Chadwicks Group announces reopening of branches nationwide

13 May , 2020  

Following the government announcement on 1st May, Chadwicks Group, Ireland’s leading builders’ merchants will reopen branches nationwide from 18th May to cater for the construction industry. Customers are being encouraged where possible to pre-order with their local branch via phone or email and orders will be available for collection at the branch. Chadwicks Group closed its 50 […]


Excellence assured with GD Ceilings

12 May , 2020  

Based in Castleblayney, Co Monaghan, GD Ceilings has earned itself a reputation for quality in its ceiling and fit-out work. Building Ireland caught up with Managing Director, Gareth Duffy to learn more about the business. Business is good right now at GD Ceilings Ltd and company founder and owner Gareth Duffy is intent on keeping […]


Award-winning architectural services from ODLA

8 May , 2020  

Shortlisted for two prestigious awards at this year’s Building and Architect of the Year Awards, O’Driscoll Lynn Architects (ODLA) are an established Wexford-based design firm who provide industry-leading architectural services to the residential and commercial sectors. We met founder / director Cormac Lynn to find out more. O’Driscoll Lynn Architects will be to the fore […]


Housing Alliance event highlights housing priorities for new Oireachtas

8 May , 2020  

The State must maintain investment in social housing as part of the Covid-19 recovery package according to the Housing Alliance, a collaboration of six of Ireland’s largest Approved Housing Bodies (AHBs). The Housing Alliance held an online political briefing for members of the Oireachtas, highlighting the key role Approved Housing Bodies (AHBs) play in addressing the challenges […]


Housing Alliance event to highlight housing priorities for new Oireachtas

6 May , 2020  

The Housing Alliance, a collaboration of six of Ireland’s largest Approved Housing Bodies (AHBs), will hold an online political briefing event for members of the Oireachtas tomorrow, Thursday, 7th May.  The briefing will highlight the key role Approved Housing Bodies (AHBs) can play in overcoming the challenges currently facing the housing sector and in delivering social and affordable […]


One of Dublin’s premier plumbing materials providers

5 May , 2020  

Plumb Merchants Ltd. are one of Dublin’s leading suppliers of top quality plumbing materials to the domestic and light commercial sector. As the business moves towards its tenth anniversary, Building Ireland had a chat with joint founder and proprietor Kevin Sullivan, who has more than four decades of experience working in heating and plumbing industry. […]


Ireland’s premier rebar fabricator

1 May , 2020  

Outright winner of The Public Sector’s Excellence In Business Construction Award for the past two years, James’s Street Steel is Ireland’s largest manufacturer and supplier of rebar to the construction industry. We visited the company’s well-appointed Rathcoole HQ and touched base with managing director Sean Kavanagh to find out more about this industry-leading, family-run operation. […]


Shannon Energy powered by Obton submits 11 solar projects to the first round of Government’s renewable electricity support scheme (RESS)

30 Apr , 2020  

Shannon Energy powered by Obton has today announced the 11 projects that will be entered into the first round of the Government’s Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction, for which the qualification period closes today (30th April). The acquisition of these 11 solar energy projects will represent an investment of over €60 million in the Irish […]


High Spec Contracts Ltd – The roofing and cladding specialists

28 Apr , 2020  

Trading since 2005, High Spec Contracts Ltd specialises in the supply and installation of single ply membranes, PVC, TPO and EPDM, metal roof systems, torch-on membranes, liquid waterproofing and green roofs. The company also provides roof surveys, electronic leak detection and roof maintenance services. High Spec Contracts Ltd is a family-run business that has established […]


Guaranteed Irish Construction sector work towards a Sustainable Green supply chain

27 Apr , 2020  

Guaranteed Irish in collaboration with their construction members have today announced a call to all Irish construction and supply members to join the ‘Guaranteed Irish Green List’. This ‘Green List’ will be the first of its kind in Ireland to be produced and will offer Architects, Engineers and Quantity surveyors a resource of locally produced […]