Wealth in Dublin
It used to be the luxurious Berkeley Court hotel on Lansdowne Road in Ballsbridge. It was knocked down in 2018 and converted to luxury apartments. The three-bedroom penthouse apartment was sold in December for €6.5 million, believed to be highest price ever paid for such property in Ireland.
It is a long time since we used this stamp. The cost of postage has increased twice in the last year, going from €1.10 to €2.50 for delivery in Ireland from 1 March. Delivery for overseas mail will rise from €2.00 to €2.20
Well Done, Selectors
Those in charge of Irish rugby deserve high fives for their decision to bring Mack Hansen from the Canberra Vikings and the Brumbies to play for Connacht and then for Ireland. In the opening game of the Six Nations, was man-of-the-match when Ireland defeated Wales 27-9. His mother comes from Cork and he did his schooling at Daramalan College on the northside of Canberra.