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Cork Businesses Call For Delivery on the Capital Plan as Set Out in Ireland 2040

    Cork Businesses Call For Delivery on the Capital Plan as Set Out in Ireland 2040

Businesses in Cork have voiced their concerns over the slow pace of progress with significant capital projects and are calling for accelerated delivery of the National Development Plan, to support balanced growth and job creation across the entire country. Ibec Cork Regional President Sean Moran said: “Business is concerned that progress is slipping in the delivery […]

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Solid Rise in Construction Activity, But New Order Growth Slows to Four-and-a-half Year Low

    Solid Rise in Construction Activity, But New Order Growth Slows to Four-and-a-half Year Low

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – rose to 53.7 in August from 51.4 in July. This marked the first pick-up in the rate of growth in four months, with construction activity increasing at a solid pace midway through the third quarter.
Commenting on […]

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Sisk Becomes First in Europe to Introduce Lifting Robotics to Site

    Sisk Becomes First in Europe to Introduce Lifting Robotics to Site

Leading construction company John Sisk & Son has become the first contractor in Europe to introduce robotics to construction projects, investing €150,000 as part of its commitment to enhance productivity on its sites and minimise health and safety risks to its workforce. The innovative robotic tool known as a Material Unit Lift Enhancer (MULE) was […]

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Local Government Procurement Opportunities is Focus of Free Supplier Engagement Event

    Local Government Procurement Opportunities is Focus of Free Supplier Engagement Event

Fingal County Council is one of eight local authorities from Greater Dublin and surrounding areas supporting a Supplier Engagement event focusing on local government procurement opportunities. InterTradeIreland, together with the Local Government Management Agency (LGMA) are hosting the free half-day event at the CityWest Hotel on October 1.
Local government in Ireland manage contracts which support and […]

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Permanent Met Lidars at Irish Wind Farms

    Permanent Met Lidars at Irish Wind Farms

ZX Lidars has delivered ZX 300’s to Statkraft Ireland for the purpose of assisting with operational wind farm monitoring including power performance tests through to the provision of wind measurements for production forecasting/reporting. The use of wind Lidars in this capacity reduces the working at height and planning requirements associated with traditional met masts.
In addition, […]

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Irish Construction Companies Compete in Two Sporting Events in Croke Park and The K Club in Aid of Irish Haemochromatosis Association

    Irish Construction Companies Compete in Two Sporting Events in Croke Park and The K Club in Aid of Irish Haemochromatosis Association

Already a success in terms of fundraising for 2019, the inaugural Iron Games Ireland 2019 will bring together some well-known construction company teams from across the country to compete for the Perpetual Iron Games Cup in Gaelic Football in Croke Park on Friday, 20th September and in the Iron Games Golf tournament at the K Club on Friday, 27th September […]

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Global Infrastructure Investment to Grow by 4.8% to 2023

    Global Infrastructure Investment to Grow by 4.8% to 2023

Global infrastructure construction is forecast to grow by 4.8% on an annual average basis in real terms between 2019 and 2023. This will be propelled by Asia, where growth is expected to average 7.0% a year in South and South East Asia, as well as 5.8% in North East Asia, according to GlobalData, a leading […]

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Grafton Merchanting ROI Rebrands to Chadwicks Group

    Grafton Merchanting ROI Rebrands to Chadwicks Group

Grafton Merchanting ROI, Ireland’s leading building merchanting company, is rebranding to Chadwicks Group as part of a €5 million investment programme in the business. The €5 million investment over the next three years includes a nationwide rebrand, in-branch refurbishments and a technology upgrade to enhance the overall customer experience. All Chadwicks Group branches will remain in […]

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Maynooth University’s New ‘Technology Society and Innovation Project’

    Maynooth University’s New  ‘Technology Society and Innovation Project’

Maynooth University has welcomed a capital grant of €25 million from Government for a major new building project to support the University’s rapidly growing student population. The €25 million contribution from the Higher Education Strategic Infrastructure Fund (HESIF) along with €32 million in university and EIB funds will deliver a landmark €57 million campus project.
The […]

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Examination into Terms and Conditions of Employment in the Mechanical Engineering Building Services Contracting Sector

    Examination into Terms and Conditions of Employment in the Mechanical Engineering Building Services Contracting Sector

Following receipt of a request from two Trade Unions pursuant to Section 14 of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 the Labour Court has given public notice of its intention to conduct an examination of the terms and conditions applying to workers in the Mechanical Engineering Building Services Contracting Sector relating to
(1 rates of remuneration
(2) sick scheme […]

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Celtic Anglian Water Gears Up For Growth

    Celtic Anglian Water Gears Up For Growth

Celtic Anglian Water (CAW), the water solutions company which provides treatment services across Ireland, has signalled ambitious growth plans with the announcement of a raft of new appointments and promotions. With four new starts and three promotions, the Irish design, construction, and operations company which operates on sites across Ireland including in counties Dublin, Sligo […]

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Shortlist for Octabuild Builders Merchant Excellence Awards 2019 Announced

    Shortlist for Octabuild Builders Merchant Excellence Awards 2019 Announced

The shortlist for the Octabuild Builders Merchant Excellence Awards 2019 has been announced with 16 builders merchants in contention for the three regional and five category awards. In addition, 13 staff members have been nominated for the first-time Rising Star Award.
The Octabuild Awards, which have been acknowledging the best in the builders merchant trade for 35 […]

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Keating Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

    Keating Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Keating, the County Clare-based marine, civil engineering and building company, has announced the appointment of Marcus Carne (pictured) as its new Chief Operating Officer. Marcus Carne will have responsibility for overseeing the implementation of the business operations and projects across Ireland and the UK. His early priorities will be to focus on ensuring the Keating […]

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Guaranteed Irish to Hold Roundtable Discussions on Safeguarding Homegrown Construction Jobs in post-Brexit Ireland

    Guaranteed Irish to Hold Roundtable Discussions on Safeguarding Homegrown Construction Jobs in post-Brexit Ireland

With the Brexit deadline on October 31st fast approaching, Guaranteed Irish is reminding business members across various sectors nationwide of the need to prepare for Brexit. The business membership organisation is working closely with business members in the Irish construction industry and related sectors nationwide in preparation for a post Brexit economy with various events across […]

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Tuath Housing Set to Finalise €118 Million Low-Interest Financing Deal

    Tuath Housing Set to Finalise €118 Million Low-Interest Financing Deal

Ireland’s fastest growing Approved Housing Body plans to capitalise on the current ‘lower for longer’ interest rate environment to accelerate its planned delivery programme of 2,000 social homes by end 2022. Tuath Housing Association currently manages 5,000 social homes across Ireland with plans to scale to 7,000 homes in the next three years.
The Housing Finance Agency (HFA), has provided financing of €186 million in the last three years representing two thirds of Tuath’s borrowings for the period 2016 to 2018. The new funding package is designed to complement current and future debt funding […]

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Jacobs Announces 200 New Jobs in Ireland

    Jacobs Announces 200 New Jobs in Ireland

Jacobs announced 200 new jobs for Ireland over the coming two years, as it unveiled a €4.5 million investment in its office in Cork. The company, which provides end-to-end solutions for infrastructure, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, semi-conductor, data centres and manufacturing clients, plans to fill the positions in Dublin, Cork and Belfast.
The new roles will be professional […]

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Record Performance by Kingspan Group

    Record Performance by Kingspan Group

Kingspan Group, the global leader in high performance insulation and building envelope solutions, has reported a 12% increase in revenue to €2.2 billion (pre-currency up 11%) and an 18% rise in trading profit to €230.4 million (pre-currency up 17%) for the six-month period ended 30 June 2019. Group trading margin at 10.3% advanced by 60 […]

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RIAI Priorities For Budget 2020 Include Housing, Environment and Better Use of Public Funds

    RIAI Priorities For Budget 2020 Include Housing, Environment and Better Use of Public Funds

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland has called upon the Government to use Budget 2020 to address serious social issues including the on-going housing crisis, Ireland’s response to climate change and the emerging challenges of a growing and ageing population. In addition, the Institute has identified opportunities for the budget to support the […]

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JCB Teletruks Contribute to Low Carbon Power Generation

    JCB Teletruks Contribute to Low Carbon Power Generation

Two JCB Teletruk 35D 4×4 telescopic industrial forklifts are providing an essential material handling solution at the UK’s largest infrastructure project. Operated by Bylor, a joint venture between French construction company Bouygues Travaux Publics and the UK construction giant Laing O’Rourke, the machines are part of a massive 2,000-strong fleet of equipment working on the […]

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Sustainable Apartment Living For Ireland

    Sustainable Apartment Living For Ireland

A new report on sustainable apartment living in Ireland was launched by the Housing Agency and Clúid Housing. Amongst some of the reports findings and research were that apartment living has increased in the last few years and according to the report, the number of apartments in Ireland has increased by 85% between 2002 and […]

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Plans For Revamping Disused Buildings, a New Town Square, and a Cultural Corridor Announced

    Plans For Revamping Disused Buildings, a New Town Square, and a Cultural Corridor Announced

Re-purposing disused buildings, a revamped town square and a new cultural corridor are just three of the six projects which form part of a community-led architecture and design programme, ‘Reimagine…’, announced by the Irish Architecture Foundation. Reimagine… brings together local communities, architects, designers and planners to develop projects which will enhance the local built environment of […]

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Grafton Merchanting Ireland Launches 2019 Builders’ Merchants Sales Traineeship

    Grafton Merchanting Ireland Launches 2019 Builders’ Merchants Sales Traineeship

Grafton Merchanting ROI, Ireland’s largest builders’ merchant, has announced that applicants for its 2019 Builders’ Merchants Sales Traineeship programme are now open. This is the second year of the initiative which in its first year saw 10 people (7 male, 3 female) graduate from the 26-week programme.
The QQI accredited programme, is run by Grafton Merchanting […]

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Boston Scientific’s Galway Office in Building of the Year Awards

    Boston Scientific’s Galway Office in Building of the Year Awards

Boston Scientific’s Galway office conversion has been shortlisted in the ‘Building of the Year’ Awards in the Commercial and Building Refurbishment categories. The ‘MOD 1 Building 2’ development involved renovating and re-purposing a large 1970’s industrial warehouse into a state-of-the-art, light filled and sustainable corporate office space.
“We are delighted to be shortlisted for the Building […]

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Construction Activity Rises at Weakest Pace in Almost Six Years

    Construction Activity Rises at Weakest Pace in Almost Six Years

At 51.4 in July, down from 53.1 in June, the Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – signalled a modest expansion of Irish construction activity. The rate of increase was the slowest in the current 71-month sequence of growth.
Commenting on the […]

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Increases in New Dwellings Still Short of Requirements

    Increases in New Dwellings Still Short of Requirements

Commenting on the latest CSO New Dwelling Completions for Quarter 2, 2019, IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers, said the continuing and welcome increase in the number of new dwellings, up 11.8% on the same period last year, is likely to be one of the contributing factors to the steady slowing in house […]

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Swords Cultural Quarter Development Continues as Preparations are Made For New Civic Plaza

    Swords Cultural Quarter Development Continues as Preparations are Made For New Civic Plaza

Fingal County Council continues to drive forward with its flagship Swords Cultural Quarter project with significant preparatory work taking place recently which will ultimately form part of a new civic plaza set against the backdrop of Swords Castle. Contractors carried out the demolition of four derelict buildings on North Street which has created a new […]

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Green Legislation and Skills Shortage Driving Up Construction Prices

    Green Legislation and Skills Shortage Driving Up Construction Prices

The cost of commercial property construction in Ireland is expected to increase this year due to a number of factors including new green building legislation and demand for energy-saving options according to the latest Tender Price Index from the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI). All commercial buildings must now comply with the Near Zero […]

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€100 Million Redevelopment of Former Home of Smithwick’s Brewery in Kilkenny Commences

    €100 Million Redevelopment of Former Home of Smithwick’s Brewery in Kilkenny Commences

Mythen Construction has broken ground on the prestigious new development at Abbey Quarter in the centre of Kilkenny. The breaking ground ceremony was attended by Eoin Murphy, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, and the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar. The renovation will accommodate offices, education and research and development spaces.
The Abbey Quarter, site of the […]

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Extend the Strategic Housing Development Scheme – Ibec

    Extend the Strategic Housing Development Scheme – Ibec

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has called for the extension of the Strategic Housing Development scheme. Aidan Sweeney, Ibec Senior Public Sector and Regulatory Executive, said: “Housing is a critical part of a country’s physical infrastructure. There is a clear link between its availability, its affordability and our economic competitiveness. Government must take the necessary steps to […]

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McHale Plant Sales Celebrating 25 Years of Service to the Construction Machinery Sector

    McHale Plant Sales Celebrating 25 Years of Service to the Construction Machinery Sector

Come September, one of Ireland’s best-known construction plant distributors, McHale Plant Sales will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its establishment in 1994. Founded in the 1950s by Michael McHale Senior, late father of the present company director Michael McHale, it was not until 1994 that the company we know today took its first formidable steps as […]

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Fingal County Council Commences Tendering Process For Snugborough Interchange Upgrade Scheme

    Fingal County Council Commences Tendering Process For Snugborough Interchange Upgrade Scheme

Fingal County Council has commenced the tendering process for a main contractor to undertake the Snugborough Interchange Upgrade scheme, which will bring about significant improvements for motorists, pedestrians, cyclists and public transport users. The project includes the construction of a new bridge over the N3, adjacent to the existing Snugborough Road bridge, as well as a […]

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New Professional Service to Support Builders

    New Professional Service to Support Builders

NRG Store – the first on-line sales portal in Ireland for the construction and plumbing sectors – has launched a new app to make purchasing even easier for consumers, business and construction professionals. Billed as the ‘Amazon for the industry’, NRG Store offers thousands of products from an initial 20 retailers & services specialising in […]

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Lagan Investment’s Acquires Majority Stake in GB Business

    Lagan Investment’s Acquires Majority Stake in GB Business

Lagan Investments, the investment vehicle formed following the sale of Kevin Lagan’s building materials business to Breedon in 2018, has acquired a majority stake in Frame-Tech Structures Ltd, a manufacturer of timber frame structures based near Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 2008, Frame-Tech has a leading market position in the North of […]

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Next Generation of Sustainable Social Housing in Kerry

    Next Generation of Sustainable Social Housing in Kerry

Clúid Housing, in partnership with Kerry County Council, Rebuilding Ireland and Kerry-based Thermohouse Ltd, the leading Irish low energy building system manufacturer and installer, have commenced the second stage of construction at one of Ireland’s largest sustainable social housing developments. Thermohouse is delivering turnkey, rapid-build, energy efficient houses at the Sruthán na Sailí development in Derreen, Killarney. Due […]

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BSI Framework For Engaging Infrastructure Stakeholders

    BSI Framework For Engaging Infrastructure Stakeholders

One of the most significant limitations to economic growth and achievement of development goals in any country, city or area is the shortcoming of its infrastructure; the fundamental facilities and systems that serve to enable it to function. BSI, the British business standards company, has just released a publicly available specification, PAS 11007:2019 Stakeholder engagement […]

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PropertyBridges.com Announces New Investment Partnerships With Lagan Investments and Enterprise Ireland

    PropertyBridges.com Announces New Investment Partnerships With Lagan Investments and Enterprise Ireland

Propertybridges.com, Ireland’s peer to peer lender to the property sector, has announced that it is bringing on further investment partnerships with Lagan Investments Ltd and Enterprise Ireland. Lagan Investments Ltd is to become 10% equity shareholders in the business as well as supply up to €5 million of additional lending capital in support of future new housing […]

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€1 Billion Investment Plan For 4,500 New Homes in South Dublin

    €1 Billion Investment Plan For 4,500 New Homes in South Dublin

South Dublin County Council have considered proposals that could deliver up to 4,500 new homes to the area. The total investment envisaged under the ambitious housing plan is in excess of €1 billion.
The lands under discussion include:

2,600 new homes at the recently approved Clonburris SDZ scheme,
1,000 new homes at Kilcarbery in Clondalkin,
500 new homes in […]

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M11 Gorey to Enniscorthy Motorway PPP Scheme Opens

    M11 Gorey to Enniscorthy Motorway PPP Scheme Opens

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has officially opened the M11 Gorey to Enniscorthy Motorway PPP Scheme. Funded, constructed and operated by the BAM ACS Consortium, it will reduce travel times from Dublin to Wexford by up to 30 minutes.
At the opening Theo Cullinane, BAM Ireland CEO, said: “We are very pleased to be able to open […]

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CRH Divests Europe Distribution Business

    CRH Divests Europe Distribution Business

CRH plc, the global building materials group, has agreed to divest of its Europe Distribution business to private equity funds managed by Blackstone for an Enterprise Value of €1.64 billion* payable in cash. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval.
The business being sold comprises CRH’s entire General Builders Merchants business in Europe, including its Sanitary […]

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Plans Unveiled For Custom House Quay Development in Cork

    Plans Unveiled For Custom House Quay Development in Cork

Development management firm Tower Holdings Group has released details for the redevelopment and revitalisation of the historic Custom House Quay site in Cork. The development, which will link the peninsula to the center of the city while introducing a large public realm for the first time in the history of the site, will feature the […]

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Completion of Center Parcs Longford Forest Project

    Completion of Center Parcs Longford Forest Project

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, has officially marked the completion of the landmark €233 million forest resort – Center Parcs Longford Forest. Following an almost two-year construction process Center Parcs Longford Forest has been delivered on schedule and within budget.
Center Parcs Longford Forest will add an entirely new dimension to Ireland’s tourism and leisure market […]

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IT Sligo and SCSI Launch New Online Courses to Help Address Quantity Surveying Skill Shortage and Greater Regulation of Property Management Sector

    IT Sligo and SCSI Launch New Online Courses to Help Address Quantity Surveying Skill Shortage and Greater Regulation of Property Management Sector

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) in collaboration with Institute of Technology Sligo (IT Sligo) have launched two new courses in a bid to try and meet a growing skills shortage in Ireland’s surveying industry. An acute shortage of Mechanical and Electrical costings experts across the sector was behind SCSI’s decision.
A report by the […]

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Trinity College Dublin ‘Bunni’ Medal Awarded to Michael Mulcahy SC

    Trinity College Dublin ‘Bunni’ Medal Awarded to Michael Mulcahy SC

Trinity College Dublin has awarded its prestigious Nael G. Bunni Medal to Michael Mulcahy SC at a recent ceremony in the College. The Medal was awarded for outstanding course work in the renowned Trinity College Dublin Construction Law and Contract Administration Postgraduate Diploma Course. The annual award is named after and sponsored by renowned Professor […]

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Construction Works Nearing Completion on The HIVE in Sandyford, Dublin

    Construction Works Nearing Completion on The HIVE in Sandyford, Dublin

U+I Group and Colony Capital have announced that construction works for The HIVE, Sandyford (formerly Ballymoss House) are now in the final stages with practical completion scheduled in August 2019. The entire building is available to let either as a single Headquarters of 73,000 sq ft or on a multi floor basis with typical plates of 17/18,000 […]

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Dowds Group to Create 68 New Jobs in Construction Sector

    Dowds Group to Create 68 New Jobs in Construction Sector

Ballymoney-based Dowds Group, a mechanical, electrical, facilities management and build contractor, has announced that it will create 68 new jobs by 2021 to support planned export growth. The Invest Northern Ireland-backed investment will further strengthen the company’s design and engineering capability, enabling it to target higher value ‘design and build’ contracts, particularly in the Great […]

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Tendering Process For the Mayne Road/Hole in the Wall Road Junction Upgrade Scheme Commences

    Tendering Process For the Mayne Road/Hole in the Wall Road Junction Upgrade Scheme Commences

Fingal County Council has commenced the tendering process for the Mayne Road/Hole in the Wall Road Junction Upgrade Scheme. Proposed works will include the construction of a section of new road linking the Hole In The Wall Road to the junction of Drumnigh Road (R124) and Mayne Road (R123), including a new bridge over the River […]

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Energia Group Announces Over €3 Billion Renewable Energy Investment Programme For Ireland

    Energia Group Announces Over €3 Billion Renewable Energy Investment Programme For Ireland

Energia Group, the major all-island energy provider and infrastructure investor across Renewable Technologies, Flexible Generation and Customer Solutions, will invest over €3 billion in Irish renewable energy generation and related systems over the next 5 years. The announcement was made by Richard Bruton TD, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, together with Energia Group […]

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EU Invests €35 Million to Improve Water Quality in Carlingford Lough and Lough Foyle

    EU Invests €35 Million to Improve Water Quality in Carlingford Lough and Lough Foyle

A major cross-border project which aims to improve water quality in Carlingford Lough and Lough Foyle through enhanced wastewater treatment has been launched. The Shared Waters Enhancement & Loughs Legacy (SWELL) project, which has been awarded €35 million under the EU’s INTERREG VA Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body, will see the construction of […]

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Nearly Half of All Counties in Ireland Unaffordable For First Time Buyers

    Nearly Half of All Counties in Ireland Unaffordable For First Time Buyers

A new report issued by EY-DKM Economic Advisory, confirms that nearly half of all counties (46%) in the Republic of Ireland are now unaffordable for first-time buyers on an average income. The report titled “Just how affordable is housing for Ireland’s first time buyers?” provides an analysis of Ireland’s housing market using a unique modelling tool […]

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€350 Million Dublin Airport Investment

    €350 Million Dublin Airport Investment

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending €350 million to daa (Dublin Airport Authority) to help fund an existing investment programme at Dublin Airport aimed at upgrading airfield and passenger areas. The long-term financing will be used to improve operations at peak times and covers a wide range of projects including an upgrade for the two […]

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Chadwicks Launches Newly Renovated Naas Branch

    Chadwicks Launches Newly Renovated Naas Branch

Chadwicks, Ireland’s leading supplier of builders’ and plumbers’ material to both trade and DIY customers, has officially unveiled its newly revamped branch on the Newbridge Road in Naas, County Kildare. Leinster rugby star and guest of honour for the day, Adam Byrne, Patrick Atkinson, CEO of Grafton Merchanting ROI, and Mick Monahan, Branch Manager, cut the […]

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The Irish Construction Industry Awards 2019 Winners

    The Irish Construction Industry Awards 2019 Winners

The winners of the Irish Construction Industry Awards 2019 have been revealed. Launched in 2014, the Irish Construction Industry Awards is a long-standing platform for recognising and rewarding companies and their teams who strive for excellence within the construction industry in Ireland.
Among the trophy recipients was Eamon Booth (pictured), Managing Director of John Paul Construction, […]

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Turnover For Top Irish Construction Companies Reaches €8.39 Billion

    Turnover For Top Irish Construction Companies Reaches €8.39 Billion

The combined turnover for Ireland’s top construction companies increased by 25% to €8.39 billion last year, according to the Top 50 CIF Contractors listing for 2019. The annual listing gives a snapshot of the overall growth in Irish construction as it delivers many large-scale projects throughout Ireland and the world, attracting foreign direct investment to Ireland […]

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Level of New Dwellings Transacted is “Paltry”

    Level of New Dwellings Transacted is “Paltry”

Responding to the CSO Residential Property Price Index for April, Brokers Ireland said the low level of new dwellings being transacted is “paltry” – just 18.2pc of all transactions, marking a drop of 8.6pc on the same month last year.
Diarmuid Kelly, Chief Executive at the organisation which represents 1,250 Broker firms, said: “There is a […]

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Masterplan Approved For Osborne+Co’s £400 Million Belfast City Project

    Masterplan Approved For Osborne+Co’s £400 Million Belfast City Project

Osborne+Co’s proposals for The Waterside Belfast, a £400 million masterplan to regenerate the former Sirocco Works site in Belfast, have been approved by Belfast City Council’s Planning Committee. The award winning masterplan, designed by international architects Henning Larsen, seeks to re-engage the city with the River Lagan, and through the development of office space for c. […]

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Chadwicks to Sponsor the Leinster GAA Chadwicks Club Hurling League

    Chadwicks to Sponsor the Leinster GAA Chadwicks Club Hurling League

Chadwicks and Leinster GAA have announced details of a partnership that will see Ireland’s leading supplier of building materials, bathrooms, heating products & home and garden products become the new sponsor of the Leinster GAA Chadwicks Club Hurling League (formerly the Leinster GAA Adult Club Hurling League). It is Chadwicks first step into sponsorship of the […]

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Limerick National School is Top of the Class in the Public Choice Award at the RIAI 2019 Architecture Awards

    Limerick National School is Top of the Class in the Public Choice Award at the RIAI 2019 Architecture Awards

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has announced An Ríocht, Scoil Chríost Rí, Boys National School, Caherdavin, Limerick (pictured above), designed by Drake Hourigan Architects, as the winner of the Public Choice Award at the RIAI Architecture Awards 2019. The school which is located on the northside of Limerick City beat off tough competition from a shortlist of 41 projects […]

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Sisk Reports Strong Performance For 2018

    Sisk Reports Strong Performance For 2018

Sicon Limited, which is the holding company for Sisk’s construction and construction related activities in Ireland, the United Kingdom and a number of international markets, has reported a 24% increase in turnover to just under €1.2 billion and a pre-tax profit of €28.3 million for the year ended 31 December 2018. Over 97% of the […]

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