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Irish Construction Firm Creates 90 New Jobs

    Irish Construction Firm Creates 90 New Jobs

Newly-appointed managing director, James Godley, has heralded the start of a new era for Townmore when he officially launched the construction firm’s rebrand. James Godley’s move to Townmore, following three

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Planning Application Lodged For Major Cork City Centre Residential Development

    Planning Application Lodged For Major Cork City Centre Residential Development

JCD Group has formally lodged its planning application with An Bord Pleanála to construct a large-scale residential ‘build to rent’ scheme in Cork’s docklands in response to the severe shortage

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Turner & Townsend to Project Manage the New Swords Cultural Quarter Development

    Turner & Townsend to Project Manage the New Swords Cultural Quarter Development

Turner & Townsend, the UK-based construction and project management consultancy, has been appointed by Fingal County Council to project manage the new Swords Cultural Quarter development in the greater Dublin area.

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Planning Application to be Submitted For Waterford North Quays Project

    Planning Application to be Submitted For Waterford North Quays Project

Falcon Real Estate Development Ireland has confirmed that, by the end of November 2019, the application for Planning Permission to Waterford City & County Council for the North Quays development

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Quintain Launches Irish Subsidiary to Develop More Than 9,000 Homes

    Quintain Launches Irish Subsidiary to Develop More Than 9,000 Homes

Quintain, the London-based developer, has established a subsidiary in Ireland with plans to develop more than 9,000 new homes and 600,000 sq ft of commercial space. The newly incorporated business,

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National Project Awards Shortlist Announced

    National Project Awards Shortlist Announced

The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI) has revealed its shortlist of contenders for this year’s National Project Awards, held in partnership with PwC. From developing state-of-the-art automated solutions

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Townmore Opens New Office in County Cork

    Townmore Opens New Office in County Cork

Headquartered in Offaly, with offices in Dublin and London, Irish-owned construction company Townmore has opened a new office in Mallow, County Cork. Founded in 2008, Townmore has experienced consistently strong

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The Westin Dublin Unveils Expansion

    The Westin Dublin Unveils Expansion

The Westin Dublin, a luxury five star hotel in the heart of Dublin city centre, has unveiled an elegant multi-million euro redesign and expansion, utilizing space that was once part

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€75 Million Lusk Village Quarter Launched

    €75 Million Lusk Village Quarter Launched

McGarrell Reilly, the privately-owned property group specialising in high quality residential and commercial developments mainly in Ireland, has launched plans for the new €75 million Lusk Village Quarter in Lusk, County

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Ground Officially Broken on new BMX and Play Park For Ballyfermot in Dublin

    Ground Officially Broken on new BMX and Play Park For Ballyfermot in Dublin

The ground has officially been broken on a new BMX/skate park and playground for Ballyfermot. A portion of Le Fanu Park in Ballyfermot, Dublin 10, is set to be transformed

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NTR Secures Finance For Construction of Two Wind Farms

    NTR Secures Finance For Construction of Two Wind Farms

NTR has successfully closed two project debt facilities back-to-back in recent weeks with Nord/LB  for a combined €45 million. The debt facilities are being used to finance the construction of two wind farms in the Republic

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Historic Buildings in Cork, Laois and Longford Receive Top Award For Conservation From RIAI

    Historic Buildings in Cork, Laois and Longford Receive Top Award For Conservation From RIAI

An historic water works, a town library in a former market house, and a cathedral restored after a devastating fire, have all been announced as recipients of the Royal Institute

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New CEO at Ronan Group Real Estate

    New CEO at Ronan Group Real Estate

Ronan Group Real Estate has announced the appointment of Rory Williams (pictured) as its new CEO. In his new role, Rory Williams will, under the guidance of Ronan Group’s founder

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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

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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

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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…’,

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Dublin City Council Awards Energy Performance Contract to Upgrade its Sports Centres

    Dublin City Council Awards Energy Performance Contract to Upgrade its Sports Centres

Dublin City Council continues to lead by example in energy management with the awarding of a new Energy Performance Contract (EPC) to Noel Lawler Green Energy Solutions. The contract will

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort Completes €6 Million Renovation Programme

    Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort Completes €6 Million Renovation Programme

International hospitality management company, PREM Group has completed the first stage of its renovation programme at Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort, Blessington, County Wicklow. The group purchased the 90-bedroom hotel in

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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

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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

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Hibernia REIT Looks to the Future With Rooftop Solar

    Hibernia REIT Looks to the Future With Rooftop Solar

Hibernia REIT has partnered with leading design, manufacturing and installation firms to add 44 solar panels to the top of

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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

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ESB Networks Announces Initial Roll Out Locations For Ireland’s Electricity Meter Upgrade Programme

    ESB Networks Announces Initial Roll Out Locations For Ireland’s Electricity Meter Upgrade Programme

ESB Networks has announced the initial locations in 2019 to benefit from the upgrade of Ireland’s electricity meters to modern

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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

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Oriel Windfarm Commences Offshore Site Surveys Off the Coast of Dundalk

    Oriel Windfarm Commences Offshore Site Surveys Off the Coast of Dundalk

Oriel Windfarm has commenced investigative works on the future offshore windfarm site off the coast of Dundalk following the granting

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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

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Dublin City Council’s Newly Designed Peace Garden Re-opens

    Dublin City Council’s Newly Designed Peace Garden Re-opens

The Peace Garden at Christchurch Place, Dublin 8 has been officially re-opened. This newly designed garden will provide a beautiful public

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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

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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

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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

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Ireland’s Most Energy Efficient Residential and Commercial Building Projects Honoured at 2019 ISOVER Awards

    Ireland’s Most Energy Efficient Residential and Commercial Building Projects Honoured at 2019 ISOVER Awards

Simply Architecture, and their new build residential project – ‘The Fairways’ in Cork – has been named the winner of

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IPUT Launches the Tropical Fruit Warehouse in Dublin’s Docklands

    IPUT Launches the Tropical Fruit Warehouse in Dublin’s Docklands

IPUT plc, the commercial property fund, has launched the Tropical Fruit Warehouse, an 80,000 sq.ft. landmark office development on Sir

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Focus Ireland’s New 31-unit Social Housing Development Opened

    Focus Ireland’s New 31-unit Social Housing Development Opened

The Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy has officially opened Focus Ireland’s new 31-unit social housing development built by Duggan Brothers.

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Housing Development in Limerick Awarded RIAI Silver Medal For Housing

    Housing Development in Limerick Awarded RIAI Silver Medal For Housing

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has announced the winner of the RIAI Silver Medal for Housing,

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Construction Works Begin on €325 Million WuXi Biologics Dundalk Facility

    Construction Works Begin on €325 Million WuXi Biologics Dundalk Facility

The new €325 million state-of-the-art WuXi Biologics facility has begun to take structural form as steel erection begins on the

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Belfast Harbour Awards Largest Ever Contract to Local Construction Company

    Belfast Harbour Awards Largest Ever Contract to Local Construction Company

At £50 million, City Quays 3, which will accommodate 1,800 people, represents Belfast Harbour’s largest development project to date and

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Dublin City Council Approves First Climate Change Action Plan

    Dublin City Council Approves First Climate Change Action Plan

Dublin City Council’s elected members have approved the Climate Change Action Plan 2019-2024. Climate change poses significant risks and challenges

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International Hospitality Operator Commits to Iconic Central Plaza Development

    International Hospitality Operator Commits to Iconic Central Plaza Development

Hines and Peterson Group, the developer of Central Plaza, the visionary mixed-use development currently underway in former Central Bank offices

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National Broadband Ireland Announced as Preferred Bidder For National Broadband Plan

    National Broadband Ireland Announced as Preferred Bidder For National Broadband Plan

National Broadband Ireland, the Granahan McCourt led Consortium bidding for the Government of Ireland’s National Broadband Plan (NBP), has been announced as

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Energia Group Agrees €44 Million Debt Finance Package For New Bioenergy Plant

    Energia Group Agrees €44 Million Debt Finance Package For New Bioenergy Plant

Energia Group, one of Ireland’s leading energy providers and infrastructure investors, has agreed a €44 million debt finance package with Allied

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Funding to Build Two New Housing Developments in Waterford

    Funding to Build Two New Housing Developments in Waterford

Propertybridges.com, Ireland’s peer to peer lender to the property development marketplace, has launched its biggest loan so far – €750,000

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Planning Permission For 913 Residential Units in Dunshaughlin, County Meath

    Planning Permission For 913 Residential Units in Dunshaughlin, County Meath

Gem Group has welcomed the approval of planning permission by An Bord Pleanála for a Strategic Housing Development (SHD) at

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Gyproc Continues Monaghan Investments With New Work at Knocknacran

    Gyproc Continues Monaghan Investments With New Work at Knocknacran

Following a competitive tendering process, Gyproc Ireland, which mines gypsum at Knocknacran quarry for use in its factory in Kingscourt,

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Opening of Stephenstown Link Road in Balbriggan

    Opening of Stephenstown Link Road in Balbriggan

The Stephenstown Link Road, constructed by Jons Civil Engineering, has been officially opened with Mayor of Fingal Cllr Anthony Lavin cutting

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Key Advisor Line-up For Waterford North Quays and Michael Street Development Projects

    Key Advisor Line-up For Waterford North Quays and Michael Street Development Projects

Falcon Real Estate Development Ireland, the company that is backing the Waterford North Quays and Michael Street development projects, has

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200 Construction Jobs at Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Limerick Facility

    200 Construction Jobs at Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Limerick Facility

Approximately 200 workers are expected to be employed in the construction phase of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care’s planned €100 million expansion

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John Sisk & Son to Build Birmingham Skyscraper

    John Sisk & Son to Build Birmingham Skyscraper

Moda, a leading developer, owner and operator of homes for rent, backed by JV partner Apache Capital, has appointed Irish

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Cork Airport Opens New Airport Control Centre and Office Facilities

    Cork Airport Opens New Airport Control Centre and Office Facilities

Cork Airport, Ireland’s fastest growing and most punctual airport, has opened a new Airport Control Centre (ACC) and purpose-built office

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CNP Santander Insurance Invests €3.5 Million in Dublin Expansion

    CNP Santander Insurance Invests €3.5 Million in Dublin Expansion

CNP Santander Insurance, the Irish-based insurance company that designs and manages insurance products for distribution in more than 10 European

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Construction to Start For First Stage of National Social Housing Programme

    Construction to Start For First Stage of National Social Housing Programme

534 new homes will be built in Dublin, Louth, Wicklow and Kildare in the first phase of Ireland’s first social

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An Overview of the Irish Construction Pipeline

    An Overview of the Irish Construction Pipeline

A traditional barometer of the construction industry environment in Ireland is the number of cranes punctuating the Dublin skyline. “The

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€31 Million Project Secured For Floating Wind Project Off the West Coast

    €31 Million Project Secured For Floating Wind Project Off the West Coast

A €31 million project has been approved for an ambitious four-year floating offshore wind project. Subject to consenting, it is planned

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New Opportunities For Construction Companies as Dublin Airport Invests Over €1 Billion in Capacity Expansion

    New Opportunities For Construction Companies as Dublin Airport Invests Over €1 Billion in Capacity Expansion

Having welcomed 31.5 million passengers during 2018 – a new record – Dublin Airport is currently being expanded to ultimately

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