COVID-19 pandemic presents unique opportunity to restructure economy says BPFI

9 Feb , 2021  

The National Development Plan must focus on climate and sustainable related projects that will drive balanced rural development and growth across the regions, according to Banking & Payments Federation Ireland’s submission to the public consultation on reviewing the National Development Plan. Outlining the key points made within the submission, Brian Hayes, Chief Executive, BPFI said: “The […]


Respond Housing welcome approval in principle of the first Cost Rental Homes in Ireland

8 Feb , 2021  

Respond, Approved Housing Body (AHB) and service provider, said they are very pleased to be selected for participation in the Cost Rental Equity Loan (CREL) Scheme. They are also involved in delivering the 50 cost-rental homes on Enniskerry Road as part of the Cost Rental Pathways project which is currently under construction. The organisation said […]


McHale Plant Sales boosts model offering with Komatsu, Terex Ecotec and Merlo newcomers

4 Feb , 2021  

Encouraged by predictions that construction activity here could grow by an estimated 15 percent in the current year, Komatsu distributor McHale Plant Sales has significantly boosted its model offering with the introduction here of a number of recently launched newcomers. Amongst its new arrivals is a Komatsu D71-24 Dozer – an addition to their dozer […]


Ashview Consultants appoint Paul Feely as UK Director

1 Feb , 2021  

Paul Feely has joined Ashview Consultants as UK Director. Paul joins Ashview Consultants from his previous role as Health and Safety Director with UK concrete manufacturers, Creagh Concrete. Ashview Consultants are award winning health and safety consultants with locations across Ireland and the UK. Paul’s new role will involve him overseeing the company’s strategic growth […]


DCT Group Announces Three New Global Locations

29 Jan , 2021  

Award winning, Irish owned DCT Group are to create a host of new employment opportunities as they continue their expansion across the construction industry with the launch of three new global offices in 2021. The company, established in 2018 by Dublin native Joseph Mady, Group CEO, has acquired a substantial client base demanding the company’s innovative digital technology solutions. […]


BPFI figures show strong quarterly growth in mortgage drawdowns

29 Jan , 2021  

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Drawdowns Report for Q4 2020 and the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for December 2020. The following are the key figures from the Mortgage Drawdowns Report for Q4 2020. The following are the key elements: 12,154 new mortgages to the value of €2,950 million were drawn down by […]


LPI Group Announced as Partners of Host in Ireland for 2021

28 Jan , 2021  

Following their recent rebrand, LPI Group, Europe’s leading lightning protection, earthing system and surge protection device specialists have announced their partnering with Host In Ireland for 2021. The partnership comes after a rigorous application process to ensure LPI Group’s alignment with Host in Ireland and their commitment to furthering the data centre sector in Ireland […]


O’Flaherty Holdings to expand its presence in Plant Hire

26 Jan , 2021  

O’Flaherty Holdings, best known for its role in the development of Ireland’s motor industry, is to expand its plant hire interests in Ireland and in the UK. According to a statement announcing its acquisition of Louth-based Drogheda Hire & Sales last May and Derbyshire-based Mainline Hire Group in December, the group states that it will […]


Mick Flynn appointed President of the Master Builders & Contractors Association

21 Jan , 2021  

Mick Flynn has been appointed President of the Master Builders & Contractors Association (MBCA). Mick is one of the Founding Directors of Flynn, a leading construction and fit-out company based in Dublin and with operations in Ireland, UK and Europe.  The Master Builders’ and Contractors’ Association is the representative Association for firms involved in main […]


Residential prices to hold firm in early 2021 – Lisney Outlook 2021

12 Jan , 2021  

The Irish property investment market registered a market turnover of €3bn in 2020 despite the global pandemic, according to new figures released today by Lisney, Ireland’s largest independently-owned multi-disciplinary property advisory company. While this was half the previous years’ record-breaking €6bn, supply was more limited from April onwards as several potential sales processes were put […]