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From TheJournal.ie Building firm caught up in school structural defects controversy wins contract to build new hospital block Wbs

Building firm caught up in school structural defects controversy wins contract to build new hospital block

A total of 42 schools built by WBS were inspected over concerns about structural problems.

From The42 Who's playing who in the build-up to the World Cup in Japan? Prep

Who's playing who in the build-up to the World Cup in Japan?

Eight busy weeks lie ahead before the action gets underway at the World Cup.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Dublin go high-rise? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Dublin go high-rise?

Is it possible, and if so, is the right thing to do?

From TheJournal.ie Construction has started on the building frame of the National Children's Hospital Progress Update

Construction has started on the building frame of the National Children's Hospital

The hospital board will appear before an Oireachtas committee today.

From TheJournal.ie OPW raised concerns over impact planned apartments in Glasnevin will have on Botanic Gardens Dublin 9

OPW raised concerns over impact planned apartments in Glasnevin will have on Botanic Gardens

The OPW brought up issues with the scale of the proposed development at the site of a former car dealership on Glasnevin Hill.

From TheJournal.ie 'A kick in the teeth for the community': Another 235 student beds approved for The Liberties Student Accommodation

'A kick in the teeth for the community': Another 235 student beds approved for The Liberties

The new beds will be operated by Global Student Accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie Construction costs to rise further as Dublin one of most expensive cities to build in the world Report

Construction costs to rise further as Dublin one of most expensive cities to build in the world

It is the third most expensive in Europe behind London and Zurich.

From TheJournal.ie Locals concerned over plans to build 299 apartments in blocks of up to 9 storeys in Glasnevin Daneswell Place

Locals concerned over plans to build 299 apartments in blocks of up to 9 storeys in Glasnevin

A Strategic Housing Development application was lodged earlier this month by property developer Scanron Limited.

From TheJournal.ie New State lender to give cash to small developers to build homes for first-time buyers Housing Crisis

New State lender to give cash to small developers to build homes for first-time buyers

The new state lender aims to deliver 7,500 homes within five years.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what the new Clerys Quarter will look like CLERYS CLOCK

Here's what the new Clerys Quarter will look like

Office space, shops and a hotel will be built on the site of the iconic former department store.

From TheJournal.ie 'This isn't acceptable': Government delivers less than half of planned social housing in first 9 months of the year Social Housing
From TheJournal.ie 'We work, we pay tax': 'Hidden homeless' family protest against sale of Nama site Sandyford This post contains videos

'We work, we pay tax': 'Hidden homeless' family protest against sale of Nama site

The site already has planning permission for more than 450 apartments.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters tackle huge blaze overnight at Liverpool's iconic Littlewoods building Merseyside

Firefighters tackle huge blaze overnight at Liverpool's iconic Littlewoods building

Crew remain at the scene tackling hot spots this morning.

From TheJournal.ie The last waterfront site in Dublin's docklands is up for sale for €120 million North Wall

The last waterfront site in Dublin's docklands is up for sale for €120 million

But the local community isn’t overly impressed.

From TheJournal.ie A major German boutique hotel chain's first Irish venue has been cleared for north Dublin Motel One

A major German boutique hotel chain's first Irish venue has been cleared for north Dublin

The nine-storey Abbey Street development will operate under the Motel One brand.

From TheJournal.ie This is Ireland's favourite building Dublin

This is Ireland's favourite building

The shortlist for the public choice award included 31 entries around the island of Ireland and one in India.

From TheJournal.ie From Dublin Port to the 'Medieval Mile': People are being asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building Best Buildings

From Dublin Port to the 'Medieval Mile': People are being asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland wants your opinion.

From TheJournal.ie This wooden "vertical village" will be built in Paris Wooden It Be Nice

This wooden "vertical village" will be built in Paris

The mixed-use development will be built using a timber frame.

From TheJournal.ie Minister: 'To solve the housing crisis, we need to build thousands of affordable apartments' Housing Crisis

Minister: 'To solve the housing crisis, we need to build thousands of affordable apartments'

Minister Eoghan Murphy has claimed the cost of building apartments has dropped by as much as 15%.

From TheJournal.ie Collapse of Carillion pushes building contractor Sammon into examinership High Court

Collapse of Carillion pushes building contractor Sammon into examinership

Carillion went bust in early January, as a result of debts of over £1.5 billion.

From TheJournal.ie How will Ireland 2040 be delivered? For starters, we need more brickies, tilers and plasterers Construction

How will Ireland 2040 be delivered? For starters, we need more brickies, tilers and plasterers

Ireland 2040 has big plans – but will we have enough construction workers to deliver government pledges.

From TheJournal.ie UK watchdog to investigate KPMG audits of collapsed building firm Collapse

UK watchdog to investigate KPMG audits of collapsed building firm

Carillion went bust earlier this month.

From TheJournal.ie Claims about bogus self-employment in construction 'grossly exaggerated' Building

Claims about bogus self-employment in construction 'grossly exaggerated'

The construction industry’s representative body did acknowledge a reluctance in contractors to directly employ workers and said the government needs to make this more attractive.

From TheJournal.ie 'They know the gun is to the head': Vexatious objectors are delaying the construction of new homes Housing Crisis

'They know the gun is to the head': Vexatious objectors are delaying the construction of new homes

The head of the Construction Federation of Ireland said developers are paying objectors up to €10,000 to make their objections go away.

From TheJournal.ie Those who bought houses with major defects 'should get a redress scheme' Cracks

Those who bought houses with major defects 'should get a redress scheme'

The scheme would focus on homes built between 2002 and 2008 in particular.

From TheJournal.ie Minister 'confident' school building projects not in jeopardy after construction firm collapse Gone Bust

Minister 'confident' school building projects not in jeopardy after construction firm collapse

The Department of Education said school buildings in question are approximately 90% complete.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council 'super depot' gets the green light Ballymun

Dublin City Council 'super depot' gets the green light

The €27 million plan will be built in Ballymun.

From TheJournal.ie Back booming: Almost 3,000 building apprentices predicted for this year Brick By Brick

Back booming: Almost 3,000 building apprentices predicted for this year

There were 650 construction apprenticeships in 2010 – that rose to 2,271 last year.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the Irishman who gave the green light to the Golden Gate Bridge Michael M O'Shaughnessy

Meet the Irishman who gave the green light to the Golden Gate Bridge

An archive of papers belonging to the NUI Galway graduate have gone on show this week.

From TheJournal.ie Government plans to have young people sharing kitchens and living rooms to help ease the rental crisis Going Up

Government plans to have young people sharing kitchens and living rooms to help ease the rental crisis

Minister Eoghan Murphy says Dublin has to go high-rise.

From TheJournal.ie Clondalkin social housing estate gets green light from council South Dublin

Clondalkin social housing estate gets green light from council

Sinn Féin raised concerns about the lack of integration between social and private housing, however.

From TheJournal.ie The Paris Olympics will have beach volleyball under the Eiffel Tower Grande For Some

The Paris Olympics will have beach volleyball under the Eiffel Tower

The International Olympic Committee this week named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.

From TheJournal.ie This is what the new Central Plaza in Dublin could look like Old Central Bank

This is what the new Central Plaza in Dublin could look like

The plan includes restaurants, shops and a rooftop venue with 360° views of the city.

From TheJournal.ie Irish building sites face more chaos as crane drivers vote to ramp up strikes Crane Kick

Irish building sites face more chaos as crane drivers vote to ramp up strikes

Crane drivers represented by Unite want a big increase in pay.

From TheJournal.ie 'It would have a detrimental impact': City council rejects Johnny Ronan's Dublin skyscraper Roadblock

'It would have a detrimental impact': City council rejects Johnny Ronan's Dublin skyscraper

The tower could have been Dublin’s tallest storied building.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Twelve simple steps to tackle our housing crisis Leo-nomics

Opinion: Twelve simple steps to tackle our housing crisis

Although there is no silver bullet, and the problem has become so acute that it probably needs the kitchen sink thrown at it, writes Victor Duggan.

From TheJournal.ie The number of planning permissions granted has shot up by 50% Planning Matters

The number of planning permissions granted has shot up by 50%

The number of apartment permissions represents a 60% jump on last year, while houses are up 48%.

From TheJournal.ie This is Ireland's favourite building Galway

This is Ireland's favourite building

The shortlist included 60 projects across 13 counties and three international projects.

From TheJournal.ie From tree houses to museums: Public asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building Architecture This post contains images

From tree houses to museums: Public asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland wants your opinion.

From TheJournal.ie The builders behind a flagship Celtic Tiger development say it's back on track Creation Of Adamstown

The builders behind a flagship Celtic Tiger development say it's back on track

Despite the fanfare Adamstown has been something of a stop-start development.

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