Business Park to be developed at Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) has unveiled plans for a major new business complex beside the airport, reports The Irish Times this morning. A key 20-acre site directly in front of Terminal 2 will accommodate the first phase of a planned … Continue reading

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CIF Welcomes Rise In Construction Employment

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has welcomed the news that construction employment has risen for the second quarter in a row, the first time this has happened since construction employment reached its peak in 2007. The latest Quarterly National Household … Continue reading

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December shows slight decline

Activity in the sector continued to go in the wrong direction but at the slowest rate for eight months, according to the Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI). The seasonally adjusted index tracks changes in the sector. A recorded … Continue reading

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200 Temporary Construction Jobs For Limerick Welcomed

Tom Enright, Director of Economic Development with the Limerick Local Authorities has welcomed the announcement by Vistakon Ireland of 100 production jobs and 200 temporary construction jobs as a vote of confidence in Limerick as an excellent place to do … Continue reading

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BSkyB chief pledges €1bn in investment at opening of new Dublin base

BSkyB chief executive Jeremy Darroch has said the company would invest €1 billion in Ireland over the next five years. Darroch made the commitment speaking at the opening of Sky Ireland’s new headquarters in Dublin today saying that the new … Continue reading

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Doolin Coast Guard gets new €1.8M station – Varadkar

The €1.8 million project, to be overseen by the Office of Public Works, will be tendered within a matter of weeks with construction expected to start in early April. Doolin Volunteer Coast Guard unit is one of the busiest units … Continue reading

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Dublin house prices showing signs of stabilisation

A report from Myhome.ie shows that prices in Dublin fell by 1.6% in the last quarter of 2012 to bring the annual rate of decline in the capital to 12%. This is the lowest annual rate of decline in Dublin … Continue reading

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Poolbeg flames out

It has emerged that the chief executive of the NDFA, Brian Murphy, wrote to Dublin City Council city manager John Tierney earlier this year informing him that the approval was “null and void”, and that a new set of approvals … Continue reading

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Plans Rejected For Warrenpoint Marina

SDLP Newry and Mourne Council Group Leader Connaire McGreevy has expressed his grave disappointment at the decision to uphold the rejection of plans for a 200-berth marina in Warrenpoint. The Special European Union Programmes Body had rejected an application for … Continue reading

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Progress being made on development of Unfinished houses.

Mr Kenny said: “The 2012 National Housing Development Survey has been launched. This survey has been tracking the extent and condition of unfinished housing developments since 2010. Among the key findings of this year’s survey are a decrease of 37% … Continue reading

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