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8 Weeks Remaining for Schools to Build The Future for Everyone with the CIF’s National Schools Competition

6 Dec , 2021  

Senior cycle students and schools have just over two months (8 weeks) to enter the CIF Build the Future – Schools Challenge,’ which can be entered via www.cif.ie/cifchallenge. The deadline for entries is January 31st 2022. The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) in association with Sherry FitzGerald has opened this competition (in its second year), which is aimed at Transition […]

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O’Neill-O’Malley – one of the best in the West

2 Dec , 2021  

Established in 2004, O’Neill-O’Malley is an Architectural and Project Management Consultancy with its head office located in Galway. Building Ireland touched base with co-director John O’Malley recently to learn all about this thriving business and its recent projects. It’s been steady growth for O’Neill-O’Malley over these past 17 years and, right now, business is strong […]

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Business thriving at Paul O’Looney Construction Ltd

1 Dec , 2021  

Based in Miltown-Malbay, Co Clare, Paul O’Looney Construction Ltd specialises in building extensions, renovations and roofing projects for its clients. Building Ireland touched base with the man himself to learn all about this thriving construction business situated in the Banner County. These are busy times at Paul O’Looney Construction Ltd and the plan for Paul […]

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KSN launches KSN Horizon

1 Dec , 2021  

It is no surprise that climate change is the most important global issue that will continue to exist as an existential threat to our way of life. To limit temperature rise to 1.5° C above pre-industrial levels, we must reduce the amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) we emit into the atmosphere. Ireland has committed to […]

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Busy times at Comerford Construction & Carpentry Ltd

30 Nov , 2021  

Based in Borris-in-Ossory, Co Laois, Comerford Construction & Carpentry Ltd provides its clients with the full range when it comes to construction and carpentry work. Building Ireland touched base with founder Brian Comerford to learn all about this thriving venture situated in the O’Moore County. Business is good these days at Comerford Construction & Carpentry […]

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Latest mortgage data from BPFI shows almost €1.2 billion in mortgage approvals in October

30 Nov , 2021  

The Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has today published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for October 2021. The following are the key figures: A total of 4,568 mortgages were approved in October 2021 – some 2,533 were for FTBs (55.5%) of total volume) while mover purchasers accounted for 1,076 (23.6%). The number of […]

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MJ Clarke & Sons celebrates 60 years

29 Nov , 2021  

Celebrating 60 years in business, MJ Clarke & Sons Ltd is one of Ireland’s longest established building contractors and building maintenance providers. The family-run business’ reputation is built on quality workmanship, excellent client relationships and absolute dependability. Established in 1961 by the late Michael Clarke, MJ Clarke’s is now fronted by his daughter Rachel Clarke […]

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LPI Group Achieve Qualifoudre Certification To Support French Expansion

26 Nov , 2021  

LPI Group, one of Europe’s leading specialists in the design, supply, installation, testing and maintenance of lightning, earthing and surge protection systems has received Qualifoudre certification. This French certification ensures through an independent assessment that the organisation complies with the requirements specified by the reference system, reliably implements its quality management system, respects the certification […]

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Radley Engineering’s apprenticeship programme continues to excel

26 Nov , 2021  

As an innovative steel engineering specialist with a strong presence on the global stage, Radley Engineering continuously sets the standards for other to follow. This applies to every aspect of their activities, including the training and induction of apprentices. We touched base with Operations Manager Greg Conaty to get an update on their long-established, world-leading […]

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Edwards Lifesciences receives LEED Gold Certification for its new Limerick plant

25 Nov , 2021  

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation has announced that it has been awarded LEED Gold certification for its new Limerick plant. It is the first medical device manufacturing building to be LEED certified to the Gold level under LEEDv4 in Ireland. LEED, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the most widely used green building rating […]

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