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From TheJournal.ie WATCH: At least 20 people injured after cranes collapse on to houses Netherlands

WATCH: At least 20 people injured after cranes collapse on to houses

The incident happened today in the Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn.

From TheJournal.ie People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland's worst tax offenders Naughty Farmers

People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland's worst tax offenders

A new report by the RTÉ Investigations Unit digs into the tax misdemeanours of the Irish public.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin is 'completely unprepared' for another boom, apparently... Y'all Aint Ready

Dublin is 'completely unprepared' for another boom, apparently...

The government has hit back at Fianna Fáil’s criticism over ‘lack of investment’.

From TheJournal.ie Surveyors welcome plans to make Dublin apartments even smaller Shoe Box

Surveyors welcome plans to make Dublin apartments even smaller

Council planning proposals would see the minimum size reduced by almost 20%.

From TheJournal.ie This is what is being done to allow Ireland to build more houses Shortage

This is what is being done to allow Ireland to build more houses

A review into An Bord Pleanála’s is taking place and should be finished by the end of the year.

From TheJournal.ie This incredible glass house will be built into a cliff above the Aegean sea Dream Living

This incredible glass house will be built into a cliff above the Aegean sea

The living quarters are topped with a skylight that turns out to be, in fact, the swimming pool.

From TheJournal.ie This robot can build a house in just two days Brickies

This robot can build a house in just two days

It could make bricklayers a thing of the past.

From TheJournal.ie The first Irish home builder to go public in 20 years has made a healthy debut Strong Foundations

The first Irish home builder to go public in 20 years has made a healthy debut

Cairn Homes listed on the London Stock Exchange today.

From TheJournal.ie Qatar isn't happy about claims of thousands dying on World Cup construction sites Construction

Qatar isn't happy about claims of thousands dying on World Cup construction sites

The Washington Post estimated that as many as 4,000 workers will die by 2020.

From TheJournal.ie This week’s vital property news: Tough times for tenants but a construction on the up Shovel Ready This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: Tough times for tenants but a construction on the up

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

From TheJournal.ie Going up: The construction industry is on a winning streak right now Supply And Demand

Going up: The construction industry is on a winning streak right now

The Ulster Bank’s new figures have shown growth in the construction industry continued in April.

From TheJournal.ie Why can’t government ministers go cold turkey on home ownership? Opinion

Why can’t government ministers go cold turkey on home ownership?

The country, along with potential house buyers, is being held to ransom.

From TheJournal.ie He's back!: Johnny Ronan, property and the Celtic Tiger Celtic Phoenix

He's back!: Johnny Ronan, property and the Celtic Tiger

One of Ireland’s most well-known property developers has exited Nama.

From TheJournal.ie The government has a grand plan for unemployed construction workers... Grand Job

The government has a grand plan for unemployed construction workers...

They’re going to blitz construction companies with information about their employment services, like Jobbridge. And, erm, that’s about it really.

From TheJournal.ie New home building across Ireland has pulled into the slow lane Bricks-and-mortar

New home building across Ireland has pulled into the slow lane

But land values are predicted to rise, which could mean more property eventually on the market.

From TheJournal.ie Houses 'crumbling around families' because of defective bricks Unsound Homes

Houses 'crumbling around families' because of defective bricks

The homeowners in Donegal want redress.

From TheJournal.ie Up. Up. Down... Housing construction surged, then slowed to a trickle late last year Getting Boomier

Up. Up. Down... Housing construction surged, then slowed to a trickle late last year

We’re in for a “turbulent” year in the home construction sector in 2015, it’s being predicted.

From TheJournal.ie It's taken a long time, but the construction industry is doing ok (especially on commercial projects) Building

It's taken a long time, but the construction industry is doing ok (especially on commercial projects)

The rate of growth in commercial activity remained sharp, despite easing for the third month running.

From TheJournal.ie 2015 off to a strong start for new companies, and it could 'beat all predictions' SMEs

2015 off to a strong start for new companies, and it could 'beat all predictions'

There’s already a 22.5% increase in the number of new companies this year.

From TheJournal.ie Construction work was on the up again last month (and firms are hiring) Optimism

Construction work was on the up again last month (and firms are hiring)

Some firms hired new staff to prepare for further growth in work.

From TheJournal.ie Nama has a €150 million plan for Boland's Mill Milling Around

Nama has a €150 million plan for Boland's Mill

Well, they funded the planning of a plan.

From TheJournal.ie This is how many new homes are being built this year (and importantly, where they are) Sprawl
From TheJournal.ie Electricians union will do 'whatever is necessary' to get 5% pay rise Threat

Electricians union will do 'whatever is necessary' to get 5% pay rise

The TEEU’s conference heard that they wan ta roll-back on concession made over the last seven years.

From TheJournal.ie The Viewing: Your vital round-up of property news from the week Shovel Ready This post contains images

The Viewing: Your vital round-up of property news from the week

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

From TheJournal.ie Three new Garda headquarters on the way for Galway, Wexford and Dublin Green Light

Three new Garda headquarters on the way for Galway, Wexford and Dublin

The Minister for Justice said the €42 million investment shows she is serious about improving the policing system.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're still scared when strong winds blow': Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan Rebuild This post contains images

'We're still scared when strong winds blow': Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan

“The resilience of the Filipino people is amazing, they are like phoenix birds.”

From TheJournal.ie Rise in construction causing rats to come up from sewers and drains Aw Rats

Rise in construction causing rats to come up from sewers and drains

Heard any scratching noises recently? Just saying.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny vows to crack down on cowboy developers NO MORE PRIORY HALLS

Enda Kenny vows to crack down on cowboy developers

“Nobody wants to go back to the bad old days of the construction and property boom.”

From TheJournal.ie There's been a surge in new building projects since January The Rising

There's been a surge in new building projects since January

Project commencements are up 40 per cent, compared to the first 8 months of 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Pressure is on to get building, but those in construction need to learn new skills Build It Up

Pressure is on to get building, but those in construction need to learn new skills

The Irish Green Building Council says Ireland is going through a “revolution in standards and regulation”.

From TheJournal.ie There will be €2.2 BILLION spent on social housing in the next three years

There will be €2.2 BILLION spent on social housing in the next three years

Brendan Howlin says it will deliver 6,700 units.

From TheJournal.ie House building growth was at its fastest since 2000 last month Build It Up

House building growth was at its fastest since 2000 last month

And employment is growing, too.

From TheJournal.ie Builders are not happy with the government's new social housing plan Housing

Builders are not happy with the government's new social housing plan

But a housing charity thinks it’s not so bad.

From TheJournal.ie Councillors receive official notice of Poolbeg incinerator contract - 3 days after it was signed Poolbeg

Councillors receive official notice of Poolbeg incinerator contract - 3 days after it was signed

The council CEO is understood to have described it as an “oversight” on his part not to inform the councillors sooner.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is building even fewer homes than in 2013 Building

Ireland is building even fewer homes than in 2013

New figures show that the volume of residential has decreased for a second quarter.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor Thornton Heights

President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor

It took 10 years for the scheme in Inchicore to be completed.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy Dublin housing maps show info from family size to central heating Where The Hoods At?

Fancy Dublin housing maps show info from family size to central heating

How many people use gas heating in Clontarf? How many toddler householdS are there in Dundrum?

From TheJournal.ie Been noticing more cranes about? Construction has increased for 12 straight months New Build

Been noticing more cranes about? Construction has increased for 12 straight months

A new survey says that there is more work and jobs are on the up.

From TheJournal.ie DIT's new Grangegorman campus opens its doors to 1,000 students this morning Get Your Education On

DIT's new Grangegorman campus opens its doors to 1,000 students this morning

The campus, in Dublin’s north inner city, will eventually be the academic home to 20,000 students.

From TheJournal.ie Kilkenny bridge controversy due back before court on Wednesday Suspension

Kilkenny bridge controversy due back before court on Wednesday

The bridge at Green’s Bridge has been the site of protests in recent months.