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# construction - 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.

# construction - Friday 6 October, 2017

'Customers find it impossible to get here': FX Buckley butcher says Luas works forced him to downsize

Buckley pins the drop in footfall on Moore Street to the Luas Cross City works.

# construction - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Safety concerns raised as construction vehicle topples over beside school grounds

Part of the land owned by Our Lady’s Grove in Dublin was sold to developers.

# construction - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

UCC €350 million investment plan to create more than 500 construction jobs over next five years

The strategic plan 2017 – 2022 aims to expand the campus by 20%.

# construction - 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.

# construction - Monday 4 September, 2017

'You’ve seen three people unfortunately die' - Fianna Fáil defends planned tax cut for builders

Barry Cowen TD thinks the proposal will stimulate construction.

# construction - Thursday 13 July, 2017

The Guinness Storehouse will spend millions to double the size of its rooftop bar

Ireland’s most-attended tourist attraction is getting a €16 million overhaul.

# construction - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Here's the current status of the eight new garda stations set to be built by 2021

No new construction has begun since 2015 when it began at three stations.

# construction - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

New children's hospital will be the length of Grafton Street and as big as Dundrum Shopping Centre

The new children’s hospital will cost over €1 billion and will open in 2021.

# construction - Saturday 22 April, 2017

'If this balcony had been built as designed, this would not have happened'

California’s licencing board said that Segue Construction failed to follow building plans during construction.

# construction - Friday 21 April, 2017

Plans to build over 100 apartments in south Dublin have been shot down

The council said that the plan from a well-known developer would overshadow existing properties.

# construction - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Cork set to get new €25 million office space that will accommodate 450 new jobs

The project would also sustain 125 construction jobs.

A boom in construction could lead to the economy overheating

A new report forecasts GDP growth of 3.8% this year.

# construction - Sunday 12 March, 2017

'Our home is crumbling into the ground': Family in Mayo forced to abandon house Pyrite This post contains videos

'Our home is crumbling into the ground': Family in Mayo forced to abandon house

Thousands of houses around the country are affected by pyrite and mica.

# construction - 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.

# construction - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Dozens of Dublin homes snapped up before building work starts

Irish housebuilder Cairn Homes is working on a new project with Nama.

# construction - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

FactCheck: Is Richard Bruton right to say housing starts are on the rise?

The Education Minister made the claim during Leaders Questions last week – our readers asked for it to be tested.

# construction - Thursday 12 January, 2017

2016 was a good year for jobs, with a jump in construction roles

However, businesses have been warned to prepare for the potential consequences of Brexit.

# construction - Monday 19 December, 2016

Man sets fire to digger with driver inside at Dublin building site

A local councillor said he hoped this would not stop the progress of building 72 social housing units.

# construction - Friday 16 December, 2016

A new 'compact luxury hotel' could be squeezed into the old Andrew's Lane Theatre site

Planning permission has been submitted for the 155 bedroom hotel.

# construction - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Construction of €233 million Center Parcs project to begin later this month

Work on the public perimeter footpath is expected to commence later this month and will be completed in spring 2017.

# construction - Monday 12 September, 2016

Dizzying timelapse shows clouds move beneath the world's tallest bridge High Way This post contains videos

Dizzying timelapse shows clouds move beneath the world's tallest bridge

The Beipanjiang Bridge soars 565 metres above the river below.

# construction - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

More than 2 million people are now working in Ireland, for the first time since 2009

There are 56,000 more people at work now than a year previously – a 2.9% rise, bringing total employment in the country to 2,014,900.

# construction - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Construction gets underway on Ireland's first village for people with dementia

The company behind the development said it will “change the face of dementia care in Ireland”.

# construction - Friday 22 July, 2016

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# construction - Friday 3 June, 2016

'Dublin's ugliest building' is going to be knocked down and turned into this

Both Hawkins House and Apollo House are coming down.

# construction - Friday 6 May, 2016

Luas red line user? Your usual stop might be closed off this summer

A temporary bus service will be in place due to Luas Cross City construction.

# construction - Thursday 28 April, 2016

The new national children's hospital is go... but not everyone is happy about it

Construction is set to begin this summer. The decision has been described as “a giant step forward for children’s healthcare in ireland”.

# construction - Friday 4 March, 2016

There are some VERY impressive office buildings under construction in Dublin right now...

The 35 office buildings in development are enough to accommodate 30,000 workers. Yet office space is still at a premium in the city…

# construction - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Women urged to apply for construction courses to help "critical" graduate shortage

It is claimed that there will be a “substantial” lack of graduates in building-related sectors

# construction - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Nama is putting €1.9 billion into building in Dublin's Docklands

And €5.6 billion into building loads of houses.

# construction - Monday 16 November, 2015

Why a two-year rent freeze could do a lot more harm than good

The government’s rent-control measures were announced last week.

# construction - Thursday 12 November, 2015

From The42 There's no money in sports stadia, says major contractor Fine Margins

There's no money in sports stadia, says major contractor

But when you’re talking about a stadium worth close to a billion dollars, the small margins are a big chunk of change.

# construction - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Construction site to delivery room: How I became one of Ireland's few male midwives

Dan Oakes worked as a project manager building skyscrapers. But when the bust came along, he decided to retrain as a midwife.

# construction - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Poll: Should Ireland's cities go high-rise? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland's cities go high-rise?

A huge development is planned for Dublin’s Docklands.

# construction - Monday 14 September, 2015

The single biggest engine room for Irish jobs is starting to fire up

Together these businesses account for half the private workforce.

# construction - Monday 24 August, 2015

Small Kildare village ‘isolated’ after collision damage to access bridge

A tractor struck the bridge recently causing the damage and because it is a protected structure it could be months before it is repaired.

# construction - Friday 21 August, 2015

Google begins construction of €150m data centre and brings 400 jobs with it

The jobs will be created during the construction of the new two-storey building.

# construction - Monday 17 August, 2015

Ireland's largest frozen ready meal supplier to hire 100 people

A further 100 people will be hired in construction to build the new food plant in north Dublin.

# construction - Monday 3 August, 2015

WATCH: At least 20 people injured after cranes collapse on to houses

The incident happened today in the Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn.

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