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Potential for 20,000 new jobs in construction – CIF

    Potential for 20,000 new jobs in construction – CIF

Some 20,000 new jobs could be created in the construction sector if the government was to implement a series of measures, the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) said on Monday.According to

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Ulster University: Second phase plans for Belfast campus

    Ulster University: Second phase plans for Belfast campus

The second phase of the Ulster University’s new Belfast campus will be built by a joint venture between Lagan Construction Group and the Portuguese firm Somague. The £150m contract will

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Agora Publishing to create 100 jobs in Co Waterford

    Agora Publishing to create 100 jobs in Co Waterford

publishing company which has over one million readers around the world has provided a major employment boost today with the announcement of 100 jobs for Co Waterford. Agora Incorporated is

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Eircom signs €10m broadband deal with Chinese giant Huawei

    Eircom signs €10m broadband deal with Chinese giant Huawei

Eircom has signed a deal worth €10m with telecoms firm Huawei that will see the Chinese industry giant supply it equipment as Eircom begins its nationwide rollout of fibre broadband.Equipment

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Clontarf Infill Site on market for €4m

    Clontarf Infill Site on market for €4m

An interesting ready-to-go mixed-use infill site in Clontarf is on the market for €4 million through DTZ Sherry FitzGerald. The seafront site at 59-60 Clontarf Road – right in the

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Nama’s €450m Dublin project

    Nama’s €450m Dublin project

Nama is one of a number of organisations partnering to deliver a €450m development in the Dublin Docklands after planning permission was granted yesterday.Permission for 18,000sq m of office space

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next phase of Kerdiffstown Landfill Remediation Project

    next phase of Kerdiffstown Landfill Remediation Project

Mr. Alan Kelly, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, today (21 April 2015), welcomed the announcement by Kildare County Council of its plans for the remediation of

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€7.5m garda station set for Kevin’s Street

    €7.5m garda station set for Kevin’s Street

A €27.5m state-of-the-art building is planned for Kevin Street Garda Station for 2017 – a move which will see a 13th century property become vacant.Kevin Street Garda Station currently calls

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Major apartment scheme for Ballsbridge hotel sites

    Major apartment scheme for Ballsbridge hotel sites

Ireland’s most expensive development site, one of the centrepieces of the property crash, is finally to be offered for sale on the international market. The high-profile landbank occupied by the

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Ornua targets €3bn of sales and secured approval for the construction of a new €36 million Kerrygold butter plant in Co Cork.

    Ornua targets €3bn of sales and secured approval for the construction of a new €36 million Kerrygold butter plant in Co Cork.

Ornua, formerly the Irish Dairy Board, is hoping to hit €3 billion in sales in the post-milk quota era on back of strong demand for new powdered products in Asia

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New housing development on the Northside

    New housing development on the Northside

A NEW housing development on the northside will be a fitting legacy for artist and 1916 Rising hero Peadar Kearney, his granddaughter has said. Lord Mayor Christy Burke and Ministers

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Killarney social housing gets the go ahead.

    Killarney social housing gets the go ahead.

A Killarney social housing project that has been on the back burner for over two years has finally been given the green light following the recent announcement that Kerry is

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RDS plans €35m spend to redevelop its main stadium

    RDS plans €35m spend to redevelop its main stadium

RDS plans €35m redevelopment of its main arena The stadium’s naming rights may be sold and Government grants are expected to cover part of the cost Royal Dublin Society’s chief

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Irish company lands ‘zero energy’ housing contract

    Irish company lands ‘zero energy’ housing contract

Irish company Surface Power Hone and Belgian partner Mopac Systems International have won a contract to build low cost ‘daylight’ fuelled zero energy homes in the €10m first phase of

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Belfast Lawyers to Join Construction Masterclass in May

    Belfast Lawyers to Join Construction Masterclass in May

Hill International and the Chartered Institute of Building announced today that leading speakers from top law firms will join construction experts at a Masterclass in the Europa Hotel, on 14th

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Irish Planning Institute warns reduction of local authority planners will cause planning delays

    Irish Planning Institute warns reduction of local authority planners will cause planning delays

The number of planners in local authorities has dropped by 32pc since 2006, according to the organisation. Some 415 planners are currently employed by local authorities whereas 607 were working

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Cork tech firm to create 80 new jobs

    Cork tech firm to create 80 new jobs

Cork-based technology firm Global Shares has announced a major expansion plan which will create 80 new jobs over the next three years. The company which develops software for managing employee

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UCD’s planned €7.4 million Confucius Institute

    UCD’s planned €7.4 million Confucius Institute

The brochure for UCD’s planned €7.4 million Confucius Institute could not be more enthusiastic. “A landmark modern building,” it reads. “Prominent lakeside setting. At the heart of the UCD campus.

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78 new jobs for Cork and Limerick announced

    78 new jobs for Cork and Limerick announced

EPS, an Irish firm that specialises in designing, building and operating water and sewage treatment plants worldwide, has announced plans to create 50 new jobs at its headquarters in Mallow,

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New CEO of the World green Building Council has been appointed

    New CEO of the World green Building Council has been appointed

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has appointed Terri Wills as its next CEO. The World Green Building Council is a network of national green building councils in more than

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M&S re-opens its Rooftop Café on Grafton Street

    M&S re-opens its Rooftop Café on Grafton Street

The rooftop has undergone a complete refurbishment with a new décor, layout and menu to offer customers an even better dining experience. A key feature of the stylish eatery is

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Redevelopment potential for Mespil road site at €10.5m

    Redevelopment potential for Mespil road site at €10.5m

With new office buildings planned for Dublin city centre expected to follow the high rent example of the LXV block under construction on St Stephen’s Green, agents Knight Frank are

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Diageo Achieves World Accreditation

    Diageo Achieves World Accreditation

St. James’s Gate becomes the first major brewery in the world and the first manufacturing plant in Ireland to achieve the highest award possible in LEED certification The Sisk built

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Rohan begins €35m office building project in Dublin 2

    Rohan begins €35m office building project in Dublin 2

With relatively few office developments under way in Dublin’s central business district despite signs of a shortfall of top-quality space,

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Ashford Castle completes its luxury restoration

    Ashford Castle completes its luxury restoration

According to The Irish Independent, Ashford Castle will employ up to 300 people when it opens this week, following a

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PM Group Hosts Lean Construction Seminar

    PM Group Hosts Lean Construction Seminar

Delegates at Lean Construction Seminar learn how adopting a ‘Lean’ approach can help attract Foreign Direct investment Over 200 delegates

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Irish construction activity up slightly last month

    Irish construction activity up slightly last month

Strongest rise in input prices since March 2007 recorded in March New business increased in March, as has been the

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Marathon wins race for Nama’s Plum Portfolio

    Marathon wins race for Nama’s Plum Portfolio

Marathon Asset Management has won the race for a portfolio of nearly 600 apartments in Dublin, becoming the latest overseas

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Irish Construction Prospects to 2016

    Irish Construction Prospects to 2016

Construction sector output grew in volume terms by 10pc in 2014 to €11bn and is forecast to increase by around

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SMK Corporation establishes new European Headquarters in Dublin

    SMK Corporation establishes new European Headquarters in Dublin

SMK Corporation, a multinational electro-mechanical component manufacturer headquartered in Tokyo Japan is to establish a new European Headquarters in Dublin,

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Augmented Reality and the future of construction – A CIF Event

    Augmented Reality and the future of construction – A CIF Event

The CIF is constantly looking for ways of bringing new information and innovations to our members. One area which looks

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Dublin Property Price Growth Fell Below National Average in First Three Months of 2015

    Dublin Property Price Growth Fell Below National Average in First Three Months of 2015

Property price growth in Dublin was outpaced by rises in the rest of the country during the first three months

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43 apartments in Dublin for €5.57m

    43 apartments in Dublin for €5.57m

A multi-family residential investment with 43 apartments are to go on the market today in Dublin’s north inner city. Damien

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Shareholders at NTR in line for €240m sale payout

    Shareholders at NTR in line for €240m sale payout

Irish renewable energy group NTR has up to €240m in its arsenal to return to shareholders following the sale of

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Job boom for Cork City as it is set to benefit from €500 million investment

    Job boom for Cork City as it is set to benefit from €500 million investment

Some 8,000 jobs could be created in Cork City as details emerge that €500 million has been earmarked for its

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JV for NAMA and Kennedy Wilson

    JV for NAMA and Kennedy Wilson

Kennedy Wilson and NAMA have formed a joint venture arrangement to develop a project of significant importance on Sir John

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Free Seminar on ‘Building a Business on Your Ideas’ comes to Kerry

    Free Seminar on ‘Building a Business on Your Ideas’ comes to Kerry

Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, Damien English TD, has urged businesses to avail of the opportunity to attend a

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New social housing units to be delivered in Cork

    New social housing units to be delivered in Cork

The housing lists in Cork City and County are set to reduce with news that 69 social housing units will

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Minister Nash encourages all businesses to sign up to Prompt Payment Code of Conduct portal

    Minister Nash encourages all businesses to sign up to Prompt Payment Code of Conduct portal

“This is an important step towards driving a change in payment culture in Ireland” Minister for Business & Employment, Ged

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Ministers Kelly & Coffey Commence Review of Building Control Regulations

    Ministers Kelly & Coffey Commence Review of Building Control Regulations

Mr. Paudie Coffey, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, together with Minister

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CIF and Dept of Social Protection launch campaign to help unemployed construction workers

    CIF and Dept of Social Protection launch campaign to help unemployed construction workers

Department of Social Protection and CIF launch campaign to help unemployed construction workers return to work A new campaign aimed

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House Price Growth Moderated in the First Quarter of this Year

    House Price Growth Moderated in the First Quarter of this Year

House prices continued to rise in Q1 of this year, according to the latest house price survey from MyHome.ie. The

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€1.5 Billion Social Housing Targets for Local Authorities to 2017

    €1.5 Billion Social Housing Targets for Local Authorities to 2017

– 25% Reduction in Housing Waiting List through Build, Buying & Leasing Programme – In excess of €500m for Dublin

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Minister O’Sullivan announces €36 million investment for schools under summer works scheme

    Minister O’Sullivan announces €36 million investment for schools under summer works scheme

The Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan today announced a €36 million investment in 559 schools throughout the country.

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750 construction jobs to be created by Center Parcs €200 million holiday village in Longford

    750 construction jobs to be created by Center Parcs €200 million holiday village in Longford

One of the UK’s leading short break specialists, Center Parcs, has just announced plans to develop a holiday village at

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Lagan Construction acquires H&J Martin to create £300m business

    Lagan Construction acquires H&J Martin to create £300m business

The Belfast-headquartered Lagan Construction Group has confirmed it has acquired rival Northern Ireland firm H&J Martin but did not disclose

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Balfour Beatty awarded €14m (£10.2m) Dublin Airport car park extension

    Balfour Beatty awarded €14m (£10.2m) Dublin Airport car park extension

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a €14m (£10.2m) Design and Build scheme to extend the existing multi-storey car park serving

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Formal Consultation Process Launches For Proposed A24 Ballynahinch Bypass

    Formal Consultation Process Launches For Proposed A24 Ballynahinch Bypass

The formal consultation process has launched for the proposed A24 Ballynahinch Bypass. The announcement refers to the publication of the

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Building sector slowdown threatens recovery

    Building sector slowdown threatens recovery

A slowdown in the growth of construction activity here could end up hurting Ireland’s ability to attract foreign direct investment,

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Gaelectric completes €65 million funding round for on-shore wind energy portfolio in Ireland

    Gaelectric completes €65 million funding round for on-shore wind energy portfolio in Ireland

Irish renewable energy generation and energy storage group, Gaelectric, has raised €65 million in funding for its portfolio of on-shore

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Building momentum – an overview of Ireland’s construction sector

    Building momentum – an overview of Ireland’s construction sector

To describe the effect of the recession on Ireland’s construction industry as devastating is an understatement. Now less than a

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3,300 Jobs on way for Limerick in massive city centre development – 300 in construction stage

    3,300 Jobs on way for Limerick in massive city centre development – 300 in construction stage

The biggest city centre real estate project outside of Dublin over the next 10 years has received the green light

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Planning Sought for 101 Homes in Dublin

    Planning Sought for 101 Homes in Dublin

A low-profile property firm has become the latest player to seek planning permission to build family homes in Dublin, in

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Limerick City and County Council has given a go to the €80 Opera Centre site development.

    Limerick City and County Council has given a go to the €80 Opera Centre site development.

The re-developed 50,000sq metre project should create around 3,000 jobs with 300 additional jobs supported during the construction stage. The 2.8 hectare

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