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Residents try to block plans for €50m luxury apartments in Dublin 4

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Planning permission granted for Apple data centre

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Turner & Townsend completes handover of MISA

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Growth of construction activity in July

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Residents try to block plans for €50m luxury apartments in Dublin 4

15 August 2016

A group of Dublin 4 residents are trying block plans by Denis O’Brien-backed property firm from constructing a new €50m luxury apartment block development in Donnybrook. Dublin City Council gave the go-ahead last month to Gibraltar registered Purleigh Holdings Ltd for 71 flats in five blocks. The development consists of five four-storey block apartments with […]

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Planning permission granted for Apple data centre

15 August 2016

An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission to US technology giant Apple for a 24,500 square metre data centre which will help run online services including the iTunes store, App store and Siri. Among the reasons why the project was approved included the “projected demand” for data storage in the future, coupled with the “economic and […]

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Turner & Townsend completes handover of MISA

10 August 2016

UK-based Turner & Townsend has successfully completed handover of the new Mercers Institute for Successful Ageing (MISA) at St. James’s Hospital in Dublin. MISA is a centre of excellence for the treatment and wellbeing of the elderly and treats in excess of 16,000 patients a year over the age of 65. The concept of the Institute […]

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Growth of construction activity in July

09 August 2016

Growth of construction activity picked up to four-month high in July according to the Ulster Bank Construction PMI survey. Simon Barry, Chief Economist Republic of Ireland at Ulster Bank, noted that: “The latest results of the Ulster Bank Construction PMI survey show another sharp increase in Irish construction, with the pace of expansion accelerating to a four-month […]

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Permission granted for a €65m development

09 August 2016

An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for a €65 million development of more than 300 homes along the Royal Canal in Dublin, despite the area being identified by the Dublin Housing Taskforce as having infrastructural deficits. NAMA Receivers for Capel Developments sought planning permission from Dublin City Council for 318 homes – 176 apartments and 142 […]

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Kennedy Wilson Aware of both Risks and Opportunities in Irish Market Due to Brexit

05 August 2016

Kennedy Wilson has stated it is aware of both the risks and opportunities that may occur in the investment and occupier markets, due to Brexit.

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Barry O’Donnell Appointed New Director of Actavo

05 August 2016

Actavo has appointed Barry O’Donnell as Director of the leading international engineering solutions company.

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BAM is First In Ireland to Obtain International BIM Certification

05 August 2016

BAM Ireland has become the first organization in Ireland to obtain the international industry standard for the use of the process for design and construction projects and is leading the way in the implementation of Building Information Modelling & Management (BIM) in the Republic of Ireland.

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Dublin Docks Hotel Development Delayed as Demand for City Rooms Increases

04 August 2016

Paddy McKillen Jr of Chirita Ltd has said he is confident he can agree a plan with Dublin City Counci to go forward with plans to build a new 93-bedroom hotel on North Wall Quay located in Dublin’s docklands.

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Surplus of €862m for Irish Exchequer

04 August 2016

Investec reports that the Irish Exchequer Returns, which was just published by the Department of Finance (DoF) display a healthy position, with the Exchequer in surplus to the tune of €862m in the first seven months of the year, in comparison to a deficit of €648m in the same period of 2015.

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Construction Workers Skills Register Debuts for Better Building Standards

04 August 2016

A Construction Workers Skills Register (CWSR) was introduced to grant construction and craft workers to register their skills and display their ongoing undetaking to the ongoing learning in their careers.

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Clonmel Enterprise Ltd. Helms Leopardstown Link Road and Roundabout Reconfiguration Project

04 August 2016

Clonmel Enterprises Ltd. will begin a new project, removing the existing Leopardstown Roundabout, Dublin 18, and replacing it with a signalised junction, which will help the traffic flow in the area.

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Europe to Assist Irish Energy Company’s Storage Project

02 August 2016

Gaelectric, an Irish energy firm, is set to receive €8.28m from the European Union to help fund and develop a storage project located in Northern Ireland.

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Report shows Significant Growth wth Flynn Management & Contractors

02 August 2016

Flynn Management & Contractors has reported a significant growth in 2015 and predicts a revenue of approximately €100m for 2016.

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Ibec and the CBI, Release Report to Enhance Requirements to All-island Transportation Network

28 July 2016

Two key business groups in Northern Ireland and the Republic, Ibec and the CBI, released a new report that targets ambitious plans to advance the all-island transport network.

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Twelfth Lock Hotel Sold for €2.4m

28 July 2016

The Twelfth Lock Hotel, which overlooks the Royal Canal at Castleknock in Dublin has been sold for approximately €2.4m in a private contract sale.

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Proportion of Irish Homes Bought by Cash Buyers Rise Significantly After Property Crash

28 July 2016

As reported by Central Bank economists who conducted new research, the proportion of houses and apartments purchased by cash buyers rose from 25% at the peak of the property boom to 60% in 2014.

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Comreg’s Gets New Location at One Dockland Central

28 July 2016

One Dockland Central in Dublin’s IFSC is now the home of Communications regulator, Comreg, having signed a 20-year lease.

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Wind Energy Saved Ireland €70m in Energy Imports

28 July 2016

Indigenous wind energy has saved Ireland approximately €70 million in foreign energy imports since January of 2016, a six month period which saw the renewable energy supply meet over a fifth (22%) of Ireland’s entire electricity demand, reported by provisional new figures gathered by the Irish Wind Energy Association.

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Third-level Construction Courses Applications Rise

25 July 2016

According to this year’s CAO rates, there has been a rise in students applying for third-level courses in construction.

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Construction Contracts Act Becomes Law

25 July 2016

During an event presented by the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) at Leinster House, Louth Senator Ged Nash and former Dublin Senator Fergal Quinn have spoke to representatives from Ireland’s top construction firms.

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Nama’s sale of €1.5bn Project Tolka Delayed Due to Incomplete Paperwork

25 July 2016

The expected removal by Nama of Project Tolka, a sale of approximately €1.5bn, is certain to be postponed beyond August 31, the date by which it had been assumed to be put on the market.

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CRH First-half Earnings Raise by 10%

22 July 2016

CRH, a building materials group, has stated that its first-half earnings most likely rose by 10% ahead of its preceding guidance, an advancement examiners connect to powerful trading in its main market, the United States.

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Construction Contract Between Sisk and Major IFSC Development

22 July 2016

The Irish contractor company, Sisk, has been selected to construct a new 660,000sq ft waterfront development in Dublin’s docklands by the United States real estate firm, Kennedy Wilson.

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Liffey Valley Shopping Centre on Sale for €600m

22 July 2016

The Liffey Valley shopping centre, located in west Dublin, is due to go on the market with an asking price of at least €600m following the selection by its owners of Eastdil Secured LLC to broker the purchase.

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Pfizer to Have Jobs in Grange Castle Expansion and Construction Jobs

21 July 2016

The company, Pfizer will make up to 350 new jobs due to current multi-million euro expansion of its Grange Castle Campus in Dublin.

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“Rebuilding Ireland” Positively Recieved

21 July 2016

An action proposal for the problems of housing provide storage and homelessness was released yesterday. The deal was warmly welcomed by industry and housing charities. The plan is positive in outlook.

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Housing Minister Accused of ‘Playing with Figures’

20 July 2016

The Housing Minister, Simon Coveney, has been accused of “playing around with figures” in his Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness.

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Rebuilding Ireland: First-time Buyers Scheme

20 July 2016

The Government’s Action Plan on Housing and Homelessness, ‘Rebuilding Ireland’ was launched today by Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Housing Minister Simon Coveney, Public Expenditure Minister Paschal Donohoe and Minister of State Damien English.

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Henry Street gets Major Retailer Due to Smyth-Arnotts Deal

19 July 2016

Fitzwilliam Finance Partners, the investment vehicle of Smyth’s, proposed a planning application in conjunction with Arnotts to Dublin City Council, dividing numbers 7, 8 and 9 Henry Street, which presently occupies Arnotts’ ladies shoe department, into a separate building of roughly 40,000 sq ft.

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Government’s Plan of €5.5bn Available for Social Housing

19 July 2016

The Government has formally released its housing and homelessness project labeled ‘Rebuilding Ireland’.

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New Grant to be Recieved by First-time Buyers

19 July 2016

A brand new tax-refund-based scheme will be introduced in the Government’s Budget for first-time buyers.

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Construction Contract Act to Modify Irish Construction Industry

15 July 2016

Senator Paudie Coffey spoke with the workers of leading construction businesses from Waterford earlier in the week.

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New Reports Shows that 1 in 8 commercial properties are Vacant

15 July 2016

The analysis, covering the three-month period near the end of June, displays that 28,615, or 13.1pc of the Republic’s 219,176 commercial premises are now vacant. A photo taken at the end of June the previous year displayed that 28,343, or 12.6pc of the country’s 224,168 commercial premises, were also unoccupied then. Asked to account for the […]

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State to Create 45,000 Social Homes

15 July 2016

The Government’s much anticipated plan to tackle the housing crisis is set into motion as a State fund will purchase distressed properties from banks and a pledge to build 45,000 new social houses at least by 2021.

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€30m Construction Project: New Bridge to Link The Docklands to Poolbeg Peninsula

14 July 2016

The Dublin City Council intends to speed up the progress of the construction of a €30 million bridge, connecting Dublin’s south docks with the newly planned “urban quarter” on the Poolbeg peninsula.

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Ireland has Less Female Graduates in Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction Compared to Other Countries in the EU

13 July 2016

During the year of 2014, nearly five million tertiary education students graduated within the European Union (EU).

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Rehab’s Dublin 4 Site to be Purchased for €21m by Department of Education

13 July 2016

The former Rehab site in D4 is on the market and being negotiated for €21 by The Department of Education.

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