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# builders - Friday 8 January, 2021

Explainer: Here is how today's construction lockdown will impact building projects
# Construction
# Construction

Explainer: Here is how today's construction lockdown will impact building projects

Jan 8th 2021, 5:00 PM 32,892 Views 29 Comments

Despite the lockdown there are a number of construction projects that can continue.

# builders - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Construction work ceases at National Children's Hospital site
# Construction
# Construction

Construction work ceases at National Children's Hospital site

Mar 31st 2020, 6:31 PM 27,524 Views 18 Comments

The contractors had been criticised for continuing construction at the site after new government guidelines.

# builders - Friday 31 January, 2020

Two men arrested suspected of extorting builders in Limerick city
# Building Site
# Building Site

Two men arrested suspected of extorting builders in Limerick city

Jan 31st 2020, 11:40 AM 36,969 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí received a report of men demanding money in return for minding the building site in the evenings.

# builders - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Mica scandal: Families living in 'crumbling homes' as redress scheme awaits sign off
# Concrete
# Concrete

Mica scandal: Families living in 'crumbling homes' as redress scheme awaits sign off

Mar 3rd 2019, 7:00 AM 20,597 Views 9 Comments

It is understood the roll out of the redress scheme is in its final stages.

# builders - Monday 28 January, 2019

New State lender to give cash to small developers to build homes for first-time buyers
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

New State lender to give cash to small developers to build homes for first-time buyers

Jan 28th 2019, 1:33 PM 19,523 Views 53 Comments

The new state lender aims to deliver 7,500 homes within five years.

# builders - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Overseas construction workers are turning down moves to Ireland due to high property prices
# Work
# Work

Overseas construction workers are turning down moves to Ireland due to high property prices

May 3rd 2018, 1:11 PM 1,193 Views 0 Comments

The property sector has suffered from a lack of skilled workers in recent years.

# builders - Saturday 24 February, 2018

How will Ireland 2040 be delivered? For starters, we need more brickies, tilers and plasterers
# Construction
# Construction

How will Ireland 2040 be delivered? For starters, we need more brickies, tilers and plasterers

Feb 24th 2018, 10:30 AM 14,930 Views 66 Comments

Ireland 2040 has big plans – but will we have enough construction workers to deliver government pledges.

# builders - Sunday 5 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 5th 2017, 6:30 AM 14,566 Views 22 Comments

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

# builders - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Irish builders are commanding €100,000 salaries as companies hunt for construction skills
# On The Up
# On The Up

Irish builders are commanding €100,000 salaries as companies hunt for construction skills

Aug 17th 2016, 11:14 AM 56,240 Views 84 Comments

Recruitment firm Hays says that demand for construction professionals was up 40% on a year ago.

# builders - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Surveyors welcome plans to make Dublin apartments even smaller
# Shoe Box
# Shoe Box

Surveyors welcome plans to make Dublin apartments even smaller

Jul 28th 2015, 3:27 PM 47,362 Views 126 Comments

Council planning proposals would see the minimum size reduced by almost 20%.

# builders - Monday 13 April, 2015

Swedish police are telling people to avoid Irish builders - because of these maggots

Swedish police are telling people to avoid Irish builders - because of these maggots

Apr 13th 2015, 6:02 PM 58,470 Views 57 Comments

They say the men put the maggots in a wall.

# builders - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Electricians union will do 'whatever is necessary' to get 5% pay rise
# Threat
# Threat

Electricians union will do 'whatever is necessary' to get 5% pay rise

Nov 22nd 2014, 12:39 PM 11,081 Views 60 Comments

The TEEU’s conference heard that they wan ta roll-back on concession made over the last seven years.

# builders - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Enda Kenny vows to crack down on cowboy developers
# NO MORE PRIORY HALLS
# NO MORE PRIORY HALLS

Enda Kenny vows to crack down on cowboy developers

Oct 22nd 2014, 10:43 AM 9,205 Views 75 Comments

“Nobody wants to go back to the bad old days of the construction and property boom.”

# builders - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

When are the Budget changes kicking in?
# All About Timing
# All About Timing

When are the Budget changes kicking in?

Oct 15th 2014, 6:38 AM 14,962 Views 23 Comments

Midnight tonight, or January 2015? Here are the latest details as we have them.

# builders - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor
# Thornton Heights
# Thornton Heights

President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor

Sep 9th 2014, 6:59 PM 20,281 Views 32 Comments

It took 10 years for the scheme in Inchicore to be completed.

# builders - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Here's how many construction workers are on the dole
# Construction
# Construction

Here's how many construction workers are on the dole

Aug 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 19,743 Views 59 Comments

Despite a recovery, nearly 80,000 workers remain unemployed.

# builders - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Poll: Do you think the new construction stimulus will lead to another property bubble?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the new construction stimulus will lead to another property bubble?

May 14th 2014, 9:23 AM 9,083 Views 79 Comments

Michael Noonan said Ireland is a ‘long way from a housing bubble’.

# builders - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Watch builders shout unexpectedly lovely comments at women
# Hollaback Boys
From The Daily Edge
# Hollaback Boys

Watch builders shout unexpectedly lovely comments at women

Mar 26th 2014, 5:30 PM 6,534 Views 5 Comments

OI! THAT COLOUR REALLY WORKS ON YOU.

# builders - 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 13,321 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.

# builders - Monday 14 October, 2013

Planning applications down 6% nationwide in 2013
# Building Sector
# Building Sector

Planning applications down 6% nationwide in 2013

Oct 14th 2013, 6:30 AM 2,574 Views 11 Comments

Sligo and Leitrim had the worst construction performance for 2013, according to the latest edition of the National Housing Construction Index.

# builders - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Construction output achieves largest annual rise since 2006
# Builders
# Builders

Construction output achieves largest annual rise since 2006

Sep 18th 2013, 1:05 PM 2,644 Views 14 Comments

Figures from the Central Statistics Office showed that volumes in the constuction sector in the second quarter were 11.2 per cent higher than last year.

# builders - Monday 15 April, 2013

Seven unions have now rejected Croke Park II proposals
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Seven unions have now rejected Croke Park II proposals

Apr 15th 2013, 5:15 PM 15,922 Views 118 Comments

Earlier, two unions representing builders and plasterers both said that the deal would offer job security for members and voted in favour of it.

# builders - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Parents blockade Limerick school after builders remove fittings
# Limerick
# Limerick

Parents blockade Limerick school after builders remove fittings

Nov 22nd 2012, 5:13 PM 21,451 Views 110 Comments

A dispute over payment has seen some subcontractors attempt to remove fittings they installed in the new national school in Kilfinane earlier this year.

# builders - Monday 16 April, 2012

Bad planning contributing to Irish obesity levels - An Taisce
# Bad Planning
# Bad Planning

Bad planning contributing to Irish obesity levels - An Taisce

Apr 16th 2012, 9:58 PM 8,032 Views 51 Comments

An Taisce’s comprehensive report suggests urban sprawl means more time in cars or transport – and less time physically active.

Ennis: "Some of the most senseless zoning excesses of Celtic Tiger"
# Bad Planning
# Bad Planning

Ennis: "Some of the most senseless zoning excesses of Celtic Tiger"

Apr 16th 2012, 3:00 PM 9,172 Views 13 Comments

Co Clare farmer sold 48 acres for €18.8m – but it was located on a flood plain. But Ennis wasn’t the only place where there were attempts to build on floodplains…

# builders - Monday 22 August, 2011

Half of constructors submitting tenders 'below cost' to try and find work
# Construction
# Construction

Half of constructors submitting tenders 'below cost' to try and find work

Aug 22nd 2011, 2:17 PM 937 Views 7 Comments

Over half of construction tenders submitted now are below cost – with the actual costs around 17 per cent higher than given.

# builders - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Irish Property Council calls for a “truth commission”
# Property
# Property

Irish Property Council calls for a “truth commission”

Apr 27th 2011, 2:19 PM 357 Views 0 Comments

The organisation has called for a truth commission that would hold the government, banks, Financial Regulator, Central Bank, and the Department of Finance to account for contributing to the economic crisis.