The Government is allowing work to continue on construction sites, which employ more than 30,000 people directly around the Republic. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Construction unions appeared split over news that the Government would allow work to continue on building sites while asking many businesses to shut (...)

Leo Varadkar as he leaves Áras an Uachtaráin having tendered his resignation to President Michael D Higgins. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

It was after dark by the time Taoiseach Leo Varadkar arrived at Áras an Uachtaráin on Thursday to tender his resignation to President Michael D Higgin(...)

Figures from the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) estimated that just over 8,000 of the 21,000 homes completed last year were made available for sale to the public. Photograph: Alan Betson

Two reports this week underlined the extent of the housing challenge facing whichever parties form the next government. Figures from the Construction (...)

The Morrison Hotel in Dublin, which is has been put up for sale by its Russian owner Yelena Baturina for €80 million. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Only around 8,000 of the 21,000 new homes built in the Republic last year were offered for sale on the open market, according to the Construction Indu(...)

The new apartment scheme at Herbert Hill in Dundrum, Dublin, in 2019. The finished development was later sold as a job lot to German investor Realis and will be leased to the local authority for social housing. Photograph: James Forde

Only about 8,000 of the 21,000 new homes built in the Republic last year were offered for sale on the open market, according to the Construction Indus(...)

Photograph: iStock

The number of Irish people aged 25-29 living with their parents grew at one of the highest rates in Europe between 2007 and 2017, a new report has sho(...)

Election promises to build more housing will not be realised unless the cost of building is addressed, the Construction Industry Federation has said. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Election promises by political parties to build more housing will not be realised unless the cost of building is addressed, the Construction Industry (...)

Figures from the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland  show there was incremental growth in mortgage drawdowns in each quarter of 2019.

First-time buyers drove increases in the volume and value of mortgage drawdowns during the final quarter of last year, new figures show. The Banking (...)

In a pre-election submission lobby group CIF called for the establishment of a State-backed loan scheme to help first-time buyers over the deposit hurdle.

The industry body representing housebuilders has called for the introduction of a Government-backed shared-equity scheme to help first-time buyers (FT(...)

Robert Bradshaw photographed with his wife Mary.  Photograph: courtesy of the Bradshaw Family

When Robert Bradshaw slipped off a wall on a Co Cork building site in 2014, it would be seven months before he made it home from hospital. Even today,(...)

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