McAleer & Rushe strike gold at Irish Construction industry awards

21 Feb , 2019  

Northern Ireland headquartered developer and contractor McAleer & Rushe scooped the International Project of the Year Award at the 2018 Irish Construction Industry Awards ceremony in Dublin’s Citywest Hotel in mid-June. The prestigious award was earned for their outstanding design-and-build delivery of the stunning 1,000-bed Catherine House student accommodation scheme in Portsmouth. The Irish Construction […]


Quality through experience

20 Feb , 2019  

Over the last 28 years and counting, Crosserlough Construction has established itself as one of the premier residential and commercial building contractors in Cavan and surrounding counties. We touched base with Niall McGaughran to find out more about this exceptional family-run business. In conjunction with Cavan County Council, Crosserlough Construction has spent a large part […]



Anniversary celebrations start early at MCK Electrical

19 Feb , 2019  

Coming up on 20 years in business, MCK Electrical Ltd in Cork recently celebrated winning the award for Best Owner-Managed / Single Store Electrical Wholesaler at the 2018 National Electrical Awards. John Kiely and Barry Sheehan of MCK Electrical travelled to the Mansion House in Dublin on May 11 last to receive the prestigious accolade […]


A solid structure

18 Feb , 2019  

Bridge Engineering Services Ltd is an established family owned Specialist Steelwork Fabrication Company offering bespoke solutions across all structural disciplines. Established in 1988 by Jim and Gerry O’Neill, having previously worked for 15 years in the family steel fabrication business. Jim and Gerry who had each 40 years’ experience in the industry are retired and […]


Solid, reliable and experienced

15 Feb , 2019  

Coming up on its first full year in business, Rhino Roofing and Cladding in Ballylongford, Co Kerry has hit the ground running since being set-up by business partners Paudie Collins and Pat Ahern.  Building Ireland learned more about the firm from the former recently. It has been a quick rise to say the least for Rhino […]


A steel success story

14 Feb , 2019  

Kiernan Structural Steel Ltd is the leading Irish structural steel manufacturing firm and their quality services and products are very much in demand at home and abroad. The famed Curragh Racecourse is currently out of bounds as it undergoes redevelopment work which will result in the creation of world class multi-purpose facilities on a par […]


MacBlair Larne setting the standards

13 Feb , 2019  

MacBlair Larne scooped the coveted Best in Management award at the fifth Octabuild Builders Merchant Awards for Northern Ireland. Building Ireland touched base with personable branch manager Barry McKay to find out more about this top-class, customer-focussed builder’s providers operation. Each year a who’s who of leading building material manufacturers – namely Gyproc, Dulux Paints, […]


Rhatigan’s excellence

12 Feb , 2019  

A practice founded in 1939, Rhatigan Architects’ growth and reputation for delivery has resulted in an award winning service underpinned by professional excellence. The Sligo based practice, with offices in Donegal and Dublin, work across a range of residential, commercial, healthcare, education and mixed use projects with a reputation for bringing both a personal touch […]


The rise and rise of PMEP Consulting

8 Feb , 2019  

Founded in June 2015 by Nick Penston, PMEP Consulting Ltd has enjoyed a meteoric rise which was reflected in its success at the 2018 National Electrical Awards that took place in the Mansion House, Dublin on May 11 last. The leading mechanical and electrical engineering consultancy practice received a Special Recognition Award for its work […]


Block H, Central park wins for Collen Construction

7 Feb , 2019  

The fifth annual Irish Construction Industry Awards took place at the Citywest Hotel on June 14 last and what a night it was for Collen Construction who took home the awards for Commercial Project of the Year  (Large category) and Retail Project of the Year. Since launching in 2014, the Awards has established itself as the benchmark […]