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# Building Momentum

Last year
90% Garda rank and file vote in favour of new Building Momentum pay deal
The deal will mean pay increases of 6.5% over the next 12 months, spread across three increments.
Frank Lampard urges Everton to build momentum in ‘mini-league’ before World Cup
Manager sees eight matches in six weeks as a key factor in building on a five-game unbeaten run.
Andy Murray reaches US Open last 32 for first time in six years
Earlier, China’s Wang Xiyu stunned third seed Maria Sakkari to reach the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time.
Public service pay talks are now officially underway
The talks will be facilitated by the Workplace Relations Commission from next week.
All time
Rank and file gardaí have voted to accept a 3% public service pay increase
The deal will see phased increases in 1% increments over the next 12 months.
Sharp improvements in house building activity noted in the first half of 2021
Work on 12,700 housing units commenced in the second quarter, the highest number since 2007.
'A lot of guys put their hand up': Leinster building momentum ahead of Wasps
Leavy, Ryan, O’Brien and McGrath all sharpened their form with hard-working shifts in Saturday’s inter-pro win over Munster.
McIlroy three shots off the lead and perfectly placed at halfway point of Bridgestone Invitational
The 28-year-old is enjoying himself in Ohio.
Which county has the highest level of new house building?
No, it’s not Dublin.
Microsoft has landed permission (at a price) for a giant new Leopardstown campus
Development fees of around €8 million levied on the multinational will help make up a property tax-related budget hole for the county council.
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.
Here's how much has been approved for mortgages this year
The figures are in, and they show a big bump.