Tag: CIF

Regional Development Ireland: Making up for a Lost Decade

Regional Development Ireland

Barry McCall speaks to CIF Southern, Western and Midlands Regional Directors about the need for greater infrastructural investment across the country. The CIF has called for an end to what it has termed a decade-long neglect of infrastructure investment, which is negatively impacting on both the economy and society. That neglect has resulted in Ireland […]


CIF Present Pre Budget Submission to Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe

CIF Pre Budget Submission

Increased infrastructure critical to solving housing crisis and ending boom/bust cycle in construction industry The CIF met with the Minister for Finance Pascal Donohoe and Minister for State in the Department of Finance Michael D’Arcy earlier today to present the CIF Pre Budget Submission and to chart a way past blockages in the supply of […]


CIF Women in Construction Breakfast Briefing

September 26th, CIF Headquarters, Construction House, Dublin  #BuildingEquality The CIF will host its second Women in Construction Breakfast Briefing event #BuildingEquality from 8am to 10am on Tuesday 26 September at CIF Headquarters, Construction House, Dublin. This is event follows on from the CIF’s very successful Breakfast Briefing Increasing Female Participation in the Construction Industry on International […]


Increased infrastructure critical to solving housing crisis and ending boom/bust cycle in construction industry.

Regions facing another ‘lost decade’ as small builders currently not in position to deliver on housing and infrastructure requirement. The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has called on Government to increase investment in infrastructure and to establish a small builders fund to put the construction industry on a sustainable footing. Putting these policies in place will […]


CIF Conference 2017 – Realising the construction industry’s potential to build Ireland’s future

CIF Conference 2017

CIF launches Ireland’s premier construction conference recognising the industry’s potential to shape our future. Every day, the importance of the construction industry within our economy and society becomes more apparent. The construction industry is employing 1000 additional workers per month since 2013 and is driving Ireland towards full employment. The housing crisis and the increasingly […]


IHBA tackling Housing Sector challenges head on

IHBA Chairman outlines his priorities The Irish Home Builders Association’s (IHBA) newly appointed Chairman ANTHONY NEVILLE outlines his priorities after taking office to CAROL TALLON and reaffirms the Association’s commitment to support house builders in navigating through industry changes. Anthony Neville is not a chairman removed from his members, he is a provincial house builder […]


National Sunday Business Post Infrastructure Summit

National Infrastructure Summit

The second National Sunday Business Post Infrastructure Summit takes place on Wednesday, 05 April at the Aviva Stadium, kick off at 8.45AM. The all-day event will include presentations by major players in the Irish Infrastructure sector including, amongst others: Paschal O’Donohue, TD, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Fred Barry, Former CEO, National Roads Authority […]


CIF Cork: N28 & Dunkettle Interchange can offset Brexit impact on Irish exports

Construction Industry Federation Cork

Cork CIF Chairman calls for Dunkettle Interchange and N28 to be fast-tracked The chairman of the Cork Branch of the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) and director of MMD Construction, Cormac Smith has called for the Dunkettle Interchange and the N28 to Ringaskiddy to be fast-tracked to construction in light of Brexit. Brexit will cut UK routes […]


Grant Thornton Construction Conference hears calls for innovation

Collaboration, long term planning and innovation will bring greater success The fifth annual Grant Thornton Construction Conference took place at Croke Park Conference Centre on Wednesday, 22 March. About 400 delegates attended the event and heard presentations on the theme of ‘Sustainability and Innovation’. Speakers & panelists at Grant Thornton Construction Conference Speakers at the […]


Female construction workers celebrate International Women’s Day

The Women in Construction panel included Jen Kelly, Jean Winters, Phil Kane, Deirdre Hennessy and Claire Solon Women in Construction event attended by women from a wide range of construction areas Over 100 women and a few men attended the Construction Industry Federation’s (CIF) Breakfast Briefing on Increasing Female Participation in Construction on International Women’s Day (08 […]