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Experience key to Thornton Roofing’s continued success

3 Sep , 2015  

Thornton Roofing are celebrating the magnificent milestone of 50 years in business in 2015. We spoke to Managing Director Stephen Thornton who is confident that the company will continue to grow from strength to strength. As a growing confidence about the prospects for the construction industry continues to gather momentum, Thornton Roofing are ideally placed […]

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Experts in construction, contracting, rail and plant

1 Sep , 2015  

Established by Ringtown, County Westmeath native Jim Coffey in the early 1990s, J Coffey Construction has gone from strength to strength over the intervening two-and-a-half decades and is now one of the premier specialist building companies in the south east of the UK. We caught up with Jim to reflect on the history and current […]

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The highest standard of service

28 Aug , 2015  

A host of valued customers have benefitted from the ABBD treatment over the past 31 years. The Offaly-based company delivers extremely high levels of customer service to complete an all encompassing package. Aidan Bracken Building Design, supplying services in Ireland and the UK, was established in 1984 with the philosophy of providing the highest standard […]

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Looking after our motorways

27 Aug , 2015  

GSJ Maintenance holds the contract for maintaining and managing 169km of Irish motorways. Ireland’s motorways have brought our island into the 21st century as reaching any part of the country from the capital has become far more accessible. However, the motorways need constant care and attention to maintain the standard that we have become accustomed […]

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Flying the Presidential flag for Building Contractors

26 Aug , 2015  

Clancy’s managing director John O’Shaughnessy was elected president of the Master Builders’ and Contractors’ Association (MBCA) earlier this year. Here, he talks about goings-on at the Tipperary-headquartered company and the issues pertaining to the industry at present. It has been an eventful couple of years for Thurles man John who, following on from his appointment […]

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Exceeding expectations the key for Purcell

24 Aug , 2015  

Purcell Construction is one of Ireland’s leading building contractors, having developed a reputation for delivering outstanding quality projects nationwide, which meet and exceed client expectations. We visited their head office in Ballybrit, County Galway to find out more about this market-leading, award-winning operation from managing director Michael Bane. Since its genesis in Galway in 1988, […]

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Solid foundations

24 Aug , 2015  

These are exciting times for Sligo GAA. The Yeats County’s minor and senior footballers showed progress by qualifying for their respective Connacht finals while, off the field, the county’s Centre of Excellence is beginning to take shape. Due to be completed by late Autumn, the Sligo GAA Centre of Excellence is located on a 23 […]

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No. 1 in Clare for Plumbing, Heating & Electrical Supplies

24 Aug , 2015  

For three-and-a-half decades, FHB Building Supplies has been servicing the construction trade in the greater Shannon region with a wide range of products – including plumbing, heating and electrical supplies – backed up by an outstanding level of service. We caught up with co-founder / managing director John Burke to discuss the continued success of […]

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Successful Shell Corrib project opened more doors for Mercury

24 Aug , 2015  

Mercury Engineering’s outstanding work on the Shell Corrib Onshore Gas Terminal over a four-year period has resulted in more work being secured by Ireland’s premier engineering services provider in the vital oil and gas sectors. We caught up with Darran Monaghan, who was a Senior Quantity Surveyor on the landmark €150m+ project in County Mayo […]