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Radley’s apprenticeship programme second to none

19 Jul , 2019  

For decades, Radley Engineering – one of Europe’s leading specialists in the design, manufacture, fabrication and site installation of high-quality steel solutions – has been running an industry-leading apprenticeship programme. Building Ireland dropped into their Dungarvan factory and met Operations Manager Greg Conaty to find out more. From its state-of-the-art County Waterford base, Radley Engineering […]

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Guaranteeing quality time and time again

18 Jul , 2019  

Quirkes Homevalue Centre in Cahirciveen, Co Kerry provides its customers with a wide range of best-value and high-quality building materials. Building Ireland learned all about the operation from its owner Matt Quirke, who has been immersed  in the business for nearly three decades now. Based in the Deelis, Cahirciveen, Co Kerry, Quirkes Homevalue Centre is […]

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Providing marine support to construction

17 Jul , 2019  

Specialists in harbour, coastal and international towage, Atlantic Towage & Marine Ltd. provides unrivalled marine support solutions to the Irish construction industry. Building Ireland travelled to Bere Island in County Cork and met founder / proprietor Sean Harrington to find out more about the range of services offered. Supplier of tugs, multicats, workboats, survey vessels, […]

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Double delight for McCauley Daye O’Connell Architects at fit out awards

16 Jul , 2019  

With an office located at 11 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, McCauley Daye O’Connell is a leading design lead architecture, urban design and interior design firm offering programming, planning, design, strategic masterplanning and consulting services specialising in innovative and commercially driven design. Launched in 2012, the Fit Out Awards celebrate excellence in the execution of world-class […]

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MJ Clarke & Sons is still going strong after nearly 60-years

15 Jul , 2019  

Established in 1961, MJ Clarke & Sons Ltd is one of Ireland’s longest-established building contractors and building maintenance providers. It has come a long way since Michael Clarke, who remains actively involved at the age of 84, sold his Volkswagen Beetle in order to set up his own building firm. Having completed his carpentry apprenticeship […]

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Tritech engineering’s health & Safety record recognised at NISo/NiSG awards

12 Jul , 2019  

The strong emphasis placed on Health & Safety by Tritech Engineering was recognised at the 2018 NISO/NISG awards ceremony. The company’s Health & Safety Manager Niamh Dixon and Maintenance & Safety Director Peter Keane outlined the company’s approach to Health & Safety. The 27th National Irish Safety Organisation / Northern Ireland Safety Group (NISO/NISG) Annual […]

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Busy times at Halcon Plant Hire

11 Jul , 2019  

Set-up in 2004, Halcon Plant Hire Ltd in Dundalk are renowned experts in ground work, demolition and general plant hire. Building Ireland learned more from the company’s Managing Director, Philip Halpin. Business is good right now at Halcon Plant Hire Ltd and the plan for founder and director Philip Halpin is to keep things that […]

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ICL: the specialist provider of fibre solutions

10 Jul , 2019  

Integrated Communications Ltd. (ICL) is one of Ireland’s premier providers of optical fibre services. Building Ireland had a chat with MD Padraig Kelly and CFO Sonya Walshe to find out more about this industry-leading operation, which has been providing essential services to the telecommunications industry for almost a quarter of a century. Established in Carlow […]

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One of the best in the west …

3 Jul , 2019  

Based in Castlerea, Co Roscommon, Connaught Contractors has grown into a leader when it comes to Building & Civil Engineering in the west of Ireland. Building Ireland heard more from company Managing Director, Pat Murphy. Quality comes first at Connaught Contractors and its been that way ever since its owner Pat Murphy started off in […]

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Timber processors par excellence

2 Jul , 2019  

Established in 2013 following the merger of Grainger Sawmills and Palfab, Co. Cork-based GP Wood has established itself as one of Ireland’s foremost timber processing companies with an annual turnover of in excess of €50 million. To coincide with the 40th anniversary of the original family-run companies, GP Wood completed a €14 million investment programme […]