Construction starts at Shanganagh, Shankill for 597 social and affordable homes

Construction starts at Shanganagh, Shankill for 597 social and affordable homes

28/11/22

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, in partnership with the Land Development Agency (LDA) have started construction on the largest public housing scheme in the State in recent years at Shanganagh, Shankill, Co Dublin. The project’s commencement was marked in a sod turning ceremony today by Councillor Mary Hanafin, An Cathaoirleach, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, An Taoiseach […]

Team being assembled to transform Arthur’s Quay area of Limerick City

Team being assembled to transform Arthur’s Quay area of Limerick City

09/11/22

The Framework Plan will set out the guidelines for a comprehensive, plan-led and place-based approach to the redevelopment of this area and lead to the transformation of the city centre. Funding for this Framework Plan will come from the World Class Waterfront Urban Regeneration Development Fund Programme. Read more here.

Report: Massive Development Planned Around Thomond Park

Report: Massive Development Planned Around Thomond Park

09/11/22

Limerick is a city brimming with potential and crying out for massive investment. The jewel in the city’s crown is Thomond Park, which rises out of the city skyline north of the Shannon. Its redevelopment in 2010 transformed a humble rugby ground into a world-class stadium. Reports on plans today for further development around the […]

Plans to build 578 social and cost-rental homes in Inchicore

Plans to build 578 social and cost-rental homes in Inchicore

09/11/22

A planning application to build 578 social and cost-rental homes at the former St Michael’s Estate in Inchicore has been lodged by Dublin City Council. The scheme will contain a mixture of 70pc cost-rental and 30pc social housing, and will include a supermarket, community hub, library and café, with residential homes above. Read more here.

Permission for Dublin’s tallest building refused by city council

Permission for Dublin’s tallest building refused by city council

09/11/22

Dublin City Council has refused planning permission for would have been the tallest building in the capital. The planned 24-storey development at the site of the former City Arts Centre on the south quays would “seriously detract from the setting and character of the Custom House and environs”, the council found. Read more here.

Cork's €100m 'Kildare Village' retail centre plans back on track

Cork’s €100m ‘Kildare Village’ retail centre plans back on track

09/11/22

ans for a €100m Kildare Village-style retail centre in Co Cork have been given a major boost after the planning minister sided against objections to the development from the Office of the Planning Regulator. The OPR had previously instructed Cork County Council not to allow British-based Rioja Estates to develop the centre in Carrigtwohill. Read more here.

Eli Lilly receives permission for €400m Limerick plant

Eli Lilly receives permission for €400m Limerick plant

13/10/22

Biopharmaceutical company, Eli Lilly, has received planning permission for its proposed new biologics plant in Co Limerick. Plans for the €400m facility were announced by the US company in January. Once complete, it will provide employment for 300 people, including engineers, scientists and those involved in operations. Read more here.

‘This is a game changer’: civil engineering apprenticeships available outside CAO points race

‘This is a game changer’: civil engineering apprenticeships available outside CAO points race

13/10/22

Civil engineering qualifications will be delivered by apprenticeship for the first time in a move that academics say could be a “game changer” in developing an alternative entry route into the profession outside the CAO points race. Atlantic Technological University (ATU), which will co-ordinate the new programmes, said the new apprenticeships will allow students to […]