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New figures show that house building drove a sharp increase in activity in the sector in March. Photograph:  Alan Betson

Builders are warning of a looming skills shortage as new figures show their industry continues to expand on the back of the Republic’s housing squeeze(...)

 DIT manager Billy O’Loughlin’s side proved too strong for an outclassed IT Tralee. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

IT Tralee 1-7 DIT 2-17 A two-goal salvo just before half time by wing back Enda Flanagan from Cavan ended this one-sided Sigerson Cup quarter-final (...)

Éanna O’Connor: posed constant problems for Rathnew while his  marksmanship from placed balls was impeccable. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

AIB CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS Leinster SFC final Moorefield (Kildare) v St Loman’s (Westmeath), O’Moore Park, 2.0 [Live TG4] For the first time in eight y(...)

Moorefield’s Ronan Sweeney and Daryl Flynn celebrate after winning the Kildare SFC final. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Moorefield captain Daryl Flynn has revealed the remarkable quandary he was presented with just moments before lifting the Dermot Bourke cup for last m(...)

Wexford’s Conor McDonald celebrates scoring  a goal in the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A quarter-final against Kilkenny at  Nowlan Park. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

SATURDAY MUNSTER SFC SEMI-FINAL Cork v Tipperary, Páirc Uí Rinn, 5.0 – live on RTÉ 2 After pulling off last year’s once-in-72 years number on Cork, (...)

Wexford’s PJ Banville has a shot saved by Darren Quinn of Westmeath. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Westmeath 2-24 Wexford 2-11 John Heslin led the way with an eight-point haul as Westmeath were crowned Allianz Football League Division 4 champions o(...)

John Heslin’s St Loman’s are Westmeath senior football champions once more. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Loman’s, Mullingar 1-13 Tyrrellspass 0-10 An opportunist goal in the 60th minute from substitute Ciaran Kilmurray ensured that St Loman’s, Mulling(...)

Rovers’ Gary McCabe scoring his second and Rovers’ fourth goal of the game. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 4 Galway United 2 Shamrock Rovers leapfrogged Derry City into third place of the Premier Division last night after recording their fi(...)

Eoin Redmond, site manager for Walls Construction at the Project Wave development

Climbing an 80-metre (262ft) tower crane wasn’t part of the plan when pitching the idea of a monthly Irish Times crane survey to this newspaper’s comm(...)

The homelessness forum heard that 80,000 homes were required nationally, 35,000 of them in Dublin. Photograph: Reuters

The Constitutional protection of private property has blocked several measures to tackle to housing and homelessness crises and must be re-examined, M(...)

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