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Developers cast doubt over Dublin City Council’s housing targets

Major developers have cast doubt over Dublin City Council’s housing targets, calling into question the potential to deliver the scale

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Northern Ireland’s construction sector contracts again amid rising costs and skills shortages

LABOUR shortages and soaring material costs are having a devastating inpact on the north’s construction sector, where workloads capitulated in

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Translink boss says Belfast Transport Hub will ‘create a gateway’ to NI

As construction begins on the new £175 million Belfast Transport Hub, Translink’s CEO says the project will offer “lots of

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Land deals of close to €650m struck in 2021 – report

Land deals to the value of €648 million were transacted in 2021, representing growth of 11% on the previous year,

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Focus Ireland calls for ‘generation rent’ to be saved amid poorly regulated rental sector

Focus Ireland has called for ‘generation rent’ to be saved as Ireland has been cited as one of the most

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Homes for Clontarf, contactless now king for consumers, and lab-grown chicken put to the test

Up to 5,000 new homes could be built on the grounds of Clontarf Golf Club if the 75-acre site is

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Irish construction sees sharper rises in activity

There have been sharper rises in activity and new orders as the Omicron wave of the Covid- 19 pandemic passed

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Building supplies company is third challenger to Galway Ring Road

A building supplies company is the third challenger to take a High Court action over permission granted for the Galway

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New system of grants for Mica homeowners considered

A new system of calculating grants for Mica homeowners will be considered by Government as a controversial sliding scale looks

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Henry Brothers sets bar for sustainability in construction sector

SOUTH Derry construction giant Henry Brothers has launched a strategy to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The company

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Construction activity growth speeds up on improved demand

Growth in the Irish construction sector accelerated at the start of the year as the impact of the Omicron wave

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PMI: North’s private sector records much improved start to 2022

THE north’s private sector recorded a marked improvement in economic output at the start of 2022, driven by the performance

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Delay to construction of eating-disorders care facility ‘another letdown’ for sufferers

People suffering with eating disorders are facing “another disappointment” after a new service has once again been delayed amid rising

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Lyons launches board member competition for Construction Industry Training Board Northern Ireland

Economy Minister Gordon Lyons has launched a public appointment competition to recruit 10 board members to the Construction Industry Training

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SEAI site ‘overwhelmed’ after retrofit scheme announced

The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications said he believes there is huge public interest in the Government retrofitting

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Are there really lots of vacant high-end apartments in Dublin?

A narrative has taken hold in certain quarters in the housing crisis that says scores of apartments in high-end build-to-rent

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Construction to begin later this year on Cork Events Centre after Cabinet approves extra funding

CONSTRUCTION IS TO begin on a new Cork Events Centre later this year – five years after a ‘turning of

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Tánaiste admits ‘difficulty’ in getting young people to apply for construction courses

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has admitted that there is a slow take up of construction courses. The Government today launched a

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Lack of consultation on new cycling infrastructure in Dublin city, councillors say

There is a lack of consultation in relation to new cycling infrastructure in Dublin city, according to local councillors. Speaking

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Labour and material shortage may impact retrofit scheme

The Government’s push to get hundreds of thousands of homes retrofitted has become more urgent, as the cost of fuel

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Killiney planning: ‘There is no way housing built on that strip of land would help solve the crisis’

There is a steady stream of walkers and cars passing along Vico Road, Ireland’s answer to Italy’s Amalfi Coast, on

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Councillors updated on €2.4m Mayo greenway projects

Construction works are ongoing on the greenway located between Achill Sound and Cashel. The route between Murrisk and Bertra will

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Ridgeway records 40 per cent surge in turnover after securing European rights for marine construction product

BELFAST construction supply firm Ridgeway has projected significant growth in 2022 after acquiring the European rights to distribute ‘filter units’

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Dublin MetroLink to be delayed until 2035 at the earliest

The long awaited Dublin MetroLink will not now be completed until 2035 at the earliest, seven years after its original

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CITB NI calls on construction industry to ‘Adopt a School’ and help build the next generation

Construction Industry Training Board NI (CITB NI) has joined up with NI construction employers on a new scheme called ‘Adopt

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Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien admits house prices will continue to rise in 2022

Darragh O’Brien has admitted house prices will continue to rise this year. The Minister for Housing has conceded that the

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Home Building Finance Ireland doubled loan approvals in 2021

The state agency established to fund delivery of new homes more than doubled loan approvals to €835m in 2021. It

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Construction begins on converter station for €400m Greenlink Interconnector

Construction works on the converter station site in Wexford for the €400m Greenlink Interconnector commenced in late January. Greenlink will

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Cabinet expected to approve Ros an Mhíl harbour redevelopment

The Cabinet is today expected to approve a multi-million euro redevelopment of Ros an Mhíl (Rossaveal) harbour in Co Galway.

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