The economic development of the southern region - taking in Cork, Limerick and Waterford - is in danger of being suffocated by a lack of investment in vital infrastructure projects, the country's main building representative group has warned.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2019
A significant upgrade of the Dunkettle Interchange was first announced in 2011. Cost overruns to the €100m project, revealed by this paper last week, could seeit delayed by up to 18 months, which would mean the entire process will have taken more than a decade.looks back at the long-awaited plan.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
New homes prices starting from €247,000 for two-beds, and €295,000 for three-bed townhouses, are the immediate, stand-out points to note as the long-awaited €150m Ballinglanna, Cork scheme of 600 homes and services by the O’Flynn Group gets launched next weekend, from February 16.
Sat, 09 Feb, 2019
The lack of a motorway between Cork and Limerick is the “single biggest gap in Irish infrastructure” and planning needs to be kick- started urgently, the boss of the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has said.
Sat, 20 May, 2017
The annual awards of Cork Business Association — which is celebrating its 60th birthday in 2017— has heard rousing calls for Cork people to embrace what they have in their city if it is to thrive to its full potential.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2017
Significant investment is needed in public transport and infrastructure in Dublin and Cork city centres if they are to keep up with increasing development and passenger numbers, according to the cities’ chambers of commerce.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2017
The agriculture minister, who has an office on one of the country’s worst bottlenecks, has met with road building chiefs amid fears work on the long-awaited €160m N22 bypass could be delayed by up to five years.
Wed, 24 Aug, 2016
Imagine the scene: You’re the government official tasked with attracting foreign direct investment into the Cork and Limerick region. You collect a team of executives from a global US tech firm at Cork or Shannon Airport. They are interested in locating their European head office in the Munster region.
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016