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EirGrid confirms it will not connect more data centres in Dublin until 2028

    EirGrid confirms it will not connect more data centres in Dublin until 2028

EirGrid has confirmed that it will not connect new data centres in Dublin until 2028. They said that the greater Dublin area is “constrained and any new data centre applications

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Traveller housing scheme planned for next to Cork’s Spring Lane site

    Traveller housing scheme planned for next to Cork’s Spring Lane site

Funding approval had been obtained from the Department of Housing for a group housing scheme at the adjoining Ellis’s Yard site, council report reveals A local authority has secured State

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Government seeks €200m loan from EIB to build, extend and refurbish schools

    Government seeks €200m loan from EIB to build, extend and refurbish schools

The Government has sought a €200m loan from the European Investment Bank to fund construction, extension or refurbishment of 30 schools, including facilities for children with special educational needs. The

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Plan to build social housing in Limerick faces fresh uncertainty over funding

    Plan to build social housing in Limerick faces fresh uncertainty over funding

An examiner appointed to a construction firm that has been building a planned social housing development in Limerick has so far failed to secure a scheme of arrangement that would

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Irish residential properties bets big on rentals

    Irish residential properties bets big on rentals

Irish Residential Properties Reit (Ires) yesterday announced the latest expansion in its portfolio on apartments for rent with the acquisition of 152 units at Ashbrook in Clontarf, Dublin 3, for

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Record low of 11,300 homes listed for sale as prospective buyers face increasing prices

    Record low of 11,300 homes listed for sale as prospective buyers face increasing prices

Prospective homebuyers face further difficulties in the housing market with increasing prices and record low supply. According to the latest MyHome.ie / Davy Q4 2021 Property Price Report, the annual

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Housebuilder Glenveagh says industry facing ‘extraordinary’ period of rising costs

    Housebuilder Glenveagh says industry facing ‘extraordinary’ period of rising costs

Glenveagh said it generated total revenue in 2021 of €476m, up from €232m in the previous year which was most heavily disrupted by building site closures due to Covid. Housebuilder

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Bright sparks: Craft-skills project expanded across island of Ireland

    Bright sparks: Craft-skills project expanded across island of Ireland

A pilot project to revive the ancient craft skills needed to maintain historic monuments and buildings is being expanded across the island of Ireland. The bursary scheme initially saw six

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Dublin-based building tech company to create 100 new jobs by 2024

    Dublin-based building tech company to create 100 new jobs by 2024

IFS, which recently raised €2m in funding for growth, is partnering with Microsoft to develop new services and rebranding itself to Fexillon. Building tech company Integrated Facilities Solutions (IFS) plans

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New centre for excellence to open in Limerick in mid 2022

    New centre for excellence to open in Limerick in mid 2022

A NEW centre of excellence located in Limerick’s National Technology Park is due to be completed in mid 2022. IDA Ireland have announced that the 30.000sq ft building will be

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More than 100 cases linked to trafficking and slavery being investigated, gardaí say

    More than 100 cases linked to trafficking and slavery being investigated, gardaí say

Victims in Ireland ‘silently crying out for help’ as they ‘do somebody’s nails, or wash somebody’s car’ Garda specialist units were currently investigating “well over 100” suspects and crimes linked

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Aldi and Lidl announce separate multi-million euro investments in Cork

    Aldi and Lidl announce separate multi-million euro investments in Cork

The store will bring up to 25 permanent new jobs to Kanturk after planning permission for the supermarket was secured. Discount supermarket chains Aldi and Lidl have announced separate plans

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SNC-Lavalin to oversee Ireland’s motorway maintenance

    SNC-Lavalin to oversee Ireland’s motorway maintenance

Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) has appointed SNC-Lavalin to oversee the maintenance of more than 800km of the country’s motorway and dual carriageway network. Under an initial five-year agreement, SNC-Lavalin and

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AIB launches new €500m social housing fund

    AIB launches new €500m social housing fund

Bank says money will finance 3,000 new units AIB is launching a new €500 million fund to back the development of up to 3,000 social houses. It is a follow-on from

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‘It’s a distillery, not Rapunzel’s castle’ – Locals object to Dingle distillery expansion

    ‘It’s a distillery, not Rapunzel’s castle’ – Locals object to Dingle distillery expansion

The company also plans to provide a shuttle bus service from the centre of Dingle for visitors during summer months Plans for a major expansion of the Dingle Distillery, including

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Expert urges planners to approve ‘simple’ Conor McGregor house extension

    Expert urges planners to approve ‘simple’ Conor McGregor house extension

The house extension plan by MMA star Conor McGregor has a “simple” design and complements the existing home at the site. That is according to Mr McGregor’s planning expert, Kevin

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MICA HOMEOWNERS GAIN UNANIMOUS SUPPORT AT EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

    MICA HOMEOWNERS GAIN UNANIMOUS SUPPORT AT EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

Members of the Mica Action Group gained unanimous support following strong presentations to the European Parliament Petitions Committee today. Ann Owens and Joseph Morgan spoke in Brussels regarding eight petitions

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Devil in detail of redress scheme for mica homeowners

    Devil in detail of redress scheme for mica homeowners

Square-foot caps on rebuilding costs will still leave many property owners out of pocket Homeowners caught up in the mica scandal said the devil would be in the detail of

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Consultation launched on all-Ireland rail strategy

    Consultation launched on all-Ireland rail strategy

Irish transport minister Eamon Ryan and Northern Ireland’s minister for infrastructure Nichola Mallon have launched a consultation on an all-island of Ireland strategic rail review. The consultation aims to gain

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‘A dream come true’: Plans for redevelopment of Cork distillery broadly welcomed

    ‘A dream come true’: Plans for redevelopment of Cork distillery broadly welcomed

One Fáilte Ireland representative said the plans will cement East Cork’s reputation as a leading destination for food and drink. “A dream come true” is how local Fine Gael councillor

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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 any development. PLANNING PERMISSION FOR a hotel structure at the

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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 redress scheme late last night for thousands of families in Donegal and Mayo affected

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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. The practice already has offices in London, Manchester, Los Angeles

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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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Scotland-Northern Ireland tunnel ‘set to be scrapped’

    Scotland-Northern Ireland tunnel ‘set to be scrapped’

Plans to build a tunnel linking Scotland and Northern Ireland are set to be scrapped for cost reasons, it has

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Ireland’s first carbon budget is due in two weeks

    Ireland’s first carbon budget is due in two weeks

Here’s what you need to know about Ireland’s first ever carbon budget Ireland’s first ever carbon budget is due out

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Construction firm Henry Brothers collects top responsible business award

    Construction firm Henry Brothers collects top responsible business award

Construction company Henry Brothers has claimed the top award at the 2021 Responsible Business Awards in Northern Ireland. The Magherafelt-headquartered

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Consulting engineer expands to Ireland

    Consulting engineer expands to Ireland

Consulting engineer Will Rudd Davidson is expanding into Ireland with the opening of an office in Dublin. The privately owned

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‘It’s ours to lose’: Pressure on Ireland not to scuttle its bid to host €500m America’s Cup

    ‘It’s ours to lose’: Pressure on Ireland not to scuttle its bid to host €500m America’s Cup

Cork business leaders fear fallout from the Zappone affair could affect the Irish bid to host the prestigious yacht race

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Cork Airport shuts for runway rebuild — with the promise that it will reopen on time

    Cork Airport shuts for runway rebuild — with the promise that it will reopen on time

The project will start on time, and will finish on time — that was the promise from Cork Airport bosses

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AUXILION PARTNERS WITH SISK TO DRIVE PRODUCTIVITY AND BUSINESS GROWTH IN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION DEAL

    AUXILION PARTNERS WITH SISK TO DRIVE PRODUCTIVITY AND BUSINESS GROWTH IN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION DEAL

Auxilion, a leading provider of digitally transformative IT services and solutions, has announced that it has collaborated closely with construction

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Fraud squad detectives question man suspected of setting up bogus construction company for purpose of laundering money

    Fraud squad detectives question man suspected of setting up bogus construction company for purpose of laundering money

Fraud squad detectives are continuing to question a man who was arrested yesterday and is suspected of setting up a

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