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Housing activity recovers strongly buts faces cost and affordability headwinds

10 Jun , 2021  

The latest Housing Market Monitor Q4 2020 published by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) shows that housing activity recovered strongly in early 2021 despite public health measures that shut down much of residential building, but it could take at least until 2024 before supply comes close to meeting demand. Providing his analysis of the […]

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The formwork experts

9 Jun , 2021  

When it comes to Formwork & Reinforced Concrete Works, James Irwin Construction are one of the leading subcontractors in Ireland. Established in 2006, James Irwin and his dedicated team have built the company up to be one of Ireland’s leading Subcontractors who have delivered on several key Irish projects in recent years.  We asked James […]

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Finish, quality and reliability

8 Jun , 2021  

Based in Inniscarra, Co Cork, Mid Cork Construction specialises in the building of one-off houses and renovation work. Building Ireland heard all about the company from its owners James and Athony Looney recently. 2020 marked 32 years in business for Mid Cork Construction and the plan for the coming year is to keep the business […]

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Making your dream home a reality

4 Jun , 2021  

Established in 2017, Ashmore Building Services Ltd has earned an enviable reputation for building beautiful bespoke one-off homes in the Meath area, whilst also specialising in renovations and extensions. Looking to build your ideal home in the countryside or thinking of extending or renovating? If so, Ashmore Building can turn your dream into a reality. Based in Kildalkey, Co. Meath and fully certified and insured, […]

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OPW Retrofit Project of Tom Johnson House Included in Ireland’s National Recovery and Resilience Plan

3 Jun , 2021  

The Office of Public Works (OPW) is pleased to note the inclusion of one of its major capital projects within Ireland’s National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) 2021, announced by Government yesterday. The Public Sector Retrofit Pathfinder Project at Tom Johnson House, located in Beggars Bush Dublin 4, will involve a significant refurbishment of this […]

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Quality and craftsmanship are the Gallagher way

3 Jun , 2021  

Experience is a vital component to be successful in any business and there is no doubt that we never stop learning when it comes to running our own company. The construction industry has gone through many trials and tribulations over the years as numerous recessions have resulted in businesses ceasing to exist, but there are […]

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Meskell Consulting Engineers tick all the boxes

2 Jun , 2021  

From their base in Ardagh, County Limerick, Meskell Consulting Engineers deliver a complete range of professional engineering solutions to the construction industry. Building Ireland spoke to founder / proprietor Maurice Meskell to find out more about this exceptional, all-encompassing operation. Working hand in hand with local contractors, architects and homeowners, Meskell Consulting Engineers provides a […]

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Strong growth in mortgage approvals continues in April driven by FTBs

1 Jun , 2021  

A total of 4,362 mortgages valued at €1,089 million were approved in April 2021; highest value for April since BPFI started collecting this data in 2011 1st June 2021 – Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has today published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for April 2021. The following are the key elements: A total […]

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Komatsu unveils electric, remote controlled mini excavator

1 Jun , 2021  

In a move aimed at those engaged in indoor demolition, confined, challenging site works and disaster rescue, Komatsu has unveiled details of its first fully electric, remote-controlled mini excavator concept machine. Powered by a 31.5 kWh lithium-ion battery, the 3 tonne mini excavator has a 0.09 m3 bucket capacity and rear-swing radius of 970mm. With […]

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Exceptional services from Hepburn Electrical

1 Jun , 2021  

Hepburn Electrical (Hepburn Professional Ltd) is a leading electrical contractor and interior fit-out company which provides a wide range of expert services. Based in Cobh, Co. Cork, the company recently project-managed a multi-million euro internal fit-out, including M&E, for Clearstream Global Security Services at their new Cork premises in Navigation House, Albert Quay. Providing professional […]