surveyors Journal, one gets a sense that significant changes are taking place in land, property and construction – changes which have been heralded for some time. With the coming of the PSRA, property agency and management have become regulated activities and that agency’s forthcoming property

Commercial property database

President ROLAND O’CONNELL reiterates the Society’s support for a comprehensive commercial property database. For some time the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland has advocated the establishment of a national public property database to maintain and publish relevant details of all transactions in both the residential and commercial property markets. We welcomed