Bank of Ireland gained 1.35 per cent to close the day at 37.5 cents. Its chief executive, Richie Boucher, said the bank would in future look to grow in the UK through bolt-on acquisitions, though he indicated there were no immediate plans. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...) treatment closer to potential customers. Abengoa rallied 8.8 per cent; the Spanish construction company(...)

The €80 million to €100 million opera centre site will provide for a mix of office, educational, retail and residential uses over a five year period, commencing over the next 18 months. Photograph: Getty Images

(...) partner will take a number of months and will be followed by the planning stage. Construction is expected(...)

Rents in Dublin increased by almost 10 per cent last year and by almost four per cent outside the capital, though increases have been higher in the counties around Dublin.

(...) to the Government’s ‘Construction 2020 – A Strategy for a Renewed Construction Sector’ and the(...)

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(...)

NUI Galway has revealed a five-year strategy to become a top 200 university in global rankings by 2020, including progress on gender equality at the college. Photograph: Getty Images/ File photo

(...) placement programmes; the construction of new student accommodation; developing and embedding “graduate(...)

“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(...)