Highest quality conservation and restoration

29 May , 2020  

A first-rate contractor synonymous with high-quality craftsmanship, CK Roofing & Carpentry Ltd. (CKRC) invariably delivers a high-end finish on time and within budget. Building Ireland travelled to County Wexford and touched base with founder / proprietor Ciaran Kelly to find out more about this exceptional, industry-leading operation which excels in restoration, conservation and construction. Established […]



One of Ireland’s premier installer of solar energy systems

26 May , 2020  

Activ8 Solar Energies believe that now is the time for the next Irish revolution. One that sees us, as a nation, embrace the power of renewable technology, a revolution that allows them to bring the power of solar to each and every home in Ireland. Activ8 Solar Energies was established in 2007 having been previously […]



McGuinness Plumbing – more than a good service

19 May , 2020  

Since 2005, McGuinness Plumbing Ltd has been a leading plumbing and heating contractor throughout Ireland. The family run business has earned a reputation for delivering the highest standard of work possible to a client base that includes many repeat customers. Tom started the business having worked for his uncle Sean McGuinness from an early age […]


Experience is the key with Michael M Lyons

15 May , 2020  

Experience is the keyAnyone involved in the construction industry will tell you that experience is a commodity that is invaluable as a reputation that be built on providing a quality service over many years. For this month’s edition of Building Ireland, we profile a Cork based builder whose experience in the building trade goes back […]


Excellence assured with GD Ceilings

12 May , 2020  

Based in Castleblayney, Co Monaghan, GD Ceilings has earned itself a reputation for quality in its ceiling and fit-out work. Building Ireland caught up with Managing Director, Gareth Duffy to learn more about the business. Business is good right now at GD Ceilings Ltd and company founder and owner Gareth Duffy is intent on keeping […]


Award-winning architectural services from ODLA

8 May , 2020  

Shortlisted for two prestigious awards at this year’s Building and Architect of the Year Awards, O’Driscoll Lynn Architects (ODLA) are an established Wexford-based design firm who provide industry-leading architectural services to the residential and commercial sectors. We met founder / director Cormac Lynn to find out more. O’Driscoll Lynn Architects will be to the fore […]


One of Dublin’s premier plumbing materials providers

5 May , 2020  

Plumb Merchants Ltd. are one of Dublin’s leading suppliers of top quality plumbing materials to the domestic and light commercial sector. As the business moves towards its tenth anniversary, Building Ireland had a chat with joint founder and proprietor Kevin Sullivan, who has more than four decades of experience working in heating and plumbing industry. […]


Ireland’s premier rebar fabricator

1 May , 2020  

Outright winner of The Public Sector’s Excellence In Business Construction Award for the past two years, James’s Street Steel is Ireland’s largest manufacturer and supplier of rebar to the construction industry. We visited the company’s well-appointed Rathcoole HQ and touched base with managing director Sean Kavanagh to find out more about this industry-leading, family-run operation. […]


High Spec Contracts Ltd – The roofing and cladding specialists

28 Apr , 2020  

Trading since 2005, High Spec Contracts Ltd specialises in the supply and installation of single ply membranes, PVC, TPO and EPDM, metal roof systems, torch-on membranes, liquid waterproofing and green roofs. The company also provides roof surveys, electronic leak detection and roof maintenance services. High Spec Contracts Ltd is a family-run business that has established […]


C&D Providers – Serious about Service

24 Apr , 2020  

No matter how experienced someone can be in the construction industry, there always comes a time when we need advice on certain products to use, whether it be the cost, quality or both, there are situations when that expert advice can be invaluable. There is no doubt that this sort of advice can be obtained […]