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# construction - Monday 8 February, 2021

Housing minister says construction sector is set to reopen on 5 March
# Essential Service
# Essential Service

Housing minister says construction sector is set to reopen on 5 March

Feb 8th 2021, 1:26 PM 25,755 Views 26 Comments

The minister said the building of homes is an “essential service”.

# construction - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Every week of lockdown between 700 and 800 houses will not be built, says minister
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Every week of lockdown between 700 and 800 houses will not be built, says minister

Jan 27th 2021, 5:08 PM 24,434 Views 55 Comments

The lockdown will mean housing targets could be off by between 6,500 and 7,000 new homes,

# construction - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Level 5 lockdown to be reviewed next week, but government expected to extend restrictions to late February
# Level 5
# Level 5

Level 5 lockdown to be reviewed next week, but government expected to extend restrictions to late February

Updated Jan 20th 2021, 9:45 PM 102,553 Views 75 Comments

Government sources state that it is still their intention to get schools reopened in February.

# construction - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

'About 30%' of construction sites remaining open despite Level 5 shutdown
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

'About 30%' of construction sites remaining open despite Level 5 shutdown

Jan 19th 2021, 9:00 PM 65,925 Views 35 Comments

Some of the biggest FDI sites in the country are open under government exemptions.

# construction - Monday 11 January, 2021

Construction workers face cost of restrictions as PUP recipients rise to nearly 400,000
# Payment
# Payment

Construction workers face cost of restrictions as PUP recipients rise to nearly 400,000

Updated Jan 11th 2021, 7:57 PM 57,357 Views 20 Comments

Almost 400,000 people will receive the PUP tomorrow, an increase of 18.7% on last week.

# construction - 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 32,000 Views 29 Comments

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

# construction - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

'Non-essential' construction sites to close but exemptions including social housing projects near completion can continue
# Construction
# Construction

'Non-essential' construction sites to close but exemptions including social housing projects near completion can continue

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 6:24 PM 100,518 Views 71 Comments

There are a number of exemptions to the order.

# construction - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Teens called on to design 'home for everyone' in construction competition
# Future Builders
# Future Builders

Teens called on to design 'home for everyone' in construction competition

Jan 3rd 2021, 8:30 AM 44,284 Views 8 Comments

Winners will have the option of taking a Construction Industry Federation scholarship or access to its apprenticeship programme.

# construction - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Government expects 25,000 new homes built in 2021 - half by State or approved housing bodies
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Government expects 25,000 new homes built in 2021 - half by State or approved housing bodies

Dec 26th 2020, 6:30 AM 12,174 Views 17 Comments

The shutdown of the industry slowed progress this year but it is unlikely further lockdowns would stop construction.

# construction - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Opinion: Goodbye to O'Rahilly's 40 Herbert Park, an integral part of the story of 1916
# History
# History

Opinion: Goodbye to O'Rahilly's 40 Herbert Park, an integral part of the story of 1916

Sep 30th 2020, 6:30 PM 24,060 Views 45 Comments

Historian Donal Fallon tells of ‘The O’Rahilly’, one of The Rising’s most colourful characters and how his recently demolished home, 40 Herbert Park, played a part in the history of the rebellion.

# construction - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Permission granted for 48-bed apartment block in Dublin after council rejected proposal in 2017
# North Strand
# North Strand

Permission granted for 48-bed apartment block in Dublin after council rejected proposal in 2017

Sep 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 30,397 Views 24 Comments

A previous application was rejected back in 2017 following concerns from Irish Rail and local residents.

# construction - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Another Dublin construction site has closed due to a case of Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Another Dublin construction site has closed due to a case of Covid-19

Jul 23rd 2020, 11:25 AM 46,074 Views 54 Comments

The latest site is the East Quad site in Grangegorman.

# construction - 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 124,309 Views 105 Comments

The construction company said further tests are being arranged.

# construction - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Pandemic set to cause major shortfall in housing supply, warns new study
# Demand And Supply
# Demand And Supply

Pandemic set to cause major shortfall in housing supply, warns new study

Jun 16th 2020, 6:10 AM 19,209 Views 54 Comments

The study from the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland shows that new builds have been badly impacted.

# construction - Friday 22 May, 2020

CIF director 'misspoke' about possible 40% increase in cost of National Children's Hospital
# Construction
# Construction

CIF director 'misspoke' about possible 40% increase in cost of National Children's Hospital

May 22nd 2020, 12:30 PM 23,620 Views 50 Comments

Tom Parlon made the claim on Tuesday to the Oireachtas Special Committee on Covid-19 Response.

# construction - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Unions agree additional protections for workers with Construction Industry Federation
# Workers
# Workers

Unions agree additional protections for workers with Construction Industry Federation

May 21st 2020, 1:01 PM 12,416 Views 12 Comments

The agreement between the Trade Union Federation and the CIF was signed today.

'It's good to be back' - Former Mayo star relieved to reopen family business as lockdown eases
# Moving Forward
From The42
# Moving Forward

'It's good to be back' - Former Mayo star relieved to reopen family business as lockdown eases

May 21st 2020, 12:00 PM 35,057 Views 7 Comments

Mortimer Quarries resumed their operations on Monday.

# construction - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

House prices could fall by 12% due to Covid-19, according to ESRI study
# Economy
# Economy

House prices could fall by 12% due to Covid-19, according to ESRI study

May 20th 2020, 1:03 PM 39,619 Views 52 Comments

The ESRI warns that the challenges facing the construction industry may impact supply.

# construction - Monday 18 May, 2020

Phase One: Slow, steady and plenty of nerves as Dublin embarks on gradual re-opening
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Phase One: Slow, steady and plenty of nerves as Dublin embarks on gradual re-opening

May 18th 2020, 1:20 PM 41,076 Views 39 Comments

Across Dublin, traffic was a little busier as the country began the first stage of the Covid-19 roadmap.

# construction - Friday 15 May, 2020

Varadkar says indoor construction such as home renovations will not be permitted during Phase One
# Indoor/outdoor
# Indoor/outdoor

Varadkar says indoor construction such as home renovations will not be permitted during Phase One

May 15th 2020, 5:10 PM 76,823 Views 52 Comments

Those who can work outside can now return to work.

# construction - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Construction to resume at three social housing developments in Dublin from early next week
# Construction
# Construction

Construction to resume at three social housing developments in Dublin from early next week

Apr 22nd 2020, 9:05 PM 46,816 Views 68 Comments

Contractors are understood to be on site at the three locations to ensure social distancing can be maintained.

# construction - 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 57,490 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.

# construction - 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 27,519 Views 19 Comments

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

# construction - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Most construction work will stop unless essential to pandemic, Harris says
# Essential Service
# Essential Service

Most construction work will stop unless essential to pandemic, Harris says

Mar 28th 2020, 1:38 PM 63,428 Views 17 Comments

Construction will not be on the list of essential non-retail services due to be published today, Harris confirmed.

# construction - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Union calls for immediate closure of construction sites
# Construction
# Construction

Union calls for immediate closure of construction sites

Mar 24th 2020, 11:14 AM 59,076 Views 60 Comments

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
# On The Tools
# On The Tools

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

Mar 24th 2020, 12:05 AM 69,946 Views 84 Comments

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

# construction - 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 29,785 Views 0 Comments

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

# construction - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Funding approved for 1,770 'affordable homes' on local authority sites
# Rebuilding Ireland
# Rebuilding Ireland

Funding approved for 1,770 'affordable homes' on local authority sites

Aug 6th 2019, 10:51 AM 26,098 Views 45 Comments

Projects have been given the green light in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kildare, Kilkenny, Limerick, Waterford, Wicklow and Wexford.

# construction - Friday 19 July, 2019

540 jobs on the way as planning permission granted for €500 million data centre in Wicklow
# Echelon Data Centres
# Echelon Data Centres

540 jobs on the way as planning permission granted for €500 million data centre in Wicklow

Jul 19th 2019, 11:31 AM 46,486 Views 50 Comments

Echelon Data Centres was granted permission for the facility to be built at the Avoca River Business Park.

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

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

Jul 19th 2019, 9:30 AM 8,950 Views 31 Comments

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

# construction - 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 16,299 Views 34 Comments

The hospital board will appear before an Oireachtas committee today.

# construction - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Residents beside site for new student complex protest over noise levels and rats
# Aungier Street
# Aungier Street

Residents beside site for new student complex protest over noise levels and rats

May 12th 2019, 7:15 AM 33,870 Views 41 Comments

The new 300-bed student accommodation complex is expected to be completed by 2020.

# construction - 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 15,965 Views 21 Comments

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

# construction - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Spiralling costs, scarce materials and penalties: How Brexit could impact the housing crisis
# Bad To Worse
# Bad To Worse

Spiralling costs, scarce materials and penalties: How Brexit could impact the housing crisis

Mar 6th 2019, 12:02 AM 15,918 Views 27 Comments

Increased costs and problems securing staff could hinder the industry’s response.

# construction - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Plans to rezone industrial lands in Dublin to allow for housing revealed
# Housing
# Housing

Plans to rezone industrial lands in Dublin to allow for housing revealed

Mar 5th 2019, 10:28 AM 27,013 Views 37 Comments

A Dublin City Council month meeting last night was informed of potential “new growth areas” within the M50.

# construction - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Number of homes built in 2018 rose by 25% compared to year previous
# Housing
# Housing

Number of homes built in 2018 rose by 25% compared to year previous

Feb 7th 2019, 9:05 PM 9,881 Views 31 Comments

The total number of new dwellings completed in 2018 was 18,072, according to the CSO.

# construction - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

37 people were killed in work-related accidents in 2018
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

37 people were killed in work-related accidents in 2018

Jan 8th 2019, 6:20 AM 9,854 Views 12 Comments

Figures have revealed that work-related accidents hit an all-time low in 2018.

# construction - Monday 7 January, 2019

'Thousands of non-national construction workers will be needed to meet housing targets' - Ibec
# Brickies
# Brickies

'Thousands of non-national construction workers will be needed to meet housing targets' - Ibec

Jan 7th 2019, 12:12 PM 39,942 Views 158 Comments

Ibec says there are not enough skilled workers here to meet demand.

# construction - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Gardaí investigating further criminal damage at Dublin building site
# St Cuthbert's Park
# St Cuthbert's Park

Gardaí investigating further criminal damage at Dublin building site

Dec 8th 2018, 6:00 AM 20,021 Views 18 Comments

Last month work at the site was stopped because of anti-social behaviour.

# construction - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

For Ireland to build the houses it needs, it'll need foreign workers... but they won't be able to afford the rent
# Boom Boom
# Boom Boom

For Ireland to build the houses it needs, it'll need foreign workers... but they won't be able to afford the rent

Nov 21st 2018, 6:00 AM 44,535 Views 56 Comments

This would be necessary if housing supply was to increase as planned, the ESRI has said.

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