Category: News

CIF Statement on Covid-19  Measures


The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) is collaborating with Government in leading the national response to Covid-19. The initial phase is containment with the objective being to minimise the spread of Covid-19. This is the critical stage for employers and employees. Decisive, proactive containment measures taken now can reduce negative impacts in the future.


Ecocem Group Appoints Sustainability and Innovation Expert as Managing Director for Ireland

Susan Mcgarry

The Ecocem Group has made a strategic internal appointment of Susan McGarry as Managing Director of Ecocem Ireland. A chartered engineer, Susan McGarry has worked for Ecocem for nine years in a variety of roles, the most recent of which was European Sustainability Manager.


Construction Professionals Skillnet Aims to Address Construction Skills Shortages

Construction Professionals Skillnet

L to r: Dave Flynn, Executive Director, Skillnet Ireland; Tom Parlon, Director General, CIF; Pat Lucey, President, CIF; and Liz Carroll, Network Manager, Construction Professionals Skillnet. Skillnet Ireland and the CIF have established a new Construction Professionals Skillnet to urgently address skills shortages in the construction industry. The CIF and Skillnet Ireland are delighted to […]


Stewart Construction Dundalk Project Achieves LEED Gold

Stewart Construction

The Irish Life Customer Centre building, at the IDA Finnabair Business Park, Dundalk, has recently achieved LEED ((Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification. Main contractor Stewart Construction partnered with a team of industry specialists the deliver the design and bring the centre from planning through to construction and occupation phase.


Walls And Dundalk IT Form Student Development Partnership Agreement

Walls DkIT

Walls Construction and Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop further the relationship between both organisations forming a strategic partnership for research, innovation, graduate employment and education.


CIF Welcomes 76% Increase In Women Working In The Industry

We are Construction

From L to r: Sally Jean Doherty, Apprentice Carpenter and Joiner, Sisk; Patricia Power, Quantity Surveyor and Project Manager; Patricia Power Quantity Surveying & Project Managemen;  Glorence Makharinge, Site Engineer, Marlet Property Group; Carole Smillie, Project Manager, Bennett Property; Nellie Reid, Managing Director, Meehan Green; and Jean Winters, Director, Industrial Relations and Employment Services, CIF. According to the CIF, 5,400 women […]


Workplace & Facilities Expo 2020 – Incorporating FM Ireland

Workplace & Facilities Expo

Date: March 3rd and 4th,   Location: RDS Dublin The Place to Experience the Latest in Industry Innovation Free-to-attend conference hosts over 50 industry experts, and an exhibition showcasing the country’s leading product, service and solution providers. Whatever your business, you are impacted on a daily basis by aspect involved in the delivery of FM […]