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# 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 6,394 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 10,975 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 7,814 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 9,574 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 9,238 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 11,108 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 32,401 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 12,614 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 21,220 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 12,549 Views 102 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 17,309 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 7,420 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 13,519 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 9,925 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 36,593 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 9,312 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 16,533 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 12,953 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 8,929 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 6,744 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 23,517 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 10,152 Views 32 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 12,558 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 15,207 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 13,322 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 3,574 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 13,968 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 12,870 Views 67 Comments

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

# construction - Monday 13 January, 2014

Home-building at fastest rate in nine years as industry 'turns corner'
# Construction
# Construction

Home-building at fastest rate in nine years as industry 'turns corner'

Jan 13th 2014, 8:50 AM 12,288 Views 56 Comments

A survey by Ulster Bank found rising activity has prompted firms to expand their staffing levels.

# construction - Friday 10 January, 2014

Central Bank governor: The bailout programme did what it said on the tin
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Central Bank governor: The bailout programme did what it said on the tin

Jan 10th 2014, 10:33 AM 7,637 Views 61 Comments

Honohan said, now that we have exited the programme, “the rest is up to us”.

# construction - Monday 6 January, 2014

Construction worker lights cigarette in the most incredibly badass way
# Flaming Nora
From The Daily Edge
# Flaming Nora

Construction worker lights cigarette in the most incredibly badass way

Jan 6th 2014, 2:24 PM 4,155 Views 4 Comments

Zippos are for girls.

# construction - Monday 23 December, 2013

Here are some of the year's biggest hightlights made entirely out of Play-Doh From The Daily Edge

Here are some of the year's biggest hightlights made entirely out of Play-Doh

Dec 23rd 2013, 3:27 PM 1,777 Views 0 Comments

Can you identify these 2013 hightlights?

# construction - Sunday 22 December, 2013

'Relentless push': Government plans special Cabinet meeting on jobs early next year
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
# Jobs Jobs Jobs

'Relentless push': Government plans special Cabinet meeting on jobs early next year

Dec 22nd 2013, 7:30 AM 4,410 Views 12 Comments

The coalition has been boosted this year by a continuing fall in the numbers of people who are unemployed with the jobless rate now at 12.8 per cent.

# construction - Monday 16 December, 2013

Home for Christmas? Stay and check out job prospects says recruiter
# Skill Shortages
# Skill Shortages

Home for Christmas? Stay and check out job prospects says recruiter

Dec 16th 2013, 10:34 AM 9,316 Views 18 Comments

Recruitment agency Servisource says that there are particular skill shortages in the areas of nursing and construction.

# construction - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Good news: up to 150 construction jobs at Dublin data centre
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Good news: up to 150 construction jobs at Dublin data centre

Dec 15th 2013, 3:40 PM 11,769 Views 20 Comments

Digital Realty made the announcement as Jobs Minister Richard Bruton broke grounds on its new site in west Dublin.

# construction - Monday 9 December, 2013

Optimism in construction sector 'at a record high'
# Building
# Building

Optimism in construction sector 'at a record high'

Dec 9th 2013, 6:30 AM 7,950 Views 18 Comments

Construction activity has now risen for three months in a row – but it’s still very low following the economic crash.

# construction - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Wexford company to train 1,000 construction workers in Nigeria
# Training
# Training

Wexford company to train 1,000 construction workers in Nigeria

Nov 16th 2013, 6:30 AM 8,101 Views 23 Comments

The partnership deal is worth €3 million over three years.

# construction - Friday 8 November, 2013

President Higgins: The empty concrete shells that dot our landscape were born from reckless speculation
# Construction
# Construction

President Higgins: The empty concrete shells that dot our landscape were born from reckless speculation

Nov 8th 2013, 7:16 PM 10,717 Views 54 Comments

Speaking at the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland he said the construction sector was leaving a ‘disturbing’ part of its history behind.

# construction - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Construction company requests examiner after payment problems
# Road Trouble
# Road Trouble

Construction company requests examiner after payment problems

Oct 23rd 2013, 7:19 PM 18,618 Views 22 Comments

SIAC Construction said it had experienced uncertainty over payment for works done on projects in Ireland.