Sonas News

Posted October 10, 2017

Development of €38m wind farm in Wicklow commences

Work on the development and construction of a €38m wind farm in Wicklow has commenced, following the granting of full planning permission by Wicklow County Council. The stand-alone Irish company has been established for the sole purpose of the development…
Posted October 4, 2017

Murphy to unveil apartment building changes

Proposals to increase apartment block sizes, scrap the requirement for car park spaces in new units and to boost the building of affordable homes will be signalled by Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy this week. It is expected that he will…
Posted September 28, 2017

State expects 19,000 houses to be built by year end

The Government expects 19,000 houses to be completed by the end of this year and a further 23,000 houses to be finished by 2018. Speaking at a Property Industry Ireland conference, Damien English, the Minister for Housing and Urban Development, said…
Posted September 18, 2017

Crane operators threaten to escalate dispute to UK

Crane operators who have been engaged in strike action over pay have threatened to escalate their dispute by targeting sites in the UK operated by Irish construction firms. Their union, Unite, has held 12 days of intermittent strike action in…
Posted September 12, 2017

Work begins on £30m development in Southampton

A £30M DEVELOPMENT set to bring 750 jobs to Southampton is on track for completion in May 2018. Crucial road improvements giving access to the South Central development in Test Lane, Nursling have now been completed meaning building work can start on the 11-acre…