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Irish Construction News project case studies from the Irish construction industry

Clanbrassil Street/St Nicholas Quarter Public Realm Rejuvenation Scheme, Dundalk – John Cradock Limited

John Cradock

The official opening of the Clanbrassil Street/St Nicholas Quarter Public Realm Rejuvenation Scheme in Dundalk took place in September of 2020. The scheme was completed over 12 months by John Cradock Ltd (JCL). The works comprised the provision of new widened asphalt footpaths and parking bays and new asphalt surfacing on Clanbrassil Street, planting and seating areas, upgrading of public lighting, improved pedestrian crossings points and a decluttering of footpaths.

UMR Group achieves near-zero waste on an industrial demolition project

UMR Group

In 2020, UMR Group was contracted for the demolition and waste management for Bays 77 and 79 in the Shannon Free Zone for Shannon Commercial Properties. The demolition provided 1.034 hectares of fully serviced sites for redevelopment. As the project was to be a LEED-certified project, UMR was engaged to assist the project to claim credits in various categories.

MMD Construction delivers 40 NZEB homes in Kinsale for Clúid Housing

MMD Construction

Despite Covid-19 lockdowns, MMD Construction delivered the Radharc An tSaile housing scheme in Kinsale for Clúid Housing just one week behind schedule. MMD Construction was the main contractor and Project Supervisor Construction Stage for Radharc An tSaile, a 40 unit Nearly Zero Energy Building (NZEB) standard social housing scheme in Kinsale, County Cork, for approved housing body Clúid Housing.

Monami scheme was one of the first to be completed Under Covid-19 Return To Work Safely Protocol

One of the first projects on which new Covid-19 operating procedures were introduced, as it was approved by Dublin City Council to reopen early after the first lockdown, Monami Construction’s Poplar Row, Dublin, residential scheme presented significant logistics challenges. But the contractor delivered with minimal delay.

Gas Networks Ireland and Cosgrave Group partner to reduce emissions on Dublin scheme

Gas Networks ireland

Gas Networks Ireland worked with developer Cosgrave Group to deliver a gas-fuelled sustainable solution on its Bridgefield and Pappan Grove development in Dublin.
Leading developers continue to use natural gas to deliver secure, affordable and sustainable homes that meet Near Zero Energy Building (NZEB) standard. This was the finding of a Gas Networks Ireland case study.