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The Construction Industry Federation says it has worked to promote new safety guidelines through new operating procedures. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The representative body for construction has written to senior Government Ministers calling on them to designate the industry as essential and thus al(...)

Rather than try to force the hand of the Central Bank  might the Government not be better advised to address how to limit the cost of the largest component of a new house price – the land on which it is built?

The only certainty about housing policy in Ireland is that everyone has an opinion; to date nobody has actually found a fix. The latest furore comes w(...)

The report noted that year-on-year growth in Dublin house prices has been moderating for several months

After several years of blockbuster growth, Dublin’s economy, traditionally a bellwether for the rest of the country, is cooling. The latest Dublin Eco(...)

Lough Derg near Killaloe, Co Clare. Fáilte Ireland plans to build a brand for the midlands similar to that of the Wild Atlantic Way. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fáilte Ireland has advertised for consultants to help the organisation build a brand for the midlands to emulate the success of the Wild Atlantic Way (...)

     PII calculates that house completions for the year will only amount to about 14,000, well below the Government’s target of 25,000. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The number of new houses constructed in the State rose by 17 per cent to 3,498 in the second quarter of 2016, according to a report from Property Indu(...)

Smartphones are seen as a key driver in the growth of takeaway services. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish consumers spend €1.45 billion on takeaway food ordered from 3,000 different restaurants that employ 25,000 people, a new report into the sector (...)