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TJ O’Mahony store Ballymount delighted to be chosen by Global DIY Summit for delegate visit

12 Jun , 2019  

Dublin, Ireland – TJ O’Mahony’s Builders Merchants & DIY flagship store in Ballymount played host to over 300 international delegates from the Global DIY Summit on Wednesday June 5th. Leading the store visit was special guest, Chairman and CEO of Bostik Worldwide, Vincent Legros who cut the ribbon on the new, state of the art Bostik Smart Adhesives Centrerecently […]

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Limerick national school is top of the class in the Public Choice Award at the RIAI 2019 Architecture Awards

12 Jun , 2019  

Scoil Chriost Ri, Boys National School, in Caherdavin, Limerick is the public’s choice for best building of 2018 at RIAI Irish Architecture Awards  The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has announced An Ríocht, Scoil Chríost Rí, Boys National School, Caherdavin, Limerick, designed by Drake Hourigan Architects, as the winner of the Public Choice Award at the RIAI Architecture […]

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Turnover for top Irish construction companies reaches €8.39 billion in 2018, an increase of 25% from 2017

12 Jun , 2019  

The combined turnover for Ireland’s top construction companies increased by 25% to €8.39 billion last year according to Construction magazine’s annual Top 50 CIF Contractors listing for 2019. The annual listing gives a snapshot of the overall growth in Irish construction as it delivers many largescale projects throughout Ireland and the world, attracting foreign direct investment to […]

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Ireland’s most energy efficient residential and commercial building projects honoured at 2019 ISOVER awards

6 Jun , 2019  

Simply Architecture, and their new build residential project ‘The Fairways ’in Cork, has been named the winner of the 2019 Overall ISOVER Award, as well as Designer of the Year 2019, at the third ISOVER Awards this afternoon. The awards ceremony, which took place at the Smock Alley Theatre on 6th June 2019, saw over 100 […]

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Joint venture will bring quality, long term housing solutions to Ireland

5 Jun , 2019  

SG Modular UK Limited and Brian Conneely & Co sign agreement for Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) in Ireland. Brian Conneely & Co and the UK/Turkey modular house manufacturer SG Modular UK have signed an agreement to deliver modular and mobile homes to Ireland through a new joint venture based in Ireland. During the launch […]

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Increase in construction exports positive step towards ending boom and bust

30 May , 2019  

Construction exports have increased by 22% to €1.97 billion over the last year.  This increase was the largest recorded by any sector according to Enterprise Ireland. Director of Communications and Government Relations, Shane Dempsey, stated: “The reason behind this significant increase is the world-class expertise construction companies have gained in the past decade.  During the […]

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Saint-Gobain Build Better Roadshow coming to Galway, Waterford and Limerick

30 May , 2019  

Kieran Holohan, Marketing Director of Saint-Gobain Ireland, announced that the Saint-Gobain Build Better Roadshow will travel to Galway (25th June), with Waterford and Limerick following in October and November. This announcement follows the success of the first two Build Better Roadshows which took place in Belfast on 3rd April, 2019 and in Cork on 14th May 2019. The […]

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Announcement of Winning Architect to Design a Commemorative Bridge at Islandbridge, Dublin

29 May , 2019  

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) and the Office of Public Works (OPW) today announced the winning architect of the competition to design a new commemorative bridge at the Irish National War Memorial Gardens in Dublin. The design competition was launched in November 2018 and submissions were received from 61 architectural practices […]

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Housing Development in Limerick Awarded RIAI Silver Medal for Housing

29 May , 2019  

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) today awarded the RIAI Silver Medal for Housing to Southill Older Persons’ Accommodation, Limerick by ABK Architects. The RIAI Silver Medal for Housing is the highest award for housing design given by the RIAI. It is a biennial award made to encourage excellence of design in […]

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BIONIC – Blaney’s New superhuman helper

22 May , 2019  

Blaney Motor are excited to launch a new mini loader – the BIONIC  S1 035.  The new Blaney BIONIC though small in size offers massive capabilities for many tasks involved in any building project and throughout the construction site.  This new superhuman helper can lift six times that of a man and 12 times what […]