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# construction - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

37 people were killed in work-related accidents in 2018
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

37 people were killed in work-related accidents in 2018

Jan 8th 2019, 6:20 AM 9,870 Views 12 Comments

Figures have revealed that work-related accidents hit an all-time low in 2018.

# construction - Monday 7 January, 2019

'Thousands of non-national construction workers will be needed to meet housing targets' - Ibec
# Brickies
# Brickies

'Thousands of non-national construction workers will be needed to meet housing targets' - Ibec

Jan 7th 2019, 12:12 PM 39,966 Views 154 Comments

Ibec says there are not enough skilled workers here to meet demand.

# construction - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Gardaí investigating further criminal damage at Dublin building site
# St Cuthbert's Park
# St Cuthbert's Park

Gardaí investigating further criminal damage at Dublin building site

Dec 8th 2018, 6:00 AM 20,026 Views 18 Comments

Last month work at the site was stopped because of anti-social behaviour.

# construction - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

For Ireland to build the houses it needs, it'll need foreign workers... but they won't be able to afford the rent
# Boom Boom
# Boom Boom

For Ireland to build the houses it needs, it'll need foreign workers... but they won't be able to afford the rent

Nov 21st 2018, 6:00 AM 44,569 Views 56 Comments

This would be necessary if housing supply was to increase as planned, the ESRI has said.

# construction - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Government to oppose Bill that would increase social and affordable housing in private estates
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Government to oppose Bill that would increase social and affordable housing in private estates

Nov 20th 2018, 8:25 PM 29,173 Views 63 Comments

The Bill seeks an increase in the provision of social and affordable housing to 25% in private developments.

# construction - Sunday 11 November, 2018

'A poorly-paid job in horrendous conditions': Archaeologists' strikes to continue as they demand better wages
# Digging In
# Digging In

'A poorly-paid job in horrendous conditions': Archaeologists' strikes to continue as they demand better wages

Nov 11th 2018, 4:00 PM 22,790 Views 41 Comments

The union has disputed the claim of a 65% increase in wages in the last four years, as its members’ contracts currently stipulate an hourly wage of €12.50.

# construction - Thursday 25 October, 2018

HSE reviewing hospitals built by WBS but says there are currently 'no safety concerns'
# Building Inspections
# Building Inspections

HSE reviewing hospitals built by WBS but says there are currently 'no safety concerns'

Oct 25th 2018, 1:59 PM 9,919 Views 30 Comments

The company was involved in the construction of the extension to Beaumont Hospital.

# construction - Sunday 21 October, 2018

'Totally and utterly ruined': The eight-year battle by homeowners affected by mica concrete block scandal
# Crumbling
# Crumbling

'Totally and utterly ruined': The eight-year battle by homeowners affected by mica concrete block scandal

Oct 21st 2018, 8:00 PM 49,268 Views 36 Comments

The government recently announced a redress scheme which has been welcomed, but it has come too late for some.

# construction - Sunday 8 July, 2018

A major German boutique hotel chain's first Irish venue has been cleared for north Dublin
# Motel One
# Motel One

A major German boutique hotel chain's first Irish venue has been cleared for north Dublin

Jul 8th 2018, 6:30 AM 41,243 Views 25 Comments

The nine-storey Abbey Street development will operate under the Motel One brand.

# construction - Friday 6 July, 2018

Opinion: Do we need a Minister for Construction for Ireland?
# Read Me
# Read Me

Opinion: Do we need a Minister for Construction for Ireland?

Jul 6th 2018, 7:00 AM 10,869 Views 64 Comments

The sector should have a standalone ministry to help avoid the mistakes of the past and help overcome future challenges, writes Andrew Power.

# construction - Monday 25 June, 2018

'It's an absolute relief': Contractor to be appointed to complete schools impacted by Carillion collapse
# Construction
# Construction

'It's an absolute relief': Contractor to be appointed to complete schools impacted by Carillion collapse

Jun 25th 2018, 8:45 PM 16,580 Views 5 Comments

In mid-January, it emerged that work had stalled on a number of schools after the UK-based firm went bust.

# construction - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Sammon liquidation: Schools say they're still optimistic they can open their doors in September
# Liquidation
# Liquidation

Sammon liquidation: Schools say they're still optimistic they can open their doors in September

Jun 7th 2018, 12:05 AM 12,254 Views 11 Comments

On Tuesday, Sammon Contracting Ireland Limited was placed into liquidation.

# construction - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

A construction firm is creating 100 jobs in Monaghan because of the county's 'work ethic'
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
# Jobs Jobs Jobs

A construction firm is creating 100 jobs in Monaghan because of the county's 'work ethic'

May 8th 2018, 1:15 PM 15,380 Views 14 Comments

House frame manufacturer Entekra has just secured €46 million in funding.

# construction - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Minister: 'To solve the housing crisis, we need to build thousands of affordable apartments'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Minister: 'To solve the housing crisis, we need to build thousands of affordable apartments'

Apr 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 25,101 Views 88 Comments

Minister Eoghan Murphy has claimed the cost of building apartments has dropped by as much as 15%.

# construction - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Students living in €249-a-week accommodation offered partial refunds due to months of construction work
# Mill Street
# Mill Street

Students living in €249-a-week accommodation offered partial refunds due to months of construction work

Mar 31st 2018, 12:05 AM 22,685 Views 32 Comments

A number of students have complained about loud construction work ongoing since October.

# construction - Saturday 24 February, 2018

How will Ireland 2040 be delivered? For starters, we need more brickies, tilers and plasterers
# Construction
# Construction

How will Ireland 2040 be delivered? For starters, we need more brickies, tilers and plasterers

Feb 24th 2018, 10:30 AM 14,977 Views 66 Comments

Ireland 2040 has big plans – but will we have enough construction workers to deliver government pledges.

# construction - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Where will all the construction workers come from to build the Ireland 2040 plan?
# On Site
# On Site

Where will all the construction workers come from to build the Ireland 2040 plan?

Feb 18th 2018, 7:00 AM 29,234 Views 80 Comments

In the long-term apprenticeships will help, but what about in the next few years?

# construction - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Construction tender prices to rise by 7% this year, surveyors warn
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

Construction tender prices to rise by 7% this year, surveyors warn

Feb 17th 2018, 6:12 PM 12,627 Views 46 Comments

“Success is measured in what you build, not what you spend.”

# construction - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Two building giants battling over pyrite 'should make sure homeowners are paid first'
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

Two building giants battling over pyrite 'should make sure homeowners are paid first'

Feb 4th 2018, 3:50 PM 23,988 Views 15 Comments

Ballymore Group is suing Ireland’s biggest company, CRH.

# construction - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Claims about bogus self-employment in construction 'grossly exaggerated'
# Building
# Building

Claims about bogus self-employment in construction 'grossly exaggerated'

Jan 28th 2018, 8:00 AM 16,400 Views 12 Comments

The construction industry’s representative body did acknowledge a reluctance in contractors to directly employ workers and said the government needs to make this more attractive.

# construction - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

'Alarm' and frustration as newly built Irish schools stalled by Carillion collapse
# Construction
# Construction

'Alarm' and frustration as newly built Irish schools stalled by Carillion collapse

Jan 24th 2018, 8:51 AM 19,853 Views 48 Comments

A new building for a school in Co Wicklow has been completed – but the collapse of Carillion means they haven’t moved in yet.

# construction - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Nine workers dead after 450m-long bridge collapses in Colombian valley
# Motorway
# Motorway

Nine workers dead after 450m-long bridge collapses in Colombian valley

Jan 16th 2018, 10:25 AM 22,588 Views 5 Comments

The 450m-long bridge was to be part of a motorway connecting to the city of Villavicencio to Bogotá.

# construction - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Construction workers had to live in terrible conditions, court hears
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Construction workers had to live in terrible conditions, court hears

Jan 11th 2018, 11:10 PM 22,566 Views 0 Comments

20 workers allege they were underpaid while working for Portuguese companies hired to build a section of the N7.

# construction - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Construction of motorway to connect Dublin to Derry to begin this year
# North To South
# North To South

Construction of motorway to connect Dublin to Derry to begin this year

Jan 6th 2018, 7:00 AM 32,170 Views 61 Comments

The project is the biggest road project ever undertaken in Northern Ireland.

# construction - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Irish building apprentices deliver handmade toys to children's charities
# Santa's Workshop
# Santa's Workshop

Irish building apprentices deliver handmade toys to children's charities

Dec 21st 2017, 1:08 PM 14,893 Views 8 Comments

The Sisk & Son construction company has been making toys for charities at Christmas for the last 40 years.

# construction - Monday 18 December, 2017

No need for parking spaces and more apartments per floor allowed in complexes under new draft guidelines
# Housing
# Housing

No need for parking spaces and more apartments per floor allowed in complexes under new draft guidelines

Dec 18th 2017, 6:00 AM 21,704 Views 59 Comments

The Housing Department today published new draft guidelines around apartment developments.

# construction - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Back booming: Almost 3,000 building apprentices predicted for this year
# Brick By Brick
# Brick By Brick

Back booming: Almost 3,000 building apprentices predicted for this year

Nov 5th 2017, 6:30 AM 14,566 Views 22 Comments

There were 650 construction apprenticeships in 2010 – that rose to 2,271 last year.

# construction - Friday 6 October, 2017

'Customers find it impossible to get here': FX Buckley butcher says Luas works forced him to downsize
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

'Customers find it impossible to get here': FX Buckley butcher says Luas works forced him to downsize

Oct 6th 2017, 12:05 AM 36,082 Views 63 Comments

Buckley pins the drop in footfall on Moore Street to the Luas Cross City works.

# construction - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Safety concerns raised as construction vehicle topples over beside school grounds
# Our Lady's Grove
# Our Lady's Grove

Safety concerns raised as construction vehicle topples over beside school grounds

Sep 27th 2017, 6:10 AM 65,279 Views 42 Comments

Part of the land owned by Our Lady’s Grove in Dublin was sold to developers.

# construction - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

UCC €350 million investment plan to create more than 500 construction jobs over next five years
# Investment Plan
# Investment Plan

UCC €350 million investment plan to create more than 500 construction jobs over next five years

Sep 26th 2017, 9:38 AM 11,741 Views 18 Comments

The strategic plan 2017 – 2022 aims to expand the campus by 20%.

# construction - 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 20,431 Views 75 Comments

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

# construction - Monday 4 September, 2017

'You’ve seen three people unfortunately die' - Fianna Fáil defends planned tax cut for builders
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'You’ve seen three people unfortunately die' - Fianna Fáil defends planned tax cut for builders

Sep 4th 2017, 9:44 AM 16,593 Views 94 Comments

Barry Cowen TD thinks the proposal will stimulate construction.

# construction - Thursday 13 July, 2017

The Guinness Storehouse will spend millions to double the size of its rooftop bar
# Makeover
# Makeover

The Guinness Storehouse will spend millions to double the size of its rooftop bar

Jul 13th 2017, 3:25 PM 10,675 Views 17 Comments

Ireland’s most-attended tourist attraction is getting a €16 million overhaul.

# construction - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Here's the current status of the eight new garda stations set to be built by 2021
# Up To Date
# Up To Date

Here's the current status of the eight new garda stations set to be built by 2021

May 2nd 2017, 6:30 AM 27,556 Views 15 Comments

No new construction has begun since 2015 when it began at three stations.

# construction - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

New children's hospital will be the length of Grafton Street and as big as Dundrum Shopping Centre
# Green Light
# Green Light

New children's hospital will be the length of Grafton Street and as big as Dundrum Shopping Centre

Apr 26th 2017, 7:57 PM 19,990 Views 79 Comments

The new children’s hospital will cost over €1 billion and will open in 2021.

# construction - Saturday 22 April, 2017

'If this balcony had been built as designed, this would not have happened'
# Berkeley Tragedy
# Berkeley Tragedy

'If this balcony had been built as designed, this would not have happened'

Apr 22nd 2017, 12:14 PM 20,812 Views 10 Comments

California’s licencing board said that Segue Construction failed to follow building plans during construction.

# construction - Friday 21 April, 2017

Plans to build over 100 apartments in south Dublin have been shot down
# Harold's Cross
# Harold's Cross

Plans to build over 100 apartments in south Dublin have been shot down

Apr 21st 2017, 6:25 AM 28,588 Views 39 Comments

The council said that the plan from a well-known developer would overshadow existing properties.

# construction - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Cork set to get new €25 million office space that will accommodate 450 new jobs
# Development
# Development

Cork set to get new €25 million office space that will accommodate 450 new jobs

Mar 23rd 2017, 11:19 AM 9,916 Views 21 Comments

The project would also sustain 125 construction jobs.

A boom in construction could lead to the economy overheating
# Boom Is Back
# Boom Is Back

A boom in construction could lead to the economy overheating

Mar 23rd 2017, 7:58 AM 21,081 Views 57 Comments

A new report forecasts GDP growth of 3.8% this year.

# construction - Sunday 12 March, 2017

'Our home is crumbling into the ground': Family in Mayo forced to abandon house
# Pyrite
# Pyrite

'Our home is crumbling into the ground': Family in Mayo forced to abandon house

Mar 12th 2017, 8:00 PM 110,109 Views 37 Comments

Thousands of houses around the country are affected by pyrite and mica.