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Retrofitting scheme produces life-changing results for residents of 50-year-old estate

20 May , 2022  

Sligo County Council and the Cranmore Regeneration Project are on track to complete by 2024 a major €15million scheme to improve the energy efficiency of 350 houses on the Cranmore Estate in Sligo Town with 160 local authority houses set to achieve up to an A2 BER rating.  It is the first time a local […]

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Ian O’Donoghue Builders celebrates 10 years

17 May , 2022  

Celebrating 10 years in business, Ian O’Donoghue Builders Ltd in Salthill, Galway is a highly-regarded construction company specialising in home refurbishments, extensions and one-off new builds. A member of the CIF and CIRI, the company was formed by Ian O’Donoghue after he returned to Ireland from San Francisco where he ran O’Donoghue Construction for 15 […]

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Duane Construction’s striking workmanship always stands out

16 May , 2022  

Down through the decades, Duane Construction have built and renovated some of the most iconic buildings in Galway, including the Bal Bar, Galway Bay FM’s studios, Aran Sweater Market, the Angler’s Rest Hotel and a host of luxury private dwellings across the city and county. We touched base with founder and proprietor, Seán Duane, whose […]

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Safety central to Moston Construction’s ethos

13 May , 2022  

It was certainly no surprise to see Moston Construction Ltd. highly commended at the 2021 NISO / NISG Awards as this industry-leading main contractor – specialising in healthcare, education, OPW, ESB, residential, commercial and sports facility projects – has placed a keen emphasis on implementing the most thorough safety protocols since its inception more than […]

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Breedon Cement wins again at NISO Awards

12 May , 2022  

Breedon Cement’s commitment to Health & Safety was once again underlined by its success at the recent 2021 NISO (National Irish Safety Organisation) Health & Safety Awards in Killarney. NISO’s mission is to create conditions where Irish workplaces are among the safest and healthiest in Europe, and Breedon Cement continues to excel in that regard. […]

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Fletcher Priest’s scheme for 488 homes in Cherrywood, Dublin, receives planning permission

11 May , 2022  

Fletcher Priest’s design for 488 new homes in Cherrywood, an urban village to the south of Dublin, received planning permission earlier this month. Fletcher Priest also led the masterplan for the wider site, which will create a community of 1,300 homes for Quintain Ireland. The project has been developed in collaboration with Dublin-based architects Urban […]

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Dublin city’s one-stop heating and plumbing supplies shop

11 May , 2022  

Since opening its doors in the heart of Dublin city in 2010, Plumb Merchants Ltd has established itself as a leading supplier of heating and plumbing materials to the public and trade. Proprietor Kevin Sullivan explains more about his thriving business which prides itself on exceptional service and an outstanding product range. “If you can’t […]

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Government measures on inflation positive say CIF but reform of Public Works Contracts needed

10 May , 2022  

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has welcomed measures announced by Government to help deal with inflationary costs in public works contracts describing them as a “positive step”. However they have also outlined their concerns that Government measures will not go far enough to address the high cost base in the sector and underline the need […]

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Collaboration and partnerships key to DCON’s award-winning safety excellence

10 May , 2022  

After five years in business, DCON Safety Consultants again came to forefront in successfully claiming another major industry award. The company returned to the winner’s podium recently by receiving the prestigious Guinness Excellence in Business Award for 2022 having already claimed the matching award for 2021. Founder and Managing Director, Diarmuid Condon instantly deflects praise […]

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10 years and counting – attention to detail key for McCabe Architects

9 May , 2022  

The award-winning McCabe Architects is celebrating 10 years in business this year. Founder & Managing Director Declan McCabe looked back on a fruitful first decade for the Donegal headquartered practice and outlines the shared vision which has served the practice well to date. With offices in Donegal and Sligo, the practice has undertaken a number […]