Rhatigan’s excellence

12 Feb , 2019  

A practice founded in 1939, Rhatigan Architects’ growth and reputation for delivery has resulted in an award winning service underpinned by professional excellence. The Sligo based practice, with offices in Donegal and Dublin, work across a range of residential, commercial, healthcare, education and mixed use projects with a reputation for bringing both a personal touch […]


GNCE – the sustainable design specialist

11 Feb , 2019  

Glenn Nunan, principle of Glenn Nunan Consulting Engineers (GNCE), was shortlisted for the Designer of the Year award at this year’s Irish Construction Industry Awards. Building Ireland touched base with the innovative, industry-leading Dublin-based Chartered Engineer, who pioneers the application of low energy technologies in the production of truly sustainable buildings. Boasting over 20 years’ […]



The rise and rise of PMEP Consulting

8 Feb , 2019  

Founded in June 2015 by Nick Penston, PMEP Consulting Ltd has enjoyed a meteoric rise which was reflected in its success at the 2018 National Electrical Awards that took place in the Mansion House, Dublin on May 11 last. The leading mechanical and electrical engineering consultancy practice received a Special Recognition Award for its work […]


Hardware Association Ireland appoints Sean Moran as President

7 Feb , 2019  

Hardware Association Ireland (HAI), the national representative body for over 370 hardware and DIY retailers, builders merchants, and manufacturers and distributors across Ireland, has appointed Sean Moran as its new President.  Sean is CEO and majority shareholder of the Home Project Centre Group, which currently has 14 trading units around the country, employs 250 people […]


Block H, Central park wins for Collen Construction

7 Feb , 2019  

The fifth annual Irish Construction Industry Awards took place at the Citywest Hotel on June 14 last and what a night it was for Collen Construction who took home the awards for Commercial Project of the Year  (Large category) and Retail Project of the Year. Since launching in 2014, the Awards has established itself as the benchmark […]


Growing SME competing at the top in commercial electrical fit outs

6 Feb , 2019  

With offices in Dublin and Mayo, Glentech Electrical is one of Ireland’s premier electrical contractors, specialising in completing projects in live environments with zero disruption to trade. Backed up by three-and-a-half decades’ experience. Glentech delivers unrivalled solutions in the commercial, industrial and IT sector. Glentech Electrical know how to be subtle. Their electrical engineers go […]


The trusted plumbing and heating specialist

5 Feb , 2019  

With more than three decades of experience, Mountainlodge Mechanical Services is one of Ireland’s premier plumbing and heating contractors, delivering a full range of services to both commercial and residential projects in the Greater Dublin area. Building Ireland touched base with founder / commercial director Stephen Shanley to get an insight into this industry-leading family […]


“We pride ourselves on our attention to detail and delivering projects on time”

4 Feb , 2019  

Having celebrated 10 years in business in 2018, the name O’Sullivan Fabrications Ltd is synonymous with high quality workmanship in Ireland. Their portfolio includes the likes of Cork GAA’s Páirc Uí Chaoimh which was crowned Project of the Year at the Irish Construction Excellence Awards. We caught up with Quantity Surveyor/Manager Anthony Kearney who let […]


dhb’s award-winning transformation of The Apple Market

1 Feb , 2019  

dhb Architects’ striking yet practical Apple Market urban design project in Waterford City Centre was chosen as the Tourism & Hospitality Project of the Year at the 2018 Irish Construction Industry Awards. We caught up with director Maire Henry to find out more about this outstanding achievement in architectural design and what it means to dhb […]


Komatsu brings sparkle to Bauma

30 Jan , 2019  

A touch of sparkle visits the Komatsu stand at the Bauma 2019 construction machinery trade fair in Munich this year with the promise of a number of ‘world premieres’, details of which will not be released until the event itself in April. Forecasting what these ‘under wraps’ developments might be, industry watchers point to the […]