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Number of residential units sent for planning dropped by 29% in first quarter of this year
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Number of residential units sent for planning dropped by 29% in first quarter of this year

May 26th 2021, 6:10 AM 8,011 Views 7 Comments

The type of residential units subject to commencement has seen a “substantial shift” towards housing over apartments.

Contractor BAM takes High Court action against National Children's Hospital board
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Contractor BAM takes High Court action against National Children's Hospital board

Apr 8th 2021, 10:19 PM 35,658 Views 0 Comments

BAM is the primary contractor building the new children’s hospital in Dublin.

Phased return of construction from 12 April criticised as 'economic and societal own goal'
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Phased return of construction from 12 April criticised as 'economic and societal own goal'

Mar 30th 2021, 9:06 PM 38,750 Views 15 Comments

The Taoiseach said that the resumption of house builds from 12 April includes home refurbishments.

Building company launches High Court action against government's construction shutdown
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Building company launches High Court action against government's construction shutdown

Mar 5th 2021, 7:07 PM 34,005 Views 0 Comments

It claims the private construction sector is being unfairly discriminated against.

Housing minister says construction sector is set to reopen on 5 March
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Housing minister says construction sector is set to reopen on 5 March

Feb 8th 2021, 1:26 PM 25,929 Views 26 Comments

The minister said the building of homes is an “essential service”.

Every week of lockdown between 700 and 800 houses will not be built, says minister
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Every week of lockdown between 700 and 800 houses will not be built, says minister

Jan 27th 2021, 5:08 PM 24,576 Views 55 Comments

The lockdown will mean housing targets could be off by between 6,500 and 7,000 new homes,

Level 5 lockdown to be reviewed next week, but government expected to extend restrictions to late February
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Level 5 lockdown to be reviewed next week, but government expected to extend restrictions to late February

Updated Jan 20th 2021, 9:45 PM 102,760 Views 75 Comments

Government sources state that it is still their intention to get schools reopened in February.

'About 30%' of construction sites remaining open despite Level 5 shutdown
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'About 30%' of construction sites remaining open despite Level 5 shutdown

Jan 19th 2021, 9:00 PM 66,995 Views 35 Comments

Some of the biggest FDI sites in the country are open under government exemptions.

Construction workers face cost of restrictions as PUP recipients rise to nearly 400,000
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Construction workers face cost of restrictions as PUP recipients rise to nearly 400,000

Updated Jan 11th 2021, 7:57 PM 57,467 Views 20 Comments

Almost 400,000 people will receive the PUP tomorrow, an increase of 18.7% on last week.

Explainer: Here is how today's construction lockdown will impact building projects
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Explainer: Here is how today's construction lockdown will impact building projects

Jan 8th 2021, 5:00 PM 33,108 Views 29 Comments

Despite the lockdown there are a number of construction projects that can continue.

'Non-essential' construction sites to close but exemptions including social housing projects near completion can continue
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'Non-essential' construction sites to close but exemptions including social housing projects near completion can continue

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 6:24 PM 101,544 Views 71 Comments

There are a number of exemptions to the order.

Teens called on to design 'home for everyone' in construction competition
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Teens called on to design 'home for everyone' in construction competition

Jan 3rd 2021, 8:30 AM 44,391 Views 8 Comments

Winners will have the option of taking a Construction Industry Federation scholarship or access to its apprenticeship programme.

Government expects 25,000 new homes built in 2021 - half by State or approved housing bodies
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Government expects 25,000 new homes built in 2021 - half by State or approved housing bodies

Dec 26th 2020, 6:30 AM 12,979 Views 17 Comments

The shutdown of the industry slowed progress this year but it is unlikely further lockdowns would stop construction.

Opinion: Goodbye to O'Rahilly's 40 Herbert Park, an integral part of the story of 1916
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Opinion: Goodbye to O'Rahilly's 40 Herbert Park, an integral part of the story of 1916

Sep 30th 2020, 6:30 PM 24,313 Views 45 Comments

Historian Donal Fallon tells of ‘The O’Rahilly’, one of The Rising’s most colourful characters and how his recently demolished home, 40 Herbert Park, played a part in the history of the rebellion.

Permission granted for 48-bed apartment block in Dublin after council rejected proposal in 2017
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Permission granted for 48-bed apartment block in Dublin after council rejected proposal in 2017

Sep 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 30,662 Views 24 Comments

A previous application was rejected back in 2017 following concerns from Irish Rail and local residents.

Another Dublin construction site has closed due to a case of Covid-19
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Another Dublin construction site has closed due to a case of Covid-19

Jul 23rd 2020, 11:25 AM 46,088 Views 54 Comments

The latest site is the East Quad site in Grangegorman.

Dublin construction site closes after over 20 workers test positive for coronavirus
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Dublin construction site closes after over 20 workers test positive for coronavirus

Updated Jul 20th 2020, 6:20 PM 124,346 Views 105 Comments

The construction company said further tests are being arranged.

Pandemic set to cause major shortfall in housing supply, warns new study
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Pandemic set to cause major shortfall in housing supply, warns new study

Jun 16th 2020, 6:10 AM 19,260 Views 54 Comments

The study from the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland shows that new builds have been badly impacted.

CIF director 'misspoke' about possible 40% increase in cost of National Children's Hospital
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CIF director 'misspoke' about possible 40% increase in cost of National Children's Hospital

May 22nd 2020, 12:30 PM 23,637 Views 50 Comments

Tom Parlon made the claim on Tuesday to the Oireachtas Special Committee on Covid-19 Response.

Unions agree additional protections for workers with Construction Industry Federation
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Unions agree additional protections for workers with Construction Industry Federation

May 21st 2020, 1:01 PM 12,460 Views 12 Comments

The agreement between the Trade Union Federation and the CIF was signed today.

'It's good to be back' - Former Mayo star relieved to reopen family business as lockdown eases
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'It's good to be back' - Former Mayo star relieved to reopen family business as lockdown eases

May 21st 2020, 12:00 PM 35,203 Views 7 Comments

Mortimer Quarries resumed their operations on Monday.

House prices could fall by 12% due to Covid-19, according to ESRI study
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House prices could fall by 12% due to Covid-19, according to ESRI study

May 20th 2020, 1:03 PM 39,721 Views 52 Comments

The ESRI warns that the challenges facing the construction industry may impact supply.

Phase One: Slow, steady and plenty of nerves as Dublin embarks on gradual re-opening
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Phase One: Slow, steady and plenty of nerves as Dublin embarks on gradual re-opening

May 18th 2020, 1:20 PM 41,129 Views 39 Comments

Across Dublin, traffic was a little busier as the country began the first stage of the Covid-19 roadmap.

Varadkar says indoor construction such as home renovations will not be permitted during Phase One
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Varadkar says indoor construction such as home renovations will not be permitted during Phase One

May 15th 2020, 5:10 PM 76,960 Views 52 Comments

Those who can work outside can now return to work.

Construction to resume at three social housing developments in Dublin from early next week
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Construction to resume at three social housing developments in Dublin from early next week

Apr 22nd 2020, 9:05 PM 46,868 Views 68 Comments

Contractors are understood to be on site at the three locations to ensure social distancing can be maintained.

BAM 'welcomes' legal action taken against it by board of National Children's Hospital
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BAM 'welcomes' legal action taken against it by board of National Children's Hospital

Apr 2nd 2020, 10:15 PM 57,595 Views 64 Comments

The dispute relates around the validity of a contract to commence Phase B of construction of the Children’s Hospital without a design.

Construction work ceases at National Children's Hospital site
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Construction work ceases at National Children's Hospital site

Mar 31st 2020, 6:31 PM 27,529 Views 19 Comments

The contractors had been criticised for continuing construction at the site after new government guidelines.

Most construction work will stop unless essential to pandemic, Harris says
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Most construction work will stop unless essential to pandemic, Harris says

Mar 28th 2020, 1:38 PM 63,498 Views 17 Comments

Construction will not be on the list of essential non-retail services due to be published today, Harris confirmed.

Union calls for immediate closure of construction sites
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Union calls for immediate closure of construction sites

Mar 24th 2020, 11:14 AM 59,094 Views 60 Comments

It comes after criticism that the construction industry is not responding quickly enough to the ongoing Covid-19 emergency.

'You can't roof a house from home': Construction chiefs say they await HSE order to down tools
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'You can't roof a house from home': Construction chiefs say they await HSE order to down tools

Mar 24th 2020, 12:05 AM 69,974 Views 84 Comments

Right now, there are over 100,000 people still involved in construction across the island.

Council warns National Children's Hospital contractor about working hour breaches on site
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Council warns National Children's Hospital contractor about working hour breaches on site

Nov 2nd 2019, 12:05 AM 29,806 Views 0 Comments

One local councillor says local residents feel “under siege” from the constant construction work near their homes.

Funding approved for 1,770 'affordable homes' on local authority sites
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Funding approved for 1,770 'affordable homes' on local authority sites

Aug 6th 2019, 10:51 AM 26,102 Views 45 Comments

Projects have been given the green light in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kildare, Kilkenny, Limerick, Waterford, Wicklow and Wexford.

540 jobs on the way as planning permission granted for €500 million data centre in Wicklow
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540 jobs on the way as planning permission granted for €500 million data centre in Wicklow

Jul 19th 2019, 11:31 AM 46,511 Views 50 Comments

Echelon Data Centres was granted permission for the facility to be built at the Avoca River Business Park.

40% drop in the number of site accidents in the construction industry this year
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40% drop in the number of site accidents in the construction industry this year

Jul 19th 2019, 9:30 AM 8,961 Views 31 Comments

There have been 166 incidents recorded up to June 2019 – two of which were fatal.

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

Jun 12th 2019, 6:10 AM 16,324 Views 34 Comments

The hospital board will appear before an Oireachtas committee today.

Residents beside site for new student complex protest over noise levels and rats
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Residents beside site for new student complex protest over noise levels and rats

May 12th 2019, 7:15 AM 33,903 Views 41 Comments

The new 300-bed student accommodation complex is expected to be completed by 2020.

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

Apr 11th 2019, 6:20 AM 16,051 Views 21 Comments

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

Spiralling costs, scarce materials and penalties: How Brexit could impact the housing crisis
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Spiralling costs, scarce materials and penalties: How Brexit could impact the housing crisis

Mar 6th 2019, 12:02 AM 15,941 Views 27 Comments

Increased costs and problems securing staff could hinder the industry’s response.

Plans to rezone industrial lands in Dublin to allow for housing revealed
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Plans to rezone industrial lands in Dublin to allow for housing revealed

Mar 5th 2019, 10:28 AM 27,132 Views 37 Comments

A Dublin City Council month meeting last night was informed of potential “new growth areas” within the M50.

Number of homes built in 2018 rose by 25% compared to year previous
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Number of homes built in 2018 rose by 25% compared to year previous

Feb 7th 2019, 9:05 PM 9,897 Views 31 Comments

The total number of new dwellings completed in 2018 was 18,072, according to the CSO.

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