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Dublin: 3 °C Thursday 22 February, 2018


# building - Monday 29 January, 2018

UK watchdog to investigate KPMG audits of collapsed building firm

Carillion went bust earlier this month.

# building - Sunday 28 January, 2018

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

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.

# building - Saturday 27 January, 2018

'They know the gun is to the head': Vexatious objectors are delaying the construction of new homes

The head of the Construction Federation of Ireland said developers are paying objectors up to €10,000 to make their objections go away.

# building - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Those who bought houses with major defects 'should get a redress scheme'

The scheme would focus on homes built between 2002 and 2008 in particular.

# building - Monday 15 January, 2018

Minister 'confident' school building projects not in jeopardy after construction firm collapse

The Department of Education said school buildings in question are approximately 90% complete.

# building - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Dublin City Council 'super depot' gets the green light

The €27 million plan will be built in Ballymun.

# building - Sunday 5 November, 2017

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

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

# building - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Meet the Irishman who gave the green light to the Golden Gate Bridge

An archive of papers belonging to the NUI Galway graduate have gone on show this week.

# building - Friday 6 October, 2017

Government plans to have young people sharing kitchens and living rooms to help ease the rental crisis

Minister Eoghan Murphy says Dublin has to go high-rise.

# building - Monday 25 September, 2017

Clondalkin social housing estate gets green light from council

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

# building - Saturday 16 September, 2017

The Paris Olympics will have beach volleyball under the Eiffel Tower

The International Olympic Committee this week named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.

# building - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

This is what the new Central Plaza in Dublin could look like

The plan includes restaurants, shops and a rooftop venue with 360° views of the city.

# building - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Irish building sites face more chaos as crane drivers vote to ramp up strikes

Crane drivers represented by Unite want a big increase in pay.

# building - Monday 3 July, 2017

'It would have a detrimental impact': City council rejects Johnny Ronan's Dublin skyscraper

The tower could have been Dublin’s tallest storied building.

# building - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Opinion: Twelve simple steps to tackle our housing crisis

Although there is no silver bullet, and the problem has become so acute that it probably needs the kitchen sink thrown at it, writes Victor Duggan.

# building - Friday 23 June, 2017

The number of planning permissions granted has shot up by 50%

The number of apartment permissions represents a 60% jump on last year, while houses are up 48%.

This is Ireland's favourite building

The shortlist included 60 projects across 13 counties and three international projects.

# building - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From tree houses to museums: Public asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building Architecture This post contains images

From tree houses to museums: Public asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland wants your opinion.

# building - Saturday 20 May, 2017

The builders behind a flagship Celtic Tiger development say it's back on track

Despite the fanfare Adamstown has been something of a stop-start development.

# building - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Dublin is one of the 10 most expensive cities worldwide in which to build

A new study found building costs are higher in the Irish capital than in Paris or Madrid.

# building - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Take a look at what will be Dublin's tallest office building The Exo This post contains videos This post contains images

Take a look at what will be Dublin's tallest office building

Its construction will take about two years at a cost of €70 million.

# building - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Two Kerry brothers plan to construct Ireland's tallest building in Cork

Kevin and Donal O’Sullivan have helped develop some of New York’s most iconic structures.

# building - Sunday 9 April, 2017

One of Ireland's biggest landowners gets permission for hundreds of Dublin apartments

Marlet Property is planning 320 apartments in four-storey blocks at the Cabra site.

# building - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'It could have fallen into the street': How a derelict building in Dublin's Blackpitts was transformed

It’s now going to be part of a site that offers student accommodation.

# building - Friday 3 March, 2017

Over €200 million invested by EU bank to build 1,400 new social houses here

Over 700 houses are also to be renovated under the scheme.

# building - Sunday 26 February, 2017

'They don't want it slipping through their fingers': Just what is happening with the Cork Event Centre?

This week, an appeal for more money was put forward. But not that much work has been done on the site to date.

# building - Monday 13 February, 2017

Businesses are snapping up Dublin offices that haven't even been built yet

Savills chairman Roland O’Connell said that pre-letting is emerging because it delivers benefits for all parties in the market.

# building - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home

Finland provides a positive example of what can be done to end long-term homelessness.

# building - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Limerick likely to get one of Ireland's tallest buildings in the form of 15-storey office block

The building will house offices and luxury apartments.

# building - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

1,500 student beds on the way to Dublin thanks to major US developer

Hines says it could deliver as many as 1,500 beds in the coming years.

# building - Thursday 15 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 15 reasons Dermot Bannon is a national treasure Room To Improve

15 reasons Dermot Bannon is a national treasure

The patience of a saint.

# building - Thursday 10 November, 2016

There are over 130 new office buildings being planned for Dublin Brexit Demand This post contains images

There are over 130 new office buildings being planned for Dublin

The buildings, if completed, will total over 12 million square feet and be enough space to accommodate over 100,000 employees.

# building - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Could a floating parliament be the answer for Britain's £4 billion restoration?

The Palace of Westminster needs a serious facelift.

# building - Saturday 8 October, 2016

This is the tallest wooden building in the world

The student accommodation is 53 metres tall and was completed in less than 70 days.

# building - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

The silos at Boland's Mill have been fully demolished

The development will be finished in 2018.

# building - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Ex-Nama worker accused of leaking confidential information

Paul Pugh will face trial later this year.

# building - Monday 6 June, 2016

# building - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Poll: Should Irish cities become high-rise? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish cities become high-rise?

Plans have been approved to increase the height limit of apartments in Dublin.

# building - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Planning approval given for Dublin's tallest office building

‘The Exo’ is set to change the capital’s skyline.

# building - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

"Suspicious vehicle" causes alert near BBC offices

One reporter said that staff were not told to leave the newsroom.

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