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#Construction

# 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 8,079 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 5,735 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 15,009 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 9,848 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 11,084 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 5,069 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 9,546 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 7,953 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.

# construction - Friday 20 June, 2014

Munster's first Community National School to get under construction in record time
# Under Construction
# Under Construction

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

Jun 20th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,444 Views 14 Comments

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

# construction - Monday 16 June, 2014

There's three times more jobs in construction than a year ago
# Building Momentum
# Building Momentum

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

Jun 16th 2014, 2:07 PM 7,945 Views 27 Comments

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
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

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

Jun 11th 2014, 5:31 PM 6,405 Views 59 Comments

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
# Rent Bubble
# Rent Bubble

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

Jun 11th 2014, 7:00 AM 10,992 Views 57 Comments

It is also providing another boost to the construction sector.

Is this the 'ambitious action' needed to fix Ireland's social housing market?
# PROBLEM SOLVING
# PROBLEM SOLVING

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

Jun 11th 2014, 6:00 AM 7,824 Views 13 Comments

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
# Recovery
# Recovery

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

Jun 9th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,580 Views 16 Comments

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
# Up For Grabs
# Up For Grabs

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

Jun 4th 2014, 7:40 AM 9,253 Views 17 Comments

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
# New In Town
# New In Town

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

Jun 3rd 2014, 11:08 AM 11,131 Views 14 Comments

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?
# Paid Up
# Paid Up

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

May 28th 2014, 5:24 PM 32,431 Views 61 Comments

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

# construction - Friday 23 May, 2014

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

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

May 23rd 2014, 7:04 PM 12,723 Views 28 Comments

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

'Shell can celebrate all they want, but the fight is by no means over'
# The Pipe
# The Pipe

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

May 23rd 2014, 11:13 AM 21,320 Views 105 Comments

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

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

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

May 14th 2014, 4:40 PM 12,598 Views 103 Comments

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?
# Capital Problems
# Capital Problems

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

May 14th 2014, 1:01 PM 17,316 Views 31 Comments

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

Noonan's first-time buyers plan slammed as 'pre-election gimmick'
# Not Helping
# Not Helping

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

May 14th 2014, 12:13 PM 7,428 Views 27 Comments

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
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

66 per cent of hotels and restaurants at risk of collapse

May 2nd 2014, 7:45 AM 13,539 Views 44 Comments

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
# Anglo Rebuilt
# Anglo Rebuilt

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

May 1st 2014, 10:15 AM 9,943 Views 51 Comments

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
# Bypassed
# Bypassed

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

Apr 30th 2014, 4:55 PM 36,644 Views 67 Comments

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
# Running The Rules
# Running The Rules

Regulation controversy drives construction rates up

Apr 29th 2014, 10:57 AM 9,351 Views 43 Comments

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

# construction - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Homeowners to foot the bill for water used during construction works
# Building Costs
# Building Costs

Homeowners to foot the bill for water used during construction works

Apr 23rd 2014, 6:30 AM 16,563 Views 64 Comments

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

# construction - Sunday 6 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 6th 2014, 6:30 PM 12,958 Views 33 Comments

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

# construction - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Construction climbs 11.5 per cent in 2013
# Building Booms?
# Building Booms?

Construction climbs 11.5 per cent in 2013

Mar 12th 2014, 6:08 PM 8,939 Views 31 Comments

Growth static in fourth quarter but big jump in annual statistics

# construction - Monday 10 March, 2014

Irish construction sector rose again during February
# Boost
# Boost

Irish construction sector rose again during February

Mar 10th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,753 Views 21 Comments

The sharpest expansion in activity was again recorded on residential projects.

# construction - Sunday 2 March, 2014

"In the future it will be good, so I won't complain": Dubliners on the new Luas
# Under Construction
# Under Construction

"In the future it will be good, so I won't complain": Dubliners on the new Luas

Mar 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 23,527 Views 60 Comments

Business owners are happy to put up with the noise and construction work in anticipation of more customers when the line finally opens.

# construction - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Warning that Ireland's construction sector is facing a skills shortage
# HOUSING SHORTAGE
# HOUSING SHORTAGE

Warning that Ireland's construction sector is facing a skills shortage

Feb 26th 2014, 8:30 AM 10,161 Views 33 Comments

A new report shows that in 2013, just 8,301 residential units were completed, while in 2006 it was 89,000.

# construction - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Gardaí seek witnesses to death of man crushed by digger
# Skerries
# Skerries

Gardaí seek witnesses to death of man crushed by digger

Feb 22nd 2014, 12:49 PM 12,568 Views 4 Comments

The incident occurred shortly before midday yesterday.

# construction - Friday 7 February, 2014

6,500 electricians to strike in two weeks over pay rates
# Sparks Flying
# Sparks Flying

6,500 electricians to strike in two weeks over pay rates

Feb 7th 2014, 5:58 PM 15,288 Views 80 Comments

Some 94 per cent of TEEU members voted in favour of industrial action and notice was served on employers today.

# construction - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Leaving to work in Australia? Make sure you know your rights
# Emigration
# Emigration

Leaving to work in Australia? Make sure you know your rights

Feb 5th 2014, 7:45 AM 13,333 Views 28 Comments

A pamphlet published by two unions and Sinn Féin gives details of pay conditions as well as contact information for groups offering support to Irish migrants in the country.

# construction - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

36 per cent decrease in new buildings in 2013
# Construction
# Construction

36 per cent decrease in new buildings in 2013

Jan 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 3,583 Views 7 Comments

There were 7,943 new buildings recorded in the Republic of Ireland in 2013.

# construction - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Sochi: The 'dark side' of the 2014 Winter Games
# Russia
# Russia

Sochi: The 'dark side' of the 2014 Winter Games

Jan 21st 2014, 6:50 AM 13,975 Views 23 Comments

Locals living in the area undergoing development for the Games say that their living conditions only got worse and that authorities are not listening to their grievances.

# construction - Monday 20 January, 2014

National strike of electricians could halt construction and manufacturing
# Strike Vote
# Strike Vote

National strike of electricians could halt construction and manufacturing

Jan 20th 2014, 8:09 PM 12,891 Views 67 Comments

The Technical Engineering and Electrical Union (TEEU) has confirmed that that they will ballot members on 7 February.