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#Construction

# construction - Monday 22 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Councillors receive official notice of Poolbeg incinerator contract – 3 days after it was signed Poolbeg

Councillors receive official notice of Poolbeg incinerator contract – 3 days after it was signed

The council CEO is understood to have described it as an “oversight” on his part not to inform the councillors sooner.

# construction - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Ireland is building even fewer homes than in 2013

New figures show that the volume of residential has decreased for a second quarter.

# construction - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor Thornton Heights

President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor

It took 10 years for the scheme in Inchicore to be completed.

# construction - Monday 8 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fancy Dublin housing maps show info from family size to central heating Where The Hoods At?

Fancy Dublin housing maps show info from family size to central heating

How many people use gas heating in Clontarf? How many toddler householdS are there in Dundrum?

From TheJournal.ie Been noticing more cranes about? Construction has increased for 12 straight months New Build

Been noticing more cranes about? Construction has increased for 12 straight months

A new survey says that there is more work and jobs are on the up.

From TheJournal.ie DIT’s new Grangegorman campus opens its doors to 1,000 students this morning Get Your Education On

DIT’s new Grangegorman campus opens its doors to 1,000 students this morning

The campus, in Dublin’s north inner city, will eventually be the academic home to 20,000 students.

# construction - Sunday 7 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Kilkenny bridge controversy due back before court on Wednesday Suspension

Kilkenny bridge controversy due back before court on Wednesday

The bridge at Green’s Bridge has been the site of protests in recent months.

# construction - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how many construction workers are on the dole Construction

Here’s how many construction workers are on the dole

Despite a recovery, nearly 80,000 workers remain unemployed.

# construction - Friday 15 August, 2014

# construction - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Multiple human remains found outside Trinity College Archaeology

Multiple human remains found outside Trinity College

The remains were found during Luas works in mid-July.

# construction - Monday 11 August, 2014

Construction might be slow but a flood of new orders means it won’t be for long

Ulster Bank says that new orders are at their highest level for 10 years.

# construction - Friday 18 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Unions protest over claims of ‘continued abuse of builders’ by Dept of Education Construction

Unions protest over claims of ‘continued abuse of builders’ by Dept of Education

The union claims that workers are being ‘forced’ to work as self-employed, “despite the fact that they are clearly employees.”

# construction - Monday 14 July, 2014

Construction activity remains “robust” in tenth month of growth

The rate has slowed slightly in the past couple of months but remains strong according to an index by Ulster Bank.

# construction - Friday 11 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These are the six areas Enda and Joan want to prioritise from now until 2016 Statement Of Priorities

These are the six areas Enda and Joan want to prioritise from now until 2016

From access to childcare to disposing bank assets, they’ve covered a lot in the Statement of Priorities.

# construction - Friday 4 July, 2014

Why are construction start-ups outpacing other sectors?

New company formation is outstripping all other sectors, with retail at the other end of the scale.

# construction - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units Housing Crisis

Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units

A councillor in south Dublin said the plan would to “nothing to tackle the growing house crisis” in the area.

# construction - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Moving on up: Construction start-ups rise by almost 40 per cent

Overall, company start-ups are up 14 per cent compared to the first six months of last year, according to business and credit analysts Vision-net.ie.

# construction - Thursday 26 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Whistleblower says builders paid by State are defrauding the welfare system Dáil Claims

Whistleblower says builders paid by State are defrauding the welfare system

Education Minister Ruairí Quinn dealt with the claims raised by Fianna Fáil’s Robert Troy at Leaders’ Questions today.

# construction - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Number of people looking for planning permission and building homes is on the rise Residential

Number of people looking for planning permission and building homes is on the rise

There were 3,524 residential construction projects started in the first four months of 2014 compared with 1,517 for the same period in 2013.

# construction - Friday 20 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Munster’s first Community National School to get under construction in record time Under Construction

Munster’s first Community National School to get under construction in record time

The school will have eight classrooms and is expected to be completed in 2015.

# construction - Monday 16 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

There’s three times more jobs in construction than a year ago

Albeit from a low base, the pick up is leading to more positions for builders and property sector professionals.

# construction - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Irish construction output is on the way up, but house building is still down

The sector is 7.7% bigger than this time last year, with most gains in commercial property.

There isn’t enough office space in Dublin to fit all the new start-ups

It is also providing another boost to the construction sector.

Is this the ‘ambitious action’ needed to fix Ireland’s social housing market?

A new report has said the sector is ‘at a crossroads’.

# construction - Monday 9 June, 2014

Construction activity eases slightly, but suppliers are now hiking their prices

The recovery continued to be centred on housing and commercial activity.

# construction - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

NAMA to sell major site next to half-built former Anglo headquarters

It is envisaged that the completed development will be similar in size to the commercial footprint of the Spencer Dock development.

# construction - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Here’s how many companies were started every day last month

There’s been a near-doubling of construction sector start-ups, too.

# construction - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Which sector saw the biggest wage gains so far this year?

The education sector is again the biggest loser in the earnings stats for the first quarter.

# construction - Friday 23 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: What the American Embassy has in common with an Aran jumper 50 Years

VIDEO: What the American Embassy has in common with an Aran jumper

Archive footage shows the huge crowds that gathered when the building was officially opened, 50 years ago today.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Shell can celebrate all they want, but the fight is by no means over’ The Pipe

‘Shell can celebrate all they want, but the fight is by no means over’

The newly constructed tunnel has been mired in controversy as it will house the onshore section of the Corrib gas pipeline.

# construction - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny on property: I promise you there is no going back to the past Cross My Heart

Enda Kenny on property: I promise you there is no going back to the past

An Taoiseach plans a tripling of housing output by 2020 but says its about addressing supply problems.

How much more will it cost you to live in Dublin?

The national affordability index is stable, but there’s a big gap between Dublin and the rest of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan’s first-time buyers plan slammed as ‘pre-election gimmick’ Not Helping

Noonan’s first-time buyers plan slammed as ‘pre-election gimmick’

It’s planned a portion of mortgages for first-time buyers will be guaranteed by the State as part of the Government’s Construction 2020 scheme.

# construction - Friday 2 May, 2014

66 per cent of hotels and restaurants at risk of collapse

The construction industry and retail sector are not doing too great either, according to credit-risk analysts.

# construction - Thursday 1 May, 2014

The Central Bank is looking for someone to finish what Anglo started

Construction on the new home of the Central Bank is now set to start in 2015.

# construction - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

€550m Galway motorway deal promises 450 jobs and at least five bypasses

The 57 km four-lane motorway between Tuam and Gort is to be completed by the end of 2018.

# construction - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Regulation controversy drives construction rates up

House building commencements are 192 per cent higher than last year.

# construction - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Homeowners to foot the bill for water used during construction works Building Costs

Homeowners to foot the bill for water used during construction works

The Construction Industry Federation says that its members have yet to raise the issue.

# construction - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dublin city has 300 vacant sites despite needing over 37,000 housing units Lying Idle

Dublin city has 300 vacant sites despite needing over 37,000 housing units

Will Dublin City Council be liable for the undeveloped site levy? They’re not sure.

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