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#Building

# building - Monday 19 August, 2019

Building firm caught up in school structural defects controversy wins contract to build new hospital block Wbs

Building firm caught up in school structural defects controversy wins contract to build new hospital block

A total of 42 schools built by WBS were inspected over concerns about structural problems.

# building - Thursday 25 July, 2019

From The42 Who's playing who in the build-up to the World Cup in Japan? Prep

Who's playing who in the build-up to the World Cup in Japan?

Eight busy weeks lie ahead before the action gets underway at the World Cup.

# building - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Poll: Should Dublin go high-rise? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Dublin go high-rise?

Is it possible, and if so, is the right thing to do?

# building - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Construction has started on the building frame of the National Children's Hospital

The hospital board will appear before an Oireachtas committee today.

# building - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

OPW raised concerns over impact planned apartments in Glasnevin will have on Botanic Gardens

The OPW brought up issues with the scale of the proposed development at the site of a former car dealership on Glasnevin Hill.

# building - Friday 19 April, 2019

'A kick in the teeth for the community': Another 235 student beds approved for The Liberties

The new beds will be operated by Global Student Accommodation.

# building - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Construction costs to rise further as Dublin one of most expensive cities to build in the world

It is the third most expensive in Europe behind London and Zurich.

# building - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Locals concerned over plans to build 299 apartments in blocks of up to 9 storeys in Glasnevin

A Strategic Housing Development application was lodged earlier this month by property developer Scanron Limited.

# building - Monday 28 January, 2019

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

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

# building - Friday 25 January, 2019

Here's what the new Clerys Quarter will look like

Office space, shops and a hotel will be built on the site of the iconic former department store.

# building - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

# building - Thursday 8 November, 2018

'We work, we pay tax': 'Hidden homeless' family protest against sale of Nama site Sandyford This post contains videos

'We work, we pay tax': 'Hidden homeless' family protest against sale of Nama site

The site already has planning permission for more than 450 apartments.

# building - Monday 3 September, 2018

Firefighters tackle huge blaze overnight at Liverpool's iconic Littlewoods building

Crew remain at the scene tackling hot spots this morning.

# building - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

The last waterfront site in Dublin's docklands is up for sale for €120 million

But the local community isn’t overly impressed.

# building - Sunday 8 July, 2018

A major German boutique hotel chain's first Irish venue has been cleared for north Dublin

The nine-storey Abbey Street development will operate under the Motel One brand.

# building - Friday 8 June, 2018

This is Ireland's favourite building

The shortlist for the public choice award included 31 entries around the island of Ireland and one in India.

# building - Sunday 20 May, 2018

From Dublin Port to the 'Medieval Mile': People are being asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building

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

# building - Saturday 21 April, 2018

This wooden "vertical village" will be built in Paris

The mixed-use development will be built using a timber frame.

# building - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Minister: 'To solve the housing crisis, we need to build thousands of affordable apartments'

Minister Eoghan Murphy has claimed the cost of building apartments has dropped by as much as 15%.

# building - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Collapse of Carillion pushes building contractor Sammon into examinership

Carillion went bust in early January, as a result of debts of over £1.5 billion.

# building - Saturday 24 February, 2018

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

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

# 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.

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