Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Pinterest Previous articleOver half of residents in Donegal nursing home die from Covid-19Next articleBreaking: Pieta House North West to remain open News Highland WhatsApp By News Highland – May 29, 2020 Google+ Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Facebook Facebook AudioHomepage BannerNews The Finance Minister has confirmed public sector workers will get a planned pay rise in October.Unions have been campaigning for the increase to go ahead despite the predicted 30 billion euro hole in the state’s finances due to the Covid-19 pandemic.Under the final stage of the pay deal, around 330,000 public sector workers, including nurses, gardaí and teachers, along with council staff, are due to get the 2 per cent hike in pay.Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says some of these workers have been on the frontline during the current crisis:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/donohsdfsdfsdoe9am.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Pinterest WhatsApp Twitter Twitter Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Google+ Public sector workers to get planned pay rise Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic
Buyers Adam and Laura Barbaro with one of the beneficiaries of the property, Tom Carter. Picture: Mark Cranitch.“This house belonged to my grandmother’s cousin,” Mr Carter said.“She passed away in 2010 but even when she lived here it looked like this.“I’ve been underneath but she never let anyone upstairs.”The other beneficiaries are a friend and a Catholic missionary society. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus13 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market13 hours agoAnd now 50 Deighton Rd looks like this. The street is now looking to the new owners of 22 Deighton Rd, to see what they turn it into.With no registered bidders, that property was passed in with a vendor bid of $1.45 million. Is this the worst house in Australia? It certainly is the cheapest in this part of Brisbane since 2016. Picture: Mark Cranitch.The boarded-up 405sq m property at 22 Deighton Rd in the tightly held suburb of Dutton Park was sold sight unseen for $665,000 to a Carina couple buying their first home.It was the cheapest house sale in three years for the inner city suburb according to CoreLogic property data. More than 60 people crowded around a skip and a caravan which were set up outside 22 Deighton Rd, Dutton Park. Picture: Mark Cranitch.The rain eased only when Mr O’Kelly raised his wooden gavel to announce the property was on the market at $657,000.A further six bids were made before the property sold for $665,000, well below the suburb’s median house price of $1.028 million.The land alone has been valued by the State Government at $700,000.“It was definitely nerve-racking knowing how much there is to do with it,” Adam Barbaro said after securing the winning bid with his wife Laura.“What do they say, you buy the worst house in the best street? It’s a good street and if we can work hard and put some value into, that’s our way to get a leg up in the market isn’t it?”While the property was a bargain for the buyers, it has also become a gift for three beneficiaries including Woolloongabba resident Tom Carter who was present at the auction. Public Trustee auctioneer Simon O’Kelly almost lost his voice in the rain, trying to get the best price for the worst house in a million dollar suburb. Pic: Mark Cranitch.After a long pause to start, Public Trustee auctioneer Simon O’Kelly suggested $600,000, then a bidder called out $400,000, which was left ‘in the pocket’ until another bid of $550,000 started the auction.Of the 26 bids, almost half were jumps of $1000 or $2000 each. >>>FOLLOW THE COURIER-MAIL REAL ESTATE TEAM ON FACEBOOK<<< Buyers Adam and Laura Barbaro are smiling but they’ve got their work cut out, turning this dilapidated circa 1920 house into a home. Picture: Mark Cranitch.A DERELICT inner city property, vying for the title of Australia’s worst house, sold for less than its land value yesterday after a gruelling auction in the rain that saw 26 bids in 13 minutes. The Public Trustee of Queensland took 22 Deighton Rd to auction with 10 registered bidders among more than 60 standing in heavy rain on the footpath. SEE WHAT ELSE IS FOR SALE IN DUTTON PARK Just half an hour earlier on the same street, a property previously dubbed “Australia’s worst house” also went to auction. MORE REAL ESTATE STORIES Just down the road, 50 Deighton Rd, Dutton Park used to look like this.In 2015, the knockdown pre-war building at 50 Deighton Rd, was bought for $668,000 and then demolished to make way for a brand new five-bedroom house.
On press conference prior to the match between Inter and Juvents, Robertno Mancini was speaking about the winter transfer period.Inter’s coach has also mentioned Bosnian player Tino Sven Sušić, who is frequently mentioned as a future new member of Nerazzurri.”Sušić is young player with a lot of qualities, and he could be a solution for the future”, Mancini said.Sabatino Durante, one of the Susic’s agents, said that Mancini could actually be the key figure in the transfer of Bosnian player.”So far nothing is signed, but informal agreement is there”, said Durante for Italian media, stating that it was spoken about this transfer even year ago, but that now this process is accelerated by Mancini. (Source: klix.ba/ photo telegraph.uk)