Knocking on the door

10 Feb , 2016  

When it comes to the construction industry, developers and architects usually stick to who they know best when it comes to awarding work for contractors. And who can blame them really, as there is an element of chance being taken when offering a new contractor work. However, there are certain companies out there that can […]


Digging for success

3 Feb , 2016  

There are many Irish people that have become huge successes in business abroad and none more so than in the U.K where down through the years hundreds of thousands have emigrated across the Irish Sea. The construction industry has been many people’s port of call and the Irish can lay claim to have helped built […]



Providing complex design-and-build solutions

27 Jan , 2016  

With more than six decades of experience, Enniskillen-based Tracey Brothers Ltd. is one of the premier building, fit out & civil engineering contractors in Ireland, operating throughout the island of Ireland and in the UK. Tracey Brothers Ltd. specialise in the completion of complex projects many of which are constructed within the confines of complex […]


Twenty-five years of Shannon Valley

20 Jan , 2016  

Shannon Valley Ltd is celebrating 25 years in the plant hire and site development contracting business. Founded by Michael English, the well-known and highly-regarded company currently has 30 different projects ongoing nationwide. Shannon Valley Ltd, or Shannon Valley Plant Hire & Site Development Contractors to give it its longer name, is headed by the Drumshanbo, […]


The carpentry and construction specialists

13 Jan , 2016  

Established in 2003, McGarry Carpentry & Construction is a one-stop shop for all your carpentry and construction requirements. Managing director Con McGarry explains more. Having initially only concentrated on carpentry projects, Con branched into construction in 2007 when Con McGarry Carpentry was renamed McGarry Carpentry & Construction Since then, the Roscommon based firm has gained […]

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On top form

6 Jan , 2016  

Specialising in industry-leading formwork construction for domestic and commercial projects, with meticulous attention to detail, Whiteform Construction Ltd. has developed a stellar reputation for excellence since its inception. We caught up with commercial manager Mark Murphy to find out more about this exceptional operation. Whiteform Construction Ltd. boasts an excellent record in the Irish construction […]


The formwork specialists

16 Dec , 2015  

Founded in 2012 by Charlie McCarron and Colm Griffin, Gael Form Ltd has grown rapidly to become one of Europe’s leading suppliers of quality formwork, formwork accessories and refurbishment. The young and dynamic company supplies products and services to the engineering, construction and precast concrete sectors. Charlie, a native of Annagry, Co. Donegal and Colm, […]


Lifting Big

9 Dec , 2015  

O’Hagan Crane Hire Ltd in Co Derry have been supplying cranes with operators, appointed person’s, slinger banks man, man baskets, crane forks spreader beams, bog mats,& steel plates for almost 10 years now. Building Ireland spoke to O’Hagan Crane Hire Ltd to find out what they’re all about. There are certain lines of work where […]


From the Faithful County to Merseyside; an Offaly impressive success story

2 Dec , 2015  

Specialising in general civil engineering groundworks, roads & sewers and other associated works on behalf of private developers, main contractors and various other clients, Eurogold Groundworks and Civil Engineering Contractors Ltd.,  has over the past 13 years, established itself as one of the premier civil engineering groundworks contractors in the North West of England. We […]

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A family affair

26 Nov , 2015  

Celebrating over 45 years in business in 2015, Paul Flynn Construction in Ballinasloe, Co Galway continues to be a success story in spite of some tough times for the industry. Director Tara Flynn spoke to Building Ireland about their family-run business. Family-run businesses are often best and Paul Flynn Construction in Co. Galway is another […]