Sonas News

Posted February 16, 2015

UK government construction pipeline reaches £128bn

  The total number of projects in the UK government’s construction pipeline has increased by 1,262, bringing its overall value to £128bn. Analysis released today by KPMG showed 3,148 projects in the pipeline, compared with 1,886 in July 2014, adding…
Posted February 10, 2015

Demand for subcontractors rises in Ireland

The rate of expansion in the Irish construction sector slowed sharply in January, though the availability of subcontractors deteriorated at a marked rate. The rates charged by subcontractors continued to increase, albeit at a weaker pace than in December. Although…
Posted January 30, 2015

Leinster Rugby announces winner of RDS Arena design competition

The RDS and Leinster Rugby have announced the winner of an international design competition for the €20 million redevelopment of the RDS arena, in Ballsbridge, Co Dublin. A consortium of architect firms, Dublin-based Newenham Mulligan and London-based Grimshaw Architects, has been chosen to deliver “a world class RDS…
Posted January 14, 2015

Four New Jobs in Ireland

According to Goodbody, Ireland is set to be the “fastest growing euro area economy” in 2015. With the increase in the level of activity in the Irish construction industry set to continue, 2015 looks set to be the year that…
Posted December 15, 2014

Construction Jobs in the UK & Ireland

Thinking of moving home? It may be that your visa is nearly up, you miss family and friends or you’re starting a family and feel like now is the right time to return. Whatever the reason, we can help take the…
Posted December 10, 2014

6 Major transport schemes for Dublin

SIX major transport schemes have been unveiled as possible solutions to cater for growing population growth in north Dublin. The shelved Metro North project is back on the agenda, along with a partially-tunnelled Line line , two extensions of the DART network and…
Posted November 27, 2014

Irish Unemployment Rate Drops to 11.1%

Quarterly National Household Survey shows jobless rate at lowest level for five years The State’s unemployment rate dropped to 11.1 per cent in the third quarter of this year, its lowest level since 2009, as conditions in the labour market…