CIF Encourages A Future In Construction For Students

“The construction industry is recovering strongly and is worth more than €14 billion to the Irish economy. So there are plenty of high quality careers in the sector, stated Tom Parlon, Director General of the CIF.  In fact, applications for construction related courses have been on the rise for the past number of years, reflecting […]

Construction Industry Federation (CIF) statement on Public Capital Programme

The increase in construction jobs and infrastructural projects announced today by the Government is a welcome injection of much needed long term investment in the construction sector, the CIF has stated. Worth €27 billion, the significance of this Programme to the construction industry is reflected in the fact that today’s announcement will generate in the […]

Tipperary homeowners spend nearly €4m on Home Renovations so far in 2015

The latest Home Renovation Incentive scheme statistics show the scheme is boosting trade for Tipperary’s hardware retailers and merchants with €3.9 million Euro being spent under the scheme so far this year in County Tipperary. The scheme, which began in October 2013 has seen nearly €10million spent on home renovations in Tipperary. The Incentive provides for tax […]

Location and Site Critical Issues for New Construction

Location, location, location is the old and trusted adage of estate agents- but according to the Irish Green Building Council it also holds true when it comes to building green!   Despite the collapse of the construction industry in 2007 thousands of single houses continue to be built on green field sites across the country- […]

Launch of the Public Consultation on the draft National Radon Control Strategy for Ireland

Fergus O’Dowd, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government, today (17 January, 2013) launched the public consultation on the draft National Radon Control Strategy for Ireland. Speaking at the National Radon Forum in Dublin, Minister O’Dowd stressed that input from the public is key to ensuring that Ireland has […]

Modern Homes & Building Exhibition returns to Thurles

The Modern Homes & Building Exhibition returns to the Presentation Sports Complex, Thurles on 10th 11th & 12th September. The show is on schedule to be a huge success and will open its doors to the public from 7pm – 10pm on Friday and 12noon – 6pm on Saturday and Sunday. A large number of […]

Energy Awards Prize Fund For Tipperary Buildings

The considerable shift within the Irish construction industry towards energy efficient building design is being acknowledged by a newly launched awards scheme, details of which were announced today. Building professionals including architects, engineers, builders and developers, across County Tipperary are being urged to submit entries to the Isover Energy Efficiency Awards (EEA), which recognise new […]