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# construction - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

He's back!: Johnny Ronan, property and the Celtic Tiger
# Celtic Phoenix
# Celtic Phoenix

He's back!: Johnny Ronan, property and the Celtic Tiger

Apr 1st 2015, 10:48 PM 48,883 Views 112 Comments

One of Ireland’s most well-known property developers has exited Nama.

The government has a grand plan for unemployed construction workers...
# Grand Job
# Grand Job

The government has a grand plan for unemployed construction workers...

Apr 1st 2015, 2:35 PM 16,944 Views 95 Comments

They’re going to blitz construction companies with information about their employment services, like Jobbridge. And, erm, that’s about it really.

# construction - Monday 9 March, 2015

New home building across Ireland has pulled into the slow lane
# Bricks-and-mortar
# Bricks-and-mortar

New home building across Ireland has pulled into the slow lane

Mar 9th 2015, 10:30 AM 15,429 Views 18 Comments

But land values are predicted to rise, which could mean more property eventually on the market.

# construction - Monday 2 March, 2015

Houses 'crumbling around families' because of defective bricks
# Unsound Homes
# Unsound Homes

Houses 'crumbling around families' because of defective bricks

Mar 2nd 2015, 6:00 PM 22,547 Views 21 Comments

The homeowners in Donegal want redress.

Up. Up. Down... Housing construction surged, then slowed to a trickle late last year
# Getting Boomier
# Getting Boomier

Up. Up. Down... Housing construction surged, then slowed to a trickle late last year

Mar 2nd 2015, 5:20 PM 10,719 Views 5 Comments

We’re in for a “turbulent” year in the home construction sector in 2015, it’s being predicted.

# construction - Monday 9 February, 2015

It's taken a long time, but the construction industry is doing ok (especially on commercial projects)
# Building
# Building

It's taken a long time, but the construction industry is doing ok (especially on commercial projects)

Feb 9th 2015, 11:50 AM 11,597 Views 20 Comments

The rate of growth in commercial activity remained sharp, despite easing for the third month running.

# construction - Monday 2 February, 2015

2015 off to a strong start for new companies, and it could 'beat all predictions'
# SMEs
# SMEs

2015 off to a strong start for new companies, and it could 'beat all predictions'

Feb 2nd 2015, 4:36 PM 6,135 Views 6 Comments

There’s already a 22.5% increase in the number of new companies this year.

# construction - Monday 8 December, 2014

Construction work was on the up again last month (and firms are hiring)
# Optimism
# Optimism

Construction work was on the up again last month (and firms are hiring)

Dec 8th 2014, 9:20 AM 5,898 Views 11 Comments

Some firms hired new staff to prepare for further growth in work.

# construction - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Nama has a €150 million plan for Boland's Mill
# Milling Around
# Milling Around

Nama has a €150 million plan for Boland's Mill

Dec 2nd 2014, 5:13 PM 31,376 Views 52 Comments

Well, they funded the planning of a plan.

# construction - Monday 1 December, 2014

This is how many new homes are being built this year (and importantly, where they are)
# Sprawl
# Sprawl

This is how many new homes are being built this year (and importantly, where they are)

Dec 1st 2014, 6:15 AM 17,892 Views 18 Comments

Dublin is still growing and growing.

# construction - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Electricians union will do 'whatever is necessary' to get 5% pay rise
# Threat
# Threat

Electricians union will do 'whatever is necessary' to get 5% pay rise

Nov 22nd 2014, 12:39 PM 11,087 Views 60 Comments

The TEEU’s conference heard that they wan ta roll-back on concession made over the last seven years.

# construction - Thursday 13 November, 2014

The Viewing: Your vital round-up of property news from the week
# Shovel Ready
# Shovel Ready

The Viewing: Your vital round-up of property news from the week

Nov 13th 2014, 3:35 PM 3,871 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# construction - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Three new Garda headquarters on the way for Galway, Wexford and Dublin
# Green Light
# Green Light

Three new Garda headquarters on the way for Galway, Wexford and Dublin

Nov 12th 2014, 5:17 PM 17,393 Views 22 Comments

The Minister for Justice said the €42 million investment shows she is serious about improving the policing system.

# construction - Saturday 8 November, 2014

'We're still scared when strong winds blow': Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan
# Rebuild
# Rebuild

'We're still scared when strong winds blow': Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan

Nov 8th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,218 Views 0 Comments

“The resilience of the Filipino people is amazing, they are like phoenix birds.”

# construction - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Rise in construction causing rats to come up from sewers and drains
# Aw Rats
# Aw Rats

Rise in construction causing rats to come up from sewers and drains

Oct 28th 2014, 3:27 PM 23,210 Views 51 Comments

Heard any scratching noises recently? Just saying.

# construction - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Enda Kenny vows to crack down on cowboy developers
# NO MORE PRIORY HALLS
# NO MORE PRIORY HALLS

Enda Kenny vows to crack down on cowboy developers

Oct 22nd 2014, 10:43 AM 9,224 Views 75 Comments

“Nobody wants to go back to the bad old days of the construction and property boom.”

# construction - Monday 20 October, 2014

There's been a surge in new building projects since January
# The Rising
# The Rising

There's been a surge in new building projects since January

Oct 20th 2014, 9:21 AM 6,773 Views 15 Comments

Project commencements are up 40 per cent, compared to the first 8 months of 2013.

# construction - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Pressure is on to get building, but those in construction need to learn new skills
# Build It Up
# Build It Up

Pressure is on to get building, but those in construction need to learn new skills

Oct 15th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,143 Views 7 Comments

The Irish Green Building Council says Ireland is going through a “revolution in standards and regulation”.

# construction - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

There will be €2.2 BILLION spent on social housing in the next three years

There will be €2.2 BILLION spent on social housing in the next three years

Oct 14th 2014, 3:43 PM 3,595 Views 29 Comments

Brendan Howlin says it will deliver 6,700 units.

# construction - Monday 13 October, 2014

House building growth was at its fastest since 2000 last month
# Build It Up
# Build It Up

House building growth was at its fastest since 2000 last month

Oct 13th 2014, 7:49 AM 5,934 Views 10 Comments

And employment is growing, too.

# construction - Friday 3 October, 2014

Builders are not happy with the government's new social housing plan
# Housing
# Housing

Builders are not happy with the government's new social housing plan

Oct 3rd 2014, 6:15 AM 13,817 Views 64 Comments

But a housing charity thinks it’s not so bad.

# construction - Monday 22 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 22nd 2014, 8:12 PM 7,866 Views 33 Comments

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
# Building
# Building

Ireland is building even fewer homes than in 2013

Sep 10th 2014, 11:53 AM 6,696 Views 20 Comments

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

# construction - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 9th 2014, 6:59 PM 20,317 Views 31 Comments

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

# construction - Monday 8 September, 2014

Fancy Dublin housing maps show info from family size to central heating
# Where The Hoods At?
# Where The Hoods At?

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

Sep 8th 2014, 1:30 PM 20,051 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 8th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,776 Views 8 Comments

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

DIT's new Grangegorman campus opens its doors to 1,000 students this morning
# Get Your Education On
# Get Your Education On

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

Sep 8th 2014, 6:45 AM 17,010 Views 20 Comments

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

# construction - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Kilkenny bridge controversy due back before court on Wednesday
# Suspension
# Suspension

Kilkenny bridge controversy due back before court on Wednesday

Sep 7th 2014, 1:07 PM 7,601 Views 0 Comments

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

# construction - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Here's how many construction workers are on the dole
# Construction
# Construction

Here's how many construction workers are on the dole

Aug 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 19,753 Views 59 Comments

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

# construction - Friday 15 August, 2014

The Briefcase: O'Flynn-v-Blackstone, ghost hotels and South African Sparring partners
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: O'Flynn-v-Blackstone, ghost hotels and South African Sparring partners

Aug 15th 2014, 1:17 PM 12,856 Views 12 Comments

This was the week in business

# construction - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Multiple human remains found outside Trinity College
# Archaeology
# Archaeology

Multiple human remains found outside Trinity College

Aug 14th 2014, 3:40 PM 37,009 Views 39 Comments

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
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

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

Aug 11th 2014, 6:30 AM 11,907 Views 24 Comments

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

# construction - Friday 18 July, 2014

Unions protest over claims of 'continued abuse of builders' by Dept of Education
# Construction
# Construction

Unions protest over claims of 'continued abuse of builders' by Dept of Education

Jul 18th 2014, 1:12 PM 8,062 Views 10 Comments

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
# Residential
# Residential

Construction activity remains "robust" in tenth month of growth

Jul 14th 2014, 10:24 AM 5,720 Views 4 Comments

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

These are the six areas Enda and Joan want to prioritise from now until 2016
# Statement Of Priorities
# Statement Of Priorities

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

Jul 11th 2014, 10:50 PM 14,995 Views 31 Comments

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?
# Confidence Building
# Confidence Building

Why are construction start-ups outpacing other sectors?

Jul 4th 2014, 7:05 PM 9,838 Views 21 Comments

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

# construction - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 2nd 2014, 7:00 AM 11,067 Views 16 Comments

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
# New Builds
# New Builds

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

Jul 1st 2014, 7:15 AM 5,060 Views 6 Comments

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

Whistleblower says builders paid by State are defrauding the welfare system
# Dáil Claims
# Dáil Claims

Whistleblower says builders paid by State are defrauding the welfare system

Jun 26th 2014, 2:19 PM 9,526 Views 15 Comments

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

# construction - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 24th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,941 Views 32 Comments

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.