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Mick Flynn appointed President of the Master Builders & Contractors Association

21 Jan , 2021  

Mick Flynn has been appointed President of the Master Builders & Contractors Association (MBCA). Mick is one of the Founding Directors of Flynn, a leading construction and fit-out company based in Dublin and with operations in Ireland, UK and Europe.  The Master Builders’ and Contractors’ Association is the representative Association for firms involved in main […]

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Residential prices to hold firm in early 2021 – Lisney Outlook 2021

12 Jan , 2021  

The Irish property investment market registered a market turnover of €3bn in 2020 despite the global pandemic, according to new figures released today by Lisney, Ireland’s largest independently-owned multi-disciplinary property advisory company. While this was half the previous years’ record-breaking €6bn, supply was more limited from April onwards as several potential sales processes were put […]

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Komatsu upgrades mini diggers range

11 Jan , 2021  

Komatsu has pressed the upgrade button on its four-strong MR mini diggers model range with engine enhancements that hit the target in terms of performance, economy and emissions. On models PC16MR, PC18MR, PC22MR and PR26MR, engines have moved up the scale from Dash 3 to Dash 5 level, an improvement that their distributor in Ireland, […]

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Lightning Protection Ireland celebrate 10 Years with the launch of Group Rebrand

11 Jan , 2021  

Lightning Protection Ireland, one of Europe’s leading lightning, earthing and surge protection systems specialists, today celebrate their 10-year anniversary with the launch of their group rebrand. Lightning Protection Ireland will now be known globally as ‘LPI Group’. After a successful ten years trading, LPI Group have recognised their growth and expansion with the unveiling of […]

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Ashview Consultants achieve All -Star Construction Health and Safety Accreditation

8 Jan , 2021  

Irish operated and owned Ashview Consultants have today been awarded the coveted All-Star Construction Health & Safety Consultancy 2021 accreditation. This is an independently verified standard mark for indigenous businesses, based on a rigorous selection criteria. The accreditation is overseen by the prestigious All-Ireland Business Foundation, whose adjudication panel is chaired by Dr Briga Hynes […]

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CIF says Construction operating safely during Covid-19

7 Jan , 2021  

Due to the deteriorating situation of Covid-19, the Government has decided to restrict construction activity to restrict people’s movement across the country.  It’s widely acknowledged at all levels of government that the industry is operating safely and has had an excellent track record at keeping covid-19 off sites and managing it when onsite.  At no […]

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PREM Group invests €7.4m at Wicklow Hotel

5 Jan , 2021  

International hospitality company, PREM Group is well into the second phase of its ambitious renovation plans at the 4-star, Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort in Blessington Co. Wicklow.   The group purchased the 90-bedroom hotel in 2016 and by the end of 2019 had already spent over €6 million on the property in a bid to return […]

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Bywater Properties and Ashmour commence Grade A office refurbishment in Belfast

22 Dec , 2020  

Bywater Properties and its joint venture partner Ashmour have started construction work on their comprehensive refurbishment programme of a well-known building on Belfast’s Donegall Place. The prominent city centre site has been home to Boots Chemists for decades and the redevelopment of its upper floors will now breathe new life into the significant mixed-use development. […]

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Strong activity in mortgage approvals in November – BPFI

22 Dec , 2020  

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has today published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for November 2020. The following are the key elements: A total of 5,198 mortgages were approved in November 2020 – first-time buyers (FTBs) were approved for 2,826 mortgages (54.4% of total volume) while mover purchasers accounted for 1,373 (26.4%). […]

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Former Ireland Rugby International, Fergus McFadden, joins the Kirby Team

14 Dec , 2020  

Kirby Group Engineering is proud to announce a new addition to its team. Fergus McFadden, the former Ireland Rugby International joins the firm as a Business Development Executive, a role in which he will play a key part in the area of relationship management, which is a core part of Kirby’s vision. Group MD Mark […]