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#Building

# building - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Meet the Irishman who gave the green light to the Golden Gate Bridge
# Michael M O'Shaughnessy
# Michael M O'Shaughnessy

Meet the Irishman who gave the green light to the Golden Gate Bridge

Oct 15th 2017, 9:00 PM 20,338 Views 4 Comments

An archive of papers belonging to the NUI Galway graduate have gone on show this week.

# building - Friday 6 October, 2017

Government plans to have young people sharing kitchens and living rooms to help ease the rental crisis
# Going Up
# Going Up

Government plans to have young people sharing kitchens and living rooms to help ease the rental crisis

Oct 6th 2017, 11:02 AM 31,465 Views 147 Comments

Minister Eoghan Murphy says Dublin has to go high-rise.

# building - Monday 25 September, 2017

Clondalkin social housing estate gets green light from council
# South Dublin
# South Dublin

Clondalkin social housing estate gets green light from council

Sep 25th 2017, 10:56 PM 20,480 Views 75 Comments

Sinn Féin raised concerns about the lack of integration between social and private housing, however.

# building - Saturday 16 September, 2017

The Paris Olympics will have beach volleyball under the Eiffel Tower
# Grande For Some
# Grande For Some

The Paris Olympics will have beach volleyball under the Eiffel Tower

Sep 16th 2017, 4:00 PM 12,666 Views 19 Comments

The International Olympic Committee this week named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.

# building - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

This is what the new Central Plaza in Dublin could look like
# Old Central Bank
# Old Central Bank

This is what the new Central Plaza in Dublin could look like

Aug 9th 2017, 8:57 AM 63,902 Views 57 Comments

The plan includes restaurants, shops and a rooftop venue with 360° views of the city.

# building - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Irish building sites face more chaos as crane drivers vote to ramp up strikes
# Crane Kick
# Crane Kick

Irish building sites face more chaos as crane drivers vote to ramp up strikes

Jul 5th 2017, 10:25 PM 11,986 Views 30 Comments

Crane drivers represented by Unite want a big increase in pay.

# building - Monday 3 July, 2017

'It would have a detrimental impact': City council rejects Johnny Ronan's Dublin skyscraper
# Roadblock
# Roadblock

'It would have a detrimental impact': City council rejects Johnny Ronan's Dublin skyscraper

Jul 3rd 2017, 10:10 AM 26,222 Views 98 Comments

The tower could have been Dublin’s tallest storied building.

# building - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Opinion: Twelve simple steps to tackle our housing crisis
# Leo-nomics
# Leo-nomics

Opinion: Twelve simple steps to tackle our housing crisis

Jun 29th 2017, 6:20 AM 12,953 Views 55 Comments

Although there is no silver bullet, and the problem has become so acute that it probably needs the kitchen sink thrown at it, writes Victor Duggan.

# building - Friday 23 June, 2017

The number of planning permissions granted has shot up by 50%
# Planning Matters
# Planning Matters

The number of planning permissions granted has shot up by 50%

Jun 23rd 2017, 1:12 PM 8,818 Views 26 Comments

The number of apartment permissions represents a 60% jump on last year, while houses are up 48%.

This is Ireland's favourite building
# Galway
# Galway

This is Ireland's favourite building

Jun 23rd 2017, 10:58 AM 70,515 Views 20 Comments

The shortlist included 60 projects across 13 counties and three international projects.

# building - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From tree houses to museums: Public asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building
# Architecture
# Architecture

From tree houses to museums: Public asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building

Jun 3rd 2017, 2:39 PM 17,262 Views 15 Comments

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland wants your opinion.

# building - Saturday 20 May, 2017

The builders behind a flagship Celtic Tiger development say it's back on track
# Creation Of Adamstown
# Creation Of Adamstown

The builders behind a flagship Celtic Tiger development say it's back on track

May 20th 2017, 8:00 PM 21,528 Views 11 Comments

Despite the fanfare Adamstown has been something of a stop-start development.

# building - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Dublin is one of the 10 most expensive cities worldwide in which to build
# House Of Cash
# House Of Cash

Dublin is one of the 10 most expensive cities worldwide in which to build

May 16th 2017, 2:09 PM 15,719 Views 21 Comments

A new study found building costs are higher in the Irish capital than in Paris or Madrid.

# building - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Take a look at what will be Dublin's tallest office building
# The Exo
# The Exo

Take a look at what will be Dublin's tallest office building

May 4th 2017, 6:15 AM 47,445 Views 62 Comments

Its construction will take about two years at a cost of €70 million.

# building - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Two Kerry brothers plan to construct Ireland's tallest building in Cork
# Skyscraper
# Skyscraper

Two Kerry brothers plan to construct Ireland's tallest building in Cork

Apr 20th 2017, 1:30 PM 43,898 Views 63 Comments

Kevin and Donal O’Sullivan have helped develop some of New York’s most iconic structures.

# building - Sunday 9 April, 2017

One of Ireland's biggest landowners gets permission for hundreds of Dublin apartments
# Up And Up
# Up And Up

One of Ireland's biggest landowners gets permission for hundreds of Dublin apartments

Apr 9th 2017, 9:15 AM 47,277 Views 36 Comments

Marlet Property is planning 320 apartments in four-storey blocks at the Cabra site.

# building - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'It could have fallen into the street': How a derelict building in Dublin's Blackpitts was transformed
# No 10 Mill Street
# No 10 Mill Street

'It could have fallen into the street': How a derelict building in Dublin's Blackpitts was transformed

Mar 25th 2017, 9:00 PM 28,514 Views 4 Comments

It’s now going to be part of a site that offers student accommodation.

# building - Friday 3 March, 2017

Over €200 million invested by EU bank to build 1,400 new social houses here
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Over €200 million invested by EU bank to build 1,400 new social houses here

Mar 3rd 2017, 10:20 AM 16,238 Views 75 Comments

Over 700 houses are also to be renovated under the scheme.

# building - Sunday 26 February, 2017

'They don't want it slipping through their fingers': Just what is happening with the Cork Event Centre?
# Raising Questions
# Raising Questions

'They don't want it slipping through their fingers': Just what is happening with the Cork Event Centre?

Feb 26th 2017, 7:45 AM 18,395 Views 26 Comments

This week, an appeal for more money was put forward. But not that much work has been done on the site to date.

# building - Monday 13 February, 2017

Businesses are snapping up Dublin offices that haven't even been built yet
# Dublin In Size
# Dublin In Size

Businesses are snapping up Dublin offices that haven't even been built yet

Feb 13th 2017, 9:44 AM 15,811 Views 36 Comments

Savills chairman Roland O’Connell said that pre-letting is emerging because it delivers benefits for all parties in the market.

# building - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home

Feb 8th 2017, 12:05 AM 16,629 Views 57 Comments

Finland provides a positive example of what can be done to end long-term homelessness.

# building - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Limerick likely to get one of Ireland's tallest buildings in the form of 15-storey office block
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

Limerick likely to get one of Ireland's tallest buildings in the form of 15-storey office block

Dec 29th 2016, 8:00 PM 15,652 Views 37 Comments

The building will house offices and luxury apartments.

# building - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

1,500 student beds on the way to Dublin thanks to major US developer
# Home From Home
# Home From Home

1,500 student beds on the way to Dublin thanks to major US developer

Dec 21st 2016, 10:46 AM 16,212 Views 39 Comments

Hines says it could deliver as many as 1,500 beds in the coming years.

# building - Thursday 15 December, 2016

15 reasons Dermot Bannon is a national treasure
# Room To Improve
From The Daily Edge
# Room To Improve

15 reasons Dermot Bannon is a national treasure

Dec 15th 2016, 1:01 PM 6,835 Views 3 Comments

The patience of a saint.

# building - Thursday 10 November, 2016

There are over 130 new office buildings being planned for Dublin
# Brexit Demand
# Brexit Demand

There are over 130 new office buildings being planned for Dublin

Nov 10th 2016, 6:10 AM 15,762 Views 42 Comments

The buildings, if completed, will total over 12 million square feet and be enough space to accommodate over 100,000 employees.

# building - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Could a floating parliament be the answer for Britain's £4 billion restoration?
# London's Drawing
# London's Drawing

Could a floating parliament be the answer for Britain's £4 billion restoration?

Oct 22nd 2016, 3:00 PM 22,455 Views 40 Comments

The Palace of Westminster needs a serious facelift.

# building - Saturday 8 October, 2016

This is the tallest wooden building in the world
# Spruced Up
# Spruced Up

This is the tallest wooden building in the world

Oct 8th 2016, 7:00 AM 23,189 Views 24 Comments

The student accommodation is 53 metres tall and was completed in less than 70 days.

# building - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

The silos at Boland's Mill have been fully demolished
# Wrecking Ball
# Wrecking Ball

The silos at Boland's Mill have been fully demolished

Jul 19th 2016, 3:35 PM 24,532 Views 28 Comments

The development will be finished in 2018.

# building - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Ex-Nama worker accused of leaking confidential information
# Court
# Court

Ex-Nama worker accused of leaking confidential information

Jun 23rd 2016, 12:58 PM 12,373 Views 0 Comments

Paul Pugh will face trial later this year.

# building - Monday 6 June, 2016

Running out of space? Add another floor to your house
# The Only Way Is Up
# The Only Way Is Up

Running out of space? Add another floor to your house

Jun 6th 2016, 11:00 AM 39,705 Views 47 Comments

Seriously.

# building - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Poll: Should Irish cities become high-rise?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Irish cities become high-rise?

Jun 2nd 2016, 9:50 AM 23,000 Views 106 Comments

Plans have been approved to increase the height limit of apartments in Dublin.

# building - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Planning approval given for Dublin's tallest office building
# Flashy
# Flashy

Planning approval given for Dublin's tallest office building

Mar 31st 2016, 4:48 PM 40,105 Views 94 Comments

‘The Exo’ is set to change the capital’s skyline.

# building - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

"Suspicious vehicle" causes alert near BBC offices
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

"Suspicious vehicle" causes alert near BBC offices

Dec 1st 2015, 3:20 PM 9,990 Views 13 Comments

One reporter said that staff were not told to leave the newsroom.

# building - Monday 30 November, 2015

'We can have harsh words with each other without damaging confidence' -- Eoin Reddan
# Building
From The42
# Building

'We can have harsh words with each other without damaging confidence' -- Eoin Reddan

Nov 30th 2015, 4:36 PM 5,652 Views 3 Comments

A win over Ulster isn’t enough to satisfy Leinster’s players as they seek an upturn in form before heading back into Europe.

# building - Thursday 19 November, 2015

We've spent €1.7 billion more building houses this year than 2014
# Looking Up
# Looking Up

We've spent €1.7 billion more building houses this year than 2014

Nov 19th 2015, 6:01 AM 7,884 Views 6 Comments

Building has gotten underway on 11,955 residential housing units.

# building - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Nama project set to create almost 1,000 student beds in the heart of Dublin
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Nama project set to create almost 1,000 student beds in the heart of Dublin

Sep 30th 2015, 12:56 PM 20,608 Views 60 Comments

The development in Dublin’s Docklands will be the largest off-campus facility in the country.

# building - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

A novel new use for Guinness waste heat (no rude jokes...)
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

A novel new use for Guinness waste heat (no rude jokes...)

Aug 11th 2015, 1:33 PM 15,527 Views 29 Comments

A system whereby hot water or steam could be pumped from the brewery to the new hospital is being investigated.

# building - Monday 10 August, 2015

“There’ll always be objections, there’s objections to somebody putting an extension onto their house."
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

“There’ll always be objections, there’s objections to somebody putting an extension onto their house."

Aug 10th 2015, 10:34 AM 25,259 Views 85 Comments

Planning permission for the new hospital to be built on the St James’s Hospital site is due to be submitted today.

# building - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Dublin is 'completely unprepared' for another boom, apparently...
# Y'all Aint Ready
# Y'all Aint Ready

Dublin is 'completely unprepared' for another boom, apparently...

Jul 29th 2015, 6:01 AM 15,719 Views 14 Comments

The government has hit back at Fianna Fáil’s criticism over ‘lack of investment’.

# building - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Surveyors welcome plans to make Dublin apartments even smaller
# Shoe Box
# Shoe Box

Surveyors welcome plans to make Dublin apartments even smaller

Jul 28th 2015, 3:27 PM 47,389 Views 126 Comments

Council planning proposals would see the minimum size reduced by almost 20%.