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Proposed hotel at site of Dublin’s Cobblestone pub refused planning permission

  Proposed hotel at site of Dublin’s Cobblestone pub refused planning permission

The pub itself is a protected structure, and according to the planning application, it would be retained as part of

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Mica redress scheme finalised after intense talks on increased rates

  Mica redress scheme finalised after intense talks on increased rates

Darragh O’Brien to bring memo to Cabinet on revised scheme for rebuilds in Donegal and Mayo The Government finalised a

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Hawkins Brown eyes Irish expansion with Dublin office

  Hawkins Brown eyes Irish expansion with Dublin office

Hawkins Brown has opened an office in Dublin, its fourth new studio in six years but only its second overseas.

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O’Flynn seeks to build 275 homes on Cork’s northside

  O’Flynn seeks to build 275 homes on Cork’s northside

Plans have been submitted for a strategic housing development on the north side of Cork City. O’Flynn Construction wants to

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‘Boris Bridge’ to Ireland binned over billions

  ‘Boris Bridge’ to Ireland binned over billions

Building a bridge or tunnel between Scotland and Northern Ireland would be “impossible to justify”, British officials have concluded. A

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Two more rescued from Lagos high-rise building collapse

  Two more rescued from Lagos high-rise building collapse

Nigerian rescue crews have pulled two more survivors out of a collapsed Lagos high-rise building and were communicating with others

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First-time buyers squeezed out by high prices, lack of stock and competition

  First-time buyers squeezed out by high prices, lack of stock and competition

First-time buyers (FTBs) are being squeezed out of the market for new homes, with cash-rich purchasers and cuckoo funds snapping

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Lidl plans €11m investment for new store in Dublin’s Clonshaugh

  Lidl plans €11m investment for new store in Dublin’s Clonshaugh

Lidl Ireland plans to invest €11 million in a new “state-of-the-art” store in Clonshaugh, Dublin. The supermarket chain on Tuesday

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Executives from Irish New York construction giant convicted of fraud

  Executives from Irish New York construction giant convicted of fraud

Navillus construction executives convicted of embezzling from union benefits funds face up to 20 years in prison each. The founder,

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Farmers on struggle to get hemp crops recognised to help solve Ireland’s energy crisis

  Farmers on struggle to get hemp crops recognised to help solve Ireland’s energy crisis

HEMP can help solve Ireland’s energy crisis once the system stops treating farmers as if they’re growing cannabis, it has

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Mica redress: ‘We just want our lives and our homes back’

  Mica redress: ‘We just want our lives and our homes back’

Donegal family, whose house must be demolished, ready for second Dublin protest In Quigley’s Point in Co Donegal, the Noone family has the

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Irish public rallies to save Temple Bar’s Merchant’s Arch from new hotel plans

  Irish public rallies to save Temple Bar’s Merchant’s Arch from new hotel plans

The ‘Save Merchant’s Arch’ online petition wants to prevent historic Dublin from “succumbing” to “development.” A public petition against the

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Why hundreds of finished homes lie empty across the country

  Why hundreds of finished homes lie empty across the country

Castle View, a brand-new housing estate with 100 residential units in Lucan, Co Dublin, was completed in May. Pristine and

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At a glance: How €35bn transport fund will be spent

  At a glance: How €35bn transport fund will be spent

The Government said its €35 billion investment in the transport system will transform how the country travels and halve Ireland’s

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Investment in Irish property soars to €3.5bn so far in 2021 – Savills

  Investment in Irish property soars to €3.5bn so far in 2021 – Savills

Almost €800m was invested in the Irish property market in the third quarter of this year, which is 25% higher

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No international expertise sought on mica problem

  No international expertise sought on mica problem

The Department of Housing has not engaged with officials in other countries regarding properties afflicted with construction problems involving defects

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Mary Lou McDonald describes affordable housing plan as ‘absolute failure’

  Mary Lou McDonald describes affordable housing plan as ‘absolute failure’

A Government plan to build affordable housing has been described as an “absolute failure” after it emerged only eight homes

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‘No justification’ for building workers to remain on PUP, says industry chief

  ‘No justification’ for building workers to remain on PUP, says industry chief

Construction industry head, Tom Parlon, has criticised building workers still claiming the pandemic unemployment payment (PUP), saying there is no

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Dublin and Cork have highest average house prices in the country

  Dublin and Cork have highest average house prices in the country

The average price of a house is now almost €24,000 higher than it was a year ago, with the rise

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Students want accommodation shortages declared an ‘emergency’

  Students want accommodation shortages declared an ‘emergency’

DCU criticises Government plans as student housing construction deemed ‘uneconomic’ The Government must declare shortages of student housing and high

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John Paul Construction gives Irish Wheelchair Association’s Sports Centre a new look

  John Paul Construction gives Irish Wheelchair Association’s Sports Centre a new look

Irish Wheelchair Association recently celebrated the refurbishment of the superb facilities in the Dr. Oliver Murphy Sports Centre, Clontarf, Dublin.

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Ethos to create 150 new jobs in Ireland

  Ethos to create 150 new jobs in Ireland

Ethos has announced that it is to create 150 new jobs in Ireland in the next four years as part

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Belief that building more homes will bring down prices ‘a red herring’

  Belief that building more homes will bring down prices ‘a red herring’

Housing conference hears many young people slaves to rent because of mortgage rules A belief that increasing housing supply –

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Integer to add up to 200 jobs as it expands Galway operations

  Integer to add up to 200 jobs as it expands Galway operations

Company to invest an estimated $30m in new manufacturing facility Medical device outsource manufacturer Integer is to expand its Galway operations with

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Home-building potential of Irish wood underlined in new poll

  Home-building potential of Irish wood underlined in new poll

90% of Irish adults who took part in a recent poll don’t know the Irish forest industry produces enough wood

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Government says it hasn’t decided to delay construction of Metrolink until 2027 but start date down to planning permission

  Government says it hasn’t decided to delay construction of Metrolink until 2027 but start date down to planning permission

The Government has not decided to delay construction of the Metrolink until 2027, according to a spokesperson for the Department

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Fake bomb scare at National Children’s Hospital site is latest in campaign of disruption

  Fake bomb scare at National Children’s Hospital site is latest in campaign of disruption

The incident was the latest disruption at the site after around 20 arson attacks at the location during the summer

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‘If construction is such a profitable industry, why aren’t more people at it?

  ‘If construction is such a profitable industry, why aren’t more people at it?

Glenveagh says it has sold, signed or reserved the 1,150 homes it expects to deliver this year When Stephen Garvey was invited

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Govt debt could end up on ‘unsustainable path’ – IFAC

  Govt debt could end up on ‘unsustainable path’ – IFAC

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council has said the economy is recovering ‘swiftly’ but government spending plans for the upcoming Budget

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National Broadband Plan can be delivered on time and on budget, committee to hear

  National Broadband Plan can be delivered on time and on budget, committee to hear

National Broadband Ireland chief to say project could even be completed early The company tasked with building the State’s high-speed

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