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# infrastructure - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Israel to name new Western Wall train station in Jerusalem after... Donald Trump

The announcement comes after Trump’s controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'It would be very bad news for traffic': Irish Rail needs extra €100 million a year to keep going

Not enough investment will lead to a “lack of consistency” in journey times.

# infrastructure - Monday 11 September, 2017

Drive through Dawson Street? You'll have to find a new route from now on

Cars will not be able to travel straight down Dawson Street to access Nassau Street.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Luas Cross City testing disrupted by parked vans and trucks on route

Luas Cross City began morning and evening tests of the new tram service this week.

# infrastructure - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Donald Trump tells businesses to bring back jobs from 'places like Ireland'

He said that US infrastructure “used to be the best in the world”, but was now “literally like a third world country”.

Donald Trump doubles back - says there was 'blame on both sides' at Virginia

He also defended his advisor Steve Bannon as “not a racist”.

# infrastructure - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Why is everything in Ireland 'mediocre'?

In terms of infrastructure, that is.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Engineers want multiple tolls and changing speed limits on the M50

They say it will help congestion.

# infrastructure - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Metro North, expanded Dart and a Cork-Limerick motorway 'need to be delivered'

Engineers want a body to be established in order to support the new 10-year capital spending plan.

# infrastructure - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

# infrastructure - Saturday 1 April, 2017

A flagship Celtic Tiger development could finally be finished

When it was launched in 2005, there was much fanfare about redefining urban spaces and usability.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

New Dart station due for south Dublin

The Government yesterday announced new plans to help build houses across the country.

# infrastructure - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Bridge to Poolbeg among 34 infrastructure projects worth €226 million given green light

Funding was announced today for projects across the country.

# infrastructure - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Celtic Tiger's Metro North likely to be fast-tracked

Dublin Port and Dublin Airport are also tipped to benefit from increased capital expenditure.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

It's World Pothole Day - are your local roads in sh**e?

We’ve seen some pretty big potholes in our time…

# infrastructure - Saturday 14 March, 2015

# infrastructure - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Are your local roads 'in shite'? That may be fixed soon...

They’re fixing the roads: €300 million investment in 2,000km of rural and regional routes

# infrastructure - Monday 22 December, 2014

Irish Water isn't fixing more leaks - or spending more on infrastructure

That’s compared with local authorities over the past 10 years. However, Irish Water says, “It’s not just about fixing leaks – it’s about reducing the amount of water that is lost.”

# infrastructure - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Opinion: With more of us living in cities, we have to plan for real quality of life

I want my city to serve its local communities – that means introducing proper cycle lanes and options for pedestrians.

# infrastructure - Monday 10 March, 2014

We take over 1/4 BILLION public transport journeys every year...most on the bus

Buses account for roughly 75 per cent of all public transport travel in the country.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Engineers say EirGrid project will be 'key to economic prosperity' FDI

Engineers say EirGrid project will be 'key to economic prosperity'

EirGrid know what they’re doing and have ‘some of the best engineers in the world’ working with them, Engineers Ireland has said.

# infrastructure - Friday 1 November, 2013

Water restrictions will be in place until "at least Thursday"

It had been hoped water would be running normally by Monday, but Dublin City Council has added three days to the restriction period.

# infrastructure - Monday 21 October, 2013

New bill will mean just one environmental impact assessment needed for offshore projects

Minister Jan O’Sullivan said the aim of the new bill will be to streamline the process for infrastructure development.

# infrastructure - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Bruton defends spending the last of the nation's savings

The final €6 billion left in National Pensions Reserve Fund is to be used to boost employment, says Richard Bruton TD.

# infrastructure - Monday 29 April, 2013

Luas Cross City moves one step closer as EU bank says it may offer funding

Preliminary construction work on the Luas link-up in Dublin city centre is due to start in the next few weeks.

# infrastructure - Friday 1 February, 2013

Open thread: Is your local road as bad as this one?

This is the road travelled by one reader every day is referred to locally as ‘The road to Baghdad’. Can you beat it?

# infrastructure - Monday 10 December, 2012

Rate of decline in construction activity unchanged in November

Jobs were also being cut at a sharper pace during the month, in line with reduced workloads, according to the latest Ulster Bank Construction PMI.

# infrastructure - Monday 3 December, 2012

Japan highway tunnel death toll rises to 9

On Sunday, heavy concrete ceiling slabs fell onto vehicles driving through a busy highway tunnel linking Tokyo to central Japan.

# infrastructure - Friday 26 October, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland distribute foreign aid while it is in a bailout? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland distribute foreign aid while it is in a bailout?

With the government suspending aid to Uganda yesterday, we’re asking should Ireland be distributing foreign aid while still under the terms of a bailout?

# infrastructure - Monday 1 October, 2012

Life in the slow lane: China's traffic jams Standstill This post contains images

Life in the slow lane: China's traffic jams

Holidays and free road tolls lead to bumper-to-bumper epic jams.

# infrastructure - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Potential for growth in tourism sector highlighted at Summer School

Leaders in the tourism sector highlighted paths for potential growth in the sector at the Garret FitzGerald Summer School in Killarney.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Campaign says Government policy statement 'paves way' for underground infrastructure

A group which advocates a proposed electricity interconnector between the North and South be placed underground has welcomed a Government policy statement on the issue.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

IBEC to launch 'major growth plan'

The group, which represents Irish business, is to provide an innovative non-Exchequer funded package of measures for the whole economy later today.

# infrastructure - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

New DIT campus at Grangegorman to be part of €2bn stimulus package

Schools, healthcare and roads are also likely to benefit from measures being announced by the government later today.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Bank of Ireland sells UK project finance arm

The €200m sale will not lead to job losses.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Column: The last thing Ireland – and Europe – needs is more austerity

Further budget strictures? We badly need investment instead, writes Tom Healy after the announcement of the Fiscal Treaty referendum.

# infrastructure - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

North to go ahead with road project axed by Irish government

Construction could begin in September on portions of the A5 route, which was meant to link Monaghan and Derry.

# infrastructure - Monday 6 February, 2012

An Bord Pleanála raises concerns over Luas connector

Planners said the long-planned link-up could have to be dismantled if other major construction projects go ahead.

# infrastructure - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Video: two buildings collapse in Rio de Janeiro Brazil This post contains videos

Video: two buildings collapse in Rio de Janeiro

The incident highlights authorities’ failure to improve infrastructure ahead of the World Cup in 2014 and Olympics in 2016.

# infrastructure - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Toll company on M3 motorway made €19 million profit

Eurolink Motorway Operation made €19,420,000 over just seven months after the M3 opened last year.

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