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Kilsaran Launches Two Electric Trucks – the first of their kind in Ireland

16 Apr , 2024  

Kilsaran, a leading name in the construction and building materials industry, has proudly announced the launch of two new electric concrete trucks as part of their commitment to sustainable and eco-friendly transport solutions. With zero emissions and reduced noise pollution, the two new Volvo FM trucks are the first of their kind in Ireland. The […]

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Over €7 million announced to protect archaeological monuments

15 Apr , 2024  

Minister of State for Nature, Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan TD, has today announced that over €7.4 million will be awarded to 140 projects around the country through the 2024 Community Monuments Fund to help owners and custodians of archaeological monuments to safeguard them into the future.  First established in 2020, the Community Monuments Fund aims to conserve, maintain, protect […]

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Almost 400 homes to be delivered on key Dublin site 

12 Apr , 2024  

The Land Development Agency  (LDA) and Dublin City Council (DCC) have published draft plans for a new social and affordable housing development in Dublin 12.  Bluebell Waterways, located beside the 5th Lock on the Grand Canal at the former filter bed complex, will provide almost 400 homes, as well as community spaces and active travel links.  […]

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Uisce Éireann completes vital water network upgrade in Milltown and Dundrum, boosting capacity for sustainable growth

8 Apr , 2024  

Uisce Éireann, working in partnership with Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, has completed a significant project to upgrade and improve the water network in Milltown and Dundrum. The delivery of this important project will support growth and development by increasing the capacity of the existing water network, improving performance and providing a more resilient water supply […]

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Burkes Homevalue Kanturk – the plumbing and heating specialist strikes gold

8 Apr , 2024  

Burkes Homevalue Kanturk’s excellence in retailing and outstanding levels of customer service were acknowledged at United Hardware’s 2023 United in Excellence Awards in October, where they collected the prestigious Best Heating & Plumbing Store in Munster accolade. Building Ireland had a chat with store manager John O’Riordan to gauge his reaction. Recognising and celebrating the […]

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W Gore Construction’s meticulous approach consistently yields building excellence

4 Apr , 2024  

By adopting a painstaking approach to delivering the most exacting craftsmanship on every project undertaken, W Gore Construction has delivered a magnificent portfolio of residential building projects for coming up on half a century. Still driven by the unswerving attention to the finest detail that has personified this industry-leading family business since inception, W Gore […]

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Inish Contracts features on ‘Room to Improve’

2 Apr , 2024  

2024 got off to a great start for Inish Contracts which featured in the first episode of the new series of ‘Room to Improve’ on RTÉ1. Specialising in civil works, new builds, extensions and renovations, the Buncrana, Co. Donegal-based company was the main contractor on the renovation of an old farmhouse in Urlingford, Co. Kilkenny […]

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Transforming Conventional Homes into ‘Super Homes’ for a More Sustainable Future

28 Mar , 2024  

The International Energy Research Centre (IERC), based at Tyndall National Institute, is working towards the transition to cleaner energy systems both nationally and globally. Conventional homes will have a significant role in supporting this transition. Households could be transformed into eco-friendly ‘super homes’ by introducing distributed energy resources (DERs), such as solar panels, battery storage, […]

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F&M Whelan wins at Irish Steel Awards

27 Mar , 2024  

F&M Whelan Steel Engineering was one of the big winners at the recent Irish Steel (IASF) Awards 2023 in the Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise. The Co. Wexford-based structural steel experts were victorious in two categories and first runner-up in another. They were winners in the ‘Steel Structures in Medium Construction Projects’ category for Nolan Transport’s “Johanna 1” warehouse building […]

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Sustainability to the fore at North Cork Electrical

25 Mar , 2024  

North Cork Electrical is a fast-growing electrical contractor specialising in renewable energy solutions. Based in Lombardstown, Mallow, North Cork Electrical is committed to empowering communities and businesses to embrace eco-friendly alternatives. The company was founded in 2016 by local man Richard Crowley who had spent the previous 18 years working in the electrical contracting, oil […]