The continuing uncertainty surrounding the eventual outcome of Brexit shows some encouraging signs of a slowdown in the inflationary curve of the domestic property market sales in Ireland, and Dublin in particular in recent months. Recent surveys have shown that the year on year figure has slowed to 2% increase in prices across the board...

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  Dublin Port Company C.E.O. Eamonn O’Reilly has recently announced a revised capital investment programme of €1 billion over the next ten years to keep abreast of the continuing expansion of the Port. This figure shows an increase of €400 million over the investment projected last year. Dublin Port has seen growth of 37% over...

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    At the recent launch of the “Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Guidance” document for the Construction Industry Federation, aimed at addressing the significant gender imbalance in the industry, key Construction leaders say that more female professionals in Project Management, Architecture and Engineering skills are essential to meeting the current demand, and to deliver Ireland’s...

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Dublin Airport

  Dublin Airport Authority have signalled their intention to proceed with immediate effect with the construction of the long awaited €320 million second runway in Dublin Airport, to accommodate the anticipated growth in air traffic passenger numbers in the years ahead. The ‘north runway’ as it is named, will be completed by the end of...

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The announcement this week by the E.U. that Ireland’s economy is projected to grow by 5.6% this year and 4.1% next year, outstripping E.U. wide growth by almost three times this year and double next year, comes as yet another endorsement of the Government’s handling of the economy. Demands for Architects, Engineers and Construction professionals...

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There have been widespread predictions of full employment by economists and employers over the past year, marking the pace of the economic recovery in recent years. All the most recent forecasts are that the pace of the recovery will actually increase in the next two to three years. During the past year, calls for the...

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  One of the more significant features of the Project Ireland 2040 is the enormous investment earmarked for Infrastructure in the Plan. From a proposed investment of €10 billion in roads, including the M20 from Cork to Limerick; the Galway bypass; and the M50 Dublin Port south access road via the N11, and the major...

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  The official opening of the latest stretch of the M18 motorway, linking Gort and Tuam took place last week. This represents yet another essential upgrade in the road network throughout Ireland. Civil Engineers, Traffic and Transportation Engineers and other Construction Professionals contributed essential expertise to the project which cost in the region of €500...

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