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Ireland's prettiest ghost estate.

  • 16-06-2011 5:53pm
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    Ireland’s prettiest ghost estate: Quaint £700,000 thatched cottages sit empty because no one can afford them

    As the Irish economy lies in tatters, the so-called Celtic Tiger now kept alive by an 85billion euro bailout, residents across the country have one reminder of the good old times.Ghost estates have become a new feature of the Irish landscape - hundreds of newly built properties that lie empty after the crash But one is perhaps prettier than all the rest - and all the more poignant.
    Ghost estate: Auctioneers say the properties are now more likely to fetch 200,000 euros than the stated asking price of 800,000 euros

    Why the hell won't they sell them then at €200,000?

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