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Story ideas for Thursday 5th November 2015

November 2, 2015 Posted in : Construction, Galzacs15, Homelessness, Housing, Ireland, Mortgage Brain Ireland, Property Market, Renting

Story Idea: Most dysfunctional mortgage market in 25 years
Expert: Michael Dowling
 (Expert in Financial Services/Mortgages) Chairman, Mortgage Brain Ireland                         
The Hook: 
In my 25 years in the mortgage market, I have never experienced such a dysfunctional mortgage market. We have 5 banks lending but their “hands are tied” by the new Central Bank rules on lending. Let me give you a stark statistic. The mortgage market in Ireland will be €4/€ 4.2 BN in 2015. Manchester and the Greater Manchester area alone will lend more money this year than Ireland.

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Story ideas for Wednesday 4th November 2015

November 2, 2015 Posted in : CBRE, Dublin, Housing, Ireland, Property Market

Story Idea: Release of CBRE’s last market report for 2015 looking at trends and transactions in all sectors of the Irish commercial property market
Expert: Marie Hunt
 (Expert in Commercial Property) Executive Director/Head of Research, CBRE Ireland.      
The Hook: 
This focusses on trends and transactions in all sectors of the Irish commercial property market with two months to go to the close of what has been an exceptionally busy year. It looks at the office, retail, industrial, investment, land and hotels and pubs sectors of the market and gives comprehensive overview of what’s going on in each sector and how 2015 has been.

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Story ideas for every day of the week: 2nd-6th November 2015

November 2, 2015 Posted in : BR Clinic Ltd, CBRE, Childcare, Children, Health, Mortgage Brain Ireland, Property Market, Start Strong, Tourism, Tourism Ireland

Monday 2nd November 2015

Story Idea: Ireland’s tourism drive for 2016 kicks off at world’s largest travel fair
Expert: Sinead Grace 
(Tourism & Communications) Media & Public Relations Manager, Tourism Ireland.                        
The Hook: 
Ireland’s tourism drive for 2016 kicks off today (Monday, 2 November) at the world’s largest travel fair – World Travel Market in London.

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Story ideas for Tuesday 1st September 2015

August 31, 2015 Posted in : CBRE, Galzacs15, Housing, Ireland, Property Market, Report

Story Idea: Latest update on commercial property market trends from CBRE
Expert: Marie Hunt (Expert in Real Estate & Commercial Property) Executive Director and Head of Research, CBRE Ireland.               
The Hook: In this new report CBRE focuses on what has been going on in all sectors of the Irish commercial property market during July and August and make some predictions about what to expect this Autumn. CBRE are predicting a very busy Autumn selling season with a raft of new assets being offered for sale.

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Story ideas for every day of the week: 31st August – 4th September 2015

August 31, 2015 Posted in : Appointments, CBRE, Childcare, Children, Dublin, Dublin Town, Exercise, Food for Health Ireland, Health, Healthy Living, Heart, IPU, Irish Pharmacy Union, Property Market, Schools

Monday 31st August 2015

Story Idea: School environment increases kids chances of becoming sick
Expert: Kathy Maher (Expert in Pharmacy & Medicine) President of the Irish Pharmacy Union.                       
The Hook:
 With Schools returning children are more likely to be susceptible to the common flu and tummy bug; the typical child expecting to get 3 to 8 common colds a year and 2 to 3 bouts of viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu) a year. It is a sure thing that parents will be treating their children for minor ailments during the course of the school year. That’s why Pharmacists have issued some practical tips for parents for this school year. President of the Irish Pharmacy Union, Kathy Maher, is available for comment on tips for kids well-being.

Notable Events for Monday 31st

* Rowing World Championships are taking place in France
* Social Justice Ireland will launch the National Social Monitor 2015 today
* On this day in 2006, Edvard Munch’s famous painting “The Scream” is recovered in a raid
* CSO: Milk Statistics July 2015

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Experts in the media: 14th July – 18th July 2015

July 20, 2015 Posted in : Budget15, Business, CBRE, DAA, Dublin, ECB, Economic Experts, Economics, EU affairs, European Parliament, Jim Power Ltd, Media Performances, Property Market, Renting

These experts made a big splash in the media the media last week, appearing across a wide variety of genres, offering their knowledge and insights across the nations newspapers and TV stations.

The Irish Examiner, FM 104 and Newstalk are just a few of the media outlets that have featured our experts in recent days.

Galzac’s experts provided commentary on a wide range of topics including loan property values, and key trends in business. Our goal is to highlight the media coverage our experts have received every week. (more…)

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Story Idea for Monday 6th July

July 6, 2015 Posted in : Experts, Galzacs, Galzacs Guide, Galzacs15, Homelessness, Ireland, Our experts in the media, Property Market, Renting, Simon Community, Stories

Story Idea: Market rents and rent supplement – the growing gap
Expert: Niamh Randall
 (Expert in Homelessness & Housing Markets) Head of Policy & Communications / National Spokesperson, Simon Communities of Ireland.

The Hook: Just one in eight properties available to rent come within rent supplement limits, research from the Simon Communities in Ireland has found. The Locked Out of the Market study found that of the 1,150 properties available to rent during the three-day snapshot period just 138 were under rent supplement limits.While rents have increased year-on-year rent supplement limits have remained frozen at June 2013 levels – resulting in an increasingly widening gap between the social protection supports available and real market prices.

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Story ideas for Tuesday 30th June 2015

June 29, 2015 Posted in : CBRE, EPA, Farming, Global Warming, Housing, Property Market, Wimbledon

Story Idea: Release of CBRE’s Half Year Summary of trends in the Irish Commercial Property market
Expert: Marie Hunt (Expert in Property Trends and Irish Property) Executive Director & Head of Research, CBRE Ireland.                
The Hook: 
CBRE have announced that they’re to release a thorough review of what has been happening in the Irish commercial property market in the first half of 2015 across all sectors, office, industrial, retail, Investment, Land, Hotels, Pubs etc. on Tuesday June 30th. Please contact Marie Hunt for further information.

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