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Hurricane Ophelia is to hit Ireland on Monday and is predicted to be one of the worst storms we have seen in more than 50 years.

The forecast is for the storm to cross directly over the country during day time on Monday bringing gusts of up to 130km/h....

October 16, 2017

Global tech giant Intel has been granted planning permission for a manufacturing facility at its Leixlip, Co Kildare, facility.

It was confirmed by An Bord Pleanála on Monday that the company’s application for a two-storey development, which will...

October 13, 2017

A new manufacturing facility by retail giant Intel is being welcomed.

Kildare North Labour Representative Emmet Stagg has welcomed the decision by An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission to Intel for their Modified New Chip Manufacturing...

October 10, 2017

Tech giant Microsoft is being forced to build its own power station in Dublin to provide electricity to one of its huge data centres because the local transmission network hasn't been upgraded quickly enough to meet a surge in demand. EirGrid, the semi-State company that controls the country's electricity transmission network, has warned that...

September 21, 2017

Brexit, skilled labour shortages, and the slow progress in implementing sustainable housing policies are key challenges facing suppliers to the construction sector, according to Guaranteed Irish.

The business membership organisation held a...

September 12, 2017

Companies across Ireland are set to benefit from a new €300 million long-term lending programme announced by the European Investment Bank (EIB). The new company financing scheme marks the first ever direct lending by the EIB to Irish midcap firms.

September 8, 2017

A new survey – Export Market Watch – has found that since the Brexit vote, nearly half (45%) of Enterprise Ireland construction firms have reduced their exposure to the UK, with almost seven in 10 firms surveyed now viewing the Eurozone as providing key opportunities for...

September 5, 2017

Demand has increased for Engineering, Science, Design, and Business degree courses in GMIT this year (2017) compared to last, the 2017 CAO figures show.

The new Design courses in GMIT’s Centre for the Creative Arts and Media (CCAM) continue to be in...

August 29, 2017

Leading industry representatives will share their insights on how to develop Ireland’s construction sector in a sustainable way as part of the Guaranteed Irish ‘Construction Month’ this September.

Guaranteed Irish is a business membership...

August 23, 2017

New order growth quickened in the Irish construction sector during July, helping to support a further sharp rise in activity and a stronger rate of job creation according to the Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®).

The rate...

August 22, 2017
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