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ATKINS WINS COMMISSION TO DESIGN FINGAL COASTAL WAY

Following a competitive tendering process, the contract was awarded recently to Atkins to provide engineering services associated with the provision of the Fingal Coastal Way Greenway. The Greenway will be a dedicated high quality cycle and walking route which will run between Donabate and the boundary with County …

MERCURY REBRANDS FOR FIRST TIME IN 50 YEARS

Mercury has announced that it is rebranding for the first time in 50 years. According to Eoin Vaughan, Chief Executive Officer at Mercury, a new message was needed to articulate what sets its people apart and reflects its drive and hunger. “This was the key factor in Mercury …

RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY PRICE INDEX APRIL 2019

Residential property prices increased by 3.1% nationally in the year to April. This compares with an increase of 3.8% in the year to March and an increase of 13.3% in the twelve months to April 2018. In Dublin, residential property prices rose by 0.5% in the year to …

CONSTRUCTION GROWTH SLOWS BUT OPTIMISM REMAINS

At 54.9 in May, down from 56.6 in April, the Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – signalled the slowest expansion of Irish construction activity for four months. That said, the latest increase was marked …

APPROVAL FOR 8,400 NEW SOUTH DUBLIN HOMES

Plans for a new south Dublin town of more than 8,400 homes have been approved by An Bord Pleanála for a population exceeding 21,000, Approximately 280 hectares of land at Clonburris, to the east of Adamstown has been designated a strategic development zone (SDZ) to tackle the capital’s …