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BORD PLEANÁLA CLEARS WAY FOR 147 HOMES ON CORK NORTHSIDE

The way has finally been cleared for the construction of 147 social and affordable homes on Cork’s northside on county land earmarked for transfer to the city. It follows An Bord Pleanála’s decision to give the green light for the estimated €34m scheme in Mayfield, proposed by Cork …

CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY CONTINUES TO RISE SHARPLY

Irish construction activity continued to increase during March. Disruption caused by heavy snowfall at the start of the month contributed to slower expansions in activity, new orders and purchasing activity, but growth rates remained marked nonetheless. Furthermore, the rate of job creation picked up and business sentiment remained …

PLANNING GO-AHEAD FOR 608 HOMES UNDER NEW FAST-TRACK SYSTEM

Developer Michael O’Flynn has been given the green light by An Bord Pleanála for the construction of 608 homes in Glanmire, Co Cork. The approval, given under the Government’s temporary ‘fast-track’ planning system, will see the delivery by O’Flynn Construction of 496 houses and 112 apartments at Ballinglanna. …

CONSTRUCTION – AN INSIGHT INTO GROWTH TRENDS

Despite Ireland’s relatively small geographical size, the construction industry in both the ROI and NI is being shaped by a number of trends, and is no doubt being heavily influenced by current political and economic changes happening both at home and internationally according to the AECOM Ireland Annual …

PBSA – THE FACTS & FIGURES

Multinational construction consultancy firm, Linesight, has launched a report on the Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) sector in Ireland. The report is an analysis of the supply/demand, pricing, costs and international design trends in the sector and captures feedback from 16 interviewees with the Higher Education Institutions ( HEIs) …

SAFETY FIRST & FOREMOST

Ridgeway are a leading supplier of site products and are dedicated to safety while working on site. Over the last 45 years we have led the way through innovation for the construction industry in Ireland by introducing many new products to the local market. We stock market leading …