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 Activity in the Irish construction sector did not surge  as dramatically in August as in recent months. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The surge in activity in the Irish construction sector continued in August, but not as dramatically(...)

The index reported a figure of 56.4 last month, compared with 62.3 in March and 68.8 in February. Any figure over 50 indicates expansion but the figure is the lowest since last November

The slowdown in the construction sector’s rate of growth was confirmed in April. New figures from(...)

Busy skyline:      latest construction figures offer ‘considerable encouragement’.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland’s construction sector expanded in June at the fastest rate since November 2004. Activity(...)

Political wrangles over the North’s budget derailed construction sector recovery at the end of 2014(...)

The purchasing managers’ index data recorded the 11th successive month of expansion in the construction sector and the fastest rate of growth in three months. Photograph: Alan Betson

(...) should be ignored.And several pieces of recent data point to a return to health for the construction(...)

Overall, activity in the sector rose to 62.6 in July from 59.9 in June. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Growth in new business in the construction sector increased at the fastest level in almost a decade(...)