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SETU and Glenveagh partner on Women in STEM scholarships

22 May , 2024  

South East Technological University (SETU), in partnership with Glenveagh, along with NUA, its manufacturing brand, has established a ‘Women in Construction STEM Scholarship’ for the benefit of female students enrolled on construction-related courses at SETU’s Department of Built Environment at the University’s Kilkenny Road campus in Carlow. Scholarships are awarded to successful applicants enrolled on […]

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Land Development Agency and Limerick City & County Council to deliver over 180 homes in Mungret

21 May , 2024  

The Land Development Agency (LDA) and Limerick City & County Council (LCCC) have announced plans to deliver 183 affordable purchase and social-rental homes in Mungret, Co Limerick. The development includes 183 houses and duplexes, as well as new public amenities and green spaces. Limerick City and County Council has already secured planning permission for 252 homes […]

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Callaghan Electrical becomes first construction sub-contractor to secure funding under Enterprise Ireland’s ‘Built to Innovate’ Initiative

20 May , 2024  

Callaghan Electrical has announced it has become the first construction sub-contractor to secure funding under the Enterprise Ireland ‘Built to Innovate’ initiative.  As part of the wider government ‘Housing for All’ Programme, the ‘Built to Innovate’ initiative aims to achieve faster, higher quality construction of housing by providing funding support for productivity training, innovation and […]

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ESK Celebrates 25 Years of Excellence in Civil Engineering

20 May , 2024  

ESK proudly marks a significant milestone as it celebrates 25 years of providing exceptional civil engineering and construction services. Since its inception in 1999, the Tipperary company has been dedicated to delivering quality, efficiency, and value to its clients, solidifying its position as a leader in the industry. ESK has strategically pivoted its focus towards […]

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LDA secures delivery of over 390 affordable apartments in Adamstown

20 May , 2024  

The Land Development Agency (LDA) has announced the planned delivery of 392 apartments in partnership with Quintain Ireland at The Crossings, Adamstown in west Dublin.  The scheme consists of 9 studios, 189 one-bedroom apartments, 185 two-bedroom apartments and 9 three-bedroom apartments across 3 blocks ranging in height from 5 to 9 storeys.  The LDA apartments […]

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Construction started on record 18,000 new homes in April

16 May , 2024  

The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage today published its monthly data on the number of Commencement Notices (residential construction starts) for April 2024. Highlights include: Reflecting on the figures and progress made, Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD said: “We have never before seen new home starts at this […]

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HSA launch a two-week quarry safety inspection campaign focusing on management of contractors

13 May , 2024  

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) will carry out a two-week quarry safety inspection campaign commencing on Monday 13th May. The focus of the campaign is on the management of contractors. This inspection campaign will concentrate on key safety areas of concern including management and supervision of contractors while on site, employer cooperation and coordination […]

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LDA launches over 50 affordable purchase homes in Hollystown

10 May , 2024  

The Land Development Agency (LDA) has announced the launch of 57 newly built homes in Hollystown in Dublin 15.  The homes are part of the Wilkinsons Brook development and are being delivered by the LDA through its Project Tosaigh initiative. They will be officially launched by the Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien.  The A-rated, stylish and ultra-modern houses […]

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Kilsarans ‘ESG Insights for the Construction Industry’ Event Draws Strong Attendance at Aviva Stadium

9 May , 2024  

Industry leaders and stakeholders gathered recently at the Aviva Stadium for Kilsarans ‘ESG Insights for the Construction Industry’ event. Hosted by Jonathan Healy, the event offered a deep dive into Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices within the construction sector. Attendees heard presentations and a panel discussion from various industry experts, each contributing to the […]

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Uisce Éireann launches new Water Stewardship Accelerator Programme

9 May , 2024  

Uisce Éireann in collaboration with 20FIFTY Partners, has announced the launch of the Water Stewardship Accelerator Programme. This initiative aims to foster water resilience and sustainability among businesses in Ireland, with a particular focus on the Greater Dublin Area. Water scarcity poses a significant challenge to industries across Ireland, especially in vulnerable catchments and water-stressed […]