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#Building

# building - Sunday 12 June, 2022

Men found in shallow grave under Cork pub met a violent death centuries ago, say archaeologists
# Discovery
# Discovery

Men found in shallow grave under Cork pub met a violent death centuries ago, say archaeologists

Jun 12th 2022, 4:30 PM 41,682 Views 14 Comments

Skeletal remains found on the site of Nancy Spain’s pub in Cork have been determined to date back to as early as 1447.

# building - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

Fewer new homes recorded in 2021 but increase in construction by end of year
# Building
# Building

Fewer new homes recorded in 2021 but increase in construction by end of year

Jan 18th 2022, 6:30 AM 12,120 Views 18 Comments

16.5% more dwellings were under construction in the final quarter of 2021 compared to the same period in 2020.

# building - Monday 20 September, 2021

€235m north Dublin build-to-rent apartment scheme given green light by An Bord Pleanála
# Charlestown
# Charlestown

€235m north Dublin build-to-rent apartment scheme given green light by An Bord Pleanála

Sep 20th 2021, 10:20 PM 50,129 Views 55 Comments

In a separate case, ABP also granted planning for 114 build-to-rent apartments in Dublin 16.

# building - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

An Bord Pleanála ruling clears way for €48m UCD building inspired by the Giant's Causeway
# Development
# Development

An Bord Pleanála ruling clears way for €48m UCD building inspired by the Giant's Causeway

Apr 6th 2021, 10:30 PM 50,587 Views 55 Comments

The ruling clears the way for a €180m development of facilities at University College Dublin.

# building - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Phased return of construction from 12 April criticised as 'economic and societal own goal'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Phased return of construction from 12 April criticised as 'economic and societal own goal'

Mar 30th 2021, 9:06 PM 39,119 Views 15 Comments

The Taoiseach said that the resumption of house builds from 12 April includes home refurbishments.

# building - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

The Ulster depth chart: Madigan and Mathewson add experience
# Building
From The42
# Building

The Ulster depth chart: Madigan and Mathewson add experience

Jul 29th 2020, 9:50 PM 32,611 Views 14 Comments

Dan McFarland has some exciting young players in his squad.

# building - Monday 20 July, 2020

Dublin construction site closes after over 20 workers test positive for coronavirus
# Covid19
# Covid19

Dublin construction site closes after over 20 workers test positive for coronavirus

Updated Jul 20th 2020, 6:20 PM 124,401 Views 105 Comments

The construction company said further tests are being arranged.

# building - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

United boss Solskjaer sets 'realistic' transfer targets in bid to launch title tilt
# Building
From The42
# Building

United boss Solskjaer sets 'realistic' transfer targets in bid to launch title tilt

Jul 8th 2020, 11:09 PM 8,772 Views 14 Comments

The Norwegian is pitching sensible targets to Ed Woodward – and hopes Paul Pogba will sign a new deal.

# building - Thursday 2 April, 2020

BAM 'welcomes' legal action taken against it by board of National Children's Hospital
# High Court
# High Court

BAM 'welcomes' legal action taken against it by board of National Children's Hospital

Apr 2nd 2020, 10:15 PM 57,678 Views 64 Comments

The dispute relates around the validity of a contract to commence Phase B of construction of the Children’s Hospital without a design.

# building - 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 27,545 Views 19 Comments

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

# building - Monday 10 February, 2020

Twickenham visit looms for Farrell's Ireland after strong Six Nations start
# Momentum
From The42
# Momentum

Twickenham visit looms for Farrell's Ireland after strong Six Nations start

Feb 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 8,511 Views 31 Comments

‘We want to keep the pressure on,’ said the Ireland boss after the win over Wales.

# building - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Council warns National Children's Hospital contractor about working hour breaches on site
# Complaints
# Complaints

Council warns National Children's Hospital contractor about working hour breaches on site

Nov 2nd 2019, 12:05 AM 29,839 Views 0 Comments

One local councillor says local residents feel “under siege” from the constant construction work near their homes.

# building - Monday 19 August, 2019

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

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

Updated Aug 19th 2019, 6:00 PM 45,996 Views 27 Comments

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

# building - Thursday 25 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 25th 2019, 3:30 PM 10,855 Views 12 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Should Dublin go high-rise?

Jul 4th 2019, 9:30 AM 31,280 Views 91 Comments

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
# Progress Update
# Progress Update

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

Jun 12th 2019, 6:10 AM 16,369 Views 34 Comments

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
# Dublin 9
# Dublin 9

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

May 8th 2019, 6:30 AM 13,504 Views 9 Comments

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
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

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

Apr 19th 2019, 6:05 AM 35,518 Views 45 Comments

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
# Report
# Report

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

Apr 11th 2019, 6:20 AM 16,122 Views 21 Comments

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
# Daneswell Place
# Daneswell Place

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

Mar 30th 2019, 2:15 PM 38,543 Views 89 Comments

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
# 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 19,570 Views 53 Comments

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
# CLERYS CLOCK
# CLERYS CLOCK

Here's what the new Clerys Quarter will look like

Jan 25th 2019, 3:38 PM 52,358 Views 21 Comments

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

# building - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

'This isn't acceptable': Government delivers less than half of planned social housing in first 9 months of the year
# Social Housing
# Social Housing

'This isn't acceptable': Government delivers less than half of planned social housing in first 9 months of the year

Dec 12th 2018, 1:24 PM 15,393 Views 71 Comments

Eoghan Murphy has been criticised over the delivery.

# building - Thursday 8 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 8th 2018, 12:05 AM 38,211 Views 59 Comments

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
# Merseyside
# Merseyside

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

Sep 3rd 2018, 10:54 AM 20,314 Views 22 Comments

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
# North Wall
# North Wall

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

Jul 31st 2018, 6:10 AM 20,444 Views 37 Comments

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
# Motel One
# Motel One

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

Jul 8th 2018, 6:30 AM 41,355 Views 26 Comments

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

# building - Friday 8 June, 2018

This is Ireland's favourite building
# Dublin
# Dublin

This is Ireland's favourite building

Jun 8th 2018, 10:21 AM 41,999 Views 24 Comments

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
# Best Buildings
# Best Buildings

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

May 20th 2018, 8:00 PM 16,435 Views 12 Comments

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
# Wooden It Be Nice
# Wooden It Be Nice

This wooden "vertical village" will be built in Paris

Apr 21st 2018, 4:00 PM 19,239 Views 17 Comments

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'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

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

Apr 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 25,112 Views 88 Comments

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
# High Court
# High Court

Collapse of Carillion pushes building contractor Sammon into examinership

Apr 5th 2018, 5:00 PM 26,181 Views 0 Comments

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
# Construction
# Construction

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

Feb 24th 2018, 10:30 AM 15,218 Views 66 Comments

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
# Collapse
# Collapse

UK watchdog to investigate KPMG audits of collapsed building firm

Jan 29th 2018, 2:26 PM 12,228 Views 20 Comments

Carillion went bust earlier this month.

# building - Sunday 28 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 28th 2018, 8:00 AM 16,437 Views 12 Comments

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
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

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

Jan 27th 2018, 6:00 AM 13,596 Views 45 Comments

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'
# Cracks
# Cracks

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

Jan 24th 2018, 11:03 AM 15,524 Views 49 Comments

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
# Gone Bust
# Gone Bust

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

Jan 15th 2018, 2:30 PM 45,825 Views 95 Comments

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
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Dublin City Council 'super depot' gets the green light

Jan 11th 2018, 2:05 PM 18,204 Views 26 Comments

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
# Brick By Brick
# Brick By Brick

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

Nov 5th 2017, 6:30 AM 14,579 Views 22 Comments

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

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