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Work Begins on New £20M Belfast Harbour Film Studios

18 May , 2016  

Work on Belfast’s newest film studio has begun ‘on location’ at Giant’s Park, Belfast. The £20m project, which will include over 120,000 sq ft of studios, workshops and offices, is being developed by Belfast Harbour. The success of Northern Ireland film productions such as HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ has meant that demand for studio space […]

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Quality and Consistency – the key to Collen’s longevity

18 May , 2016  

Collen Construction is Ireland’s longest-established construction company. We met up with Senior Contracts Manager John Sweeney to get an insight into the success of this exceptional family-run operation, which has been going strong for more than two centuries. Established in 1810, Collen Construction is a superb family-owned business with a strong reputation for building quality […]

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Gaelectric secures planning approval for 4.9MW solar farm near Pomeroy, Co. Tyrone

17 May , 2016  

Gaelectric has secured planning approval for a 4.9MW solar farm at Inishative near Pomeroy in County Tyrone. In a first for Northern Ireland, this solar farm will comprise ground mounted PV (photo-voltaic) panels co-located next to the site of Gaelectric’s Inishative Wind Farm which is currently under construction and due to commence generation in 2016. […]

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DCU announces ambitious €230m infrastructural development plan

17 May , 2016  

Dublin City University (DCU) has announced an ambitious €230m capital development plan which will physically transform the multi-campus university and provide a platform to realise its ambitions in research, teaching and learning, student experience and enterprise engagement. The university has been successful in securing long-term loan and bridging finance to drive its programme of infrastructural […]

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Seamus Corcoran Management Accountant reviews: Advanced Business Manager Service Software

4 May , 2016  

What is your background? I work with various companies to improve their business processes, in order to get to a position whereby monthly management accounts are available to both the management team and business owners. I have gained a significant amount of experience in the Construction and Engineering sectors.  Current clients operate across a number […]

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Flood Construction celebrates first 10 years

4 May , 2016  

A decade ago, brothers Laurence and Michael Flood set up Flood Construction in north Co. Dublin. The family-run business has successfully completed many new build, renovation and repair projects since then, and has earned a reputation for excellence, high standards of workmanship and value-for-money. Operating out of The Ward, which is a stone’s throw from […]

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Gannon Eco continue to deliver

20 Apr , 2016  

We talk to a Westmeath company that provide sustainable solutions The recession that hit this country devastated the construction industry which was without the hardest sector hit.  Unfortunately, many businesses involved in the industry could not take the impact that the end of the Celtic Tiger had on Irish society and they were forced to […]

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Geothermal Association of Ireland announces winners of the Installation of the Year Awards

18 Apr , 2016  

The Geothermal Association of Ireland has announced the winners of this year’s Brecan Mooney Installation of the Year Awards. Wicklow-based Brendan Robinson was presented with the Installation of the Year Award in the Domestic Category for his installation of a geothermal heating system in his home in Blackrock, Blessington, Co Wicklow. Meanwhile, Neil McDaid and […]

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Leetherm: care, confidence and the customer

15 Apr , 2016  

Once again, we look set for a long winter as the evenings close in quicker than ever. People are already thinking of stocking up on solid fuel and home heating oil as the extra expense comes to the forefront of people’s minds. It is a burden that we all endure not only do you spend […]

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Mountmellick’s best for Plant Hire

6 Apr , 2016  

Hinch Plant Hire Ltd is renowned as one of Ireland’s leading plant hire operators and suppliers of plant hire machinery and contracting to the construction and civil engineering industry. Building Ireland spoke to the company’s Managing Director Trevor Hinch to find out all about the business. These past few years may have been difficult ones for the […]

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