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Posted October 26, 2018

€31.5m wind farm for Kerry

Europe’s largest renewable energy company Statkraft is to begin construction on a €31.5m wind farm project in the south-west. The 23.1 megawatt Kilathmoy wind farm will be located on the Kerry-Limerick border and will be Statkraft’s first wind farm project…
Posted October 25, 2018

Dublin crane count at 89 on October 1st

There were 89 cranes visible over the centre of Dublin on October 1st from the seventh floor of The Irish Times building on Tara Street. This is down four (or 4 per cent) on September’s total of 93 – the highest score…
Posted October 10, 2018

€470m extra allocated to housing

The Minister for Finance has announced a €2.3bn allocation for housing programmes in 2019. Paschal Donohoe said it represented an increase of €470m, or 26%, on this year. €1.25bn will be allocated to the delivery of 10,000 new social housing…
Posted September 25, 2018

€30m affordable home project for Cork City

A €30m affordable housing project on public land on Cork’s northside has been granted planning permission. The scheme in Blackpool, which will deliver 112 apartments, was one of several housing projects signed off by Cork City Council last night. Combined, the…
Posted September 21, 2018

More females required to meet construction demand – CIF

Increasing numbers of female construction workers is key to solving Ireland’s housing and infrastructure crises. This is according to the Construction Industry Federation (CIF). Ahead of the launch of its first ‘Diversity and Inclusion Guidance’ document for the construction sector,…