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Works commence at historic No. 11 Parnell Square Dublin

13 Jun , 2024  

The Irish Heritage Trust and Poetry Ireland celebrated the commencement of conservation works at No. 11 Parnell Square East, Dublin. This significant conservation-led project marks the beginning of a new chapter for the iconic Georgian building, which will become an inclusive cultural centre dedicated to celebrating and sharing Irish poetry, heritage and culture with the public. Expected to complete […]

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dlr launches energy-efficient homes for social housing residents in Killiney

13 Jun , 2024  

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, officially opened 49 new homes at Columba Park, Watson Road, Killiney. The new homes consist of a mix of houses, apartments, duplexes and accessible units now all allocated to persons on dlr’s social housing list. Built to high environmental standards, the homes provide comfortable accommodation with low running costs, achieving an […]

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LDA announces housebuilder partnerships panel to deliver 5,000 new affordable homes 

13 Jun , 2024  

The Land Development Agency (LDA) has announced the establishment of a framework panel consisting of 15 of Ireland’s largest and most experienced homebuilders to accelerate the delivery of affordable homes.  The framework provides a range of delivery partnership options, including forward funding mechanisms, which will ease financing issues by allowing phased payments to housebuilders for affordable […]

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CIF welcomes the Build 2024 report, and calls for the continued commitment for timely roll out of infrastructural projects

12 Jun , 2024  

The Construction Industry Federation welcomes the Build 2024 report, published yesterday by the Department of Public Expenditure, NDP Delivery and Reform, and calls for the continued commitment for timely roll out of infrastructural projects to meet demands of a growing population. The report provides a comprehensive overview of the construction sector in 2023, with a […]

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Builders Merchant Group bolsters senior team to drive strategic growth across the island of Ireland

11 Jun , 2024  

One of Ireland’s leading Builders Merchants Groups has made strategic appointments at the top of the business to further enable expansion across the island and drive growth. Murdock Builders Merchants (“MBM”) – owned by the Murdock family from Burren – successfully acquired Merchant brand, Brooks Timber & Building Supplies (“Brooks”) in August 2021and has since […]

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Only the best from WBC Plumbing Supplies

11 Jun , 2024  

WBC Plumbing Supplies is a leading independent distributor of plumbing, bathroom and renewable heating products from well-known manufacturers. Based in Drogheda, Co. Louth, the family-business is the plumbing supplier of choice in the North-East region. WBC Plumbing Supplies’ commitment to excellence was recognised at the 2023 Heating & Plumbing Awards when it was named Best Small Independent […]

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Chadwicks announces special offers on great Father’s Day gift options at branches nationwide

7 Jun , 2024  

Chadwicks is here to help with finding a practical Father’s Day present this year. Chadwicks has announced a series of fantastic offers* on a range of great gift ideas as part of its summer sale, from now until August 10th. From summer safety gear and compact radios to tool options galore, Chadwicks has something for any […]

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Engineering excellence to the fore at Brian Hughes Construction Ltd.

7 Jun , 2024  

Over the past eight years and counting, Brian Hughes Construction Ltd. has earned a stellar reputation as a builder of choice, having delivered a fantastic portfolio of outstanding projects across counties Wexford, Wicklow and Dublin. Building Ireland interrupted the eponymous founder / proprietor’s busy schedule to find out more about this progressive, in-demand contracting company. […]

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Local Authority Purchase and Renovation Loan to support first time buyers who wish to turn a vacant or derelict building into a new home

5 Jun , 2024  

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD today announced that he has received Government approval for a Local Authority Purchase and Renovation Loan (LAPR). The loan, which is an expansion of the Local Authority Home Loan, will support both the purchase and renovation of homes which are eligible under the existing Vacant […]

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Construction is in John Brosnan’s blood

5 Jun , 2024  

Specialising in private residential new builds, extensions and renovations, John Brosnan Construction Ltd is a highly-regarded building contracting firm with a proven track record for delivering quality work. Established in Knocknagree, Mallow, Co. Cork in 2016, the company is fronted by third-generation builder John Brosnan who takes great pride in every project he undertakes. A carpenter by trade, John is committed to building […]