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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.

From TheJournal.ie The Briefcase: O'Flynn-v-Blackstone, ghost hotels and South African Sparring partners Inbox Me
From TheJournal.ie Multiple human remains found outside Trinity College Archaeology

Multiple human remains found outside Trinity College

The remains were found during Luas works in mid-July.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Unions protest over claims of 'continued abuse of builders' by Dept of Education Construction

Unions protest over claims of 'continued abuse of builders' by Dept of Education

The union claims that workers are being ‘forced’ to work as self-employed, “despite the fact that they are clearly employees.”

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Why are construction start-ups outpacing other sectors? Confidence Building

Why are construction start-ups outpacing other sectors?

New company formation is outstripping all other sectors, with retail at the other end of the scale.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Moving on up: Construction start-ups rise by almost 40 per cent New Builds

Moving on up: Construction start-ups rise by almost 40 per cent

Overall, company start-ups are up 14 per cent compared to the first six months of last year, according to business and credit analysts Vision-net.ie.

From TheJournal.ie Whistleblower says builders paid by State are defrauding the welfare system Dáil Claims

Whistleblower says builders paid by State are defrauding the welfare system

Education Minister Ruairí Quinn dealt with the claims raised by Fianna Fáil’s Robert Troy at Leaders’ Questions today.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Munster's first Community National School to get under construction in record time Under Construction

Munster's first Community National School to get under construction in record time

The school will have eight classrooms and is expected to be completed in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie There's three times more jobs in construction than a year ago Building Momentum

There's three times more jobs in construction than a year ago

Albeit from a low base, the pick up is leading to more positions for builders and property sector professionals.

From TheJournal.ie 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 TheJournal.ie There isn't enough office space in Dublin to fit all the new start-ups Rent Bubble

There isn't enough office space in Dublin to fit all the new start-ups

It is also providing another boost to the construction sector.

From TheJournal.ie 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’.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how many companies were started every day last month New In Town

Here's how many companies were started every day last month

There’s been a near-doubling of construction sector start-ups, too.

From TheJournal.ie Which sector saw the biggest wage gains so far this year? Paid Up

Which sector saw the biggest wage gains so far this year?

The education sector is again the biggest loser in the earnings stats for the first quarter.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: What the American Embassy has in common with an Aran jumper 50 Years

VIDEO: What the American Embassy has in common with an Aran jumper

Archive footage shows the huge crowds that gathered when the building was officially opened, 50 years ago today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Shell can celebrate all they want, but the fight is by no means over' The Pipe

'Shell can celebrate all they want, but the fight is by no means over'

The newly constructed tunnel has been mired in controversy as it will house the onshore section of the Corrib gas pipeline.

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.

From TheJournal.ie How much more will it cost you to live in Dublin? Capital Problems

How much more will it cost you to live in Dublin?

The national affordability index is stable, but there’s a big gap between Dublin and the rest of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan's first-time buyers plan slammed as 'pre-election gimmick' Not Helping

Noonan's first-time buyers plan slammed as 'pre-election gimmick'

It’s planned a portion of mortgages for first-time buyers will be guaranteed by the State as part of the Government’s Construction 2020 scheme.

From TheJournal.ie 66 per cent of hotels and restaurants at risk of collapse Hospitality

66 per cent of hotels and restaurants at risk of collapse

The construction industry and retail sector are not doing too great either, according to credit-risk analysts.

From TheJournal.ie The Central Bank is looking for someone to finish what Anglo started Anglo Rebuilt

The Central Bank is looking for someone to finish what Anglo started

Construction on the new home of the Central Bank is now set to start in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie €550m Galway motorway deal promises 450 jobs and at least five bypasses Bypassed

€550m Galway motorway deal promises 450 jobs and at least five bypasses

The 57 km four-lane motorway between Tuam and Gort is to be completed by the end of 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Regulation controversy drives construction rates up Running The Rules

Regulation controversy drives construction rates up

House building commencements are 192 per cent higher than last year.

From TheJournal.ie Homeowners to foot the bill for water used during construction works Building Costs

Homeowners to foot the bill for water used during construction works

The Construction Industry Federation says that its members have yet to raise the issue.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin city has 300 vacant sites despite needing over 37,000 housing units Lying Idle

Dublin city has 300 vacant sites despite needing over 37,000 housing units

Will Dublin City Council be liable for the undeveloped site levy? They’re not sure.

From TheJournal.ie Construction climbs 11.5 per cent in 2013 Building Booms?

Construction climbs 11.5 per cent in 2013

Growth static in fourth quarter but big jump in annual statistics

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie "In the future it will be good, so I won't complain": Dubliners on the new Luas Under Construction

"In the future it will be good, so I won't complain": Dubliners on the new Luas

Business owners are happy to put up with the noise and construction work in anticipation of more customers when the line finally opens.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seek witnesses to death of man crushed by digger Skerries

Gardaí seek witnesses to death of man crushed by digger

The incident occurred shortly before midday yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 6,500 electricians to strike in two weeks over pay rates Sparks Flying

6,500 electricians to strike in two weeks over pay rates

Some 94 per cent of TEEU members voted in favour of industrial action and notice was served on employers today.

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.