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Posted April 12, 2019

DCU planning 1,240-bed student housing scheme

Dublin City University is planning a significant new student accommodation building, with 1,240 bedspaces. It comes amid a surge in the number of such facilities being built around the capital. The university is planning to build its new student accommodation…
Posted April 5, 2019

Meath Co Council unveils €454 million investment plan

Meath County Council has unveiled an ambitious plan to spend €454 million on a three-year development programme that includes housing, transportation and recreational facilities, as well as environmental and economic projects. The package equates to more than twice the €209…
Posted April 2, 2019

Munster Rugby: Musgrave Park redevelopment update

Munster Rugby says a planned multi-million euro upgrade of facilities at Musgrave Park will be of benefit to the surrounding community as well as their own players. Last month, Cork City Council granted planning permission to the IRFU Munster branch…
Posted March 11, 2019

Construction activity reaches a seven-month high

Irish construction activity reached a seven-month high in February, according to Ulster Bank’s latest purchasing managers’ index (PMI) for the sector. Activity accelerated sharply on January’s pace of growth, with the index posting a headline reading of 60.5 versus 54.6…
Posted March 6, 2019

Dublin crane count reaches record 123 in March

The Irish Times Dublin crane count reached a record 123 in March – the fifth consecutive month when the survey recorded a new high. March’s total is still 21 per cent up on last November’s count when the survey’s record-breaking…