Encon growing from strength to strength

7 Oct , 2019  

ENCON is a one-off house builder and retro-fit contractor based in Co Waterford. Encon helps Irish people to achieve the highest standard of efficient living cost effectively. Building Ireland heard more from Managing Director Conor Walsh about the thriving business. First founded in 2013, ENCON is a construction company which specialises in Retrofitting and Energy […]


A project to be proud of

3 Oct , 2019  

Collen Construction was nominated for no fewer than four awards for its exemplary Scots Church project in Dublin’s Lower Abbey Street at the recent 2019 Irish Construction Excellence Awards. The categories Collen was shortlisted in were: Commercial Building Over €10 million, Heritage or Public Building, Fitout or Refurbishment and Construction Project Manager. Alan Barnes was […]


Thinking Labour? Think Centum

2 Oct , 2019  

Centum Construction Services is a fast growing Irish-based company which is a specialist supplier of labour to clients in the UK, Europe and worldwide. Commercial Director Paddy McKeever gave Building Ireland an insight into their modus operandi. Established four years ago and with offices in Newry and Monaghan town, Centum has built a reputation on […]


Glan Agua’s excellence celebrated at ICE Awards

1 Oct , 2019  

For their outstanding work in delivering the Kerry Central Regional Water Supply Scheme, Glan Agua were named as outright winners in the Civil Engineering category at the 2019 Irish Construction Excellence Awards. Building Ireland touched base with Contracts Manager Andrew Driver to find out more about this industry-leading, multi-award-winning project… and the company behind it! […]


BuildR: The project management specialists

30 Sep , 2019  

Formed in 2013, BuildR’s original focus was on the private housing sector, but their experience led them into other areas such as retail and commercial developments. Over the course of the past six years, the company have completed a large number of projects to a high standard, which has earned them a reputation for providing […]


Excellence guaranteed from M.L. Quinn construction

27 Sep , 2019  

M.L. Quinn Construction secured headlines early this year when their social housing project at Ballyboughal, completed for Fingal County Council, was shortlisted in the Residential category for a prestigious Irish Construction Excellence Award. Building Ireland had a chat with Contracts Manager Caolan Quinn to find out more about this exceptional family-run construction company. M.L. Quinn […]


The Traditional approach

26 Sep , 2019  

The Traditional Lime Company are providers of lime putties, natural hydraulic limes, lime washes, natural paints and general traditional building materials. The Tullow, Co Carlow based concern is the brainchild of husband and wife duo Edward and Marion Byrne and they boast a wealth of knowledge in this specialised sector. Edward was the first person […]


“Attention to detail, reliability and customer service are the key things”

24 Sep , 2019  

Need a floor screed installed? Look no further than Premier Floor Screed of Tipperary. Managing Director Paul Cahalan kindly took time out of his busy schedule to tell us why they should be your first port of call. Premier Floor Screed has developed an enviable reputation as one of Ireland’s leading screeding companies. This reputation […]


Salt water running through the veins

23 Sep , 2019  

Salt water runs through the veins of the O’Malley family that operates O’Malley Marine Plant Ltd of Clare Island, Westport, Co Mayo. Building Ireland caught up with company director Charles O’Malley who gave an insight into the day-to-day operations of the ever-growing concern. The family-run O’Malley Marine Plant Ltd owns and operates specialist cargo vessels, […]


The Collen way

20 Sep , 2019  

In keeping with its ethos of providing a quality service and forging long-lasting relationships, Collen Construction deploys a proactive and progressive approach to implementing the best possible Health & Safety initiatives. Collen Construction’s exceptional safety management system has been acknowledged at many awards events as the long-established construction giant – which has delivered over two […]