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# cif - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Cost of building Children's Hospital could rise by 40%, special Covid-19 committee hears

Labour TD Duncan Smith said such an increase would be “astronomical”.

# cif - Saturday 9 May, 2020

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Handshakes and sharing cups banned: How Irish businesses will operate once they reopen

The HSA can order a business to shut down operations if it doesn’t comply with the measures.

# cif - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Union calls for immediate closure of construction sites

It comes after criticism that the construction industry is not responding quickly enough to the ongoing Covid-19 emergency.

'You can't roof a house from home': Construction chiefs say they await HSE order to down tools

Right now, there are over 100,000 people still involved in construction across the island.

# cif - Friday 19 July, 2019

40% drop in the number of site accidents in the construction industry this year

There have been 166 incidents recorded up to June 2019 – two of which were fatal.

# cif - Monday 5 June, 2017

Irish builders may soon be forced to join a register to prove they're competent

The move is aimed at restoring trust in the construction sector after the recession.

# cif - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

The government has a grand plan for unemployed construction workers...

They’re going to blitz construction companies with information about their employment services, like Jobbridge. And, erm, that’s about it really.

# cif - Friday 28 November, 2014

Hedge fund boss ordered to pay ex-wife €425 million in Britain's biggest divorce

“Over the long term I am an unbelievable money-maker,” Chris Hohn told the court.

# cif - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Is 'Part V' a boom-time housing tax, or the answer to social housing waiting lists?

This sector of the Planning and Development requires developers to set aside a set percentage

# cif - Monday 4 February, 2013

Fewer than 8,500 houses built in Ireland last year

Here is the table to show you how many houses were built in your county last year.

# cif - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Construction group calls for passing of law to avoid further Kilfinane school incidents

The legislation, which has already been introducted, would ensure construction employees receive proper and swift payment for work.