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SOLICITORS BYRNEWALLACE APPOINT NEW HEAD OF CONSTRUCTION

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  L to r:  ByrneWallace Partner and Head of Construction, Martin Cooney; Managing Partner, Catherine Guy and Partner and Head of Property, Michael Walsh. Martin Cooney has joined solicitors ByrneWallace as a partner and Head of the firm’s construction law practice. Martin has over 10 years’ experience advising on all aspects of construction law, both […]

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CIF DONEGAL BRANCH AND DONEGAL ETB JOIN FORCES WITH CONSTRUCTION GROUND WORK SKILLS PROGRAMME

CIF Donegal Branch

The CIF Donegal Branch and Donegal Education and Training Board (ETB) Further Education & Training (FET) Service have joined forces to further develop the ETB’s ‘Construction Ground Work Skills’ training programme, offering participants on the course the opportunity to gain work experience on construction sites in Donegal while also addressing the current skill needs of local employers. […]

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LOCAL AUTHORITY RECEIVES €85M EIB LOAN FOR LIMERICK OPERA CENTRE

Limerick Opera Centre

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to lend Limerick City and County Council €85m for the development of the city’s 3.7-acre Opera Centre, on a derelict site of Georgian buildings on the city’s Patrick and Rutland Street. The project is part of the €500m ‘Limerick 2030’ plan, which is set to transform Limerick city centre […]

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“DELAYS WITH THE ATHENRY APPLE DATA CENTRE DEMONSTRATE PROBLEMS WITH OUR PLANNING SYSTEM”

Apple Data Centre

Justin Molloy, Regional Director, CIF Western & Midland Region outlines the necessary changes that must be made to Ireland’s planning system to protect and secure investment. The function of our planning system is to regulate our built environment in the interests of the common good and in line with our planning legislation. Using a hierarchy […]

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WHAT THE NEW SECTORAL EMPLOYMENT ORDER MEANS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Sectoral Employment Order

WHAT THE NEW SECTORAL EMPLOYMENT ORDER MEANS FOR YOUR BUSINESS CIF Director of Industrial Relations and Manpower Services, Jean Winters, explains the new Sectoral Employment Order. A new Sectoral Employment Order (SEO) covering rates of pay, sick pay, and pensions across the construction industry was signed into legislation on the 19 October 2017, following the […]

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JOHN KEAVNEY APPOINTED TO BOARD OF JOHN PAUL CONSTRUCTION

John Paul Construction

John Keavney, Construction Director, and Eamon Booth, Managing Director, John Paul Construction. John Paul Construction has announced the appointment of John Keavney to its Board as Construction Director. John Keavney has over 24 years of experience in the industry. He has served at Director level with John Paul Construction for the past 10 years, and […]

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Kilsaran International Essential Learning Series

Kilsarin Essential Learning Series

The Kilsaran International Essential Learning Series is a suite of training and professional development modules devised to enhance the core skills and knowledge of industry professionals. Kilsaran International Essential Learning Series The Kilsaran International Essential Learning Series is designed to bridge the gap between the interpretation of industry standards and their implementation, this suite of […]

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CONSTRUCTION WORKERS DOWN TOOLS TO KICK OFF NATIONAL SAFETY WEEK #CIFsafety17

CIFsafety17

Baz Ashmawy and his mammy Nancy feature in a ‘Five Ways to Save your Mammy On Site’ awareness campaign #CIFsafety17 The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) is launching its #CIFsafety17 Construction Safety Week campaign today, Monday 23 October. Construction workers across Ireland will down tools for one minute to mark the beginning of Construction Safety Week. […]

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