A RECENT crane count conducted by the Construction Industry Federation showed that Cork had 12 cranes compared to Dublin’s 123. That may seem to be a crude measure of economic activity, yet it demonstrates the regional divide.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2019
A working couple who are first-time buyers would need to earn between €100,000 and €125,000 to afford a new two-bed apartment in a city, with the affordability gap, and housing shortage, threatening economic and employment growth.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2019
The construction industry has called on the State’s environmental watchdog to reclassify for recycling and reuse the same kind of demolition rubble which is at the centre of enforcement action on a strategic site in Cork city.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
The Dublin region is gobbling up too much of the €6.1bn the Government is currently spending on major capital projects at the expense of economic activity in other regions, according to the business group for the construction industry.
Mon, 03 Apr, 2017