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Tag: Dublin

€23.2m allocated for Dublin transport projects

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, has announced the allocation by the National Transport Authority of more than €23 million for sustainable transport projects in the Greater Dublin Area (GDA) under the Sustainable Transport Measures Grants (STMG) Programme for 2016. These projects, which include improvements to bus, cycle and pedestrian routes and revisions […]

Strong demand mixed with challenges says developer

Woodbank at Shankill, County Dublin is currently being developed by Ravenshall Developments which is run by Matt Gallagher, Eoin Gallagher and Frank Gunning. The scheme consists of 40 houses and 18 apartments and duplexes – all fitted out to the highest specifications. Weather permitting they are looking at a late April launch. There is a […]

Facilities Management Conference offering expert knowledge

Facilities Management Ireland (FM Ireland) is back again, at the RDS, Dublin on the 8-9th March. It is a unique opportunity for all those involved and responsible for creating and maintaining retail, industrial, commercial, government buildings and facilities, to see the latest products, services and solution providers that can be of direct assistance and benefit […]

150 construction jobs for Cherrywood development

Developers in south county Dublin are this week submitting a planning application for a major road network investment that will mark the first phase of development of a new town centre and upgraded business park at the Cherrywood Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) in South Dublin. This first stage will create 150 new construction jobs when work […]

New housing package will increase the supply says CIF

Construction Industry Federation

The announcement yesterday evening by Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly that he is to reduce levies for construction and make changes to planning standards, will increase the supply of houses and lower construction costs significantly, according to the Construction Industry Federation (CIF). Director General of the CIF Tom Parlon stated: “The removal of costs […]

Time Lapse – Dublin’s Iconic Diving Bell gets a facelift

Earlier this year, as part of the Dublin Port redevelopment, Weslin Construction were engaged by the Dublin Port Company to renovate Dublin’s iconic Diving Bell, situated on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay. In February, Weslin Construction began the renovation of the Diving Bell.  A 350 tonne crane was used to lift the Bell, which is 13 […]