Quality contracting, Donegal style

9 Nov , 2022  

Over the past four decades, Donegal based building contractor Cathal Doherty has earned himself a wonderful reputation within the construction industry by completing a wide range of exceptional commercial and residential projects locally. Building Ireland caught up with Cathal to discuss the history of his business and look at some of the most recent projects […]


Another major national award for Niall Smith Architects

8 Nov , 2022  

Located conveniently in the historic and thriving town of Kingscourt, County Cavan, Niall Smith Architects is a young, design-orientated practice with an inherent award-winning tradition. We touched base with the eponymous Niall after his team struck gold in the prestigious Single House Building of the Year category at the 2022 Building & Architect of the […]


Sorensen’s civil engineering excellence acknowledged on the double

7 Nov , 2022  

Delivering industry-leading civil engineering solutions for four-and-a-half-decades and counting, Sorensen Civil Engineering has been shortlisted for not one but two 2022 Irish Construction Excellence Awards – a feat which underlines the Cork-headquartered company’s ability to meet, nay exceed, client expectations across a diverse range of project types. While it is a notable achievement to be […]


The Civils and Drainage specialists of choice

4 Nov , 2022  

Established since 1935, The Wogan Build Centre Group is a leading independent distributor of Building materials, and it has recently officially launched its new specialist division – WBC Civils & Drainage. Building Ireland spoke with company co-director Garrett Wogan to learn all about the business, its on-going projects and overall plans for further growth. These […]


50 years of construction excellence

3 Nov , 2022  

Operating out of Athlone, Co Westmeath, Tony Knight & Sons Ltd provide all types of construction and building works on a nationwide basis. Building Ireland spoke with Elton Knight (director) to hear more about the company, its projects and the impact the Covid-19 pandemic had on its business. Business is good these days at Tony […]


Skilled, responsive and reliable

2 Nov , 2022  

Based in Buncrana, Co Donegal, Grants Electrical Services Ltd leads the way in electrical contracting in the country’s north west region. Building Ireland touched base with company co-director Steven Grants to learn more about the business, it’s current projects and plans going forward. These are busy times at Grants Electrical Services Ltd and the plan […]


Double award success for Cosgrove Electrical Services

1 Nov , 2022  

Operating out of Blanchardstown, Co Dublin, Cosgrove Electrical Services is a company with extensive experience in all sectors of the electrical industry. Building Ireland touched base with Operations Manager David O’Donoghue to learn about the ins and outs of the company, its on-going projects and plans for the future. Since its inception in 2000, Cosgrove […]


Irish Water leads on safety through collaboration with engineering industry leaders

1 Nov , 2022  

Irish Water has launched a new initiative to bring together key safety influencers from Irish Water and their partners to help ensure the safe delivery of over €1 billion of capital works annually in 2022 and beyond.  The Infrastructure Delivery Collaborative Forum includes leading Irish contractors and engineering companies, along with Irish Water’s experts in […]


Spacemaker launches rapid operational energy analysis

1 Nov , 2022  

Spacemaker, an Autodesk company, launches its rapid operational energy analysis in beta, a visual, easy-to-use tool that shows predicted operational energy in real time, helping architects and urban planners design with energy efficiency in mind.   The new analysis allows designers to easily assess the impact of design decisions on the potential operational energy of […]


‘Every job is your shop window’

28 Oct , 2022  

Healy Building & Property Maintenance in Athenry, Co. Galway has been synonymous with quality construction since 1979. Specialising in new builds, reconstructions, extensions and renovations, the family-run concern will turn your dream home or commercial project into a reality. Founder Johnny Healy is joined by his wife Paula, son Shane and three top-class tradesmen. Like […]