Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

#Infrastructure

# infrastructure - Tuesday 30 August, 2022

Taoiseach launches €20 million cross-border Ulster Canal restoration project
# Clones
# Clones

Taoiseach launches €20 million cross-border Ulster Canal restoration project

Aug 30th 2022, 3:32 PM 17,362 Views 13 Comments

Taoiseach Micheal Martin laid the foundation stone to mark the start of phase two of the works.

# infrastructure - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

'28 degrees is a major challenge already': Warming would acutely impact Ireland, expert says
# Infrastructure
# Infrastructure

'28 degrees is a major challenge already': Warming would acutely impact Ireland, expert says

Aug 10th 2021, 6:00 AM 29,688 Views 60 Comments

A Maynooth professor and climate report author says any change in extreme weather would be difficult for Ireland.

# infrastructure - Monday 5 April, 2021

The N6 ring road: Solution or dead end for Galway congestion crisis?
# Dead End
# Dead End

The N6 ring road: Solution or dead end for Galway congestion crisis?

Apr 5th 2021, 12:03 AM 69,035 Views 67 Comments

Noteworthy and The Journal take a deep dive into the controversial infrastructure plan which awaits green light from planners.

# infrastructure - Saturday 22 August, 2020

NTA allocates €55m to councils to enhance cycling and walking infrastructure
# Infrastructure
# Infrastructure

NTA allocates €55m to councils to enhance cycling and walking infrastructure

Aug 22nd 2020, 11:52 AM 21,251 Views 81 Comments

The funding was allocated under the July Jobs Stimulus Plan announced by the government last month.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Israel to name new Western Wall train station in Jerusalem after... Donald Trump
# Trump Express
# Trump Express

Israel to name new Western Wall train station in Jerusalem after... Donald Trump

Dec 27th 2017, 1:44 PM 15,613 Views 80 Comments

The announcement comes after Trump’s controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'It would be very bad news for traffic': Irish Rail needs extra €100 million a year to keep going
# Railly Bad Outlook
# Railly Bad Outlook

'It would be very bad news for traffic': Irish Rail needs extra €100 million a year to keep going

Oct 25th 2017, 9:18 AM 16,440 Views 78 Comments

Not enough investment will lead to a “lack of consistency” in journey times.

# infrastructure - Monday 11 September, 2017

Drive through Dawson Street? You'll have to find a new route from now on
# Luas Cross City
# Luas Cross City

Drive through Dawson Street? You'll have to find a new route from now on

Sep 11th 2017, 12:41 PM 24,981 Views 32 Comments

Cars will not be able to travel straight down Dawson Street to access Nassau Street.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Luas Cross City testing disrupted by parked vans and trucks on route
# Roadblock
# Roadblock

Luas Cross City testing disrupted by parked vans and trucks on route

Sep 6th 2017, 1:54 PM 26,198 Views 53 Comments

Luas Cross City began morning and evening tests of the new tram service this week.

# infrastructure - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Donald Trump tells businesses to bring back jobs from 'places like Ireland'
# Multinationals
# Multinationals

Donald Trump tells businesses to bring back jobs from 'places like Ireland'

Aug 15th 2017, 10:51 PM 95,973 Views 92 Comments

He said that US infrastructure “used to be the best in the world”, but was now “literally like a third world country”.

Donald Trump doubles back - says there was 'blame on both sides' at Virginia
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

Donald Trump doubles back - says there was 'blame on both sides' at Virginia

Aug 15th 2017, 9:56 PM 31,229 Views 162 Comments

He also defended his advisor Steve Bannon as “not a racist”.

# infrastructure - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Why is everything in Ireland 'mediocre'?
# Infrastructure
# Infrastructure

Why is everything in Ireland 'mediocre'?

Jul 23rd 2017, 7:00 AM 27,612 Views 69 Comments

In terms of infrastructure, that is.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Engineers want multiple tolls and changing speed limits on the M50
# Hit The Road
# Hit The Road

Engineers want multiple tolls and changing speed limits on the M50

Jul 19th 2017, 6:05 AM 41,450 Views 96 Comments

They say it will help congestion.

# infrastructure - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Metro North, expanded Dart and a Cork-Limerick motorway 'need to be delivered'
# Motoring
# Motoring

Metro North, expanded Dart and a Cork-Limerick motorway 'need to be delivered'

Jul 18th 2017, 3:01 PM 24,878 Views 78 Comments

Engineers want a body to be established in order to support the new 10-year capital spending plan.

# infrastructure - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Explainer: What is this 'rainy day fund' we keep hearing about?
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Explainer: What is this 'rainy day fund' we keep hearing about?

Jul 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 15,016 Views 31 Comments

We take a look.

# infrastructure - Saturday 1 April, 2017

A flagship Celtic Tiger development could finally be finished
# Adamstown
# Adamstown

A flagship Celtic Tiger development could finally be finished

Apr 1st 2017, 7:15 AM 21,207 Views 17 Comments

When it was launched in 2005, there was much fanfare about redefining urban spaces and usability.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

New Dart station due for south Dublin
# Woodbrook
# Woodbrook

New Dart station due for south Dublin

Mar 29th 2017, 4:16 PM 30,892 Views 40 Comments

The Government yesterday announced new plans to help build houses across the country.

# infrastructure - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Bridge to Poolbeg among 34 infrastructure projects worth €226 million given green light
# Rebuilding Ireland
# Rebuilding Ireland

Bridge to Poolbeg among 34 infrastructure projects worth €226 million given green light

Mar 28th 2017, 4:13 PM 31,322 Views 41 Comments

Funding was announced today for projects across the country.

# infrastructure - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Celtic Tiger's Metro North likely to be fast-tracked
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Celtic Tiger's Metro North likely to be fast-tracked

Jan 31st 2017, 7:36 PM 35,900 Views 104 Comments

Dublin Port and Dublin Airport are also tipped to benefit from increased capital expenditure.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

It's World Pothole Day - are your local roads in sh**e?
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

It's World Pothole Day - are your local roads in sh**e?

Mar 25th 2015, 3:00 PM 12,745 Views 45 Comments

We’ve seen some pretty big potholes in our time…

# infrastructure - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Egypt is building a completely new capital city beside its old one
# Infrastructure
# Infrastructure

Egypt is building a completely new capital city beside its old one

Mar 14th 2015, 10:27 AM 18,899 Views 36 Comments

See ya later, Cairo.

# infrastructure - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Are your local roads 'in shite'? That may be fixed soon...
# Road To Glory
# Road To Glory

Are your local roads 'in shite'? That may be fixed soon...

Feb 3rd 2015, 2:01 PM 14,298 Views 34 Comments

They’re fixing the roads: €300 million investment in 2,000km of rural and regional routes

# infrastructure - Monday 22 December, 2014

Irish Water isn't fixing more leaks - or spending more on infrastructure
# Leaks
# Leaks

Irish Water isn't fixing more leaks - or spending more on infrastructure

Dec 22nd 2014, 8:40 AM 13,096 Views 72 Comments

That’s compared with local authorities over the past 10 years. However, Irish Water says, “It’s not just about fixing leaks – it’s about reducing the amount of water that is lost.”

# infrastructure - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Opinion: With more of us living in cities, we have to plan for real quality of life
# Living Cities
# Living Cities

Opinion: With more of us living in cities, we have to plan for real quality of life

Jun 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 68 Views 42 Comments

I want my city to serve its local communities – that means introducing proper cycle lanes and options for pedestrians.

# infrastructure - Monday 10 March, 2014

We take over 1/4 BILLION public transport journeys every year...most on the bus
# Heavy Load
# Heavy Load

We take over 1/4 BILLION public transport journeys every year...most on the bus

Mar 10th 2014, 12:15 PM 50 Views 22 Comments

Buses account for roughly 75 per cent of all public transport travel in the country.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Engineers say EirGrid project will be 'key to economic prosperity'
# FDI
# FDI

Engineers say EirGrid project will be 'key to economic prosperity'

Jan 15th 2014, 10:43 AM 7,252 Views 84 Comments

EirGrid know what they’re doing and have ‘some of the best engineers in the world’ working with them, Engineers Ireland has said.

# infrastructure - Friday 1 November, 2013

Water restrictions will be in place until "at least Thursday"
# Water Water Nowhere
# Water Water Nowhere

Water restrictions will be in place until "at least Thursday"

Nov 1st 2013, 4:29 PM 7,928 Views 41 Comments

It had been hoped water would be running normally by Monday, but Dublin City Council has added three days to the restriction period.

# infrastructure - Monday 21 October, 2013

New bill will mean just one environmental impact assessment needed for offshore projects
# Legislation
# Legislation

New bill will mean just one environmental impact assessment needed for offshore projects

Oct 21st 2013, 10:14 PM 7,610 Views 32 Comments

Minister Jan O’Sullivan said the aim of the new bill will be to streamline the process for infrastructure development.

# infrastructure - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Bruton defends spending the last of the nation's savings
# Pension Fund
# Pension Fund

Bruton defends spending the last of the nation's savings

Jun 15th 2013, 2:23 PM 8,812 Views 67 Comments

The final €6 billion left in National Pensions Reserve Fund is to be used to boost employment, says Richard Bruton TD.

# infrastructure - Monday 29 April, 2013

Luas Cross City moves one step closer as EU bank says it may offer funding
# Luas Link-up
# Luas Link-up

Luas Cross City moves one step closer as EU bank says it may offer funding

Apr 29th 2013, 6:49 PM 14,311 Views 86 Comments

Preliminary construction work on the Luas link-up in Dublin city centre is due to start in the next few weeks.

# infrastructure - Friday 1 February, 2013

Open thread: Is your local road as bad as this one?
# Road To Baghdad
# Road To Baghdad

Open thread: Is your local road as bad as this one?

Feb 1st 2013, 11:30 AM 17,858 Views 113 Comments

This is the road travelled by one TheJournal.ie reader every day is referred to locally as ‘The road to Baghdad’. Can you beat it?

# infrastructure - Monday 10 December, 2012

Rate of decline in construction activity unchanged in November
# Construction
# Construction

Rate of decline in construction activity unchanged in November

Dec 10th 2012, 7:10 AM 3,121 Views 2 Comments

Jobs were also being cut at a sharper pace during the month, in line with reduced workloads, according to the latest Ulster Bank Construction PMI.

# infrastructure - Monday 3 December, 2012

Japan highway tunnel death toll rises to 9
# Japan
# Japan

Japan highway tunnel death toll rises to 9

Dec 3rd 2012, 9:00 AM 3,537 Views 0 Comments

On Sunday, heavy concrete ceiling slabs fell onto vehicles driving through a busy highway tunnel linking Tokyo to central Japan.

# infrastructure - Friday 26 October, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland distribute foreign aid while it is in a bailout?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland distribute foreign aid while it is in a bailout?

Oct 26th 2012, 10:01 AM 14,769 Views 167 Comments

With the government suspending aid to Uganda yesterday, we’re asking should Ireland be distributing foreign aid while still under the terms of a bailout?

# infrastructure - Monday 1 October, 2012

Life in the slow lane: China's traffic jams
# Standstill
# Standstill

Life in the slow lane: China's traffic jams

Oct 1st 2012, 2:25 PM 11,322 Views 7 Comments

Holidays and free road tolls lead to bumper-to-bumper epic jams.

# infrastructure - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Potential for growth in tourism sector highlighted at Summer School
# Tourism
# Tourism

Potential for growth in tourism sector highlighted at Summer School

Jul 29th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,495 Views 18 Comments

Leaders in the tourism sector highlighted paths for potential growth in the sector at the Garret FitzGerald Summer School in Killarney.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Campaign says Government policy statement 'paves way' for underground infrastructure
# Energy
# Energy

Campaign says Government policy statement 'paves way' for underground infrastructure

Jul 25th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,640 Views 18 Comments

A group which advocates a proposed electricity interconnector between the North and South be placed underground has welcomed a Government policy statement on the issue.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

IBEC to launch 'major growth plan'
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

IBEC to launch 'major growth plan'

Jul 18th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,070 Views 6 Comments

The group, which represents Irish business, is to provide an innovative non-Exchequer funded package of measures for the whole economy later today.

# infrastructure - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

New DIT campus at Grangegorman to be part of €2bn stimulus package
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

New DIT campus at Grangegorman to be part of €2bn stimulus package

Jul 17th 2012, 8:44 AM 8,966 Views 40 Comments

Schools, healthcare and roads are also likely to benefit from measures being announced by the government later today.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Bank of Ireland sells UK project finance arm
# Irish Banks
# Irish Banks

Bank of Ireland sells UK project finance arm

Jun 13th 2012, 2:49 PM 1,878 Views 2 Comments

The €200m sale will not lead to job losses.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Column: The last thing Ireland – and Europe – needs is more austerity
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The last thing Ireland – and Europe – needs is more austerity

Mar 28th 2012, 7:30 AM 17 Views 32 Comments

Further budget strictures? We badly need investment instead, writes Tom Healy after the announcement of the Fiscal Treaty referendum.

1 2