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The chief executive of the Saolta University Health Care Group, which runs seven public hospitals in the west and north-west of the country, is optimistic that the organisation will not have to activate its surge plan to cope with the growing demand for services due to Covid-19.
Saolta has drawn up a “surge plan” to meet the challenges expected to face the health service as the pandemic peaks - the HSE believes this will take place within the coming days and week. This will see a field hospital at the Bailey Allen Hall at NUI Galway and a self-isolation centre at the Connacht Hotel.
One in 10 second hand cars for sale in Ireland has a false mileage displayed, according to the largest study of its kind. The figure is even worse for cars imported from the UK with nearly one in five having an unreliable or questionable mileage reading.
The dramatic new surge in applications for passports over the last eight weeks “could result in people’s travel plans being wrecked” with waiting times for passport processing expected to increase.
Renewed price momentum in the first three months of the year indicates that the property market is set to rebound in 2016, but Dublin is likely to lag behind the rest of the country according to the latest house price survey from MyHome.ie in association with Davy. Having declined towards the end of 2015, asking prices for newly listed properties for sale rose by 2.1 per cent nationally and by 0.9 per cent in Dublin in quarter one. The report predicts Irish house price inflation will register another solid gain of close to five per cent in 2016, with the rest of the country leading Dublin, due to affordability constraints in the capital.
It seems to be that the market is showing definite signs of improvement, with the most marked changes happening at the entry level. According to agent Alan Maxwell of DNG Maxwell Heaslip and Leonard there is a surge in demand and this is evidenced by the levels of interest in a new listing of a three bedroom semi at No 30 Cluain Dara on the Western Distributor Road. He reports a marked increase in enquiries and says that there is a shortage of quality family homes for sale in premium locations like this.