Páirc Uí Chaoimh is located on the south side of the River Lee just at the edge of Cork city centre.   File photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

(...) expected to create 400 construction jobs.Cork company Loftus Developments will carry out the demolition(...)

Since the late 1960s and early 1970s, thousands of construction workers in Britain were fired from jobs or not hired because they were members of trades unions or seen as politically suspect. Photograph: Thinkstock

(...) workers.Since the late 1960s and early 1970s, thousands of construction workers in Britain, including(...)

Former editor of the Irish Independent Gerry O’Regan arriving  at the Banking Inquiry. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall

(...).”Rather, he told the committee, the “overwhelming consensus” was that despite growth in construction and(...)

Developer Bernard McNamara (right):  Longboat Quay,  built by a company once owned by Mr McNamara, has  been found to have serious defects. Photograph: Frank Miller

Third parties associated with an apartment development in Dublin built by a company owned by Bernard McNamara and which has now been found to have s(...)

  A section of the Ara OB1 Stellar Association photographed by the European Southern Observatory whose senior counsellor for international relations Claus Madsen said:   “If Ireland wants to be part of the global research community it has to have access to some of these international facilities.” Photograph: ESO/PA Wire

Telescope which would have a mirror measuring 40m across.But the construction of the telescope meant “there(...)

“Editors, writers, contributors, and analysts, cannot but be influenced by the prevailing climate at a given point in time” - former Irish Independent editor Gerry O’Regan.

(...) construction industry – and the ongoing rise in house prices – the essential pillars of the economy were sound(...)

The Bernard McNamara apartment complex was built in the latter stages of the property boom and the company involved subsequently went into receivership. Photograph: Hooke & MacDonald

The Dublin Docklands Development Authority, which is in wind-down mode, is up before the Dáil Public Accounts Committee today, where it may or may not(...)

The IMF has issued a warning on public sector pay, saying the Government should contain the wage bill as the advancing recovery starts to “fire on all cylinders”.

(...). Addressing the weakness in housing construction will help dampen price increases over time.” The IMF also(...)

Lagan Brick is to create 30 new jobs in Kingscourt in Co Cavan, as a result of the upturn in the Irish and UK construction markets.

Irish and UK construction markets. The jobs will be located at Drumgill, Kingscourt on the site of the(...)

One, Dublin Airport Central: PJ Walls is the build contractors, Henry J Lyons, the architect

(...) installation of T50 broadband throughout. About 60 jobs will be created during the construction phase and an(...)