While the rate of growth eased to a three-month low, overall Irish construction activity has increased on a monthly basis since September 2013. Photograph:  Alan Betson

Irish construction groups experienced solid but slower growth in January as the industry grappled to deal to meet demand for housing. The latest Ulst(...)

EIB president Werner Hoyer: “If we cannot stop this trend towards the return of protectionism…we are going to live in a much less comfortable continent and world very soon.”

The European Investment Bank president has warned that “If we cannot stop this trend towards the return of protectionism…we are going to live in a muc(...)

Activity among Irish construction firms has now increased for 57 successive months. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish construction activity accelerated in November amid a sharp pick-up in housing construction, the latest snapshot of the industry from Ulster Bank(...)

Activity in the construction sector has grown in each of the last 57 months, according to Ulster Bank. Photograph: Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images

State infrastructure building slowed last month as construction of homes and offices rocketed ahead, a survey published on Monday shows. The Ulster (...)

Irish construction activity accelerated in September, though the rate of job creation across the industry pulled back from elevated levels in previous months. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish construction activity accelerated in September, though the rate of job creation across the industry pulled back from elevated levels in previous(...)

The Irish construction industry returned to growth in late 2013  and has remained in expansionary mode ever since. Photograph: Alan Betson

The rate of expansion in construction activity in the Republic slowed in June, with the civil engineering segment of the market contracting slightly e(...)

New orders drove the sharpest increase in building for five months in March, the Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index shows. Photograph: Alan Betson

Jobs and activity in construction are expanding at their fastest pace for several months, data published on Monday shows. Employment in building is u(...)

Construction activity in the Republic has now risen almost continuously since September 2013

The construction sector in the Republic continues to bounce back strongly from the crash, with activity, new orders and employment all increasing at f(...)

Ulster Bank chief economist Simon Barry: “Significantly, overall activity rose for the first time in over six years, as the headline PMI jumped by six points.”

Construction activity grew last month for the first time in more than six years, according to figures due to be published today.The Ulster Bank Constr(...)