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# infrastructure - Saturday 22 August, 2020

NTA allocates €55m to councils to enhance cycling and walking infrastructure
# Infrastructure
# Infrastructure

NTA allocates €55m to councils to enhance cycling and walking infrastructure

Aug 22nd 2020, 11:52 AM 21,206 Views 81 Comments

The funding was allocated under the July Jobs Stimulus Plan announced by the government last month.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 27th 2017, 1:44 PM 15,588 Views 80 Comments

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
# Railly Bad Outlook
# Railly Bad Outlook

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

Oct 25th 2017, 9:18 AM 16,256 Views 78 Comments

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
# Luas Cross City
# Luas Cross City

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

Sep 11th 2017, 12:41 PM 24,671 Views 32 Comments

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
# Roadblock
# Roadblock

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

Sep 6th 2017, 1:54 PM 26,164 Views 53 Comments

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'
# Multinationals
# Multinationals

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

Aug 15th 2017, 10:51 PM 95,923 Views 92 Comments

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
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

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

Aug 15th 2017, 9:56 PM 31,204 Views 162 Comments

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

# infrastructure - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Why is everything in Ireland 'mediocre'?
# Infrastructure
# Infrastructure

Why is everything in Ireland 'mediocre'?

Jul 23rd 2017, 7:00 AM 27,246 Views 69 Comments

In terms of infrastructure, that is.

# infrastructure - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Engineers want multiple tolls and changing speed limits on the M50
# Hit The Road
# Hit The Road

Engineers want multiple tolls and changing speed limits on the M50

Jul 19th 2017, 6:05 AM 41,406 Views 96 Comments

They say it will help congestion.

# infrastructure - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 18th 2017, 3:01 PM 24,833 Views 78 Comments

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

# infrastructure - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Explainer: What is this 'rainy day fund' we keep hearing about?
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Explainer: What is this 'rainy day fund' we keep hearing about?

Jul 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 14,956 Views 31 Comments

We take a look.

# infrastructure - Saturday 1 April, 2017

A flagship Celtic Tiger development could finally be finished
# Adamstown
# Adamstown

A flagship Celtic Tiger development could finally be finished

Apr 1st 2017, 7:15 AM 21,166 Views 17 Comments

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
# Woodbrook
# Woodbrook

New Dart station due for south Dublin

Mar 29th 2017, 4:16 PM 30,766 Views 40 Comments

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
# Rebuilding Ireland
# Rebuilding Ireland

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

Mar 28th 2017, 4:13 PM 31,249 Views 41 Comments

Funding was announced today for projects across the country.

# infrastructure - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 31st 2017, 7:36 PM 35,628 Views 104 Comments

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?
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

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

Mar 25th 2015, 3:00 PM 12,711 Views 45 Comments

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

# infrastructure - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Egypt is building a completely new capital city beside its old one
# Infrastructure
# Infrastructure

Egypt is building a completely new capital city beside its old one

Mar 14th 2015, 10:27 AM 18,869 Views 36 Comments

See ya later, Cairo.

# infrastructure - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Are your local roads 'in shite'? That may be fixed soon...
# Road To Glory
# Road To Glory

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

Feb 3rd 2015, 2:01 PM 14,274 Views 34 Comments

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
# Leaks
# Leaks

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

Dec 22nd 2014, 8:40 AM 13,069 Views 72 Comments

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
# Living Cities
# Living Cities

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

Jun 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 22 Views 42 Comments

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
# Heavy Load
# Heavy Load

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

Mar 10th 2014, 12:15 PM 31 Views 22 Comments

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
# FDI

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

Jan 15th 2014, 10:43 AM 7,220 Views 84 Comments

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"
# Water Water Nowhere
# Water Water Nowhere

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

Nov 1st 2013, 4:29 PM 7,914 Views 41 Comments

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
# Legislation
# Legislation

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

Oct 21st 2013, 10:14 PM 7,600 Views 32 Comments

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
# Pension Fund
# Pension Fund

Bruton defends spending the last of the nation's savings

Jun 15th 2013, 2:23 PM 8,796 Views 67 Comments

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
# Luas Link-up
# Luas Link-up

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

Apr 29th 2013, 6:49 PM 14,279 Views 86 Comments

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?
# Road To Baghdad
# Road To Baghdad

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

Feb 1st 2013, 11:30 AM 17,781 Views 113 Comments

This is the road travelled by one TheJournal.ie 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
# Construction
# Construction

Rate of decline in construction activity unchanged in November

Dec 10th 2012, 7:10 AM 3,111 Views 2 Comments

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
# Japan
# Japan

Japan highway tunnel death toll rises to 9

Dec 3rd 2012, 9:00 AM 3,515 Views 0 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Oct 26th 2012, 10:01 AM 14,731 Views 167 Comments

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
# Standstill

Life in the slow lane: China's traffic jams

Oct 1st 2012, 2:25 PM 11,298 Views 7 Comments

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
# Tourism
# Tourism

Potential for growth in tourism sector highlighted at Summer School

Jul 29th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,479 Views 18 Comments

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
# Energy
# Energy

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

Jul 25th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,632 Views 18 Comments

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'
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

IBEC to launch 'major growth plan'

Jul 18th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,059 Views 6 Comments

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
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

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

Jul 17th 2012, 8:44 AM 8,882 Views 40 Comments

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
# Irish Banks
# Irish Banks

Bank of Ireland sells UK project finance arm

Jun 13th 2012, 2:49 PM 1,861 Views 2 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Mar 28th 2012, 7:30 AM 13 Views 32 Comments

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
# Roads
# Roads

North to go ahead with road project axed by Irish government

Feb 14th 2012, 4:12 PM 4,323 Views 11 Comments

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
# Luas BXD
# Luas BXD

An Bord Pleanála raises concerns over Luas connector

Feb 6th 2012, 9:15 PM 6,331 Views 30 Comments

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
# Brazil

Video: two buildings collapse in Rio de Janeiro

Jan 26th 2012, 8:00 AM 1,804 Views 0 Comments

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

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