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There was a 20% increase in investment in building and construction in 2018, according to the Construction Industry Federation. File photograph: The Irish Times

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) said on Thursday that 10,600 additional workers joined the construction workforce in 2018, up 8 per cent ye(...)

Money is to be spent on expanding the Luas

The Government plans to spend €286 million on roads and other infrastructure next year. The money is part of an overall €1.4 billion extra that the (...)

Construction Industry Federation director-general Tom Parlon warned that “myriad State agencies and regulatory bodies” did not match national commitments. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

State agencies, councils and regulators are slowing the construction of new homes in the Republic, builders say. In its pre-budget submission, the Co(...)