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# building - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how many construction workers are on the dole Construction

Here’s how many construction workers are on the dole

Despite a recovery, nearly 80,000 workers remain unemployed.

# building - Monday 11 August, 2014

From Business ETC Construction might be slow but a flood of new orders means it won’t be for long Housing Crisis

Construction might be slow but a flood of new orders means it won’t be for long

Ulster Bank says that new orders are at their highest level for 10 years.

# building - Monday 14 July, 2014

From Business ETC Construction activity remains “robust” in tenth month of growth Residential

Construction activity remains “robust” in tenth month of growth

The rate has slowed slightly in the past couple of months but remains strong according to an index by Ulster Bank.

# building - Friday 11 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These are the six areas Enda and Joan want to prioritise from now until 2016 Statement Of Priorities

These are the six areas Enda and Joan want to prioritise from now until 2016

From access to childcare to disposing bank assets, they’ve covered a lot in the Statement of Priorities.

# building - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units Housing Crisis

Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units

A councillor in south Dublin said the plan would to “nothing to tackle the growing house crisis” in the area.

# building - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man who spent over four hours on six-storey Dame Street building taken away safely Safe Conclusion

Man who spent over four hours on six-storey Dame Street building taken away safely

Gardaí, ambulances and the fire service are all responded to the scene at Dublin’s College Green.

# building - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Number of people looking for planning permission and building homes is on the rise Residential

Number of people looking for planning permission and building homes is on the rise

There were 3,524 residential construction projects started in the first four months of 2014 compared with 1,517 for the same period in 2013.

# building - Friday 20 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The number of houses granted planning permission will probably surprise you Burst Bubble

The number of houses granted planning permission will probably surprise you

The latest CSO figures show a drop of 30.5% in the first three months of the year.

# building - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

From Business ETC Irish construction output is on the way up, but house building is still down Housing Crisis

Irish construction output is on the way up, but house building is still down

The sector is 7.7% bigger than this time last year, with most gains in commercial property.

From Business ETC Is this the ‘ambitious action’ needed to fix Ireland’s social housing market? PROBLEM SOLVING

Is this the ‘ambitious action’ needed to fix Ireland’s social housing market?

A new report has said the sector is ‘at a crossroads’.

# building - Monday 9 June, 2014

From Business ETC Construction activity eases slightly, but suppliers are now hiking their prices Recovery

Construction activity eases slightly, but suppliers are now hiking their prices

The recovery continued to be centred on housing and commercial activity.

# building - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From Business ETC NAMA to sell major site next to half-built former Anglo headquarters Up For Grabs

NAMA to sell major site next to half-built former Anglo headquarters

It is envisaged that the completed development will be similar in size to the commercial footprint of the Spencer Dock development.

# building - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sewer work will not delay children’s hospital project Right On Time

Sewer work will not delay children’s hospital project

The development board for the hospital said the project is on target and transition of services will start before the end of 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Here are some of the best Irish designed buildings. What’s your favourite? LOOKING GOOD INANIMATE BUILDING

Here are some of the best Irish designed buildings. What’s your favourite?

A shortlist of 48 projects have been selected by a jury and now the public are being asked to vote for the one they like best.

# building - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny on property: I promise you there is no going back to the past Cross My Heart

Enda Kenny on property: I promise you there is no going back to the past

An Taoiseach plans a tripling of housing output by 2020 but says its about addressing supply problems.

# building - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Pay up!” … Clothing companies under pressure over compensation for Rana Plaza victims One Year On

“Pay up!” … Clothing companies under pressure over compensation for Rana Plaza victims

Nearly 1,150 people died in the Bangladesh factory collapse one year ago today. Many international retailers still aren’t contributing to the victim fund, according to Human Rights Watch.

# building - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ten houses built in 24 hours? All is possible with 3D printing Diy

Ten houses built in 24 hours? All is possible with 3D printing

A Chinese company printed the houses out of recycled material.

# building - Monday 14 April, 2014

From Business ETC Construction sector growth scales 2006 peaks Back To Bricks

Construction sector growth scales 2006 peaks

Employment and growth back on the menu for builders, albeit from a low base.

# building - Friday 21 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 320 Irish volunteers arrive in Africa to build classrooms and playground Building Futures

320 Irish volunteers arrive in Africa to build classrooms and playground

The Niall Mellon Township Trust is aiming to help 10,000 pupils by the end of this year.

# building - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Primark to pay €7m compensation to workers over Bangladesh building collapse Rana Plaza

Primark to pay €7m compensation to workers over Bangladesh building collapse

The company has already distributed $2m to workers and their families.

# building - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fifth person dies after Manhattan building collapse Explosion This post contains videos

Fifth person dies after Manhattan building collapse

The death toll is expected to rise as the search goes on through the rubble of the two buildings.

# building - Monday 10 March, 2014

From Business ETC Irish construction sector rose again during February Boost

Irish construction sector rose again during February

The sharpest expansion in activity was again recorded on residential projects.

# building - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Warning that Ireland’s construction sector is facing a skills shortage HOUSING SHORTAGE

Warning that Ireland’s construction sector is facing a skills shortage

A new report shows that in 2013, just 8,301 residential units were completed, while in 2006 it was 89,000.

# building - Thursday 13 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Want to get married here? The OPW wants to open up historical sites for weddings Ring On It This post contains images

Want to get married here? The OPW wants to open up historical sites for weddings

If you could get married anywhere in Ireland, where would it be?

# building - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Leaving to work in Australia? Make sure you know your rights Emigration

Leaving to work in Australia? Make sure you know your rights

A pamphlet published by two unions and Sinn Féin gives details of pay conditions as well as contact information for groups offering support to Irish migrants in the country.

# building - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From Business ETC This chart shows just how much Dublin property prices drive up the average Property

This chart shows just how much Dublin property prices drive up the average

Prices in Dublin might be up 15.7 per cent since last year but national prices, excluding the capital, are down 0.4 per cent.

# building - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From Business ETC 36 per cent decrease in new buildings in 2013 Construction

36 per cent decrease in new buildings in 2013

There were 7,943 new buildings recorded in the Republic of Ireland in 2013.

# building - Monday 20 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Concerned Cork residents say new prison will overshadow their homes Cork

Concerned Cork residents say new prison will overshadow their homes

The Director General of the Irish Prison Service Michael Donnellan said the residents were fully consulted about the construction plans for the new prison.

# building - Monday 13 January, 2014

From Business ETC Home-building at fastest rate in nine years as industry ‘turns corner’ Construction

Home-building at fastest rate in nine years as industry ‘turns corner’

A survey by Ulster Bank found rising activity has prompted firms to expand their staffing levels.

# building - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Housing applications and commencements fell nationally in 2013 Housing

Housing applications and commencements fell nationally in 2013

In Dublin, however, commencements rose by eleven per cent as demand for housing in the capital bounces back.

# building - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

# building - Sunday 22 December, 2013

From Business ETC Damien Kiberd: Drop the goody-two-shoes approach to economic policy Opinion

Damien Kiberd: Drop the goody-two-shoes approach to economic policy

Job figure increases are welcome – but Government needs to be bolshy to grab the three things it needs for proper growth.

# building - Monday 9 December, 2013

From Business ETC Optimism in construction sector ‘at a record high’ Building

Optimism in construction sector ‘at a record high’

Construction activity has now risen for three months in a row – but it’s still very low following the economic crash.

# building - Friday 6 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Irish lads prank their housemate by building a wall through his room The Ultimate Prank

# building - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie This ad wants little girls to dream of being engineers – not princesses Goldieblox

# building - Friday 8 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins: The empty concrete shells that dot our landscape were born from reckless speculation Construction

President Higgins: The empty concrete shells that dot our landscape were born from reckless speculation

Speaking at the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland he said the construction sector was leaving a ‘disturbing’ part of its history behind.

From TheJournal.ie NCAD wants Dublin 8 acknowledged as ‘leading cultural and creative quarter’ Design

NCAD wants Dublin 8 acknowledged as ‘leading cultural and creative quarter’

The college’s head of design said today that the area’s role in the country’s creative economy must be officially recognised.

# building - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Government announces €10 million for pyrite repairs Pyrite

Government announces €10 million for pyrite repairs

The funding will be available for about 1,000 properties that require immediate repair but homeowners who have already paid for repairs will not be compensated.

# building - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Home renovation tax incentive will hurt ‘tax dodging cowboys’ – IGBC Budget 2014

Home renovation tax incentive will hurt ‘tax dodging cowboys’ – IGBC

New scheme means homeowners are less likely to use the shadow economy for building works according to construction groups including The Irish Green Building Council.

# building - Monday 14 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie First rise in construction sector since 2007 Construction

First rise in construction sector since 2007

The survey finds that employment stabilised in the Irish construction sector.

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